Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics currently consists of 24 tenured or tenure-track faculty members who specialize in a wide range of research areas that help make the University at Albany an R1 research university. Many of our faculty are supported by external research grants, such as grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) or Simons Foundation. Our strongest areas of research are in algebra, analysis, combinatorics, geometry and topology, and probability and statistics. Reseachers from around the world come to speak in our various seminars and colloquia. In addition to providing our undergraduates with a solid foundation in mathematics, we are home to approximately 100-120 graduate students enrolled in one of our many graduate programs.

News & Announcements

  • Professor Lenart Awarded Fifth NSF research grant

    Professor Cristian Lenart has been awarded a National Science Foundation research grant for his project "New Applications of Combinatorics to Representation Theory and Schubert Calculus" awarded through the Division of Mathematical Sciences. This is Cristian's fifth NSF grant. Congrats to Professor Lenart!

  • Professor Feng Receives Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

    Professor Yunlong Feng has won a prestigious Oak Ridge Associated Universities' Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award. More details are available here. Congratulations to Professor Feng!

  • Eighth Maheshwari Colloquium

    On Friday, April 12, 2019, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University at Albany will host its eighth Maheshwari Colloquium, endowed in honor of Man Mohan and Asha Devi Maheshwari by Raj Maheshwari, '83. The speaker will be Ken Ono, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics at Emory University, and the title of his lecture is, "Why does Ramanujan, 'The Man Who Knew Infinity,' matter?" The colloquium will begin at 4:00 p.m. in Lecture Center 23. Refreshments will be served from 3:15 p.m. just outside the auditorium. For more information, please visit the Maheshwari Colloquium web page.