Department of Mathematics
Why Study Math at Baylor?
The Department of Mathematics has much to offer to both students and prospective faculty. With excellent facilities housed in the centrally located Sid Richardson building, the department has a faculty and staff dedicated to helping our students.
On November 3, 2023, friends and faculty of the Baylor Mathematics Department gathered to celebrate the 70th birthday of Dr. Fritz Gesztesy's achievements.
Dorina Mitrea, Ph.D., department chair and professor of mathematics at Baylor University, was named a 2024 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, one of only four mathematicians from Baylor to be honored with the prestigious designation.
Once again, the Möbius Mathematics Society participated in Baylor’s Homecoming Parade. All had a great time taking part in this fun Baylor tradition!
Baylor Mathematics had the pleasure of welcoming back one of its esteemed alumni, Brian Streit, for a captivating lecture on the vast career opportunities available for mathematicians.
A broad area of mathematical research, ranging from purely theoretical to highly applicable.
A vast realm of mathematics which encompasses calculus and its extension into higher mathematics.
Focuses on ordinary and partial differential equations and discrete dynamical systems.
Logic studies formal languages and the relation between these formal languages and mathematical structures.
Mathematical physics studies conceptual frameworks which presumably describe physical phenomena.
Numerical analysis is the study of computer methods for solving math problems that arise in engineering and other scientific areas.
The area of mathematics that studies this amazing symmetry is called Lie theory or representation theory.
Topology is the study of the properties of spaces that are preserved under continuous transformation.