Students and Faculty Dive into Summer Research
Mathematics students and faculty pursued diverse research projects this summer, from figuring out how students learn to the arithmetic of projective conics.
Cal Poly Students to be Honored at State Capitol on March 9
Twenty Cal Poly students who have received state and national awards and other honors will be recognized for their accomplishments by state lawmakers at the Capitol in Sacramento on March 9.
Cal Poly and Santa Maria School District Share $1.8 Million Math Education Grant
Cal Poly and the Santa Maria-Bonita School District received a $1.8 million California Mathematics and Science Partnership grant from the state Department of Education for a program to improve elementary and middle school student achievement in mathematics.
Letter from the Chair
I’d like to begin by thanking you, our alumni and friends, for all the support you've given us over the last year. Two new facilities projects have been made possible by your generous donations combined with funding from the College of Science & Mathematics. As you know, the new 189,000-square-foot Warren J. Baker Center for Science & Mathematics opened last year. This year, our Math Club moved into a beautiful new space in the Center.
Thank You to Our Generous Donors
Thank you to all the corporations, foundations, organizations and individuals who donated to the Mathematics Department. Private support enables our department to continue to provide exceptional Learn by Doing opportunities for today’s students.
Math Education Faculty Hold Multiple Workshops
Teachers and K-12 students in San Luis Obispo County got a helping hand with implementing Common Core Standards and other best practices thanks to a number of workshops run by mathematics education faculty members.
Faculty Publications and Activities
Faculty members have been active academically, publishing a number of articles and book chapters and presenting at conferences.
2014 Awards Banquet
Congratulations to all our scholarship and award winners, as well as our 2014 graduates!
2014 Mathematical Contest in Modeling
The 30th annual Mathematical Contest in Modeling took place in February 2014 with 6,755 teams representing institutions from 18 countries. Cal Poly fielded five teams of three students each, coached by Professor Charles Camp.
2015 Newsletter Puzzle and 2014 Solution
No newsletter is complete without a little something to get the mathematical juices flowing. This one is fitting for 2015.