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Welcome to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics


Micheal O'Sullivan at working at the whiteboard in front of a groups of graduate students

Department Chair Michael O'Sullivan teaches a graduate topics course.

Job Openings
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Computational / Applied Algebra / Combinatorics. Full ad here.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Statistics / Biostatistics. Full ad here.
Lecturers in Mathematics, Statistics, and Math Education. Apply here.

We offer bachelor degrees in mathematics and statistics including applied mathematics (with a variety of emphases), data science, actuarial science, and teaching. We offer master's degrees in mathematics (with orientations to pure, applied, or teaching service), and master of science degrees in statistics and biostatistics. Department faculty are also active in joint doctoral programs in mathematics and science education, and computational sciences. A new certificate program in data science through SDSU's World Campus will be begin in Fall 2020.

Virtual Office with GMCS Showing on Screen

Our Virtual Office is open M-F 9am-1pm PDT - SDSU.zoom.us/j/97121573332

Department faculty are active in a variety of research areas, pure and applied. We enjoy incorporating students into our research and we include independent learning into our courses. The department prepares students for a wide range of career paths including actuarial and data science, engineering, climate analysis, biotechnology, business and education. The careful analysis required to study mathematics and statistics and the computational experience that we include in our courses are highly valued by employers. Our students go on to rewarding careers of tremendous variety. Students can work as tutors in the Mathematics and Statistics Learning Center, as instructional aides in our precalculus course and as homework graders for a variety of courses. Graduate students may be employed as teaching assistants in calculus, introductory statistics, and some additional courses.

Several of SDSU's most prominent interdisciplinary programs were founded by members of the department, and our faculty continue to play leading roles in them.

Mendi Lopez with her poster

Department Hosts Minority Fellows Sponsored by NOAA Educational Partnership Program

SDSU student Mendi Lopez wins a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Minority Summer Fellowship.
02 January 2020
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Professor Reinholz works on the EQUIP app with two doctoral students

New App Promotes Equity in the Classroom

Created by SDSU and Michigan State University, the app also helps teachers be more intentional when eliciting student participation.
17 January 2019
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Jerome Gilles Receives 3 Year Grant From Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)

The grant supports a project on Image processing algorithms for imaging through atmospheric turbulence.
3 August 2018
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