Spring 2019

  Dear Friends of the Department, Welcome to our spring newsletter! As you might know from our last newsletter, I served as interim chair during the 2018-19 academic…
The Association for Women in Mathematics Student Chapter at Ohio State (AWM) was founded in autumn 2015 by female math students at Ohio State. Since its founding, AWM…
“Toys are not really as innocent as they look. Toys and games are precursors to serious ideas.” – Charles Eames COSI Science Fest On Saturday, May 4, hundreds of people visited the hands-on…
This year, Ohio State participated in the International Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and the Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM), which took place Jan. 25-28, 2019. Teams of three…
The Young Mathematicians Conference (YMC) is a national event held at Ohio State since 2003 dedicated to undergraduate research. The YMC is structured to provide undergraduate researchers with an…
For more than two decades, the Department of Mathematics has run a first-rate honors program called the “Honors Track” for math majors who want a broad, deep education in core mathematics. For this…
Érika Roldán Roa is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics. She is part of the Topology, Geometry and Data Analysis (TGDA) research group. She…
Actuarial science alumnus Martin Molloy has been a consulting actuary with Aon for more than 20 years. Aon is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance…
“I really enjoyed being among these great minds — they inspired me to challenge myself further.’’ In late March 2019, Ohio State Actuarial Science student Edison Gu…
The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce its graduating class of 2019. The College of Arts and Sciences conferred the degrees for 258 actuarial science and mathematics majors at the May 5…
Professor Jean-François Lafont has been appointed chair of the Department of Mathematics, effective June 1, 2019. Professor Lafont has been serving as interim chair…