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

## CWRU Mathematicians Awarded NSF Grant to Model COVID-19 Spread

Congratulations to D. Gurarie (PI), A. Mondal (Co-PI), and Q. Huang on awarding NSF grant to model the spread of COVID-19.

## Two MAMS Faculty Members Named 2020 Simons Fellows

Congratulations to Drs. Elisabeth Werner and Elizabeth Meckes for being named 2020 Simons Fellows. This fellowship is awarded to outstanding mathematicians and theoretical physicists and provides funding for semester-long research leaves. Click here to view the full list of awardees.

## Senior David Hall receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Congratulation to senior, David Hall, who recently received the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. David is a member of the CWRU men’s cross country team and a senior in mathematics. Each sports season, there are 21 scholarships available for men and 21 scholarships available for women. Click here to read the entire article provided by CWRU Athletics.

## ASA DataFest at CWRU Cancelled

In light of the global health concerns due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), CWRU has **cancelled** all non-essential large gatherings on campus until further notice. Unfortunately, we are unable to reschedule DataFest this year but look forward to seeing you in 2021. Thank you to all who intended to participate and that have signed up!

Please be on the lookout for updates about a possible local data mining contest focused on investigating the virus that disrupted our plans, using the publicly available data.

## Upcoming Talks and Presentations

The Department is accepting PhD and MS applications for Fall 2020! For full consideration, applications should be submitted by the following deadlines:

- PhD: December 15, 2020 (application portal will remain open until July 1, 2020)
- MS: March 1, 2020 (application portal will remain open until July 1, 2020)

For additional information, please visit the admissions page or contact us at mams-staff@case.edu.