# News

### He Knows the Key to Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe

Mathematics
As mathematics professor Valerio Toledano Laredo will tell you, symmetry is more complicated than you might think. But the theory that underlies it might make the world a little more simple to understand.

### Northeastern Mathematics Hosts Quantum Structures Conference

Mathematics
The Northeastern Mathematics Department will be hosting a conference on Quantum Structures in Algebra and Geometry from August 26-30

### Looking Back on Bridge to Calculus 2019

Mathematics
For the past 25 years, Northeastern University has been partnering with Boston Public High Schools to give rising junior and senior students the skills they need to succeed in their fall calculus classes through the Bridge to Calculus program. As the 2019 session, which started June 24th, draws to a close this Thursday, August 1st, […]

### Mathematics Professor Toledano Laredo Awarded Three-Year NSF Grant

Mathematics
Professor Toledano Laredo was awarded a three-year National Science Foundation grant for his research in Representation Theory (the mathematical study of symmetry) and Mathematical Physics. The project, titled “Exponential periods, bispectrality, and affine quantum groups” will allow Professor Toledano to further his study of the relation between quantum groups, which are deformations of the basic […]

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

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

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

Mathematics
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.

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

Mathematics
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.

### Northeastern Mathematics Alumni Conference

Mathematics
On February 15, 2019 the Department of Mathematics was the host of an all-day event that brought together members of its graduate community.

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

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

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

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