Seven Florida State University researchers have earned the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER awards, which recognize up-and-coming researchers and help recipients build their research and teaching portfolios. The award provides funding for the researchers’ labs and gives them an opportunity to work closely with NSF staff on developing their professional endeavors.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science

A Florida State University team has won an international competition for developing software tools that generate visual aids demonstrating the complex connections among vast amounts of biomedical research.

Statistics, Mathematics

Florida State University’s annual “Art in STEM” exhibition returns for its eighth year April 23, inviting a global audience to experience stunning visuals created by researchers in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.

College News, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Science, Mathematics

Two Florida State University students have earned the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a renowned national award that annually recognizes outstanding science, mathematics and engineering sophomores and juniors for their research experiences and potential.

Psychology, Mathematics

The Florida State University Department of Mathematics will host the 10th International Conference on Sensitivity Analysis of Model Output from March 14-16 at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center.


In the January edition of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Florida State’s Department of Mathematics was ranked 11th in the country by the SED for the number of Ph.D.s awarded, with a total of 342 doctoral degrees conferred from 2000 to 2019.

Students in FSU College of Arts and Sciences’ new master’s degree program learn to use Big Data to answer big questions

For the past decade, digital data has experienced exponential growth as technology has changed how information is created, captured and consumed. The amount can easily double from year to year, and Statista projects 181 zetabytes — that’s 181 billion terabytes — will be produced in 2025.

Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Scientific Computing, Statistics | Winter 2022

Spirit Karcher earned her master’s degree in College STEM Teaching through the Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences' Office of STEM Teaching Activities in 2020. She previously served as a teaching assistant in FSU’s Department of Mathematics, and she presented during the 2020 Diversity and Inclusion in Research and Teaching, DIRECTO, fall symposium.

OSTA, Mathematics, Florida State News

John Sutor is a senior double-majoring in computational science through the Department of Scientific Computing and applied mathematics through the Department of Mathematics, both part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

Scientific Computing, Mathematics

FSU new Interdisciplinary Data Science Master’s Degree Program, or IDS, leverages FSU’s strengths in computer science, mathematics, scientific computing, and statistics to prepare students for contemporary careers in data science, one of the fastest growing fields in the U.S.

Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics

A student in the Florida State University Department of Mathematics has been recognized as the 2021 President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Award for the College of Arts and Sciences. Kayla Pfeffer, a junior majoring in actuarial science, was nominated by the College of Arts and Sciences for her dedicated community service through PeaceJam, and was honored during this year’s virtual Leadership Awards Ceremony on April 6.

Florida State News, Mathematics

Ahmed Kenawy is a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, with minors in biological science and mathematics, all part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Science, Mathematics