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

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Oct5
Colloquium  Alejandro Morales
Alejandro MoralesUniversity of Massachusetts at Amherst4:00pmColloquium 
Oct5

Oct7
Statistics and Probability Seminar  Bright Antwi Boasiako
Bright Antwi BoasiakoUMass Amherst11:00amStatistics and Probability Seminar 
Oct7
Discrete Math Seminar  Cristina Ballantine
Cristina BallantineCollege of the Holy Cross2:00pmDiscrete Math Seminar 
Oct7
Valley Geometry Seminar  Lauren Cranton Heller
Lauren Cranton HellerUC Berkeley4:00pmValley Geometry Seminar
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

Launching Alumni Profiles: Highlighting Dr. Vladimir Geneus
The Department is launching "Alumni Profiles" where we will highlight and interview alumni showcasing their excellence, career path and their diversity. Our first highlighted alumnus is Dr. Vladimir Geneus. 
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.
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics