Mathematics & Statistics

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics is a teaching- and research-oriented department that offers graduate degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) and undergraduate degrees in Pure and Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Information about our department, courses, faculty and students can be found using the menu links on the right.

Degrees and Programs

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Interested in our Ph.D., M.S., or undergraduate degree offerings? Visit our Degree Programs page to learn more.

Student Resources

UNR Students outside of the Davidson Math and Science Building
Looking for information on advising, research opportunities, financial aid, or clubs within the department?
Please see our Student Resources pages.

News & Announcements

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 Omar Kamal Hanao Li and Mihye Ahn

Statistics research project conducted by UNR students wins national recognition

UNR math students Omar Kamal (second from right) and Hanao Li (first from right) have won 3rd place in the Undergraduate Research Project Competition (USRESP)  for their research "Predicting Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Mortality".  Their project was supervised by Dr. Mihye Ahn (Mathematics and Statistics) and Dr. So Young Ryu (Community Health Sciences).

Charlie Nazemian

Charlie Nazemian wins Gene LeMay Teaching Award

UNR Department of Mathematics and Statistics faculty member Charlie Nazemian is the recipient of the 2019 Gene LeMay Award for Excellence in Teaching from the College of Science.

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UNR math major admitted to Summer Institute at Univ. of Michigan

Franklin Fuchs, UNR mathematics major with statistics specialization, has been admitted to attend the Big Data Summer Institute at the University of Michigan with stipend support.  Franklin is mentored by Prof. Anna Panorska.

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UNR math major wins Nevada Undergraduate Research Award

Zach Kellar, UNR mathematics major with statistics specialization, has received a Nevada Undergraduate Research Award!  He is working on baseball statistics.  Zach is mentored by Anna Panorska (Mathematics and Statistics) and Brandon Lee Koch (Community Health Sciences).

Deena Schmidt

Dr. Schmidt wins Distinguished Faculty Award

Professor Deena Schmidt wins the 2019 Distinguished Faculty Award from the UNR Honors Program. Congratulations to Deena!

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UNR math grad student selected for Disney internship

UNR Department of Mathematics and Statistics graduate student Zoe Haskell has been selected for a competitive internship with the Walt Disney DTCI Data Science team during the Summer of 2019.

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UNR math teaching assistant wins GSA teaching award for 2019

Ilaria Vinci, a Teaching Assistant for the UNR Mathematics and Statistics Department has won a Graduate Student Association teaching award for 2019.  Ilaria is a PhD student in the Statistics and Data Science program.  Her advisor is Prof. Anna Panorska.

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UNR math majors accepted to summer program at the Fields Institute

Daniel Mallory and John Grifall-Sabo have been accepted with full funding support to attend a summer school program in July 2019 at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences in Toronto. Both students are doing their honors senior thesis projects with UNR Mathematics and Statistics Department faculty member Dr. Chris Rogers.

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UNR math major receives Spring 2019 Westfall scholar award

Kyle Murray, a math major at UNR, has been designated a Westfall Scholar for Spring 2019. Kyle is mentored by UNR Mathematics and Statistics Department faculty member Dr. Grant Schissler.

Contact Us

Contact Department of Mathematics & Statistics (0084)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-6773

Fax (775) 784-6378

Davidson Math and Science Center, DMS 314