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    University of Minnesota’s Mathematics Program is ranked 13th in the 2017 U.S News Best

    Dec 7 2016 - University of Minnesota’s Mathematics Program is ranked 13th in the 2017 U.S News Best Global Universities listing - making it the highest ranking discipline within the University. The U of M ranked 38th overall among 1000 universities spread out across 65 countries. These rankings offer the most comprehensive assessment of research universities worldwide as well as by region and country.

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  • Joshua Wilson

    Joshua Wilson Receives Science Graduate Student Research Award

    Joshua Wilson has been selected to receive the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award for his research project, “High-Performance High-Order Simulations for Optimal Design of Electromagnetic Metasurfaces”, to be conducted at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). Joshua's thesis advisor is Fadil Santosa.

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  • Albert and Dorothy Marden

    New Professorship for Mathematics Department

    Professor Albert Marden and his wife Dorothy have endowed a Professorship in our Department. Starting in 2024, two Marden Professors will be selected every five years from among the exceptional tenured faculty. This marks the 54 years of Professor Marden's service to the Department and the University.

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  • professor emeritus willard miller

    Miller and Post Awarded Best Paper

    Emeritus Professor Willard Miller, Jr., and former Ph.D. student Sarah Post (University of Hawaii) were awarded a 2012 Journal of Physics A Best Paper Prize for their paper "Coupling constant metamorphosis and Nth-order symmetries in classical and quantum mechanics" coauthored with Ernest Kalnins (University of Waikato, New Zealand).

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Mathematics at the University of Minnesota

Award Winning Programs, Research, and Faculty Yield Award Winning Students

The mission of the School of Mathematics is to cover the full range of research, education and service throughout mathematics and its applications. Our graduates - bachelors, Masters, and Doctorates - pursue a wide variety of careers within education, industry, and government. We provide mathematics instruction to students throughout the University in a broad range of academic programs, including physical and biological sciences, engineering, business, medicine, social sciences, and many other disciplines.

Tradition of Excellence

Mathematics is an essential component of any university. Our programs date back to the earliest years of the University of Minnesota and continue to be extremely active, strong, and internationally renowned. Learn more about our Undergraduate Programs, Graduate Programs, and research.