### 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.

## Congratulations to MAMS Undergraduate students for awards in annual Leo Schneider Student Mathematics Competition

The seventeenth annual Leo Schneider Student Mathematics Competition was held on Saturday, March 27. Two teams of students from CWRU took second and third place in the competition. The second place team was Maggie Aguon (Junior) and Sam Reeder and Levent Batakci (Sophomores). The third place team was Raunak Bhimsaria, Zachary LeClaire, and Dhananjay...

## Trimester Program to be Dedication to the Memory of Elizabeth Meckes

The trimester program “The Interplay betweenHigh-Dimensional Geometry and Probability,” co-organized by Professor Elisabeth Werner, will take place at the Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics in Bonn, Germany from January 5 until April 23, 2021. The trimester will be dedicated to the memory of Professor Elizabeth Meckes.

## Remembering Professor of Mathematics Elizabeth Meckes

Case Western Reserve is mourning the passing of Elizabeth Meckes, a professor of mathematics renowned worldwide for her brilliance—and beloved on campus for her compassion.

## Mathematicians Forecast COVID-19 Spread

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A new mathematical model developed by professors at Case Western University and the University of Akron is helping to predict fluctuations in the number of COVID-19 cases.

## Upcoming Talks and Presentations

The Department is accepting PhD and MS applications for Fall 2021! For full consideration, applications should be submitted by the following deadlines:

- PhD: June 30, 2021 (applications received by January 15, 2021 are guaranteed full consideration; applications received between January 15 and the application deadline will be considered depending on availability of space and funding)
- MS: March 1, 2021

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