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Graduate students

New Graduate Students 2023-2024

The Mathematics department welcomes 15 new graduate students this fall.

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Graduate students

New Graduate Students 2022-2023

The Mathematics department welcomed 13 new graduate students this fall.

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Making math inclusive: 2023 Math For All satellite conference

Three years ago, current Oregon State University Assistant Professor Swati Patel and two colleagues wanted to do something to counter systemic racism and inequities in mathematics. In response, they founded the Math For All conference at Tulane University in New Orleans. Math For All is now a national conference that hosts annual local programs throughout the country. In late February, about 40 people attended the Math For All satellite conference in Corvallis for free.

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Graduate students

GEM Fellowship allows parent Ph.D. student space to thrive

Wanting to spend more time with his partner and one-year-old son, Angulo Barba applied for the Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science (GEM) Fellowship, a national program that promotes the participation of underrepresented groups in post-graduate science and engineering education and the technical workforce.

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Graduate students

New Graduate Students 2021-2022

The Mathematics department welcomed 14 new graduate students this fall.

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Outstanding incoming graduate students received ARCS Oregon scholarships

Five incoming graduate students were awarded 2021-2022 ARCS Foundation Oregon Chapter scholarships. This year, ARCS Oregon is supporting a record number of 79 scholars: 25 at OHSU, 44 at OSU and 10 at UO.

Alumni and Friends

Mathematics alum uses disease modeling to help keep OSU community safe

Peter Banwarth (M.S. ’12) is an epidemiologist and public health data scientist with the Benton County Health Department in Oregon. He has developed models to guide county health policies on testing, safety and health measures for employees and the public to minimize infections and deaths in Corvallis and nearby areas.

Elisar Barbar
Women in Science

Women scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19

In recognition of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, held on February 11, we acknowledge the women faculty, students and alumnae of the OSU College of Science.

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Graduate students

New Graduate Students 2020-2021

The Mathematics department welcomed 15 new graduate students

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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.

Choah Shin
Graduate students

Graduate science fellowship supports interdisciplinary mathematics and energy research

The 2019-2020 Larry Martin and Joyce B. O’Neill Fellowship was awarded to fifth-year mathematics Ph.D. student Choah Shin for high achievement in computational modeling.

Mathematics graduate student Ruby (Ali) Chick
Graduate students

Mathematics graduate student explores marine systems through an interdisciplinary lens

Mathematics graduate student Ruby Chick pursues interdisciplinary research on microplastics through the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program at Oregon State University.

2019 new graduate students in the library quad
Graduate students

Celebrate new mathematicians in our community

The Department of Mathematics welcomes its 2019-2020 cohort of graduate students.

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Mathematics graduate student's leadership, innovative teaching, outreach and research garners awards

Mathematics graduate students are taking the lead in transforming undergraduate teaching and expanding math outreach activities.

Ph.D. students Naveen Somasunderam and Sarah Hagen.
Graduate students

Graduate student leadership in innovative teaching, outreach, and research garners awards

Ph.D. students Naveen Somasunderam and Sarah Hagen recently received top Mathematics Department awards.

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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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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.

2018 new math graduate students
Graduate students

Welcome young mathematicians

The Department of Mathematics welcomes a new group of graduate students! The graduate cohort of 2018-19 is the largest ever.

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Mathematics graduate students receive research honors

The Graduate Student Excellence Award, which is the highest honor given to graduate students by the OSU Mathematics Department, was shared in 2018 by Azhar Alhammali and Samantha Smith. The award was given the day of the 33rd annual Lonseth lecture on May 3, 2018.

Sarah Hagen, Branwen Purdy, and Emerald Stacy outside
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Mathematics graduate students devote time to community outreach activities

Oregon State University Mathematics graduate students Sarah Hagen, Branwen Purdy, and Emerald Stacy have also been dedicating their talents toward sharing their love of mathematics with the broader public.

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Graduate students

Mathematics graduate students tackle risk and uncertainty in the Marine Science National Research Traineeship (NRT)

Three Mathematics graduate students have been funded by the NRT@OSU program. These three students describe their experiences in this innovative and highly transdisciplinary program.

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Mathematicians tackle challenging real-world problems

The mathematics faculty at OSU are involved in world class research that is deep in mathematical innovation, broad and diverse in its application, and collaborative, interdisciplinary and international in its nature.

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Mathematics Department Hosts Annual Ceremony

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

Zack Reed and Prof. Lockwood with Stacy Brown and Tim Fukawa-Connelly (part of RUME leadership), after winning Best Paper Award at RUME 2017.

Math graduate student’s outstanding research accomplishments

Zack Reed came to OSU in 2013 from Pepperdine University, where he graduated magna cum laude. Since then, he has distinguished himself as an active student thriving in coursework, teaching, and research.

A depiction of the eclipse as drawn by Greek mathematicians.
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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Math student receives top graduate teaching assistant award

Emerald Stacy, recipient of an outstanding graduate teaching assistant award in mathematics at OSU in 2017.

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Graduate students

Math graduate student’s outstanding research accomplishments

Meet Zack Reed, a graduate student in mathematics education research.

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Graduate students

32nd Annual Lonseth Lecture

The Department of Mathematics welcomed William Yslas Vélez as the speaker for the 32nd annual Lonseth Lecture on on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

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Graduate students

Four Ph.D. students awarded ARCS Foundation scholarships

Four doctoral students in the College of Science are among the 27 scientists and engineers selected as 2016 ARCS Foundation Scholars by the Portland chapter.

Portrait photo of Richard Tapia.
Faculty and Staff

31st Annual Lonseth Lecture

The Department of Mathematics held its 31st Annual Lonseth Lecture on Tuesday, May 10th.

Portrait photo of Tim Costa.
Graduate students

Math student's extraordinary research accomplishments

Meet Tim Costa, interdisciplinary mathematician in graduate school at OSU.

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30th Annual Lonseth Lecture

The Department of Mathematics held its 30th Annual Lonseth Lecture on May 12. Prior to the lecture, the department celebrated the achievements of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty with the annual Mathematics awards ceremony.