Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Singler named interim chair of mathematics and statistics at S&T

Posted by on August 4, 2021

Dr. John Singler has been named interim chair of Missouri S&T’s mathematics and statistics department. His appointment begins Wednesday, Sept. 1.

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A formula for success

Posted by on July 27, 2021

Sarah Locke grew up in the small rural town of Lynnville, Tenn., before earning her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2016. “I grew up on a cattle farm and loved every minute of it,” says Locke, who is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in mathematics at Missouri S&T.  Locke […]

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S&T math professors publish two new books

Posted by on May 17, 2021

Two researchers from Missouri S&T have recently published new books focusing on advanced topics in mathematics.

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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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