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Research Areas

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Idaho has an active research faculty, with some participating in interdisciplinary collaborations. Faculty members conduct research in the following areas:

  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Analysis and Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Biology, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology
  • Combinatorics and Discrete Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Probability and Stochastic Processes

Bioinformatics, Combinatorics, and Mathematics Education

Our contributions to the areas of Bioinformatics, Combinatorics, and Mathematics Education are gaining the University of Idaho Mathematics Department a strong national reputation. All of this research activity has stimulated our graduate program with support for students and with the development of new coursework.

Bioinformatics Research Funding

In terms of external funding, the bioinformatics group, which includes members from our department and the departments of Biology, Computer Science, and Geology, has attracted over 20 million dollars in multi-year funding to support their research.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

There are research opportunities for undergraduate students to be involved with faculty members.

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Physical Address:
Brink Hall 300

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1103
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

Phone: 208-885-6742

Fax: 208-885-5843


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