Alexander Hulpke: Chair of the Department of Mathematics
With a rich academic background, including a Ph.D. in mathematics from Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, a German university, he has made significant contributions to both mathematical research and education.
The Value of Applied Mathematics Internships in Business, Industry, and Government
Margaret Cheney, Professor of Mathematics at CSU, and graduate students share ideas for finding applied math internships in various industries and share their own personal experiences.
Jennifer Mueller named Albert C. Yates Endowed Chair of Mathematics
Mueller’s research focuses on the use of electrical impedance tomography (EIT) to provide side effect-free scanning to patients with certain lung conditions, including cystic fibrosis.
Hortensia Soto named president of Mathematics Association of America
In this role, Soto will mark several firsts: She will be the first Mexican president of the organization, the first from Colorado State University, and the first who specializes in mathematics education.
Disentangling the individual and contextual effects of math anxiety: A global perspective
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...
Outstanding Undergraduate in Mathematics
awarded to Emma Slack

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.


Math faculty member Elizabeth Arnold receives Early Career Teaching Award

Arnold was honored by the Mathematical Association of America’s Rocky Mountain Section with the 2024 Early Career Teaching Award during its annual meeting on May 20.

Seven math majors represent CSU at the Joint Mathematics Meeting

For the first time, seven fully supported students represented CSU at this year’s Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Francisco, CA.

NASA internship highlight: crunch numbers for cosmic communications

Two CSU mathematics graduate students participated in an internship at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center last summer as a part of the Space Communications and Navigation Internship Project.

Research highlights power of interactive, gesture-based lessons when teaching abstract math concepts

The work is led by Professor Hortensia Soto and described in a new paper published in Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies. The paper showcases how gestures and body language can be used to explain abstract algebraic ideas that may be difficult for students to engage with through formal teaching methods.


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