• Professor Svitlana Mayboroda and Professor Doug Arnold

    Simons Foundation Announces Collaboration on Localization of Waves Directed by Svitlana Mayboroda

    The Simons Foundation has announced the funding of an $8M Collaboration on Localization of Waves directed by Math faculty Svitlana Mayboroda, with Doug Arnold and 8 other physicists and mathematicians in Europe and the US.
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  • Wei-kuo Chen, assistant professor in the School of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota

    Wei-Kuo Chen Receives C18 Young Scientist Award

    C18 awarded Wei-Kuo Chen a Young Scientist Award in mathematical physics. The IUPAP Young Scientist Prizes in Mathematical Physics are awarded triennially and recognizes up to three  young scientists for their outstanding contributions to the field.

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  • Assistant Professor Wei-Kuo Chen

    Assistant Professor Wei-Kuo Chen Awarded NSF Career Grant

    The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program represents "...the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations." Wei-Kuo's research interest generally lies in probability theory and mathematical physics with an emphasis on the field of spin glasses and its related applications in data science.

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  • Yunpeng Shi

    Yunpeng Shi Awarded MnDRIVE Graduate Assistantship

    Yunpeng Shi has been awarded a MnDRIVE Graduate Assistantship by the University of Minnesota Informatics Institute.  The program funds PhD graduate students pursuing research at the intersection of informatics and any of the four MnDRIVE initiatives, in this case robotics, sensors, and advanced manufacturing.  Yunpeng is a student of Prof. Gilad Lerman and works in computer vision, machine learning, and data analysis.

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Mathematics at the University of Minnesota

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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.

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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.