Thursday, August 27, 2015

Welcome the class of 2019

Welcome the class of 2019! Mathematics Office is in Carnegie 215, to the right of the Reading Room as you enter from the Quad. The office will be open this weekend.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Feishe Chen PhD

Congratulations to Feishe Chen on the successful defense of his PhD thesis Composite minimization: proximity algorithms and their applications!

Monday, August 17, 2015

Graham Leuschke wins an NSF grant

Graham Leuschke has been awarded a 3-year NSF grant to work on his project Non-commutative desingularizations and representation theory. Congratulations!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Loredana Lanzani wins NSF grant

Loredana Lanzani has been awarded a 3-year NSF grant to work on her project Holomorphic singular integral techniques for non-smooth domains and applications. Congratulations!

Lixin Shen wins NSF grant

Lixin Shen has been awarded a 3-year NSF grant to work on his project Multiscale proximity algorithms for optimization problems arising from image/signal processing. Congratulations!

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Phil Church

Professor Emeritus Philip T. Church passed away on July 17, 2015. He joined the department in 1958, was promoted to Francis H. Root Professor in 1976, and retired in 2001 after 43 years of service. Most of the department history articles were written or transcribed by him.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Samantha Usman won Astronaut Scholarship

Samantha Usman, a Physics and Math major, won the highly competitive Astronaut Scholarship. Congratulations!

Friday, June 19, 2015

Khim Shrestha and Özcan Yazici

Congratulations to Khim Shrestha and Özcan Yazici, who successfully defended their Ph.D. dissertations!

Monday, May 11, 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015


New issue of the departmental newsletter, The Archimedean: new members of the department, research highlights, alumni notes, and more.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

DiMarco defense

Congratulations to Claudio DiMarco on the successful defense of his PhD thesis "Metric space invariants between the topological and Hausdorff dimensions"!

Monday, April 27, 2015


Seven of our majors present their Capstone research this Wednesday. Schedule here.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Kibbey & Exner

Congratulations to Feishe Chen, Jeffrey McLean and Khim Shrestha, the winners of 2015 graduate student awards!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Outstanding TAs

Congratulations to our graduate students Khim Shrestha, AnnMarie O’Neil, and Joshua Jones who have been named Outstanding Teaching Assistants by the Graduate School!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Math and QF

Tuesday 3/31, Craig Allen gives a Math Club talk on Mathematics and Quantitative Finance. Carnegie 122 at 5:15pm.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Our chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon is accepting membership applications until March 31

Our chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon (math honor society) is accepting membership applications until March 31. See their page for details.

Friday, February 27, 2015

New Clinic room

Math Clinic and Calculus Help Center moved to Carnegie 102. Schedule.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Math Club event: Mathematics, Models, Money (careers in actuarial and finance industries). Tuesday 2/24 at 5:00, Carnegie 122. Presentations by Tessa Xie and Amine Elmeghni.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Office hours

Regular office hours begin Monday 1/12: our office 215 Carnegie will be open 8:30-5:00.


Syllabi for most courses can be found on this site: follow the Syllabi link above.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Math Club event: surviving proof-based courses

Math Club event: proof-based courses from the perspective of experienced students. Tuesday 1/17 at 5:00, Carnegie 122.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Math Club Movie

Math Movie Night: Taking the Long View: The Life of Shiing-shen Chern, Wednesday Nov. 12 at 5:15 in Carnegie 122.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Go night

Learn to play Go with Pi Mu Epsilon this Wednesday (10/29) at 5:15pm, Carnegie 111.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

room switch

Effective Friday 9/26, the classes meeting in Carnegie 110 will meet in Room 100 instead. Carnegie 110 is the new Clinic Room.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

PME event

Math majors are invited to student presentation on summer research programs in mathematics and statistics, 10/15 at 5:15 in Carnegie 122.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Math Help page is now complete with the information on Math Clinic, Calculus Clinic, and Private Tutors.

Friday, September 5, 2014

PME history

All math majors are invited to "The Founding of Pi Mu Epsilon 100 Years Ago", a presentation by Prof. Graver. Friday, October 10 at 4pm, in 122 Carnegie.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

PME 10/01

Math Club meeting this Wednesday (10/01) features a talk by Claudio DiMarco on the mysteries of the Takagi function.

Monday, September 1, 2014


SU Baseball Statistics and Sabermetrics club visits us on Wednesday (9/24), 5:15pm, Room 122. Hosted by Pi Mu Epsilon

New postdocs

Three new P.T. Church Postdoctoral Fellows join us: Turgay Bayraktar, Denise Rangel Tracy, and Dmytro Yeroshkin. Welcome!

New faculty

Warm welcomes to our newest faculty members, Loredana Lanzani and William Volterman.

Saturday, July 19, 2014


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

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 12, 2014

Opening weekend

Welcome the Class of 432+132! The weekend of 8/23-24 our office 215 Carnegie will be open 9-4 (9:30-4:30 on Sunday) to help you with class schedule changes.

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.