• Anar Akhmedov and Yoichiro Mori

    Congratulations Newly Promoted Faculty

    The Board of Regents approved the promotion of Anar Akhmedov and Yoichiro Mori to full professor. Prof. Akhmedov’s research interests are in low dimensional topology, symplectic topology, and Prof. Mori's research interests are in mathematical physiology and biophysics, applied and numerical analysis.

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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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  • John Rogness and Harvey Keynes from UMN MathCEP

    University of Minnesota's MathCEP Wins 2018 Award for an Exemplary Program

    The Math Center for Educational Programs (MathCEP) at the University of Minnesota is the recipient of the 2018 AMS Award for an Exemplary Program in a Mathematics Department for its outreach programs aimed at K-12 children, teachers, graduate students, and postdocs. The flagship program of MathCEP is the University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP), an accelerated five-year program of courses and mentoring for middle school and high school students.
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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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    Prof. Svitlana Mayboroda Invited to Speak at ICM 2018

    Professor Svitlana Mayboroda is an invited sectional speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in summer, 2018, in recognition of her research in analysis and partial differential equations.

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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.