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Mar 16, 2023

Schneider, Mason, and Phillips win top 3

The William Lowell Putnam Competition is a  preeminent mathematics competition for undergraduate college students in the United States and Canada. The 2022 NCSU team came in strong, ranking 64 out of 456 competing… 

Feb 21, 2023

UG Student Research Opportunity

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is pleased to announce we are accepting applications for the SIAM-Simons Undergraduate Summer Research Program, which will provide research, networking, and mentorship opportunities to… 

Feb 21, 2023

Ralph Smith elected as ASME Fellow

Ralph Smith has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), honoring his extensive mathematical contributions to materials technologies. ASME, the 85,000+ member strong global engineering society, bestows… 

Feb 21, 2023

Khai Nguyễn selected as a 2022-2023 University Faculty Scholar

Khai Nguyen has been selected as a 2022-23 University Faculty Scholar (UFS) at NC State. The University Faculty Scholars program, established in 2012, recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders and scholars among… 

Jan 17, 2023

Researchers Fix ‘Fundamental Flaw,’ Improving Pandemic Prediction Model

Farazmand’s new paper on #COVID19 identifies and fixes a fundamental flaw in stochastic compartmental models, improving pandemic predictions.  Read the NC State press release: 

The statues in Wolf Plaza

Dec 11, 2022

Passionate About the Power of Higher Education

Shevani Mehta ’22 is majoring in economics, international studies, and Spanish and plans to attend law school, while Megan Pryor ’22 is studying mathematics and math education to become a teacher. Despite their distinct academic and professional goals, they were both drawn to the Marian Drane Graham Scholars program. 

The NC State Belltower lit red against a night sky

Sep 13, 2022

College Honors 2020 Alumni and Student Awardees

The College of Sciences recognized three alumni and one student for their outstanding achievements at its annual awards ceremony. 

Sep 13, 2022

Bidirectional Contact Tracing Could Have a Dramatic Impact on COVID-19 Infection Numbers

Contact tracing is an important component of mitigating the spread of infections like COVID-19. Alun Lloyd, Drexel Professor of Mathematics at NC State, works with computational models to help us understand how diseases spread. Lloyd recently co-authored a study that found bidirectional contact tracing is twice as effective as forward tracing, the contact tracing method currently… 

Sep 13, 2022

Sciences Faculty, Staff, Students Receive 2020-21 University Honors

Nine members of the College of Sciences community were recently recognized with 2020-21 NC State teaching, diversity, extension and excellence awards. 

May 19, 2022

William Anderson has been awarded the 2022 SIAM Student Paper Prize

Congratulations to Mathematics PhD student, William Anderson, who has been awarded the 2022 SIAM Student Paper Prize. This prize is awarded annually to only 3 students worldwide.  William works with…