The BYU Math Department is proud to announce that the BYU Putnam Team earned 66^{th} place in the 2014 Putnam Mathematical Competition. Four thousand three hundred twenty contestants from 577 institutions competed in the 75^{th} annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition on December 6, 2014. Peter Baratta, Grant Molnar, and Brent Mabey made up the BYU Putnam Team, which was coached by BYU math professor Dr. Tiancheng Ouyang. A total of 21 BYU students took the test. Peter Baratta ranked 130^{th} in the nation for his individual score, with Benjamin Pachev and Scott Swingle each ranking in the top 500. The top five ranked teams were MIT, Harvard, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Waterloo, and Carnegie Mellon University.

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BYU recently honored Associate Chair Dr. Todd Fisher by presenting him with the Young Scholar Award during the 2017 Annual University Conference. Only given to three faculty members per year, and within the first ten years of their appointment, this award commends Dr. Fisher for his excellent research in Dynamical Systems. According to Dr. Fisher, Dynamical Systems is primarily concerned with the mathematics that studies complicated systems and how they evolve in time. Department faculty members nominated Dr. Fisher who was then selected by the university committee to receive the award. ...Read More

Join us on October 12th at 4:30 pm in 1170 TMCB to learn from Math Interns past experiences. We'll have students that interned at the following: Goldman Sachs, NSA, Lawrence Livermore, Intermountain Healthcare, Harvard University, Amazon, Federal Reserve and the FBI. Refreshments will be served...Read More