**2018-2019 Faculty and Staff**

**Back Row (Left to Right):** R. Fan, B. Margolius, D. Aloi, S. Hurtado-Rua, F. Martins, S. Ryan, G. LaPlaca, J. Holcomb, D. Munther, J. Amador, V. Thomas, P. Srinivasan. **Middle Row: **H. López, I. Soprunov, J. Scott, L. Gold, E. Chuha, S. Shao, C. Dohanyos, C. Phillips-Bey, S. Carver. **Front Row: **F. Galetto, S. Chincholkar, T. Romutis, T. Preisler, Y. Wu, L. Quinn, S. Gubkin. **Not Pictured: **G. Lupton, A. Papana, L. Pier, I. Rodrigues, J. Stone, P. Wachira.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has specialized general education sequences tailored to meet the needs of students in majors across the university. For students interested in exciting career opportunities, we offer minors in mathematics and statistics as well as a bachelor's degree in mathematics. At the graduate level, we offer a master's of science in mathematics and a master's of science in mathematics with a specialization in applied statistics.

Acquiring skills in mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics strategically places today's graduate at the forefront of the big data revolution, financial mathematics, quantitative analysis, and scientific research. Make an appointment today to meet with an advisor from the Department of Mathematics to discuss career options with a major and/or minor in mathematics and statistics.

**ANNOUNCEMENT: The statistics courses in the Mathematics Department will now have an STA prefix instead of MTH. Please look for this when scheduling courses.**

#### Recent News and Highlights from the Department of Mathematics

**Jumpstart hired CSU Math Major EmilyAnn Moenich as their new Research and Data Intern**

**Professor Lupton invited to give talk "Towards a Digital Homotopy Theory" at Princeton University on Feb. 28th, 2019**

**Professor Fan is a co-PI on an NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21)**

The NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21) titled "Mitochondrial biomarkers in Huntington's Disease" has been chosen for funding for 2019-2021 where Prof. Richard Fan is a co-PI.

**Professor López co-organizing intenational conference**

The conference "Algebraic Methods in Coding Theory and Communications", co-organized by Prof. Lopez, will take place Oct. 25-Oct. 30, 2020 at the Casa Matematica Oaxaca (CMO) in Oaxaca, Mexico.

**Professor López co-organizing conference**

AIM Scientific Board approves a proposal for a SQuaREs workshop co-organized by Prof. Lopez to organize a conference on "Local Recovery of Erasures" to be held Sept. 30 - Oct. 4th, 2019.

**Professor Ryan chosen as a plenary speaker for Spring 2019 Ohio MAA Meeting**

The conference is April 5-6 at the University of Akron

**Professor López chosen as Project NExT Fellow for Silver '19 cohort**

"Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) is a professional development program for new or recent Ph.D.s in the mathematical sciences. It addresses all aspects of an academic career: improving the teaching and learning of mathematics, engaging in research and scholarship, finding exciting and interesting service opportunities, and participating in professional activities."