They ran, they swam, they competed: Engineering faculty and staff who were college athletes a rare bunch
Margaret Cheney (Professor of Mathematics with joint appointment in Electrical and Computer Engineering): Competed in swimming and diving at Oberlin College where she is in the Hall of Fame. As a Masters athlete, she won the 2006 World 3m championship in her age group.
Professor Amit Patel receives prestigious Leverhulme Visiting Professorship
Congratulations to Professor Amit Patel, who received a prestigious Visiting Professor Grant from the Leverhulme Trust, a large national grant-making organization in the United Kingdom.  The grant provides funding to support Professor Patel’s research sabbatical for the upcoming academic year at Queen Mary University.
Disentangling the individual and contextual effects of math anxiety: A global perspective
Math anxiety is a common affective disorder in students that is characterized by intrusive thoughts that disrupt critical cognitive resources required for math problem-solving. Consistent associations between math anxiety and math achievement have been observed across countries and age groups, placing math anxiety among other important correlates of math achievement...
The CSU Putnam team places 203rd out of 427 institutions
Please join us in congratulating the CSU Putnam team for their excellent performance on the 2021 Putnam exam! The CSU team placed 203rd out of 427 institutions, putting us in the top half of all teams nationwide...

Welcome to the Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University.  Our researchers innovate, from the very definition of abstraction to applications in health sciences, engineering, and national and global defense, to the most practical questions of how our young students learn.  Our dedication to discovery drives our passion for sharing knowledge with our students.


CSU startup company Numerica ensures homeland security in air, missile and space industries

Former math professor Aubrey Poore started Numerica at CSU in 1996. The company is now a global leader in the defense industry.

Associate mathematics professor awarded Leverhulme Visiting Professorship

Patel’s theory of Generalized Persistent Diagrams helped solve many of the long-standing open problems in the field of persistent homology, and it aided him in being named a Leverhulme Visiting Professor.

Department of Mathematics hosts second SK Day; supports young women in math

On March 31, high school students heard from notable women in math at CSU, participated in fun math activities, chatted with current female and genderqueer graduate students in math and toured parts of CSU’s campus.

‘Illustrating Diverse Experiences in STEM’ exhibit open now

The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Committee in the Department of Mathematics presented the opening exhibit of Illustrating Diverse Experiences in STEM on March 28 in the Laurel Village Pavillion. The artwork will be on display until the end of the week.


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