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Dr. Aihua Li Receives MAA-NJ Service Award

Posted in: Awards & Recognition, Mathematics

Dr. Aihua Li with students at MAA conference
Dr. Aihua Li (left) with her students after receiving Outstanding Presentation awards at the 2017 Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Professor Aihua Li of the Mathematics Department was recently awarded the 2021 Sr. Stephanie Sloyan Award for Distinguished Service from the New Jersey section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA-NJ). Aihua served diligently on the MAA-NJ Executive Board for 15 years, beginning as the Liaison Coordinator (2006-2008) before becoming the Secretary (2009-2010). She served as the MAA-NJ Vice-Chair for Student Activities (2010-2014) and then as the MAA-NJ Vice-Chair for Speakers (2014-2017) before being elected as Chair of the section. Aihua served as MAA-NJ Chair from 2017-2019 and, most recently, as Past-Chair (2020). During that fifteen-year tenure, she was also the Co-Director of the GSUMC (2009- 2014) and the Host Organizer of the MAA-NJ Spring 2018 Meeting. Aihua has also contributed to the MAA on the national level having just completed serving on the Association for Women in Mathematics Liaison Committee for MAA (2019-2021) and as a current member of the MAA Committee on Undergraduate Students. Read the full award announcement on the MAA website!