Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics

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The Mathematics Department at MIT is a world leader in pure and applied mathematical research and education. In pure mathematics we explore exciting current research directions in most of the major fields. In applied mathematics, we look for important connections with other disciplines that may inspire interesting and useful mathematics, and where innovative mathematical reasoning may lead to new insights and applications. Our applied math group focuses on biology, combinatorics, computer science, scientific computing, numerical analysis, and areas of physical applied mathematics.

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Department/Lab/Center (DLC)

Upcoming Events

Geometry and Topology Seminar

Aliakbar Daemi (Stony Brook) Title: Surgery, Polygons and Unitary Representations Abstract: Given a framed knot in a 3-manifold, one can use Dehn surgery...

Monday, November 27, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Probability Seminar

Kay Kirkpatrick (Illinois) "Two Quantum Central Limit Theorems" We will discuss a quantum central limit theorem in the context of Bose-Einstein...

Monday, November 27, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Topology Seminar

Kathryn Mann (Brown University) "New progress on spaces of foliated bundles and nonlinear character varieties" A flat M-bundle is a topological (or smooth)...

Monday, November 27, 2017 at 4:30pm
Combinatorics Seminar

SPEAKER: Joshua Greene (Boston College) TITLE: Coloring curves on surfaces ABSTRACT: The curve complex of a surface is a central object in hyperbolic...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Brandeis Harvard MIT Northeastern Mathematics Colloquium

Maria Chudnovsky (Princeton) Title: “Induced subgraphs and coloring” Abstract: What causes a graph to have high chromatic number? One reason is that the...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm

Recent Events

Combinatorics Seminar

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Seminar on Applied Algebra and Geometry

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

MIT Number Theory Seminar

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

PDE/Analysis Seminar

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

QIP Special Seminar

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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