Mathematics

CMNS awardees include eight current undergraduates, three recent alumni, and six current graduate students (one of whom is also a recent graduate).

Over the last decade, UMD’s nominations yielded 33 scholarships—the most in the nation.

Jacob Bedrossian, Christopher Jarzynski and Leonid Koralov earned yearlong sabbaticals to focus on research.

Two applied mathematics graduates met at UMD in 1976 and have been married for 41 years.

Senior Tanay Wakhare, a mathematics and computer science double degree student, was awarded the scholarship.

From current students to worldrenowned alumni, mathematicians from five continents filled the house for a threeday 80th birthday celebration and conference.

UMD mathematicians provide a mathematical explanation for a previously uncertain law of physics, revealing when the law applies and when it doesn’t.

Chester (B.A. ’05, M.A. ’11) returns to her alma mater to direct new effort that provides graduate STEM programs for working professionals.

Jabin has served as interim director for the past three years.

The awards will enable four students to study or conduct research in Scotland, at Columbia University and at the University of Maryland.

Over the last decade, UMD’s nominations yielded 33 scholarships—the most in the nation.

Ten stories—one from each of our departments—highlight some of the most exciting scientific discoveries made by faculty members in the college during the last halfcentury.