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2021-22 College of Science awards: Celebrating excellence in research and administration

The College of Science gathered yesterday on February 22 to recognize academic and teaching excellence of our esteemed faculty and staff at the College's 2021-22 Combined Awards Ceremony. The first half of the ceremony celebrated exceptional research and administration.

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2021-22 College of Science awards: Celebrating excellence in teaching and advising

The College of Science gathers to recognize excellence at the 2021-22 Teaching and Advising Awards.

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Alumni Awards highlight impact at home and abroad

The College of Science community gathered on Friday, November 12, 2021, for the 2021 Alumni Awards, recognizing alumni who stand out in their accomplishments across industry, philanthropy and research.  

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News

Genomics pioneer paves the way for first-generation students

Genomics pioneer Michael Waterman (Mathematics ’64, ’66) receives the 2021 Lifetime Achievement in Science Award for his remarkable accomplishments that have brought honor, distinction and visibility to Oregon State University.

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Events

Cascade RAIN 2020

The Department of Mathematics at Oregon State University (OSU) recently hosted the seventh annual Cascade Regional Applied Interdisciplinary and Numerical Mathematics (RAIN) Meeting.

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Events

NUMS 2.0

The NUMS steering committee, along with the PiMUC organizers, were determined to hold the line during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Faculty and Staff

Fall awards: Celebrating excellence in research and administration

The College of Science celebrated research and administrative excellence at its 2019 Fall Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony.

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Students

2019 Research Experience for Undergraduates

Ten students are participating in the 2019 OSU Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.

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Events

Mathematics Department Hosts Annual Ceremony

The Department of Mathematics held its annual Lonseth Lecture and departmental award ceremony on April 19.

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Mathematics at the 2019 Undergraduate Student Success Summit

The Department of Mathematics made several contributions to the 2019 Undergraduate Student Success Summit.

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Graduate students

Preparing Career Ready Graduates: Mathematics Department Participates in Graduate Appreciation Week

Graduate Appreciation week, held during March 31 to April 5, 2019, celebrated the achievements of Oregon State University graduate students in scholarship, research, teaching and service.

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Mathematics

Mathematician to discuss computational models for studying algorithmic complexity

Mathematician Mai Gehrke from the Université Côte d’Azur in Nice, France, will present the 34th annual Lonseth Lecture on April 19.

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Using abstract mathematical structures to study algorithmic complexity questions: The 34th Annual Lonseth Lecture

The 34th Annual Lonseth Lecture : The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that Professor Mai Gehrke from the Laboratoire Jean Alexandre Dieudonné at the Université Côte d’Azur in Nice, France, will deliver our 34th annual Lonseth Lecture.

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OSU students attend major mathematics conferences

OSU students attended two of the largest national and international mathematics conferences in the US.

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Oregon Number Theory Days at OSU

Oregon Number Theory Days is a joint conference series which rotates between University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and Portland State University and is targeted primarily at graduate students, postdocs, and faculty in number theory in the Willamette Valley.

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Research

From scientific ideas to innovative solutions in the marketplace

The College of Science launches Innovation Days, a series of workshops for faculty to spur innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Faculty and Staff

Recognizing research and administrative excellence

Congratulations to these science faculty and administrators who received 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards for administrative and research excellence!

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Math on the canvas: Acclaimed artist explores mathematics as art

The inaugural ART:SCI Lecture, “Venn pirouettes: Changing the way the world sees math” by painter Michael Schultheis will be held October 24, 2018.

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Science faculty recognized for excellence at 2018 University Day

Eight science received some of OSU’s most prestigious awards for scholarship, teamwork, and mentoring at 2018 University Day.

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Building a pipeline for young women in STEM

What is the common denominator between isolating strawberry DNA, building Knex vehicles, spalting wood and probing sea anemone symbiosis?

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Mathematics

Making mathematics cool at Da Vinci Days

Greek astronomy and pi at the 2018 Da Vinci Days Festival.

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Events

Mathematics Department Hosts Annual Ceremony

Dr. Henri Berestycki gives his presentation "Of Predators and Prey".

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Faculty and Staff

Serving science and OSU for more than 25 years

Twelve science faculty are being honored for 25 or more years of service to the OSU at its 25 Year Club Dinner on May 22, 2018.

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Events

Noted mathematical ecologist to discuss predator-prey equations

The 2018 Lonseth Lecture in the Department of Mathematics will feature mathematician Henri Berestycki from the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) in Paris, France.

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A cybersecurity talk by an astronomer who brought down a KGB hacker

Renowned for outing a Soviet-connected hacker while working at Livermore National Lab in the 1980s, Clifford Stoll will present a cybersecurity talk on Thursday, April 5, 2018.

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Alumni and Friends

Recognizing outstanding achievements: 2017 Alumni Awards

The College of Science is proud to announce its 2017 Alumni Award recipients.

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Math department hosts Pacific Northwest conference in industrial and applied mathematics

More than 145 mathematicians participated in the 1st Biennial Meeting of the SIAMPNW hosted by the Department of Mathematics.

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Faculty and Staff

Recognizing faculty and staff excellence

The College of Science celebrated research, teaching and administrative excellence at its 2017 Fall Faculty and Staff Awards.

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Getting your career plans in shape: A Saturday bootcamp

The Career Development Advanced Career Bootcamp for science students will take place on Saturday, October 28.

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Faculty and Staff

Math Professor Speaks at SIAM GS 2017

Professor Peszynska has been chosen as one of the plenary speakers at SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences to be held Sept 11--14 in Erlangen, Germany.

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Graduate students

Graduate Student Speaks on the Eclipse

The Corvallis Benton County Library hosted a public lecture by Sarah Hagen, a PhD candidate in Mathematics in connection with the August 21st total eclipse.

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2017 Oregon Invitational Math Tournament hosted on campus

Young mathematicians from across the state participated in the 37th Annual Oregon Invitational Math Tournament (OIMT) at OSU.

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Events

OSU Mathematics hosts 2017 Oregon Invitational Math Tournament

Young mathematicians from across the state participated in the 37th Annual Oregon Invitational Math Tournament (OIMT) at OSU on Saturday, May 13th.

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Students

Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence in Science

Thirty-four science majors presented their research at the Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence event sponsored by the Division of Undergraduate Studies.

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Data Science

Bridging computer science and statistics to optimize results from "Big Data"

The Spring 2017 Milne Lecture features Michael I. Jordan, Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Berkeley on the analytical challenges of big data.

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Events

Da Vinci Days will feature fascinating talks on science, mathematics and arts

Corvallis's premier community event, 2017 Da Vinci Days will feature talks by Oregon State scientists and mathematicians, Benjamin Dalziel and Tom Dick.