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2020 Spring Math Department Graduation Ceremony.
In 2020 Spring Mathematics department graduated 5 Masters students, 10 Bachelor of Science students, 1 Bachelor of Arts students, 17 Math Minor students, and 6 Statistics Minor students.
Colloquium -An Introduction to the Field of Actuarial Science
Mr. Wayne Fisher and Associates Alex Robles, Joe Logan, and Aaron Brunson
Friday, November 6, 2020. Time: 10:30-11:30 am. Participate virtually via Zoom or in person at LH1204
Chris Hatcher New Vision Award 2020.
Terence Leary, Larry Southard, & Michael Aamodt received the Chris Hatcher New Vision Award for “An Empirical Assessment among "Dark Side" Characteristics and Serial Killers”. FGCU supports the largest non-governmental serial murderer database in the world. More Information
Joint Mathematics Meeting 2020. Denver Colorado.
Some of our students attended 2020 meeting and made research presentations. Student attendees are Viktoriya Bardenova, Collin Garofalo, Breanna O’Shea, Tom Shlomi, Sydney Edwards, Alyson Baumgardner, Caden Ryals Luneburg, Cody Hennessey, Blake Gilliland, Jean Vega, and Natasha Campanaro.
2019 Spring Graduates.
In 2019 Mathematics department graduated 4 Masters students, 19 Bachelor of Science students, 2 Bachelor of Arts students, 10 Math Minor students, and 7 Statistics Minor students.
2019 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.
This year Putnam exam was held on Saturday, December 7 and following six of students participated in the event. Maxfield Seixas, Viktoriya Bardenova, Gabriel Becerril, Lars Nilsen, Alyson Baumgardner and Andrew Mckay
2018-2019 Junior Instructor Teaching Excellence Award
For the 2018-2019 academic year, Maggie Swanson was named as the Junior Instructor Teaching Excellence Award winner. This award goes to a distinguished faculty member who exhibits excellence in the area of teaching and is verified by multiple classroom observations and a portfolio of activities.
Joint Mathematics Meeting 2020. Student Presentations.
Viktoriya Bardenova and Tom Shlomi made presentations about their research work at the 2020 Joint Mathematics Meetings at Denver Colorado.
2020 Florida Undergraduate Research Conference
Tom Shlomi (an ACE student) presenting his results from his paper "Bounds on (t,r) Broadcast Domination of n-Dimensional Grids" at the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference. His paper was recently accepted for publication in the Journal on Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science. Tom is now a freshmen mathematics major at Harvard University.
Student-faculty research to appear in widely read journal
The paper "Polynomially Isometric Matrices in Low Dimensions" by faculty members C. Brooks and A. Condori, and student N. Seguin (B.S. Math 2018) has been accepted for publication in The American Mathematical Monthly, the most widely read mathematics journal in the world. This research was funded in part by a Seidler Scholarly Collaboration Fellowship.
41st Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest
The Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest (VTRMC) is math competition sponsored each fall by the Mathematics Department at Virginia Tech. FGCU participants Mireya Cruz-Cruz, Viktoriya Bardenova, Tom Shlomi, and Lars J. Nilsen attended the 41st VTRMC.
Erdős Memorial Lecture Series 2019. Memphis TN.
In September 2019, Dr. Katie Johnson, Timothy Nail (senior math major), and Tom Shlomi (ACE student) attended the Paul Erdős Lecture Series held at the University of Memphis. Paul Erdős was the most prolific mathematician of all time and collaborated frequently with faculty at UM over a span of 23 years. Tom Shlomi also presented a poster about research he had completed in Summer 2019 as part of a mini-REU experience at FGCU, co-advised by Dr. Johnson and Dr. Erik Insko.
Math Department Tutoring Center
The Math Department Tutoring Center is a place for all FGCU students to get assistance studying for their math classes. Center will provide the tools necessary to meet and exceed the demands of your lower level math courses. Its primary function is to provide students with the opportunity to receive one-on-one help from tutors ready and able to answer questions.
Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees
Minors & Certificates
Minor in Mathematics
Minor in Mathematics provides the student with significant mathematical skills and a perspective on the discipline.
Minor in Statistics
Minor in Statistics provides a foundation for the concepts, methods and statistical packages used in data science and statistics in practice.
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