Professor Walter Rudin passed away at the age of 89

Walter Rudin, a preeminent mathematician who taught at the University of Wisconsin at Madison for 32 years, died on May 20, 2010 at the age of 89. He is well known for three of his books on mathematical analysis: Functional Analysis, Principles of Mathematical Analysis, and
Real and Complex Analysis. The second and third books are affectionately called "Baby Rudin" and "Big Rudin" by math students.  Walter and his wife Mary Ellen Rudin; who was also an emeritus math professor at Wisconsin, became frequent visitors to Hawaii and the UH Math Department following a sabbatical leave here during the 1980's.
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11th-grader creates new math formulas to win Hawaii State science fair

Kang Ying Liu of St. Andrew's Priory won the top prize at the 53rd Hawai'i State Science and Engineering Fair held April 6 and 7 at the Hawai'i Convention Center. Liu will join 21 other exceedingly bright Hawai'i students at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in San Jose, Calif. Liu won the competition by discovering nine new geometric formulas for describing triangle inequalities. One of the judges at the Hawai'i event, University of Hawai'i math professor J.B. Nation, said he had not seen such an accomplished display of abstract math at the fair in more than 30 years.

Prof J.B. Nation Featured in Honolulu Magazine

An article in the February 2010 issue of Honolulu Magazine features UHM Math Professor J.B. Nation.  The article on "Our Geniuses" features four UHM faculty, three of whom are in the College of Natural Sciences. "The Math Whiz" J.B. Nation (Math), ‘The Seaweed Guru.’ Izzie Abbott (Botany), "The Particle Astrophysicist" Peter Gorham (Physics), and JABSOM’s "The Molecular
Biologist" Marla Berry. More.

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