Tag Archives: Mathematics

Mathematics Program Enters Phase of Exciting Growth

Stern College for Women Math Majors Lead the Way with Innovative Research The Stern College Department of Mathematical Sciences is leading the way in Yeshiva University’s efforts to further its commitment to STEM programs and prepare its graduates for the marketplace of tomorrow. Dr. Marian Gidea, professor of mathematics at Stern and in YU’s graduate programs in

Dr. Edward Belbruno

Belbruno Wins Prestigious Mathematics Award

Dr. Edward Belbruno Receives Humboldt Research Award; Recognized for Lifetime Achievement Dr. Edward Belbruno, clinical professor of mathematics, has received the Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung/foundation of Germany for his accomplishments in research and teaching in mathematics as applied to celestial mechanics, astrodynamics and astrophysics. The Humboldt Research Award, Germany’s most prestigious award in mathematics

A Total Eclipse of the Sun

Dr. Edward Belbruno: What to Know About August 21 Solar Eclipse Why is everyone talking about next week’s solar eclipse? Dr. Edward Belbruno, clinical professor of mathematics and astrophysicist, offers insight into what’s unique and significant about the celestial event, which hasn’t happened in almost 100 years.

At the Intersection of Physics, Math and Medicine

Daniel Lazarev ’16YC: Exploring a Lifelong Passion for Scientific Investigation Through Nanophysics When Daniel Lazarev ’16YC co-authored an article with Dr. Fredy Zypman, professor of physics at Yeshiva College, for a recent issue of the Journal of Electrostatics, it was the perfect expression of Lazarev’s lifelong passion for scientific investigation. “I was a nerdy kid,”

Master’s Student Presents at International Chaos Theory Conference

Yitzchak Shmalo Shares Original Research on Dynamical Systems In June, Yitzchak Shmalo ’16YC presented original research at a key international conference in the field of chaos theory, an area of mathematics that studies nonlinear topics that are effectively impossible to predict or control because of the complexity of the systems involved (for example, the weather or the

The Role of Dynamics in Number Theory

Yeshiva University Hosts Lecture by Renowned Mathematician Dr. Hillel Furstenberg On March 30, the Department of Mathematical Sciences hosted Dr. Hillel Furstenberg ’51YUHS ’55YC of Hebrew University  for a discussion titled, “The Role of Dynamics in Number Theory.” Furstenberg, a highly distinguished American-Israeli mathematician, is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the United