Diverse, Innovative Research
5 research areas, interdisciplinary, not bound by traditional constraints. The department offers the wide choice of a larger department including applications in biology, finance, manufacturing, climate change and weather prediction.
Over $4 million in funding in the last 5 years, primarily from the National Science Foundation. Undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to take part in this research.Applied Analysis » Computational Mathematics » Discrete Mathematics » Stochastics » Statistics »
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The following are just a few of our well-regarded programs.Master of Data Science »
Our Master of Data Science program is one of KD Nuggets Top 15 programs that teach you how to humanize data and what you can do to make a difference in your company.Master of Mathematical Finance »
Our Master of Mathematical Finance program is ranked as one of the Top 20 programs by Financial Engineering Times
Our Master of Mathematical Finance program is ranked as one of the Top 25 programs by QuantNetM.S. in Computational Decision Science & Operations Research »
B.S. in statistics
New career path-oriented M.S. programs
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Recent Special Event at Illinois Tech
3rd Eastern Conference on Mathematical Finance (ECMF3)
The goal of the Eastern Conference on Mathematics Finance (ECMF) series held at Illinois Tech in Chicago on October 26-28, 2018 was to bring together researchers from the Eastern United States and Canada to present recent advances in the area of mathematical finance to a wide range of participants including faculty members, practitioners, postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students.
Our Faculty are active members of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the International Statistics Institute (ISI), and the American Statistical Association (ASA).
Lulu Kang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Applied mathematics
Associate Director, Master of Data Science Program
with applications in engineering
Sonja petrović, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
Algebraic statistics, applied and computational algebraic geometry and commutative algebraMeet Sonja »
Our students are well prepared for their next steps.
Students go on to graduate schools like UC Santa Barbara, Stanford and Cornell, companies such as Google, CME, etc., Air Force, etc.
By following her heart and switching her major at Illinois Tech to applied mathematics, Tianci Zhu found a place to excel and a professional path.Meet Tianci »
Tao Chen will continue his academic career by joining a world-class research group in mathematical finance at University of California, Santa Barbara.Meet Tao »
Julienne Kabre »
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. candidate Julienne Kabre works on Poisson-Nernst-Planck equations describing the flow of charged particles in solution.Meet Julienne »
Lluís Antoni Jiménez Rugama
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. candidate Lluís Antoni Jiménez Rugama has found a wealth of opportunity at Illinois Tech in ChicagoMeet Lluís »
Welcome to the Department of Applied Mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology, where modern applied mathematics is developed in response to problems in science, engineering, and society.
Our department’s mission is to provide an excellent learning experience for our students. Our faculty and staff work diligently on developing degree programs, curricula, and research programs that are adapted to current needs and trends.Read More »
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