# Four mathematics faculty and staff receive LAS awards

**Author: Troy Rutter**

**Author: Troy Rutter**

Congratulations to the following mathematics faculty and staff who are recipients of LAS Awards!

**Outstanding Teaching Award**

Mark Hunacek, senior lecturer of mathematics

**Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching Award**

Man Basnet, lecturer of mathematics

**Early Achievement in Research Award**

Songting Luo, assistant professor of mathematics

**Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award**

Leslie Hogben, professor of mathematics, Dio Lewis Holl Chair in Applied Mathematics

LAS Awards will be presented at the Fall Convocation and Awards Ceremony on September 12, in the Memorial Union. [Read the full list of LAS awardees.](https://news.las.iastate.edu/2018/05/14/las-announces-2018-award-winners/)