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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

ASSURE Fellows past and future

June 5, 2023

The newly minted Fall 2023  ASSURE cohort includes Aldo Morelli (Mathematics) whose mentor is Professor Maxim Zinchenko. His project is "Utilizing Analytic Function Theory to Analyze Operator Eigenvalues". Murphy John (Applied Mathematics) whose... read more

Kat Sorensen and Khalid Ifzarene receive Weber Award for Teaching Excellence in Science and Math from A&S

May 17, 2023

Lecturer Kat Sorensen and Term Instructor Khalid Ifzarene  received th 2022-23 William P. and Heather W. Weber Award for Teaching Excellence in Science and Math. This award honors Lecturers or Part-Time Instructors who exemplify excellence in... read more

Convocation May 2023

May 13, 2023

On May 12, 2023 the Department of Mathematics and Statistics held an in person Convocation in the SMLC Auditorium followed by a reception in the SMLC Atrium. Awards were given to students (as voted by the faculty) and to faculty (as voted by the... read more

Screening “Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani” on 05/12/23

May 11, 2023

The UNM Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be holding a screening of the film “Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani” in honor of International Women in Mathematics day on May 12, 2023. We invite you all to... read more