About the Department

Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics + Statistics

About Us

2019 photo of Math Stat Dept Faculty
Dr. Gerardo Lafferriere

A Message from the Chair:

Welcome to a new academic year.  We are launching an exciting new BS degree in Data Science this fall.  Visit the program web page for details.

-- Dr. Gerardo Lafferriere

Our Mission

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.