Rensselaer has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the Healthy birth, growth and development (HBGD) initiative. more
The Datathon was an early indicator of the potential of an NSF-sponsored initiative to teach basic data analytics to most math majors. more
Rongjie Lai has been appointed assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences within the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. more
A team of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute undergraduate mathematics students has placed third out of more than 430 teams in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, widely regarded as the most prestigious pure mathematics competition in North America. more
A team of researchers, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Yuri Lvov, has found an elegant explanation for the long-standing Fermi-Pasta-Ulam (FPU) problem, first proposed in 1953, and now considered the foundation of experimental mathematics. more



The Department of Mathematical Sciences is proud to announce that Rongjie Lai, assistant professor of mathematical sciences, has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF).  He will use the five-year, $400,000 award to study "Geometry and Learning for Manifold-Structured Data in 3D and Beyond."
Undergraduate students in mathematics received top honors in 2019 MCM/ICM competition.
Several undergraduate and graduate math students received awards for academic achievement at the 2019 Commencement Luncheon.

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