NSF Grant for Big Data Computing

Three-year $500,000 grant shared among three departments

A $500,000, three-year NSF grant will support interdisciplinary research  spanning the departments of Physics, Information Systems, and Mathematics and Statistics.  Dr. Matthias Gobbert is the...

Posted: September 10, 2017, 12:32 PM

Helping out at the Howard County Food Bank

This photo, taken at the Howard County Food Bank, represents a reunion of sorts.  Food Bank volunteer workers, Dr. Nagaraj Neerchal, and UMBC alumni Greg Wainscott, Sarah Anderson, Phillip Hodge,...

Posted: March 16, 2017, 12:21 AM

The 4th African International Conference on Statistics

A joint venture of UMBC and University of Limpopo

The 4th African International Conference on Statistics will take place on March 20–23, 2017, at University of Limpopo, South Africa.  The conference is sponsored by University of Limpopo in...

Posted: February 11, 2017, 5:05 PM

UMBC honors faculty fellows

Mathew, Neerchal, and Sinha recognized

On November 1, the UMBC community celebrated faculty who have earned exemplary recognition by having been elected as Fellows by their professional associations and societies. Nearly 50 faculty...

Posted: November 5, 2016, 11:19 AM

Math 100 renamed Math 120

Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics

Effective Spring 2017 the course Math 100: Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics is being renamed Math 120.  The course's title, contents, and attributes remain the same. You will note that...

Posted: October 31, 2016, 10:35 AM

Math Bio course featured in The Retriever

Dr. Jeff Leips of the Biology department and Dr. Kathleen Hoffman of Math and Stat are featured in The Retriever Weekly for their innovative course, Biol 487, in Fall 2016. The course utilizes...

Posted: September 20, 2016, 3:01 PM

Dr. Bimal Sinha lectures in Thailand

Dr. Bimal Sinha was invited to present a lecture on  Data Analysis Under Confidentiality Protection in King Mongkut University of Technology in Thailand in September 2016.

Posted: September 20, 2016, 2:51 PM

Manil Suri receives Rockefeller Foundation award

Residency in Bellagio, Italy

Dr. Manil Suri has received a Rockefeller Foundation award that includes residency in Bellagio, Italy.  He intends to use some of that time toward writing a new novel titled The Godfather of...

Posted: August 9, 2016, 11:59 PM

Dr. Hye-Won Kang receives NSF award

Project title: Multiscale Stochastic Reaction-Diffusion Algorithms Dr. Hye-Won Kang has been awarded an NSF grant ( DMS–1620403) in the amount of $199,993 for the period 2016–2019 by the Division...

Posted: July 15, 2016, 5:54 PM

Brandon Enriquez appointed to the Board of Regents

Will represent the University System's over 168,000 students

Brandon Enriquez ‘17, economics and mathematics, has been named student regent for the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, effective July 1, 2016.  He was appointed to the board by...

Posted: July 15, 2016, 5:36 PM