Frannie Haller, a mathematics education major, spent her summer at Illinois State University. From June 3-July 26, Haller worked with professors, other mathematics educators and high school students at a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). About her research There were five teams at the REU that worked with different mathematics problems for about seven … [Read more...] about Mathematics educator attends REU at Illinois State

As part of the MSU Mathematics Colloquium, Professor Malabika Pramanik, from the University of British Columbia, will be presenting : “On Directions and Operators”. This presentation is scheduled for Friday April 5 at 3:00PM in Cheek 175. Everyone is welcome to attend! Abstract: Many fundamental operators arising in analysis are governed by sets of directions that they … [Read more...] about MSU Mathematics Colloquium: Talk by Professor Pramanik (U. British Columbia)

Sabrina Klement, a senior applied mathematics major, attended the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics Jan. 25-27. This conference focused on how much women could do in a male-dominated field. Klement learned from both students and professors that presented. It also gave Klement new ideas on research. “Seeing examples of possible research … [Read more...] about Women in STEM: Mathematics edition

As part of the MSU Mathematics Lecture Series, Professor Dorina Mitrea, from the University of Missouri, will be presenting : “The Dirichlet Problem for the Laplace-Beltrami Operator in Riemannian Manifolds”. This presentation is scheduled for Tuesday March 19 at 3:00PM in Cheek 175. Everyone is welcome to attend! Abstract: We will discuss the Dirichlet problem … [Read more...] about MSU Mathematics Lecture Series: Talk by Professor Mitrea (U. of Missouri)

When we think back 20 years ago, we couldn’t imagine what we would have accomplished with technology. With advancement comes new snags and problems to address and fix. Dr. Xingping Sun, professor of mathematics, studies the combination of his first love, mathematics and his second, computer science. Hand in hand, Sun explores the effects they have on each … [Read more...] about Use math to learn about computer science