Mathematics is of ever-increasing importance to our society and everyday life. It has long been the language of science and technology, and provides a rich source of methods for analyzing and solving problems encountered in the physical world. Today, mathematics is essential in virtually all fields of human endeavor, including business, the arts, and the social sciences.

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Mathematics Degree Programs

The NU Mathematics Department offers several undergraduate degree programs, including combined majors. There are also several graduate programs in the department.


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International Conference on Topology of Arrangements and Representation Stability

Professor Alexandru Suciu organized a mathematics workshop in Germany.

Mathematics Professor named American Mathematics Society Fellow

Northeastern University Professor of Mathematics Ivan Losev uses algebra to solve the mechanics of quantum physics and field theory, the results of which can lend answers towards how atoms move…

2018 Steele Prize to honor Andrei Zelevinsky posthumously

The 2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic will be awarded to Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky (posthumously) for their paper “Cluster algebras I: Foundations,” published…


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Feb 27th, 2018
Speaker: Ehsan Elhamifar (CCIS and ECE, Northeastern University) Abstract: The increasing amount of sequential data, including video, speech and text, across different areas of science requires robust and scalable techniques…
Mar 20th, 2018
Speaker: Nicolai Panikov (Biotechnology Program, NU) Abstract: The talk deals with using non-linear ODEs to simulate complex dynamic behavior of microbial populations, such as growth in batch and continuous culture,…