4 Reasons to Discover Applied Mathematics at Illinois Tech
We are a top 20 producer of applied math graduates in the United States—category: private, not-for-profit, four year or above (2015)
90% of students employed on graduation
Growing network of alumni
Well-Regarded Professional Programs
KD Nuggets Top 15 programs "that teach you how to humanize data and what you can do to make a difference in your company."
Ranked Top 20 programs by Financial Engineering Times
Ranked Top 25 programs by QuantNet
Diverse, Innovative Research
5 research areas, interdisciplinary, not bound by traditional constraints. The department offers the wide choice of a larger department.
Nearly 80 percent of faculty new in past 15 years, including chair— offering the latest in research and scholarship
Members of SIAM, AMS, etc.
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Students are well prepared for their next steps.
Includes actuaries, mathematicians and statisticians, and operations research analysts
There is also opportunity in academia in some areas, particularly statistics
A key driver is the growth in big data; there is a need for people who can make sense of all that data
Common jobs for people with a B.S. include programmer, software engineer, and analyst (business analyst, data analyst, etc.)
Mathematician ranked #3 on the U.S. News & World Report Best Business Jobs list, with a median salary of $105,810; #4 in Best STEM Jobs; and #25 in the 100 Best Jobs.
Chun Liu Appointed New Chair and Professor of Applied Mathematics
Russell Betts, dean of the College of Science and Distinguished Professor of Physics, has announced the appointment of Chun Liu,... read more
Mathematics Alumnus Mathai Varghese Awarded Prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship
Illinois Tech alumnus Mathai Varghese (MATH ’81) was recently awarded a 2017 Australian Laureate Fellowship. Varghese is the... read more
College of Science Announces 2017 Undergraduate Research Stipend Winners
The College of Science has chosen eight students to receive this year’s CoS undergraduate summer research stipends. The selected... read more
Stanford’s Persi Diaconis Is Applied Mathematics’ 10th Annual Karl Menger Lecturer
The Department of Applied Mathematics will host Persi Diaconis, Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford... read more
Applied Mathematics Department Hosts a Visiting Scholar with a Grant from American Mathematical Society (AMS)
The Department of Applied Mathematics will host Visiting Professor Wei Wang, Nanjing University, China, for one month during the... read more
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