Statistics Student Recognized as Peer Mentor


Congratulations to Statistics MS student Teresa Rexin for being honored with the 2023 Outstanding Peer Mentor Award from the UC San Diego Graduate & Professional Student Association.  Part of the Mentorship Committee with the Association for Women in Mathematics, Teresa serves as a source of advice and wisdom to her colleagues.  Her willingness and ability to advise her fellow students on all issues of graduate life has greatly enhanced the experience of students in the Mathematics department.  Teresa will join other GPSA awardees at a ceremony on Thursday, May 18, 2023.

May 11, 2023

Danna Zhang selected as a 2023-24 Hellman Fellow


Danna Zhang selected as a 2023-24 Hellman Fellow.  This award  provides financial support and encouragement to young faculty in core disciplines who show capacity for great distinction in their research and creative activities.  Congratulations Danna!

May 8, 2023

Careers in Math - Panel Discussion on May 17th


Interested in learning more about the different career paths you can take as a math student?
The Department of Mathematics in collaboration with the Student Success Center is hosting a Careers in Math Panel Discussion this Spring Quarter!
The event will provide great insights from industry professionals; they will share their academic and career experiences, information about their current company, the top skills they are seeking in a successful candidate, and more!
In addition, we will get to hear from SD2 (SD Squared) Co-Founder, H. Puentes! SD2 connects students to STEM opportunities providing access to education, mentorship, and the resources they need to succeed!
Wednesday, May 17th
5 PM-6:30 PM PST
Natural Sciences Building - Auditorium
Free food and drinks will be available, sponsored by SD2!


May 8, 2023

2023 Mathematics Graduation Stoles


The Society for Undergraduate Mathematics Students (SUMS) is selling stoles for math majors in the Class of 2023!

Price: $40

Extended Deadline: Sunday, May 7th at 11:59pm

If you are interested, please fill out the form:

May 2, 2023

Honors Presentations 2023


The 2023 Honors Presentations will be taking place starting May 2nd.  Contact for Zoom links for remote presentations.
Tuesday, May 2nd
  • 12:00pm - Fred Rajasekaran (APM 6402)
    • "Fluctuations of Eigenvalues and Concentration Inequalities for Patterned Random Matrices
  • 1:00pm - Fuxiang Yang (APM 6402)
    • "Invariant Theory and Group Coaction on Artin-Schelter Regular Algebra"
Tuesday, May 9th
  • 12:00pm - Mingcheng Sheng (APM 6402)​​​​​​​
    • Topic: Freiman Problems, Title TBD
  • 1:00pm - Rohan Puthukudy (APM 6402)
    • ​​​​​​​"Combinatorial Representation Theory"
Wednesday, May 10th
  • 10:00am - Xun Gong (APM 6402)
    • ​​​​​​​"Monodromy of a Symmetric Surface"
Thursday, May 11th
  • 10:00am - Winston Yu (via Zoom)
    • "Power of Maximum Mean Discrepancy Tests using Generalized Anisotropic Kernels"
  • 2:00pm - Andrew Paul (via Zoom)​​​​​​​
    • Title TBD

April 24, 2023

AWM at UCSD Recognized for EDI Excellence


The School of Physical Sciences has announced that the Association for Women in Mathematics at UC San Diego has been named a recipient of one of this year's Physical Sciences EDI Excellence Awards.  Re-established in the department in Fall 2019, AWM is a professional society whose mission is to encourage women and girls to study and have active careers in the mathematical sciences and to promote equal opportunity for and the equal treatment of women and girls in mathematics.  Congratulations to the members and board of AWM at UCSD.

April 21, 2023

Leesa Anzaldo and Ming Xiao receive the 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award

Department, Graduate, Undergraduate

Two math faculty receive awards!  Leesa Anzaldo and Ming Xiao selected by the Academic Senate Committee on Senate Awards to receive the 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award.  Congratulations to you both!  Read more about the award

April 19, 2023

2022-23 Richard Libby Graduate Research Award


Congratulations to PhD student Myeonghun Yu (Advisor: Prof. Wenxin Zhou) for being awarded the 2022-23 Richard Libby Graduate Research Award.

April 5, 2023

Spring 2023 In-Person Group Advising


The Mathematics advising team will be presenting a series of in-person advising / information sessions this quarter:

"Major Advising" - Friday, April 14th at 10:00am

Learn about the different Undergraduate Math majors and their requirements.

"Reading Your Degree Audit" - Wednesday, May 3rd at 10:00am

Learn how to interpret your Degree Audit, and how running a Degree Audit will show your status in fulfilling Math major requirements.

"Double Majoring" - Friday, Math 19th at 10:00am

Learn tips and tricks on how to submit a successful Double Major Petition for prospective and current Math majors.


Please register at  All presentations will take place in AP&M 7321

April 5, 2023

Mathematics PhD Student Recognized as Integrity Champion


Congratulations to PhD student Gregory Patchell for being named one of two Integrity Champions for 2023 by the Research Ethics Program and Academic Integrity Office.  One of the Math department's two Senior TAs, who lead in the training and observation of new Teaching Assistants, Greg is being honored for his volunteer work on academic integrity.  The Integrity Awards celebration will take place April 19th at 5:30pm.  More information can be found here.

March 30, 2023