Graduation 2016: Congratulations to all our recent graduates
The Department of Mathematics would like to congratulate its students who graduated in 2016.
This year, 17 students graduated with a BSc, majoring in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, 5 of which obtained distinctions. In addition, our Honours class did very well, with 4 graduates.
We are also delighted to congratulate two new MSc graduates:
- Mrs Michelle Funcke, with a thesis on 'Cosmological structure formation using spectral methods';
- Mr Sithembele Nkonkobe, with a thesis on 'Restricted barred preferential arrangements and their relations to some well-known integer sequences'.
Finally, we would like to welcome as a new doctor, Dr Landman Bester who successfully completed a PhD thesis on 'Observational cosmology with imperfect data'.
As part of the graduation, the Department also awards various prizes. The 2016 winners are:
- Joe King Prize (Most improved student between second and third year): Ms Vuyo Matiwane
- David Williams Memorial Prize (Best 3rd year result): Mr Adriaan Slabbert
- Sydney Cruise Memorial Prize (Best 2nd year result): Ms Alexes Mes
- Helmut Weigert Memorial Prize (Best 1st year result): Ms Elisa Kirigin.
Last Modified: Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:11:00 SAST