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Mathematics & Statistics

Mathematics is a fundamental discipline, bringing order to the world around us.


The areas of research in the Mathematics & Statistics department encompass a wide breath of topics in modern mathematics and statistics, both in the theoretical world and the applied. Research fields include algebra, analysis, data science, probability, statistics, and topology, with many researchers placing an emphasis on applications, such as machine learning and topological data analysis. 

The research done in the department is internationally recognized, and researchers from around the world come to speak in our weekly seminars and colloquia. Many of our faculty members are supported by prestigious external research grants, for example from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Simons Foundation.

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Department of Mathematics & Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences
Catskill 399

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
United States