Mathematics & Statistics
The Department of Mathematics & Statistics is 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.
News & Announcements
Dr. Zaliapin awarded three external grants
Congratulations to Professor Ilya Zaliapin, who was recently awarded three grants totalling over $250,000. He is a P.I. on each of the grants, all of which include support for graduate students. For details, click here...
UNR students shine in 2016 Intermountain Math Competition
Congratulations to the participants of this year's Intermountain Math Competition! UNR student Jason Liu won the competition by scoring 60/70 points(!), Ethan Lu took 2nd place overall (50/70), and Mykyta Ignatiuk took 6th (42/70). Other UNR participants were Shashank Addagarla, Nicholas Cleymaet, Rinik Kumar, Aydin Ozbek, and Alex Toller. Overall the UNR team ranked first both in their mean score of 25.25 and by the sum of the top 3 individual scores totaling 152 (the metric by which Putnam teams are ranked).
Two New Ph.D. Programs Approved!
The NSHE Board of Regents and the The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) have approved two new Ph.D. programs for UNR's Department of Mathematics & Statistics: A doctoral program in Mathematics (with options for either a Pure or Applied specialization) and a doctoral program in Statistics & Data Science.