• Four Terps Named 2020 Goldwater Scholars

    Over the last decade, UMD’s nominations yielded 33 scholarships—the most in the nation By: Abby Robinson   For the third year in a row, the University of Maryland’s four undergraduate nominees have been awarded scholarships by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, which encourages students to pursue Read More
  • Three College Faculty Members Receive Prestigious Simons Fellowships

    Three faculty members in the University of Maryland’s College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) received 2020 Simons Foundation Fellowships. The prestigious fellowships provide support for faculty scientists to extend a one-term, university-sponsored sabbatical into a full year, allowing them to focus solely on advancing fundamental research in mathematics Read More
  • Congratulations to our Putnam Team that ranked 14th in the 2019 competition

    In 2019 a total of 4,299 students from 488 institutions from all over the US and Canada participated in the 80th Putnam competition. The University of Maryland Putnam team was ranked 14th out of 488 participating schools. The team consisted of Erik Metz, Steppan Konoplev and Pratik Rathore. Every year in the 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
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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