Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics and Statistics

Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics Faculty

2019-2020 Faculty and Staff

Back Row (Left to Right): R. Fan, B. Margolius, D. Aloi, S. Hurtado Rua, F. Martins, S. Ryan, G. LaPlaca, J. Holcomb, D. Munther, J. Amador, V. Thomas, P. Srinivasan. Middle Row: H. López Valdez,  I. Soprunov, J. Scott, L. Gold, E. Chuha, S. Shao, C. Dohanyos (retired), C. Phillips-Bey, S. Carver. Front Row: F. Galetto, S. Chincholkar, T. Romutis, T. Preisler, Y. Wu, L. Quinn, S. Gubkin. Not Pictured: G. Lupton, A. Papana, I. Rodrigues, J. Stone, P. Wachira.

***Attention Students: Due to the pandemic until August 2021, the main office of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics located in Rhodes Tower is operating remotely. If you need assistance, please email or call 216.687.4680***


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has specialized general education sequences tailored to meet the needs of students in majors across the university.  For students interested in exciting career opportunities, we offer minors in mathematics and statistics as well as a bachelor's degree in mathematics.  At the graduate level, we offer a master's of science in mathematics and a master's of science in mathematics with a specialization in applied statistics.

Acquiring skills in mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics strategically places today's graduate at the forefront of the big data revolution, financial mathematics, quantitative analysis, and scientific research.  Make an appointment today to meet with an advisor from the Department of Mathematics to discuss career options with a major and/or minor in mathematics and statistics.  

Career Information:  Statistician, Mathematician, Actuary (All in U.S. News Best 100 Jobs for 2019)

Free Student Memberships for AMS and AWM: Apply here

Students should consider the 4+1 (B.S./M.S.) Program in Mathematics and Statistics!

ANNOUNCEMENT: The statistics courses in the Mathematics Department will now have an STA prefix instead of MTH.  Please look for this when scheduling courses.

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Recent News and Highlights from the Department of Mathematics


  • CSU MathCorps recieves $27,000 Grant from Myers Foundation for Summer 2021 Program

    The conference follows the success of the virtual Macaulay2 workshop hosted by CSU in May 2020. It will feature speakers from the workshop (and more) presenting their work in computational commutative algebra and algebraic geometry. The conference is tentatively planned for late Spring / early Summer 2021. For more information, visit

  • Shawn D. Ryan promoted to Associate Professor effective July 1, 2021

  • Prof. Greg Lupton named Chair for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Congrulations to  Prof. Lupton on being named Chair effective July 1, 2021.  We also thank Prof. Ivan Soprunov for his service as Department Chair from 2017-2021.

  • Prof. Hurtado Rua (PI) award 2021-2022 FRD Grant

Improving causal inference methods in observational studies with applications to multiple sclerosis. 

  • Prof. Munther (PI) and Prof. Ryan (co-PI) award 2021-2022 FRD Grant


  • Prof. Galetto chosen as a 2021 Project NExT Fellow


  • Juan Amador, Sandra Chincholkar, and Shawn Ryan awarded 2020 Golden Apple Awards

These awards honor faculty that have positively impacted the lives of recent alumni during their time at CSU.