• Kai-Wen Lan and Gregg Musiker

    Kai-Wen Lan and Gregg Musiker Promoted to Full Professor

    The Board of Regents has now approved the promotions of Kai-Wen Lan and Gregg Musiker to full professor. Prof. Lan’s research interests are Number theory, automorphic forms, Shimura varieties and related topics in arithmetic geometry. Prof. Musiker’s research interests are Combinatorics, cluster algebras, and tropical geometry.

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  • Ondrew Tillotson

    Ondrew Tillotson Receives President's Student Leadership and Service Award

    Ondrew Tillotson, a CSE Undergraduate Mathematics Major, received this year's President's Student Leadership and Service Award. The award recognizes his outstanding leadership and service.  Among his many contributions, he is currently serving as Disabled Student Cultural Center (DSCC) President, and has spent several years tutoring and mentoring for TRIO Upward Bound and the University YMCA. According to the PSLSA website, students are nominated and chosen by a committee based on their leadership strengths, accomplishments, and contributions to the University community.

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  • Anh Hoang

    Anh Hoang Receives Beek Graduate Student Teaching Award

    Graduate student Anh Hoang received the 2019-20 Aaron and Anna Beek Graduate Student Teaching Award from the Council of Graduate Students. According to the Council of Graduate Students (COGS), this award is given to graduate teaching assistants who have made “distinguished contributions to undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota by demonstrating exceptional teaching ability and improving the experience of classroom, laboratory, or studio instruction.

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  • Marina Kirkeide

    Math Alumna works on Models to Help with COVID-19 Pandemic

    Marina Kirkeide, who received her BS in 2019 in mathematics with a math biology specialization, is now working on an interdisciplinary research team co-led by School of Public Health Professors Eva Enns and Shalini Kulasingam, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health, to model the spread and impact of COVID-19 in Minnesota.  Governor Tim Walz relied heavily on the projections based on their models when he issued a stay-at-home order on March 27, 2020.

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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.

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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.