• 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
  • 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
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2007-2008

Lockheed Martin, Univ. Bremen, CUNY, Stephen F. Austin College (2), Harvard, Univ. of Maryland, Columbia College (Chicago)

2008-2009

Franklin & Marshall College, NSA, Universitat Munster, Bloomberg, Berkeley, Academia Sinica, JHU Applied Physics Lab, Yale, NIH, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

2009-2010

Univ. of Nicosia (Cyprus), Univ. of Paris VII, Towson Univ., Univ. of Utah, Army Research Lab, NSA (3), Nat'l Geospatial Intelligence Agcy., Univ. of Victoria (Canada)

2010-2011

Univ. of Maryland, Univ. of British Columbia, Songkhla Univ. (Thailand), Decisive Analytics, Notre Dame, Duke Univ. (2), Rice Univ., Mahidol Univ. (Thailand)

2011-2012

Univ. of Chicago, Bloomberg, Brown, Aalto Univ. (Finland), Univ. Wisconsin, Cornell Univ., Howard Univ., Georgetown Univ., Univ. of Massachusetts, Yield Book (Citibank)

2012-2013

Northrop-Grumman, Jane Street Capital (NY), Univ. Minnesota, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Univ. of Chicago

2013-2014

NSA, Cornell Univ., Michigan State Univ., Univ. Luxembourg, Univ. of Maryland

2014-2015

Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso (Chile), Department of Defense, University of Maryland (2), US Treasury, NSA, Rutgers Univ., Army Research Lab, Quantifind (CA), Duke Univ., Courant Institute, Boston Univ., Celerity, US Census Bureau

2015-16

NYU, Univ. of Maryland (3), NSA, Data Science, Sphere of Influence, Northwestern University, University of Iowa

2016-17

Univ. of Oklahoma Norman, Department of Defense, IHES, U. Penn, Facebook, Univ. of Maryland

2017-18

FDA, Univ. of Maryland, Courant Institute, New York Univ., Ohio State Univ., UC Irvine, AbbVie Inc.

2018-19

Department of Defense, NSA, University of Maryland, University of Texas, Goldman Sachs, Duke University, East Carolina University, University of Wisconsin

  • 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