The Department of Mathematical Science at Florida Tech offers students education and training in the areas of applied mathematics, mathematical biology and operations research. Our department is one of the few mathematics departments in the nation with a major in mathematical biology. Currently, it has 12 full-time faculty, 48 undergraduate students (including dual majors) and 60 graduate students.

The math faculty provides unique research opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of:

  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
  • Reaction-Diffusion Equations
  • Nonlinear Analysis
  • Potential Theory
  • Inverse Problems and Optimal Control
  • Scientific Computing
  • Image Processing
  • Data Mining
  • Queuing Theory
  • Optimization
  • Dynamical Systems and Chaos Theory

Ten Books that Shaped the World

Several speakers, including three faculty members from the Department of Mathematical Sciences, will be presenting their choice for the most influential book on science, language, or human progress. Takes place in the Evans library on October 23, 2015 from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Research Experience for Undergraduates, PDEs and Dynamical Systems

Each summer from 2014 to 2016, selected undergraduate students will participate in an 8 week summer REU Site, which is designed to involve undergraduate students in innovative research in nonlinear PDEs, optimal control and inverse problems, and dynamical systems and chaos theory, while utilizing modern tools of mathematical and numerical analysis.
One group from REU in Summer 2015 has been invited to the prestigious 5th Research Experience for Undergraduates Symposium at NSF organized by the Council on Undergraduate Research on October 25-26, 2015. For more information, click here.

More information       Press Release       Mathematical Blog       Final Symposium Schedule        FIT News Article

Employment Opportunities for Graduate Students

Department of Mathematical Sciences has several openings for Graduate Student Assistantships for graduate students enrolled in MS or PhD in Applied Mathematics or Operations Research programs.

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Mathematician Named Best Job of 2014

MAA: Mathematician Named Best Job for 2014 by CareerCast

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Departmental Colloquium Series

Department of Mathematical Sciences is continuing its Colloquium Series, as well as its graduate seminar. Both are open to outside participants; please see the links below.

Information on Colloquium Series       Information on Graduate Seminar