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Department of Mathematics and Statistics

We can help you build a career in fields including computational mathematics, statistics, and secondary teaching.

Marcos Diaz Gutierrez

The classes were small and I was able to build relationships with [professors]. They were very supportive and I don’t feel I would have found this anywhere else.

Marcos Diaz Gutierrez, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, ’22

Julia Yanes Barrera

All my professors know me and I know them. Anytime I needed help, they were super helpful. They adapted to each of us.

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Student Resources

From scholarships to research opportunities, see how we can help you succeed.

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Who We Are

Faculty and Research

Our diverse faculty offer you a wide variety of experience and research.

Paying for College

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Explore PNW scholarships – including specialty ones for our students.

Stars Teach Here

Exploring the Depths of Mathematics

Nicoleta Tarfulea is a professor of mathematics in the PNW Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Professor Tarfulea’s research focuses on mathematical biology, partial differential equations and computational mathematics.

Path To A Cure

Giving Back Through Science

Professor Isaac-Lam’s research interest is medicinal chemistry that covers synthesis of therapeutics, brain imaging and mouse models for neurodegenerative diseases.

Story of Earth

Counting Back Billions of Years

Professor Hystad’s research focuses on solving statistical problems in the new and emerging fields of mineral evolution and mineral ecology. This research effort is an ongoing collaboration with mineralogists, geoscientists, and data scientists from several academic institutions, to characterize Earth in terms of the evolution of minerals.

 

News & Announcements

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PNW students celebrate International Math Day

The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Mathematics and Statistics Club student organization recently helped share the joy of math with the campus community by hosting an International Math Day celebration.

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Purdue University Northwest students earn 2023 fall semester Dean’s List honors

The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) 2023 fall semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,691 undergraduate students for their academic achievements.

PNW Student Awarded TEAM-UP Together Scholarship

PNW physics major Deonte Mackie was awarded the prestigious TEAM-UP Together Scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Upcoming Math and Stats Events

Apr 18

Days of Discovery 2024

Join us as we celebrate research, scholarship, and creative activities of students and faculty during the 2024 PNW Days of Discovery.

Apr 24

Purdue Northwest Day of Giving 2024

On April 24, 2024, we’re asking the entire community to come together as we Roar Ahead for Purdue Northwest Day of Giving 2024.

Apr 27

Spring 2024 Classes End

Spring 2024 Classes end Saturday, April 27. Final exams are next week!

Apr 29

Spring 2024 Final Exams

Spring 2024 final exams run April 29 through May 4. Good luck on your finals!