University of Vermont

Professional News: Nov. 28, 2012

Awards and Honors

Kenneth I. Gross, professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been selected as an American Mathematical Society (AMS) Inaugural Fellow, and will be officially inducted into the Fellows of the AMS Program in early January at a ceremony in conjunction with the 2013 national mathematics meetings in San Diego. The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes “members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.”

André-Denis Wright, chair of the Department of Animal Science, is collaborating on an international project with Aarhaus University in Denmark titled “Reduction of methane emissions from dairy cows and concurrent improvement of feed efficiency obtained through host genetics and next generation sequencing of rumen microbiome.” The project is the recipient of $2.1M grant the Danish Strategic Research Council.