The **Department of Mathematics** at **The Ohio State University** offers **Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)**** **and **Master of Actuarial Science and Quantitative Risk Management (MAQRM)** degree programs. Graduate students in these programs are part of a challenging environment with unique opportunities for teaching and research, and have the opportunity to work with some of the finest scholars in the country.

## Faculty

There are currently 65 regular mathematics faculty on the Columbus campus as well as over 20 branch campus faculty who teach graduate courses and direct graduate theses. They are active in about every area of mathematics and groups collaborate within the department as well as with groups from other departments on campus. Many are leaders within their research areas - for example, the department is usually represented by at least three faculty speakers at **International Congress of Mathematics** conferences each year. Their contact information and research areas can be found in our People pages. Prospective as well as current students are invited to contact faculty for more information about their research.

## Courses & Seminars

The graduate curriculum of the department includes courses starting at the preparatory master's level leading up to advanced research topics courses in all major areas of mathematics. The available courses can be found on the Courses portion of the website as well as the University Course Catalog with brief descriptions.

In addition there are many regular research seminars and colloquia in the department (see Events). Among them are also seminars and working groups organized by graduate students, for example, in number theory, algebraic geometry, and ergodic theory. In addition, the **Invitation to Mathematics** lecture series serves as a student colloquium in which faculty expose beginning graduate students to research areas in mathematics and possible thesis topics.

## Facilities & Funding

The department has been ranked **3rd** in the **National Science Foundation (NSF)** Division of Mathematical Sciences funding among mathematics departments in the United States. It houses the Mathematics Research Institute (MRI), which supports visitors, workshops and seminars, as well as (jointly with the Department of Statistics) the NSF-funded Mathematical Biosciences Institute (MBI). In addition the department is home of the prestigious *Journal of Number Theory* and the *Journal of Approximation Theory*.

## Contact

Graduate Office

Department of Mathematics

The Ohio State University

231 W 18th Avenue (MA 102)

Columbus, Ohio 43210

United States of America

Phone: (614) 292-6274

Fax: (614) 292-1479

Email:

Grad Info (*for prospective applicants and other inquiries*)

Grad Office (*for students currently in our program*)

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