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Job: The University of New Mexico, Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics, Dept of Mathematics and Statistics

September 27, 2023

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO  The Department of Math and Statistics anticipates appointment of an Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics beginning August 2024. For best consideration, please apply by 10/27/2023. This position will remain open... read more

Matt Blair's Frontiers of Science award featured in the UNM News and received a Faculty Fanfare

September 23, 2023

Professor Matt Blair's recent Frontier of Science award made the UNM News on 09/21/2023 and was the object of a Faculty Fanfare on 09/06/2023. We reported in our news on 08/16/2023. Congratulations Matt!! You make us proud!!  

Department's partnership with Campersand featured in A&S recent news

September 7, 2023

The Department partnership with Campersand was featured by the College in an uplifting article published on September 5th, 2023 "Future STEM leaders have their love for Math nurtured at Campersand ". This summer, kids throughout Albuquerque with a... read more

Math and More, Coffee and Talks: Opening Social UNM Fall 2023

September 4, 2023

The week of Aug 28 - Sep 1, 2023, the Mathematics and Statistics Department hosted math talks from professors, graduate students, and undergraduates. All were very excited to talk with you about their research and the fun they have had helping... read more

Lushnikov’s research on waves featured in UNM News

August 29, 2023

Distinguished Professor Pavel Lushnikov's research recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and coauthored with  alumni Anastassiya Semenova and Sergei Dyachenko was featured in the UNM News August 28, 2023... read more

Math and More, Coffee and Talks: Opening Social

August 28, 2023

The week is upon us! Everyday from 2-3:30 we will be hosting math talks in Sara Raynolds Hall (building 104)  Room 107. We have 5 professors, 6 graduate students and 2 undergraduates all very excited to talk with you about their research and the fun... read more

Directed Reading Program (DRP) organized by Mathematics and Statistics graduate students

August 23, 2023

The Directed Reading Program (DRP) organized by Mathematics and Statistics graduate students and allies is starting with a bang its 6th semester. They set up a table at the Duck Pond for Welcome Back Days (see picture). The newly minted officers are... read more

Matt Blair recipient of a Frontiers of Science Award

August 16, 2023

Our own Professor and Associate Chair  Matt Blair won a Frontiers of Science Awards at the inaugural International Congress on Basic Science held in Beijing July 16-28, 2023. These new prizes are given on the basis of outstanding papers published in... read more

In-service Week Schedule, Fall 2023

August 13, 2023

Schedule for Fall 2023 In-Service See pdf schedule. All meetings are in-person; some require instructors to bring their laptops.    

Terry Loring's research in K-Theory and Physics is getting noticed

August 11, 2023

Our own Distinguished Professor Terry Loring  was featured in the August 10, 2023 UNM News: Mathematics formula K-Theory used to advance understanding of topological materials Terry and his team, including Adjunct Research Professor Alex Cerjan, a... read more

Pavel Lushnikov and Alumni Anastassiya Semenova and Sergey Dyachenko publish in the PNAS

August 4, 2023

It is rare to have mathematicians publish in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), when it happens is a great honor. One of our Distinguished Professors and two alumni just did exactly that! An origin of breaking of oceanic... read more

Campersand - A math summer camp at SMLC

July 14, 2023

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is hosting the 2023 CAMP for Algorithmic Mathematical Play on July 24-28, 2023. Our building, SMLC,  will become alive with lots of youngsters, adults and math models on the SMLC atrium area, classrooms... read more

Jack Dongarra elected as National Academy of Sciences Member

June 28, 2023

UNM Alumni and 2021 Turing Award recipient Jack Dongarra  has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his pioneering contributions to computing. Dongarra received his PhD in Applied Mathematics in 1980 under the... read more

Alumni Jerry McNerney, the only Mathematician in the US Congress during his tenure, featured in the Notices of the AMS

June 24, 2023

Alumni Jerry McNerney penned an article "What’s it Like for a Mathematician to Run for Congress?" in the June/July 2023  Issue of the Notice of the AMS McNerney received a PhD in Mathematics from UNM in 1981 under the direction of the late Emeritus... read more

Pavel Lushnikov newly minted Distinguished Professor

June 13, 2023

Professor Pavel Lushnikov has been promoted to the rank of Distinguished Professor. The letter from Provost Holloway says "You are one of several new Distinguished Professors, selected from an incredibly strong pool of nominations, and you join... read more