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 Mathematics Professor Erkki Somersalo receives a Distinguished Research Award

During the opening event of Innovation Week, four faculty members were honored with Distinguished Research Awards. Among them was professor Erkki Somersalo, who has earned an international reputation as one of the pioneers of Bayesian inverse problems, and whose research breadth ranges from theoretical partial differential equations to statistical computations, usually...

Bacteria

Case Western Reserve University mathematician, researchers at Canada’s York University look at bacteria that may harm themselves just to get rid of freeloaders

Bugged by freeloaders? You are not alone, and leeching off others is not just a human problem. In fact, it is not uncommon in the animal kingdom, where even some cheater species of bacteria exhibit such selfish behavior. An even more fascinating fact was discovered by a research team led...

CWRU Mathematics Professor Erkki Somersalo has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Eastern Finland.

CWRU Mathematics Professor Erkki Somersalo has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Eastern Finland, which was conferred on June 10, 2022: https://www.uef.fi/en/honorary-doctors-at-the-university-of-eastern-finland-2022 Prof. Somersalo's research focuses on computational inverse problems and Bayesian statistical methods, in particular those related to brain functions. The award committee cited Professor Somersalo’s long-standing support for the...

Dr. Elisabeth Werner is a guest professor at RUB, Germany, summer 2022.

Elisabeth Werner investigates the concept of the floating body in any dimensional space. In an interview, she explains the background and what brings her to the RUB. In the summer semester 2022, the mathematician Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Werner as Caroline Herschel guest professor at the RUB. Already at the beginning of her career, the professor...

Upcoming and Recent Talks

Erkki Somersalo will give a plenary talk at IPMS: https://www.ipms-conference.org/ipms2022/index.php

Elisabeth Werner will give a public talk  at the 2022 Canadian Mathematical Society summer meeting https://www2.cms.math.ca/Events/summer22/abs/pl2

The Department is accepting PhD and MS applications for Fall 2022! For full consideration, applications should be submitted by the following deadlines:

  • PhD: June 30, 2022 (applications received by January 15, 2022 are guaranteed full consideration; applications received between January 15 and the deadline will be considered depending on availability of space and funding)
  • MS: June 30, 2022 (priority deadline is March 1, 2022, applications received between March 1 and the deadline will be considered depending on availability of space)
  • BS/MS: March 1, 2022

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

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