• Nelson Markley

    We are greatly saddened by the passing of our former department chair Nelson Markley on November 19, 2019, in Bethlehem, PA, at the age of 79.  Nelson was a member of the Mathematics Department from 1966, when he received his PhD at Yale under advisor G. Hedlund, until 1997, when Read More
  • Jacob Bedrossian will receive the inaugural “Peter Lax Award”

    The Peter Lax Award was instituted in honor of Lax’s seminal contributions, which laid the foundations of modern theory and computation in the area of hyperbolic conservation laws. This distinction is awarded to a young researcher (10 years within the PhD) in the international conference on hyperbolic problems. The HYP Read More
  • Huanchen Bao and Weiqiang Wang Will Receive the 2020 Chevalley Prize

    The 2020 Chevalley Prize in Lie Theory will be awarded to Huanchen Bao and Weiqiang Wang for their fundamental contributions to the theory of quantum symmetric pairs. This award is based on two publications: the paper "Canonical bases arising from quantum symmetric pairs," published in Inventiones Mathematicae, and the monograph "A new approach to Kazhdan-Lusztig Read More
  • From Local Trivia Nights to the Big Stage

    University of Maryland doctoral student Steven Reich regularly attends pub quiz nights in the College Park area, but tonight he stands on trivia’s biggest stage by competing on “Jeopardy!” Reich graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013 and is working toward a doctorate in mathematics in College Park by Read More
  • Eugenia Kalnay awarded the AGU Roger Revelle Medal

    The American Geophysical Union awarded Eugenia Kalnay (Atmospheric & Oceanic Science) the 2019 Roger Revelle Medal. These awards serve to highlight outstanding achievements, contributions, and service to the Earth and Space science community. Official announcement here.  Read More
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rotundaWelcome to the Department of Mathematics at the University of Maryland, College Park.  We offer exceptional opportunities for study and research in Mathematics at the undergraduate level, graduate level with programs in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics, and at the professional research level. Join us in exploring these opportunities.

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  • William E. Kirwan Hall, home of the Mathematics Department

    William E. Kirwan Hall, home of the Mathematics Department

  • The Experimental Geometry Lab explores the structure of low dimensional space

    The Experimental Geometry Lab explores the structure of low dimensional space

  • Maryland mathematicians help to investigate the inner workings of E_8

    Maryland mathematicians help to investigate the inner workings of E_8

  • Hyperbolic Space Tiled with Dodecahedra

    Hyperbolic Space Tiled with Dodecahedra

  • Isotropoic Gaussian random field with Matern correlation

    Isotropoic Gaussian random field with Matern correlation

  • Part of the proof of the Peter-Weyl theorem

    Part of the proof of the Peter-Weyl theorem