Summer 2021

Dear Friends of the Department, Welcome to our summer newsletter! Our department has many success stories and great news to share with you after this difficult year. I…
Dustin Mixon and Jim Fowler  Rapid advances in science and technology point to an exciting future for humanity, and the industries that harness these advances have an insatiable appetite for STEM…
Liz Vivas  This spring, three graduate students from the Department of Mathematics won outstanding research and teaching awards.  Benjamin Call has been awarded a Presidential Fellowship by the…
Nearly 200 mathematicians who identify as Black have earned mathematics degrees at Ohio State. These mathematicians have gone on to become prolific researchers, authors, high school teachers,…
Anita Simpson  As you read this edition of the Math Newsletter online, you may notice that the Department of Mathematics website has a new format this year. Thanks to…
The pandemic’s arrival in March 2020 caused major disruptions at Ohio State as faculty and staff rushed to transition from in-person instruction to remote learning. One minor disruption was to the…
Jingyin Huang is an assistant professor and the Alice Louise Ridenour Wood Chair in Mathematics at Ohio State. Huang is an expert in geometric group theory, which…
The Department of Mathematics welcomes its new faculty member: Stefan Patrikis.  Stefan is originally from New Haven, Connecticut. He received his bachelor’s degree…
Every year, several math majors participate in research projects in the department, working under the guidance of faculty members and often collaborating with each other. Despite the challenges of…