On May 9th, 2016 ECON 459 (Senior Seminar: Experiential Statistics) and MATH 415 (Applied Statistics) hosted a joint symposium. At the symposium, student consulting teams presented their findings from research conducted on behalf of local nonprofit organizations. Members of the organizations attended. Pictures from the event can be found on the SMCM Flickr page.
Max Ashley is now a junior at St. Mary’s College majoring in applied physics and minoring in math. He is working in Professor Michelle Milne’s lab, helping to develop a new ultrasound technique that could revolutionize diagnostic heart imaging. If successful, the tool will allow doctors to diagnose heart abnormalities or deformities faster and cheaper Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Class of 2013 graduate Caitlin Kennedy has been selected as a finalist for a 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Thailand. Kennedy will travel to Thailand in the fall 2016, where she will work as an English teacher and a cultural ambassador. A native of Gaithersburg, Md., Kennedy majored in Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Mathematics Sandy Ganzell and Associate Professor of Mathematics Casey Douglas have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant will support a research program for undergraduate students, to be held three summers over a five-year period at St. Mary’s College. The seven-week program is a Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been awarded a $97,361 grant, jointly funded by the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program and vCalc LLC. The grant will fund student research and development of high-value, college-level math formulas and data for vCalc.com, a Wiki-based crowd-sourced calculating encyclopedia with over 7,000 calculators and users in over 100 countries. Find out more »
The unique collaboration between St. Mary’s College of Maryland Department of Physics and the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) is expanding to two additional academic departments, chemistry and mathematics, at the public honors college. Funding to support the expansion comes from The Patuxent Partnership (TPP), which will contribute to St. Mary’s College $180,000 Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Mathematics David Kung has released a new video lecture series titled “Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes.” The 24-lecture course teaches participants how to break down, examine, and solve famous riddles and paradoxes through basic logic and math principles.
Arvind Srinivasan ’17 was recently awarded the highly competitive Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship from the Department of Defense (DoD). The SMART Scholarship was established to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Throughout the course of his studies, Srinivasan will receive a full scholarship, a Find out more »
Associate Professors of Computer Science Lindsay Jamieson and Alan Jamieson have received a $5,000 Google CS Engagement Award.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Heather Moon has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for her project, “Collaborative Research: Data-Driven Applications Inspiring Upper-Division Mathematics.”