College of Science faculty, staff, and graduate students have earned a record-breaking number of honors at University Day, a celebratory launch to the academic year featuring an annual awards ceremony. Science winners amassed an impressive 12 awards, beating the previous record of seven and garnering the most of any college across Oregon State.
The College of Science is excited to announce Professor Jonathan Kujawa as Department Head of Mathematics following a competitive national search, effective January 1, 2024. Kujawa brings expertise in departmental leadership as associate chair of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Oklahoma, as well as extensive research experience and undergraduate, graduate student and postdoctoral mentorship.
The Mathematics Department is pleased to welcome new faculty hires for the 2022-2023 AY.
Mathematics Professor Malgorzata (Malgo) Peszynska has been named the inaugural Joel Davis Endowed Faculty Scholar.
Seed funding from the College of Science Research and Innovation Seed (SciRIS) program continues to bolster ambitious and expansive research projects across biomedical science, fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics and more.
The Mathematics Department is pleased to welcome new faculty hires for the 2021-2022 AY.
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.
The College of Science welcomes Swati Patel and Axel Saenz Rodriguez who joined the Department of Mathematics as tenure-track assistant professors in September.
Professor of mathematics Holly Swisher was awarded a NSF grant to investigate a number of problems that relate to modular and automorphic forms, which have played a central role in many major problems in number theory over the last century.
The College of Science will graduate 670 undergraduate students with baccalaureate degrees in 2020-21, including 68 Honors graduates.
Biochemistry, mathematics and molecular biology students win 2021 Goldwater awards for research excellence
Two students from the College of Science have been awarded the competitive 2021 Goldwater awards.
Malgorzata Peszynska, elected in the section on Mathematics, is the 18th faculty member in the College of Science to be elected as AAAS Fellow.
Oregon State University receives $2 million Packard Foundation grant to expand TRACE-COVID-19 nationally
Team-based Rapid Assessment of Community-Level Coronavirus Epidemics, or TRACE-COVID-19, was launched by OSU in April 2020 with door-to-door sampling in Corvallis and expanded to other cities around the state while also adding a wastewater testing component. In December, OSU received a $2 million grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to create a national TRACE Center that will expand the OSU’s COVID-19 public health project to other states.
The Mathematics Department is pleased to welcome into our community two new fixed-term assistant professors, Patrik Nabelek and Kristen Vroom, as well as two new instructors, Samaneh Yourdkhani and Stacey Vaughn.
The mathematics department welcomed new instructors in 2019-2020.
How are devastating plant diseases spread? Is there a better way to predict HIV prevalence in a city? How can we detect toxic algae blooms before they occur? And which of the thousands of metal-organic frameworks can be used for storing and separating gases, like CO2 from industrial plants? Four faculty members received College of Science Research and Innovation Seed (SciRIS-II) awards this February to pursue answers to these questions over the course of the next year.
Congratulations 2019 SURE Science Scholars!
A Fulbright research scholarship will take mathematician Elise Lockwood to Norway to investigate the role computing plays in students’ learning of mathematics.
OSU has launched a new mentoring program to strengthen faculty and students relationships, with the goal of improving student retention and graduation rates.
The mathematics department welcomes two new fixed term assistant professors in AY 2018-19.
Science faculty awarded prestigious HHMI grant to develop culturally inclusive pedagogies in STEM programs.
The College of Science welcomes Bill Bogley as the new Head of the Department of Mathematics effective July 1, 2018.
Mathematics instructors receive 2018 Faculty Senate Student Learning and Teamwork Award for creating and sustaining an exemplary learning environment in mathematics courses.
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.
Math and biology professors named 2018 OSU Advance Faculty Fellows to advance diversity and equity in STEM fields.
Mathematician Juan Restrepo was named a 2018 Fellow for the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics for his mathematical and computational modeling of the ocean.
Professor of Mathematics Malgo Peszynska is elected President of the Pacific Northwest Section of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
Oregon State’s online and on campus environmental sciences bachelor program is setting high standards for excellence.
Edward Waymire, a widely admired professor of mathematics, has retired after 36 years of teaching and research at Oregon State University.
Mathematician Juan Restrepo receives the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Geosciences Career Prize.
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.
The College of Science welcomes Lyn Riverstone as interim Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs.
A team of mathematicians has released a massive mathematical database that catalogs objects of central importance in number theory.
Globally renowned mathematician and drag racing champion Richard Tapia from Rice University discusses, "Using Mathematics to Enhance My Personal Life" May 11.
Three science faculty were honored by the Oregon Academy of Science for outstanding contributions to science and higher education in science and mathematics.