About Us

About Us

Departmental History

Click here to read more about the history of WVU Mathematics.


We are located in Armstrong Hall on the downtown campus of West Virginia University. You can easily access Armstrong Hall from the Beechhurst PRT station. Mountain Line buses also stop on Beechhurst Avenue, below Armstrong Hall, approximately every 20 minutes during the regular school year, and run between the main campus and the Evansdale campus.

Departmental Activities

The Department of Mathematics is committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate training as well as in research and scholarships in pure and applied Mathematics and in service to West Virginia. Instruction is provided by 25 faculty members, 6 visiting faculty, 16 instructors, and 30 supported graduate students. Department faculty members have won College and University awards for teaching, research, and service.

Our faculty conduct active research in a broad range of areas, including combinatorics, topology, mathematical biology, differential equations, numerical analysis, collegiate mathematics education, and scientific computing. The Department of Mathematics offers the B.S. and B.A. in Mathematics as well as a B.S. in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics. At the graduate level it is possible to earn an M.S. or a Ph. D.