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Preparing for the next pandemic: $1M grant to create interdisciplinary research center

A team of Oregon State University researchers, including two College of Science faculty members, have received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to identify, model, predict, track and mitigate the effects of future pandemics.

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Mathematics graduate to research cross-cultural psychology for Fulbright

Pre-med Honors student Saki Nakai double majored in psychology and mathematics, completing a French minor abroad. Next year, a Fulbright award will support her research in Luxembourg. 

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Faculty and Staff

Research grants to seed the next great idea

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. 

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Alumni and Friends

Epidemiologist and public health data scientist

Alumni profile of Epidemiologist and public health data scientist Peter Banwarth.

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Computational Mathematics grant awarded to Bokil and Gibson

Congratulations to Vrushali Bokil and Nathan Gibson, who were awarded $225K funding from NSF’s Computational Mathematics program for their project "Computational and Multi-Scale Methods for Nonlinear Electromagnetic Models in Plasmas and Nanocomposites".

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Mathematics and writing senior awarded Department of Energy fellowship

Megan Tucker will graduate next month with a substantial amount of research experience under her belt: She was awarded the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship, which gave her the opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary team at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Albany, Oregon, during the summer of 2019. The new knowledge gained from her internship helped her land a job as a technical writer with Amazon Web Services — a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments.

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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.

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Mathematician elected Fellow of American Physical Society for advancing understanding of climate change

Mathematics Professor Juan Restrepo has been elected a 2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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Using mathematical biology to explore everything from ecological phenomenon to cancer cells

Mathematics senior Rachel Sousa found her passion in mathematical biology, motivated to work harder and break barriers in the notoriously male-dominated field.

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Biomedical Science

Synergies unleashed to tackle human health and disease

OSU scientists take an interdisciplinary approach to human health, working across the life, physical and mathematical sciences to spur fresh thinking and innovations.

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Alumni and Friends

Developer of state-of-the-art, high-performance mathematical routines

Alumni profile of Kirana Bergstrom, who received a masters with a focus in applied mathematics and scientific computation.

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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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Mathematics graduate students tackle risk and uncertainty in marine science

The NSF Research Traineeship project on “Risk and Uncertainty Quantification in Marine Science” at OSU is preparing a new generation of natural resource scientists.

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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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Faculty and Staff

David Koslicki awarded NIH grant

Congratulations to Assistant Professor David Koslicki who was recently awarded an NIH grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

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Tackling misconceptions about climate science with mathematics

Mathematician employs statistical models to address uncertainties in climate science.

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Faculty and Staff

Mathematics Professor recognized as 2018 Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Congratulations Professor Juan M. Restrepo, who was recently named Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

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Faculty and Staff

Mathematics professor elected president of prominent regional society

Professor of Mathematics Malgo Peszynska is elected President of the Pacific Northwest Section of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

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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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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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OSU welcomes Prof. Michael I. Jordan for Milne Lecture

The 2017 Milne lecture welcomes Professor Michael I. Jordan (University of California, Berkeley) presenting his talk, "On Computational Thinking, Inferential Thinking and Data Science."

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Graduate students

Math student's extraordinary research accomplishments

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

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Milne & Gilfillan Lectures 2015

The Department of Mathematics celebrated Mathematics Awareness Month in April 2015 with the Milne and Gilfillan Lectures.