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Mathematical Sciences
Patterson Hall, Room 132E
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069
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8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Welcome to the Department of Mathematical Sciences

As our world becomes increasingly connected by the internet, math is more important than ever. It provides the basis of every technology we have and helps us plan the technology of the future. 

At USD, our internationally recognized faculty represent a wide variety of research and teaching interests, including both pure and applied mathematics. As a mathematical sciences student, you'll benefit from small class sizes and hands-on research projects. You'll also have the opportunity to intern across the country or across the world, preparing you for a career in accounting, business, teaching and many more.

Join our community of researchers, future planners and problem solvers in the USD Department of Mathematical Sciences.


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Meet the Department

Get to know the faculty and staff in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Our faculty are experts in their field, contributing research and scholarship in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and more.
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Dan Van Peursem

Chair, Mathematical Sciences
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Clark Bennett

Instructor
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Jose Flores

Professor
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Catalin Georgescu

Associate Professor
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Kyle Greywall

Instructor
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Nate Harding

Math Emporium Director
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Ashley Jairam

Instructor
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Nan Jiang

Professor
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Angela Keith

Instructor
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Shannon Kortan

Instructor
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Ramiro LafuenteRodriguez

Assistant Professor
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Yuhlong Lio

Professor
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Kelly Mason

Instructor
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Kristen Maxon

Instructor
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Gabriel Picioroaga

Associate Professor
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Sally Schmidt

Instructor
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Nicholas Wulf

Instructor

Known For Excellence

At USD, you'll find a high quality educational experience strengthened by our faculty's research and creative scholarship. See what makes our department exceptional.

Student Opportunities

Explore the variety of opportunities and resources available to mathematical sciences students.

Departments & Facilities

Explore the departments, facilities and centers that contribute to your education in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
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Mathematical Sciences

Our renowned faculty will help you understand the wide field of mathematics and how it impacts our everyday lives.

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Merten Hasse Mathematics Contest

The Department of Mathematical Sciences annually hosts the Merten Hasse Math Competition for area middle school and high school students. Students can qualify for several prizes, including a scholarship to USD.

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