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

Nov28
Mathematical and Computational Biology Seminar  Vasileios Maroulas
Vasileios MaroulasUniversity of Tennessee Knoxville11:00amMathematical and Computational Biology Seminar 
Nov29

Nov29
Geometry and Topology Seminar  Martina Rovelli
Martina RovelliUMass Amherst2:45pmGeometry and Topology Seminar 
Nov29
Applied Mathematics and Computation Seminar  Ning Wei
Ning WeiPurdue University4:00pmApplied Mathematics and Computation Seminar 
Nov30

Dec2
Reading Seminar on Mathematics of Machine Learning  Bryn Elesedy
Bryn ElesedyUniversity of Oxford10:00amReading Seminar on Mathematics of Machine Learning
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

Alumni Profiles: Associate Dean Jose M. Cruz, UConn
We continue with our "Alumni Profiles", where we will highlight and interview alumni showcasing their excellence, career path and their diversity. Our next highlighted alumnus is Associate Dean Jose M. Cruz. 
Statistics Master's Option (Boston Area)
The department is pleased to offer the Statistics M.S. option at the UMass Amherst satellite campus in Newton (Boston Area), with entirely evening classes. 
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.
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics