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A sustainable future: Unravelling the data

Mathematics and statistics are two of the quickest-growing fields in the country, and it's not hard to guess why. In part three of this series, we examine some of the data-driven research that is helping usher in a new era of climate policy and action.

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Computational Mathematics grant awarded to Bokil and Gibson

Congratulations to Vrushali Bokil and Nathan Gibson, who were awarded $225K funding from NSF’s Computational Mathematics program for their project "Computational and Multi-Scale Methods for Nonlinear Electromagnetic Models in Plasmas and Nanocomposites".

Mathematics graduate student Ruby (Ali) Chick
Graduate students

Mathematics graduate student explores marine systems through an interdisciplinary lens

Mathematics graduate student Ruby Chick pursues interdisciplinary research on microplastics through the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program at Oregon State University.

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Mathematician elected Fellow of American Physical Society for advancing understanding of climate change

Mathematics Professor Juan Restrepo has been elected a 2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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Tackling misconceptions about climate science with mathematics

Mathematician employs statistical models to address uncertainties in climate science.

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Faculty and Staff

Mathematics Professor recognized as 2018 Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Congratulations Professor Juan M. Restrepo, who was recently named Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

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Mathematician explains how populations handle random disturbances

Mathematicians predict population dynamics for species after multiple disturbance events caused by global climate change.

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Data Science

Quantifying risk in a changing world

Scientists at OSU work with big data to tackle climate change on many fronts.