The Greater Miami Valley Math Circle meets twice a month at the Mathematical and Microbiological Sciences Building at Wright State University. For details and to register visit http://iis.stat.wright.edu/GMVMC.High/default.html.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics welcomes students from all backgrounds and ages, whether they are high school graduates or working adults returning to complete a degree. Click on the questions below or here to find additional resources.

- I think I want to study math or statistics. Can I arrange a visit to talk to someone?
- How do I become a math or statistics major?
- Will my math class from another school transfer?
- Math Placement? What's that?
- I'm not a math major, what math & statistics courses do I take?
- What is WrightMath?
- I'm not that good at math, will I be able to get help?

The Department of Mathematics provides a variety of resources for students, whether they are pursuing a degree in math or statistics or some other discipline. Click on the links below or here for more resources.

The Department also welcomes visiting scholars, researchers, seminar and colloquium speakers, and other interested individuals.

Greater Miami Valley Math Circle

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A Change of Chairs

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Please provide a warm welcome to Dr. Ayşe Şahin, the new chair of the department of Mathematics and Statistics. Dr. Şahin came to the department from DePaul University and took up her duries on July 1, 2015.

Former department chair, Dr. Weifu Fang, will remain a member of the department faculty after 7 years in the chair position. Dr. Fang will be taking a sabbatical during the 2015-2016 academic year before returning to teaching. We would like to express our gratitude for all his hard work and service.

A History of the Department

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Click here to view a narrative history of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics from the 1960s through today.

Summer Semester Make-Up Exams

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will not have scheduled make-up exam times during the summer semester. Any student needing to take a make-up exam must make arrangements with his or her instructor.

Wright State statistics graduate Whit Alley '15 scores a job with Nielsen Ratings after answering question from interviewers that tripped up other candidates.

Kathrin Engisch, associate professor of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology and associate dean for undergraduate education and outreach, has been named interim dean of the College of Science and Mathematics.

Welcome to Wright State University's Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Our department provides courses in service of virtually every academic program university wide. We offer undergraduate and masters degrees in mathematics and in statistics. Our experienced and enthusiastic faculty engage in original research in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education. Students frequently pursue directed research alongside faculty.

The links at the top and right on this page will take you to information about our faculty, undergraduate and graduate programs, courses offered, department news and events, and other useful information for students. We encourage prospective students to contact listed advisors for further information about programs of interest.

Mathematics and statistics find important uses in virtually all facets of scientific and commercial activity. They are particularly well-suited as languages for the quantitative analysis of complex problems, whether these problems arise in engineering, biological, economic, or a myriad other contexts. The study of mathematics and statistics is a rewarding endeavor, both personally and professionally. We invite you to explore the world of mathematics and statistics with us.

Dr. Ayse Sahin

Department Chair