Q&A: MU professor recognized for her contributions to the math community
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Columbia Missourian
Lily O'Neill

Hema Srinivasan, a math professor at MU, is one of 10 women to be named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society on Wednesday.

She was nominated by a colleague and chosen by the society for her contributions to algebra and algebraic geometry, mentoring and service to the mathematical community.

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, according to its site.

Srinivasan sat down with the Columbia Missourian for a conversation about her award. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.