• women in math and stat team at the 2019 MinneMUDAC Student Data Science Challenge

    “Women in Math and Stat” Team Places 2nd at 2019 Student Data Science Challenge

    The University of Minnesota “Women in Math and Stat” team placed 2nd out of 24 graduate-level teams at the 2019 MinneMUDAC Student Data Science Challenge. The team — Somyi Baek, Cora Brown, Sarah Milstein, and Yu Yang (faculty advisor: Professor Gilad Lerman) — also won the Analytical Acumen Award. For its fourth annual data science challenge, MinneAnalytics posed the problem of predicting the price of soybeans in the volatile market of 2019.

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  • Anar Akhmedov

    Anar Akhmedov Named AMS Fellow for 2020

    Prof. Anar Akhmedov was named American Mathematical Society Fellow for 2020 for contributions to core problems in topology. 

    The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. 

    Among the goals of the program are to create an enlarged class of mathematicians recognized by their peers as distinguished for their contributions to the profession and to honor excellence.

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  • Duane Nykamp, Jonathan Rogness, and Mike Weimerskirch

    Duane Nykamp, Jonathan Rogness, and Mike Weimerskirch Awarded $1.5 Million Grant

    Duane Nykamp, Jonathan Rogness, and Mike Weimerskirch have been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education Program to build an open data-driven educational technology platform and run online learning experiments aimed toward improving open educational content. This four-year grant, part of a nearly two million dollar collaborative award involving the University of Minnesota's MathCEP, the Ohio State University, and Ithaca College, will support the development of the Distributed Open Education Network...
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  • Chuan Xue

    Chuan Xue Receives the PECASE Award

    The Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology. She was nominated by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and will be honored in an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on July 25.

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  • Dmitriy Bilyk, Jasmine Foo, and Pasha Pylyavskyy

    Congratulations Newly Promoted Professors

    The Board of Regents approved the promotion of Dmitriy Bilyk, Jasmine Foo, and Pasha Pylyavskyy to Full Professor. Prof. Bilyk’s research interests are harmonic analysis, discrepancy theory, approximation, and probability. Prof. Foo’s research interests are mathematical biology, applied mathematics, and probability. Prof. Pylyavskyy’s research interests are algebraic combinatorics.

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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.