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

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

Every November, Missouri State University hosts one of few undergraduate mathematics conferences. MAKO, or Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma, is designed for students from all four states to share their research. Originally started as a National Science Foundation grant in 2005, it has grown into something much bigger. It started with five schools: MSU, College … [Read more...] about Students from neighboring states share love of mathematics

Something seemingly random could turn into something meaningful with the help of Dr. Xingping Sun. With his research in mathematics and artificial intelligence, he's looking for ways to combine his two loves. Sun, professor of mathematics, was recently featured in Mind's Eye. His research focuses on creating something with a lasting impact: Curing diseases, discovering … [Read more...] about Keeping up with machines: Artificial intelligence in math

On July 9, we will see a new face on campus: Dr. Thais Jordao. She is a professor of mathematics at the University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Brazil and will be visiting until July 28 to collaborate with Drs. Xingping Sun and William Bray. Typically, Jordao researches analysis in general and approximation theory. She is joining us at Missouri State to work on their joint … [Read more...] about Teaming up for mathematical gain