# College of Science News

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Biochemistry, Biology, Mathematics

### Two COS Students Earn 2019 Goldwater Scholarship for STEM Research

Two COS students have received the 2019 Goldwater Scholarship. With this award, they will continue STEM research in microbiology.

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Mathematics

### They Came for the Calculus. They Stayed for the Competition.

Northeastern hosted more than 100 high school students on its Boston campus Tuesday for Calculus Field Day, where the students competed in teams to solve challenging calculus problems and advance their knowledge of and passion for mathematics.

Mathematics

### Want Machines to Analyze Images Faster? Stay Out of Their Way.

Paul Hand, an assistant professor of mathematics and computer science, has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to figure out how neural networks can be used to construct images, while searching for the mathematical theories behind those networks.

Mathematics

### Alumni Profile: Catherine Beley, MS in Applied Math

Catherine Beley earned her Masters in Applied Math from Northeastern University and now works for Hulu as the manager of the Data Insights team.

Mathematics

### Valerio Toledano Named Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Professor Valerio Laredo Toledano has been named Fellow of the American Mathematical Society class of 2019.

Biotechnology, Mathematics

### Math PhD Candidate Invited to Prestigious Event in Germany

Graduate student in Mathematics Monika Pichler was selected to participate at the 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum this September, a conference that connects laureates in mathematics and computer science with students.

Mathematics

### Mathematics professor receives NSF grant to build tools for network analysis

In a world full of networks, understanding them is surprisingly hard. This professor is working on building tools to help.

Mathematics

### Calculus field day at Northeastern excites high school students about math

Earlier this month, the Bridge to Calculus Program in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics, held their annual outreach event for high school students, Calculus Field Day.

Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Linguistics, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology

### COS students honored for their achievements

Each year dozens of College of Science students are recognized for their achievements in the classroom, on co-op and in the community. 2018 is no different.

College of Science, Mathematics

### Faculty to train, recruit young scientists in emerging math fields

A team of faculty in the Department of Mathematics have been working on an initiative, supported by a National Science Foundation grant, to engage young scientists from middle and high school students, to undergraduate and graduate students, to postdocs through research, scholarship, and mentoring opportunities.