• Woman in AIMS program

    New partnership with African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

    The U of M and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announced a new partnership for exchanging knowledge and accelerating educational opportunities for talented African mathematicians. AIMS recruits Africa’s most talented university graduates and provides them with a series of intensive, cutting-edge courses in mathematics to enter technical professions or to pursue graduate studies. The University of Minnesota is one of only four universities in the United States who are AIMS academic partners. 

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  • Li Wang of the School of Mathematics University of Minnesota

    Li Wang Awarded NSF CAREER Grant

    Li Wang has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant for her project on "Computational methods for multiscale kinetic systems: uncertainty, non-locality and variational formulation", which arise in a wide variety of fields, including plasma physics, semiconductors, animal swarms, and nuclear engineering.

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  • Christine Berkesch

    Christine Berkesch Receives Taylor Career Development Award

    Christine Berkesch has been chosen by the CSE Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee to receive the Taylor Career Development Award. The award "recognizes exceptional contributions to teaching by a candidate for tenure during the probationary period. Faculty are considered for the award at the time they are being evaluated for the granting of permanent tenure and promotion to the rank of associate professor."

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  • Svitlana Mayboroda writing on a chalkboard

    University of Minnesota receives federal grant to study disorder in quantum systems

    The University of Minnesota announced that it has received $1 million over the next four years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for fundamental quantum research that will help develop materials that could someday be used in quantum computing.

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  • 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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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.