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    Tyler Maunu Awarded Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

    Tyler Maunu has been awarded a University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-18. Tyler's research interests lie in statistics, machine learning, computer vision, and non-convex optimization, and his thesis advisor is Gilad Lerman. The Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF) gives the University's most accomplished PhD candidates an opportunity to devote full-time effort to an outstanding research project by providing time to finalize and write a dissertation during the fellowship year.

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    Han Yong Wunrow Receives Fulbright Award

    Senior and math major, Han Yong Wunrow, has received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Korea. Born in Korea and adopted at an early age, Wunrow has maintained ties to Korean culture by participating in traditional Samulnori drumming and studying abroad at Pohang University of Science and Engineering. At the University of Minnesota, he is active in several groups in the College of Science and Engineering and in Mathematics. A successful participant mathematical modeling competitions, Wunrow plans to complete graduate study in Health Metrics after his year in Korea.

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    Congratulations Newly Promoted Faculty

    The Board of Regents approved the promotion of three faculty members in the School of Mathematics.
    Associate Professors with tenure:
    Arnab Sen - research Interests: Probability theory and discrete harmonic analysis
    Craig Westerland - research Interests: Algebraic topology and its applications
    Full Professors:  
    Tyler Lawson - research interests: Algebraic topology, K-theory

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    Laurel Ohm Awarded Torske Klubben Fellowship

    Laurel Ohm has been awarded a Torske Klubben Fellowship for Minnesota Residents, based on her outstanding academic record and professional promise. The goal of the fellowship program is to support future leaders and maintain cultural ties between Norway and America. Laurel's research interests lie in mathematical biology, and her thesis advisors are Yoichiro Mori and Dan Spirn.


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.