Department of Mathematics and Statistics

41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on November 24, 2015

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Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2014-2015. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled t 1:30 p.m. p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

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Helicopter pilot described as academically gifted, dedicated to service

Posted by on May 16, 2015

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UPDATE (Sunday, May 17, 2015): The U.S. military joint task force in Okinawa, Japan, has confirmed the identity of Capt. Norgren and all other crew members. Marine Capt. Chris Norgren, a 2007 graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology who has been identified as the pilot of a military helicopter that crashed in Nepal […]

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Missouri S&T to host regional mathematics conference

Posted by on March 27, 2015

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The first Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Central States Section Conference will be held at Missouri University of Science and Technology April 11-12.

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University center using flies to unlock Alzheimer’s sleep secrets

Posted by on February 12, 2015

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Researchers in Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Center for Statistical and Computational Modeling of Biological Complexity are using fruit flies to help unlock some of the secrets surrounding sleep and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Missouri S&T’s calculus courses get a redesign

Posted by on November 5, 2014

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This fall, the mathematics and statistics department at Missouri University of Science and Technology began implementing a multiyear, multistage redesign of its three engineering calculus courses to strengthen student understanding of the subject. Missouri S&T math faculty believe the redesign will increase student success in calculus and subsequent courses.

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Sarah Jones receives Huntington actuarial scholarship

Posted by on October 6, 2014

Sarah Jones, a senior in applied mathematics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been awarded the Curtis E. Huntington Scholarship in recognition of her academic achievements in actuarial science.

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S&T College of Arts, Sciences, and Business to host open house

Posted by on September 26, 2014

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business at Missouri University of Science and Technology is hosting an open house for prospective students and their families.

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Missouri S&T teacher’s workshop earns DHE grant

Posted by on June 9, 2014

A hands-on, interactive summer workshop held at Missouri S&T to help Missouri educators improve their teaching of math and science has earned a grant from the Missouri Department of Higher Education (DHE).

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Samaranayake receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education

Posted by on April 21, 2014

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Dr. V.A. Samaranayake, Curators’ Teaching Professor of mathematics and statistics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has won the 2014 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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S&T students show how high they can count pi

Posted by on March 14, 2014

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Missouri University of Science and Technology student David Copeland knows his pi – all the way to 791 decimal places. And that knowledge recently landed him some tasty rewards.

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