Mathematics

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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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…

Annual luncheon honors life and legacy of Northeastern Math Professor Andrei Zelevinsky

The College of Science welcomed this year's group of Zelevinsky Research Instructors at a luncheon this October, joined by the Zelevinsky family.

Northeastern math professor’s new study models cooperative behavior of animals

Watch the video to learn about the recent study published by Professor Gabor Lippner, who has worked to create a mathematical model to study cooperative behavior among groups of animals.…