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Mathematics & Statistics

News & Upcoming Events 

  • Mathematics and Statistics has an opening for Unit Manager.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply at your earliest convenience.
  • Math Professors Brock Williams and Reagan Higgins, along with PI and Education Professor Jerry Dwyer and TTU's Michael Galyean and Jill White, have been awarded an NSF STEM grant worth over $1.1 million! This is a supplemental grant to the existing Noyce Scholarship program to foster high-quality STEM teacher recruitment. Congratulations to Dr.'s Williams and Higgins!
  • The Department welcomes new tenure track Assistant Professors Tao Lu (Statistics, University of Rochester, Ph.D), Kazuo Yamazaki (Applied, PDEs & Stochastic, Ph.D. Oklahoma State 2014), Hung Tran (Geometric Analysis & PDEs, Ph.D. Cornell 2014), and Stamatis Pouliasis (Potential Theory & Complex Analysis, Ph.D. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 2011) in the Fall of 2019.
  • Biomathematician Toufik Khyat (Ph.D. Rhode Island 2017) and Geometrist Daniel Grady (Ph.D. Pittsburgh 2015) join TTU Mathematics and Statistics this Fall in PostDoc capacities.  Welcome!
  • Professor Lars Christensen has just received the 2019 Professing Excellence Award.  This honor, nominated by students, and was bestowed on March27th.  Congratulations Dr. Christensen!
  • Dr. Brock Williams recently received the College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Innovation Award.  Besides the prestige that comes from winning the competitive award established by Dean Lindquist, a monetary prize accompanies the accolade.  Congratulations Dr. Williams!
  • New tenure-track Assistant Professor Dr. Chunmei Wang has received an NSF Grant totaling $400,000 distributed incrementally until 2023. Congratulations, Dr. Wang, and a prestigious beginning to your career here at Texas Tech!
  • Professor Lars Christensen has been named 2019 Outstanding Researcher from the College of Arts and Sciences.  Congratulations Dr. Christensen!
  • Dr. Angela Peace was awarded an NSF Grant worth $80,000 that pertains to bettering our understanding of malaria transmission, entitled Collaborative Research: Linking Pharmacokinetics to Epidemiological Models of Vector-Borne Diseases and Drug Resistance Prevention. A collective award across 5 universities, the total grant is worth $550,000. Congratulations, Dr. Peace!
  • The 17th Emmy Noether High School Mathematics Day outreach is May 15.  A schedule and subject topics are available

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