Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMass Amherst
Research Overview
Our department conducts research in a wide range of areas in mathematics and statistics.
Upcoming Events

Jan31
Mathematical and Computational Biology Seminar  Ruth Baker
Ruth BakerUniversity of Oxford11:00amMathematical and Computational Biology Seminar 
Jan31
Statistics and Probability Seminar  Xiao Hui Tai
Xiao Hui TaiUniversity of California Berkeley2:00pmStatistics and Probability Seminar 
Feb3

Feb7
Statistics and Probability Seminar  Suman Majumder
Suman MajumderHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health2:00pmStatistics and Probability Seminar 
Feb7
Statistics and Probability Seminar  Suman Majumder
Suman MajumderHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health2:00pmStatistics and Probability Seminar 
Feb10
Faculty Spotlight
Professor Markos Katsoulakis and Professor Luc ReyBellet will help develop new machine learning approach for applied sciences and engineering
Thanks to a $1.95 million grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Professor Markos Katsoulakis and Professor Luc ReyBellet from the department, and Paul Dupuis, of Brown University, will spend the next four years developing a new approach to machine learning that extends beyond the traditional reliance on big data.
Department News

Andrea Nahmod receives Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship Award for 20202021

George Avrunin wins SIGSOFT award
The SIGSOFT Impact Paper award recognizes the breadth and vitality of the software engineering community. 
Faculty members develop more trustworthy algorithms to predict extreme events
Luc ReyBellet and Markos Katsoulakis were awarded a threeyear, $370,000 grant from to build new mathematical tools that will lead to more reliable and predictive models for extreme events. 
Katsoulakis develops more trustworthy AI methods
Professor Markos Katsoulakis and colleagues reported that they have developed a mathematical and computational framework that provides more trustworthy models and algorithms for probabilistic artificial intelligencebased modeling.
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics