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The Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Case Western Reserve University is an active center for mathematical research. Faculty members conduct research in algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, convexity, dynamical systems, geometry, imaging, inverse problems, life sciences applications, mathematical biology, modeling, numerical analysis, probability, scientific computing, stochastic systems and other areas.

The department offers a variety of programs leading to both undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional and applied mathematics, and statistics. Undergraduate degrees are Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in mathematics, Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics, and Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in statistics. Graduate degrees are Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. The Integrated BS/MS program allows a student to earn a Bachelor of Science in either mathematics or applied mathematics and a master’s degree from the mathematics department or another department in five years. The department, in cooperation with the college’s teacher licensure program and John Carroll University, offers a program for individuals interested in pre-college teaching. Together with the Department of Physics, it offers a specialized joint Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics.


PhD Thesis Defense-Abdulaziz Alsenfi (June 28, 2016)

Date posted: June 15th, 2016

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 (11:30 a.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Segregation Dynamics Motivated by Territorial Markings: The Transition from a Particle to a Continuum Model
Student: Abdulaziz Alsenafi
Advisor: Alethea Barbaro (Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Committee Members: Erkki Somersalo, Wojbor Woyczynski, and Wanda Strychalski
Abstract: We present an agent-based model to simulate gang territorial development motivated by graffiti marking on a two-dimensional discrete lattice. …Read more.

PhD Thesis Defense-Nara Yoon (April 28, 2016)

Date posted: April 21st, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016 (12:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Stratified Worm Burden Approach to Modeling Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control
Student: Nara Yoon
Advisor: David Gurarie (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Committee Members: Peter Thomas, Alethea Barbaro, Charles H. …Read more.

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