Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMass Amherst
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Upcoming Events

Mar27
Joint Math/Physics Seminar  Sebastian Rauch
Sebastian RauchUMass Amherst Physics12:30pmJoint Math/Physics Seminar 
Mar27

Mar28

Mar28
Geometry and Topology Seminar  Robin Belton
Robin BeltonSmith College2:30pmGeometry and Topology Seminar 
Mar28
Applied Mathematics and Computation Seminar  Maria Cameron
Maria CameronUniversity of Maryland4:00pmApplied Mathematics and Computation Seminar 
Mar29
New SSTEM scholarship program
The department is proud to announce the launch of a scholarship and mentoring program, Enhancing Underrepresented Participation in Mathematics & Statistics: Mentoring from Junior to Master’s. The program awards scholarships that will support undergraduates in their third and fourth years and for a fifthyear Master's degree in applied mathematics or statistics. It also provides mentoring and summer research opportunities to help them succeed. This program is supported by a $1.5 million NSF SSTEM grant, awarded to a team of department faculty led by Maryclare Griffin. Applications for the Fall 2023 cohort are due April 1st.
Department News

Alumni Profiles: Associate Dean Jose M. Cruz, UConn
We continue with our "Alumni Profiles", where we will highlight and interview alumni showcasing their excellence, career path and their diversity. Our next highlighted alumnus is Jose M. Cruz, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Operations and Information Management in the UConn School of Business. 
New approach to machine learning wins big grant
UMass professors Markos Katsoulakis and Luc ReyBellet, with Brown professor Paul DuPuis, won a $1.95 million grant from the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research to pursue scientific machine learning. This approach complements the big data approach and exploits insights from game theory and probability theory, notably divergences. 
Statistics M.S. Degree in the Boston Area (100% Remote Degree Available)
The department is pleased to offer a Statistics M.S. Degree at the UMass Amherst satellite campus in Newton (Boston Area), with entirely evening classes. A 100% Remote Program is also offered for the Statistics M.S. Degree. Applications accepted on a rolling basis through June 30 for Fall enrollment (May 31 for international students). 
George Avrunin wins SIGSOFT award
The SIGSOFT Impact Paper award recognizes the breadth and vitality of the software engineering community.
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