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Rochester mathematician wins prestigious Veblen Prize

Mon, 22 Nov 2021

Fayerweather Professor of Mathematic Doug Ravenel wins the prize from the American Mathematical Society for solving a geometry problem that has puzzled mathematicians for 50 years.


Mathematical model will monitor spread of COVID-19

Wed, 20 May 2020

Computational scientists win a National Science Foundation grant to develop a tool to provide accurate, timely information to local-level policymakers monitoring the spread of COVID-19.


Steve Gonek named fellow of American Mathematical Society

Mon, 13 Jan 2020

Thirty percent of the 20 tenure-track faculty members in the University's Department of Mathematics are now AMS Fellows.  


Playing Ben Affleck’s daughter

Mon, 11 Mar 2019

Maddy Wary is a mathematics and brain and cognitive sciences dual major from Hawaii. But during Spring Break this week, she makes her onscreen debut in Triple Frontier, a Netflix action thriller.


Wells Award winners excel in engineering and humanities

Fri, 09 Nov 2018

They major in optical engineering and minor in Italian. Or work toward dual degrees in music and computer science. Or pursue two minors while majoring in audio and music engineering. Meet the graduating seniors from the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences honored for pursuing dual degrees or minors in the humanities.