Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Gary Havener makes $6 million dual-purpose contribution to Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Missouri S&T alumnus Gary Havener recently committed $6 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s new Arrival District and to establish the Gary W. Havener Endowed Chair in Mathematics and Statistics.

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Missouri S&T faculty members receive UM System President’s Awards

Posted by on April 15, 2021

The University of Missouri System announced that two members of the Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty have earned President’s Awards, the highest honor bestowed by the system, for their contributions to their universities and fields of study. A total of 17 awards were presented throughout the UM System.

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Calculating history: Leon Hall pens history of mathematics at S&T

Posted by on January 29, 2021

Ask retired mathematics chair Leon Hall how long it took to write his departmental history book, An Ideal Department: Mathematics and Statistics at MSM, UMR, and Missouri S&T, and the answer may surprise you. “I could say 35 years or even 55, but the decision to organize the stuff I had collected into a book was only five […]

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Mathematics major first S&T graduate to commission into US Space Force

Posted by on January 28, 2021

Cory Chafin has become the first graduate of Missouri S&T to commission into the United States Space Force, the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces that was established Dec. 20, 2019.

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Math faculty accolades

Posted by on January 19, 2021

Over the past two years, our faculty members have been productive and have honored for their work. Below is a listing of recent campus honors. Akim Adekpedjou was promoted to professor of mathematics and statistics. Daozhi Han received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation for 2019-20 and a 2020 Faculty Research Award. Xiaoming He received a 2019 […]

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Kummer Institute establishes endowed department chair

Posted by on January 19, 2021

The founding of the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development in October 2020 has led to the creation of an endowed chair in mathematics and statistics. The search for the first Fred and June Kummer Endowed Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics is underway with applications due by Feb. 14, 2021. The […]

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Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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Carrying on with calculus

Posted by on October 6, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is making teaching in-person on college campuses more complicated. But Missouri S&T instructors are stretching their imaginations to help students in classes such as calculus – a course that is fundamental to the degree programs of nearly 90% of S&T students.

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Missouri S&T faculty earn awards from the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Posted by on May 1, 2020

Nine faculty members from Missouri S&T who are affiliated with the university’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) have been recognized for their positive influence on the lives of students and in the community at large. This is the first year for the slate of awards, which will be presented annually.

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Missouri S&T to host Graduate Student Recruitment Day

Posted by on February 11, 2020

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host its first Graduate Student Recruitment Day on Saturday, March 7. The informational event is open to college graduates, graduating college seniors and undergraduates interested in attending graduate school.

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