Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics


  • M. Vali Siadat's Article Published In Journal

    M. Vali Siadat's article "Omar Khayyam: Geometric Algebra and Cubic Equations" was published in the Math Horizons Journal on September 3, 2020 (co-author: Alana Tholen). M. Vali Siadat is a distinguished professor of mathematics at Loyola University Chicago and City Colleges of Chicago (Richard J. Daley College).Click to learn more.
  • Graduate Research Symposium Awards

    The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) hosted their annual (Virtual) Graduate Research Symposium on Saturday, June 6. We are honored to report that our Department's Applied Statistics MS student, Tim Mitchell, was awarded this year's "Outstanding Paper - Presentation in the Science" Award. Click to learn more.
  • Pi Day Event

    The LUC Math & Stats Club will be hosting the Pi-Day Event on Thursday, March 12, 2020 in IES 110 from 3:55-5:15 p.m. Dr. Tingley will be presenting a talk about the irrationality of pi: "Eating pie may be rational, but the number pi is not." Click to learn more.
  • Rataj Lecture on Hot Hands in Basketball

    Our next Rataj Lecture is scheduled for Monday, February 24 (at 4:30pm). Dr. Lisa Goldberg will talk about hot hands in basketball: what data science can (and can’t) tell us about basketball trends. Dr. Lisa Goldberg is a mathematical finance scholar and statistician whose current positions include Adjunct Professor of Economics and Statistics at UC Berkeley, Co-Director of Berkeley's Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk and Director of Research for Aperio Group. Click to learn more.
  • Math Club Event: Calculator Convention

    The Math & Stats Club will be hosting a calculator workshop on Thursday, February 6 from 5-6 pm at IES 111. Have some pizza and learn how to use your TI-84 scientific calculator to a fuller extent! Click to learn more.
  • 55th Meeting of the Society for Natural Philosophy

    The 55th meeting of the Society for Natural Philosophy (Microstructure, defects, and growth in mechanics) will be held September 13-15, 2019, Friday through Sunday, at Loyola University Chicago. All talks will be in Room 123/124 of the Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES). Click to learn more.
  • The Mystery of 42 is solved

    (Numberphile) Since 1954, scientists have been using computers to search for three numbers that could be cubed and summed to equal 42. Every other possible number below 100 already had a known solution, but the solution for 42 wasn't found until recently. Click to learn more.
  • New Program: BS in Data Science (Effective Fall 2019)

    This interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Data Science will provide practical skills in data collection and manipulation through significant programming experience and reliable inference through applied statistics, and a focus on applying these skills to practical, domain-specific problems (56ch). Click to learn more about this program.