UMass Boston

Research & Impact

Research interests of members of the department include representation theory, differential geometry, combinatorics, optimization, probability, statistics, computational biology, hydrology, neuroimaging, and mathematics education.

Faculty in the department publish their research in prestigious journals, and participate actively in conferences and workshops. The department organizes regular research seminars.


Download a list of the most recent publications from the UMass Boston Department of Mathematics.

For a more comprehensive list, click here. (Last Update: October 19, 2023)

Mathematics Department Colloquium Series

The presentations cover a large variety of topics and are intended for a general math audience. The colloquia usually takes plac on Wednesdays afternoons, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm, in the Mathematics Department Seminar and Common Room (W03-154-28).

Spring 2024 Colloquia

  • Speaker: Yusuf Mustopa (UMass Boston)
    Title: Convex Fujita Numbers
    Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2024

  • Speaker: César Huerta (Instituto de Matemáticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
    Title: What Curves Does an Algebraic Surface in Projective 3-Space Contain?
    Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024

  • Speaker: Misha Temkin (Dartmouth College)
    Title: Numbers on Barcodes and Reidemeister Torsion
    Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2024

  • Speaker: Alvin Jin (MIT)
    Title: The Pursuit-Evasion Problem: A Topological Approach
    Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2024

  • Speaker: Todd Quinto (Tufts University)
    Title: Limited Data Tomography!
    Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

  • Speaker: Rita Jiménez Rolland (Instituto de Matemáticas, UNAM)
    Title: On Classifying Spaces of Mapping Class Groups
    Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Colloquia from Past Semesters