Department of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at Cornell University is a world leader in graduate and undergraduate mathematics education, and mathematical research. The 43 tenured and tenure-track faculty represent a broad spectrum of current mathematical research, while a lively graduate student population represents the global reach of department.
Heather Wilber, who is now a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas’ Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, completed her Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Alex Townsend (Department of Mathematics) at Cornell’s Center for Applied Math.Read More
The Association for Women in Mathematics announced that the 2022-2023 Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize has been awarded to Emily Witt, Associate Professor and Keeler Intra-University Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Kansas.Read More
"These faculty members and graduate teaching assistants have made tremendous contributions for the benefit of our students, guiding their educational paths and molding their experiences."Read More
Kiara Wang is a Biology and Mathematics major.Read More
Anthony Nguyen is a physics and math major.Read More
A sophomore and a two juniors have won Goldwater Scholarships, the top undergraduate award for students pursuing careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Jeffrey Backus, ’23 and Abhi Sarma ’24, both in the College of Arts and Sciences,Read More
Department of Mathematics Events
Mathematics is the language of modern science; basic training in the discipline is essential for those who want to understand, as well as for those who want to take part in, the important scientific developments of our time.