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 […]

Gruss Foundation Awards Central Major STEM Grant

Yeshiva University High School for Girls Receives $191,000 for STEM Education The Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central) recently received $191,000 grant from the Gruss Foundation to put in place an innovative STEM program (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) that increases girls’ participation in disciplines that have been traditionally dominated by […]

In Memoriam, Dr. Thomas Otway

Yeshiva University Mourns the Passing of Mathematics Department Chair Yeshiva University mourns the passing of Dr. Thomas H. Otway, professor and chair of the department of mathematical sciences. Over the course of his 25 years at YU, Otway taught a range of courses in mathematics, physics and astronomy. He earned his bachelor’s degree at New […]