Monica Jackson

Announcement ·

Monica Jackson Named AU Deputy Provost and Dean of Faculty

Mathematics and Statistics Professor Monica Jackson has been named AU Interim Deputy Provost and Dean of Faculty. She has served as CAS Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and is the College’s very first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer.
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Epidemiological model of those susceptible, infected, and recovered from COVID-19

Mathematics ·

AU Math-Stat Students Dive into Pandemic Modeling

When pandemic struck this spring, Mike Limarzi spotted a once-in-a-lifetime teaching opportunity: to teach students how pandemic models work, using a simplified version of what epidemiologists are currently using to predict the spread of COVID-19.
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Mathematics ·

AU Offers New BS in Data Science to Meet Soaring Demand

To prepare American University students to become the next generation of data scientists, the College of Arts and Sciences is launching a new BS degree in Data Science this fall.
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Battelle-Tompkins Memorial Building

Achievements ·

Banner Award Season for College of Arts and Sciences Students

Congratulations to the 2020 University Student Award Winners!
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In the Community ·

Feeding India’s Poorest During COVID-19 Lockdown

When Hriyanka Nikhil Shah flew home to Mumbai for spring break and saw the suffering of the city’s poorest residents under the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, she used her data science background to help.
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Science ·

Annual Event Connects Women Across DC STEM Community

Last week, nearly thirty American University STEM students came together to learn and network at the tenth annual Women in Science Alumnae Panel.
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Mathematics ·

AU Professor Teams Up with BAE to Win DARPA Contract for New Cyber Tools

American University Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Michael Robinson has teamed up with BAE Systems’ FAST Labs research and development team to work on a new contract awarded by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
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Announcement ·

AU Receives National Science Foundation ADVANCE Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $300,000 to American University for an analysis of gender and racial equity among its STEM faculty.
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Announcement ·

Top Five Reasons Math is the New Trend for the Info Security and Cybersecurity Field

If you want to become a leader in today’s growing field of information security and cybersecurity, look no further than American University’s master’s degree in Mathematics of Information and Security.
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On Campus ·

Third Annual STEAM Faire a Huge Success

The sciences came to life at the Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building during American University’s third annual celebration of Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts, and Mathematics.
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Announcements

  • On October 17, 2020 will be the inagural District Fourier Talks, an annual meeting of local mathematicians, engineers, and applied scientists.

  • New BS degree in Data Science offered by the Department of mathematics and Statistics 

  • The Department of Mathematics and Statistics extends heartfelt congratulations to the following students

    •  Kadidja Conde, Hannah Fuchs, David Kalwicz, Shalini Ramachandra  and Anna Vlachos for being acknowledged as 2020 Mathias Conference winners! 
    • Marie Eberlein, Yon Garber, Cailtlin Moroney, and Shalini Ramachandra for being awarded the 2020 Fran Cox Jones Scholarship for Women in Mathematics! 
    • Adam Rodriguez for being awarded the 2020 Hanna Miriam Sandler and Bella Sandler Scholarship