Thursday, June 26, 2014

Iwaniec FiDiPro story

Tadeusz Iwaniec has been featured in Arts&Sciences news on the occasion of the completion of his Finland Distinguished Professor term.

Thursday, June 19, 2014


Our brochure for new students has been updated. For more details, see the undergraduate curriculum pages of this site.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Summer office hours

Summer office hours are in effect from May 12 to August 22. Our office 215 Carnegie will be open M-F 8:00-4:30.

Friday, May 30, 2014

New Faculty

Two new faculty members will join us in the Fall: Loredana Lanzani and William Volterman. Welcome!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

New postdocs

Three new Philip T. Church Postdoctoral Fellows will join us in the Fall: Turgay Bayraktar, Denise Rangel, and Dmytro Yeroshkin. Welcome to SU!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Diaz, Leuschke promoted

Congratulations to Steven P. Diaz and Graham Leuschke on their promotions to full Professor!

Friday, May 9, 2014

Pi Mu Epsilon members

Our chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon added 11 new members this year.

Phi Beta Kappa

Out of 55 new Phi Beta Kappa members, eight pursue a major in math.

Samantha Usman

Samantha Usman, triple major in French, Physics and Mathematics, received Goldwater Honorable Mention.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Douglas R Anderson Faculty Scholar award

Dan Zacharia has been named Douglas R. Anderson Faculty Scholar. This award, funded by an anonymous gift to the department, is for a two-year term.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Hsu is named University Scholar

Dylan Hsu (Class of '14, Applied Mathematics and Physics) has been named a University Scholar, the highest undergraduate honor that the University bestows.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Lenny Kamau defends

Leonard Kamau successfully defended his dissertation on Technology adoption in secondary mathematics teaching in Kenya.

Online evaluations are open

Online teaching evaluations are now open. Check your SU email for the evaluation website link and passcode.

Friday, April 18, 2014

External travel grants won by grads and postdocs

Recent external travel grants: Xuefei Ma and Qi Ye, to attend ICCHA V at Vanderbilt; Xiaoxia Liu, to attend SIAM-IS14 in Hong Kong.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014

PME Faculty Talk

Pi Mu Epsilon will be hosting a talk by Professor Douglas Anderson titled Knots, Connective Sums, and Seifert Surfaces. It will cover elementary knot theory and is accessible to all undergraduates. The talk will take place in Carnegie Library Rm122 on April 9th. Pizza and refreshments will be served.

Monday, March 31, 2014

MAT 421

New course in Fall 2014: MAT 421 Applied Probability and Statistics (does not count toward our major/minor programs).

Friday, March 28, 2014

The Mathematics of Juggling

Pi Mu Epsilon will be hosting the talk "The Art (and Math) of Juggling" presented by Sam Leitermann. The event will go over the basic mathematical analysis of juggling and includes a live demonstration. This talk is accessible to all undergraduates. The talk will be on April 2nd at 5:15 in Carnegie Rm 122.

Friday, February 28, 2014

PME Faculty Talk

Professor Jeffrey Meyer will be giving a talk on Pi and its appearances throughout Mathematics at the next meeting of Pi Mu Epsilon. The talk will be held in Carnegie Library Rm 122 at 5:15 PM. Pizza will be served. Undergraduate students are encouraged to attend.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Douglas R. Anderson Faculty Scholar Fund

We are pleased to announce the establishment of Douglas R. Anderson Faculty Scholar award, funded by an anonymous gift to the department.

Saturday, February 15, 2014


Pi Mu Epsilon will be joined by members of the Syracuse Go Club. Guest speakers will be giving hands-on instruction on the game of Go. The event will be held in Carnegie Library Rm 120 on February 20th at 5:15 PM. Pizza will be served.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

PTC postdocs

Now accepting applications for Philip T. Church postdoc fellowships for Fall 2014 (deadline Feb. 15); the department seeks to fill three postdoctoral positions.

Friday, January 31, 2014

2014 newsletter

The new issue of the department newsletter, The Archimedean, is now available. Get it here (PDF).

Thursday, January 30, 2014

PME Social Event

Pi Mu Epsilon is holding an event on the construction of Hexaflexagons. The event will be on February 6th at 5 PM in Carnegie Rm. 120. Food will be served. Undergraduate math majors are encouraged to attend.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

clinics etc

The math help page has the hours of math clinic, calculus clinic, and a list of private tutors.

Monday, January 13, 2014

New semester

Welcome back! Class schedule can be adjusted until January 21. Be sure to resolve any time conflicts with your classes.

Thursday, December 12, 2013


The department seeks to fill 3 tenure-track positions: 1 in Applied Math, 1 in Statistics, and 1 in any area.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

TG break

Our office will be closed Nov. 28-29, reopening Monday 12/2. Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Prof. Miller

Math Club talk by Claudia Miller: Dimension of a fractal +pizza. Wednesday, November 20th at 5:15pm in Carnegie 122.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Putnam Practice

Putnam practice session this Friday 11/15 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM in Carnegie Rm 120.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Friday, November 1, 2013

The department hosted the 23rd Annual Route 81 Conference on commutative algebra and algebraic geometry on October 19.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Pi Mu Epsilon Guest Talk

Pi Mu Epsilon presents a guest talk: Josh Stangle, Newton Polygons +pizza. Wednesday, November 6th at 5:15pm in Carnegie 122.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Undergraduate Mathematics Presentations: Friday 10/11 in Carnegie 122 at 4pm. Pizza will be served. Following the meeting, there will be a Putnam practice session.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The academic genealogy of the department has been updated to include our new faculty colleague Yuan Yuan, as well as all living emeritus faculty.

Chancellor selected

Congratulations to Patrick Neary on the successful completion of his task as a member of the Chancellor Search Committee.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Clinics begin this week

Math Clinic and Calculus Help Center run weekdays in Carnegie 115. Schedule at

Sunday, September 1, 2013

PME movie night

Roll up, roll up for math mystery tour: Wednesday 9/18 at 5:15 in Carnegie 122, with Pi Mu Epsilon. Movie+pizza.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Carnegie 122

New 85-seat auditorium Carnegie 122 is now the largest and best-equipped classroom in the building.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Putnam information session

Putnam contest information session: Friday 9/13 at 3:30 in Carnegie 103, presented by Pi Mu Epsilon.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Liang Zhao now a PhD

Liang Zhao successfully defended his PhD dissertation Filter-Based Multiscale Entropy Analysis of Complex Physiologic Time Series. Congratulations Dr. Zhao!

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Jeremy Entner's defense

Jeremy Entner defended his Ph.D. thesis Methods of nonparametric multivariate ranking and selection. Congratulations, Dr. Entner!

Monday, August 5, 2013

Friday, August 2, 2013

Saturday, July 27, 2013