Prof. Jennifer Balakrishnan wins 2022 AWM-Microsoft Research Prize

August 31st, 2021

The Association for Women in Mathematics is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2022 Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory will be Jennifer Balakrishnan, Clare Boothe Luce Associate Professor of Mathematics at Boston University. Blakrishnan is honored for outstanding contributions to explicit methods in number theory, particularly for her advances in computing rational points on algebraic curves over number fields. Established in... Read more »

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Boston University’s Mathematics Graduate Students

May 11th, 2021

By Isaac Schorr The landscape of education has changed drastically in the past year. Students have shown a remarkable amount of resilience in the face of uncertainty. While times have changed, the tenacity of Boston University’s graduate students has not.  As the year closed out and Finals approached for undergraduates, graduate students continue to work and research. For some, though, their journey... Read more »

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Math and Statistics Zoom Tutoring Room for Fall 2020

September 8th, 2020

The Tutoring Room has moved online for Fall 2020. Further information, including the schedule and Zoom link, can be found through the following pathway: Undergraduate Tab ---> Resources for Current Students ---> Tutoring Room Schedule, or by clicking this link. Please email with any questions or concerns.    

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics participates in ShutDownSTEM.

June 12th, 2020

Department of Mathematics and Statistics participates in ShutDownSTEM

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Prof. Yves Atchade named IMS Fellow by Institute of Mathematical Statistics

April 28th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that our colleague Yves Atchade has been named an IMS Fellow by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Congratulations Yves!

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Prof. Jennifer Balakrishnan Honored With NSF Career Award

April 14th, 2020

Professor Jennifer Balakrishnan has been honored with an NSF CAREER Award. This award is a well-deserved recognition of her many contributions to computational number theory and arithmetic geometry, including her pioneering work on bounding the number of rational points on curves using p-adic methods. Congratulations, Jen!

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Congratulations to Prof. Kostas Spiliopoulos, 2020 Simons Fellow

February 27th, 2020

Congratulations to Professor Kostas Spiliopoulos for being named a 2020 Simons Fellow! The Simons Fellowship will enable Kostas to extend his sabbatical next year. The full article can be found here.

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Boston University Mathematics goes beyond Boston. In fact, it went to Colorado.

February 24th, 2020

Two Boston University students' unique experiences with mathematics led them to Colorado. By Isaac Schorr In a library in Everett, MA, a fourteen-year-old Alex Rodriguez was completing his math homework when an older man walked up and asked “Hey, can I see your work real quick?”. Alex let the stranger look at the page he was working on. The stranger examined the page... Read more »

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The Data Science Era has emerged. Boston University is prepared for it.

January 31st, 2020

Boston University is taking large steps forward in the field of data science. Eric Kolaczyk is helping to lead the way.  By Isaac Schorr With the groundbreaking of the new nineteen-story Data Sciences Center at 665 Commonwealth Avenue on December 5th, 2019, Boston University made its largest step forward into the data science industry. The building, which will house the Mathematics and Statistics... Read more »

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Prof. Eric Kolaczyk named Director of Hariri Institute

January 15th, 2020

Eric Kolaczyk has been named Director of the Hariri Institute of Computing and Computational Science & Engineering by Provost Jean Morrison. Congratulations Eric!

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