About

Overview

We are one USF. The vibrant community of scholars and educators who comprise the Department of Mathematics and Statistics spans all three campuses. We serve the diverse needs of the student body with quality general education classes, degree programs at all levels, recognized research, and community outreach.


About

  • Mission Statement

  • Newsletter — The Mathematics & Statistics Department has published a quarterly newsletter, The Quaternion, since 1984. The Quaternion documents department news, such as student success, faculty hiring and promotion, editorials from members of our community, and more.

Contact

  • Quick Contacts — This page details contact information for the Mathematics & Statistics Department, including the front desk, administrative staff, and the department leadership. The Quick Contacts page also provides contact information for faculty advisors and affiliated centers and institutes.
  • People Page — The Mathematics & Statistics Department consists of 64 faculty members distributed over three campuses, the main Tampa campus as well as that of Sarasota-Manatee and St. Petersburg. The department also houses 45 graduate students. The People page provides contact information for each of these members of our department, including email addresses, websites, phone numbers, and office addresses.

Degrees and Teaching

  • Undergraduate degree programs — The Mathematics & Statistics Department offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics with concentrations in Pure Mathematics, General Mathematics, and Applied Mathematics,  a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics, with additional concentrations in Data Analytics & Business Intelligence and in Computational & Applied Mathematics, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Statistics. The department also provides service courses to students majoring in Natural Sciences, Business, or Engineering as well as distribution requirement courses to all students.
  • Graduate degree programs — The Mathematics & Statistics Department's graduate programs offer courses of study leading to a Master of Arts in Mathematics or a Master of Arts in Statistics. The department also offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics with a concentration in either Pure and Applied Mathematics or Statistics. Courses are also available for certification and career development. 

Research Activities

  • Research groups  — Research interests of the faculty include (but are not limited to) Algebra, Analysis, Differential Equations, Discrete Mathematics, Statistics, and Topology.
  • Colloquia — We regularly host leading and preeminent scholars and mathematicians to address the department in colloquia. These colloquia are open to the public, and the time and locations of the presentations are detailed on the Colloquia page.
  • Seminars — Frequent seminars allow our own faculty and graduate students present ground breaking work and updates to our department’s research. Each seminar welcomes public attendance, where we can share our innovations with the community at large. 

  • Centers — As part of its outreach efforts, the department hosts four centers: the Center for Cryptographic Research,  the STEM Education Center, the Center for Complex Data Systems, and the Center for Industrial and Interdisciplinary Mathematics.