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Numerical Linear Algebra Opens Career Avenues What began as an applied mathematics course turned into a foundation for a career.

The Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics is dedicated to excellence in research and teaching in mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education. Guided by the mission of Portland State University and by the principles of disciplinary excellence and cross-disciplinary engagement, we are particularly committed to building expertise and providing leadership in such areas as applied and computational mathematics and statistics and mathematics education.

Departmental News

Derek Garton, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, has received a three-year, $6,000 grant from the NSF for collaborative research in number theory. The award will support a new event titled Oregon Number Theory Days with participation from mathematicians at PSU, OSU, and UO.
3/2/2017


Now hiring! The department seeks qualified applicants for tenure-track position in statistics (Data Science).  See position description here.
2/06/2017



Mathematics faculty Mau Nam Nguyen has been appointed to the editorial boards of two research journals Optimization Letters (published by Springer) and Optimization (published by Taylor & Francis).
2/01/2017


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