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Applied Mathematics and Statistics

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

If you have questions related to the Department or its Programs, contact Dr. Eric Forgoston at forgostone@montclair.edu or 973-655-7242. For other general inquiries, contact Ms. Kinga Picerna at picernok@montclair.edu or 973-655-7860. For information regarding the University’s plan to reopen, visit the Red Hawk Restart website, and for information regarding COVID-19, consult the Coronavirus website.

Office Schedule Thanksgiving to the Opening of Spring 2021 Semester, November 30 – February 8

The department will be remote following the Thanksgiving holiday through winter break. Please call 973-655-7794 or contact Dr. Eric Forgoston, 8am-6pm, forgostone@montclair.edu or Kinga Picerno, 8am-4pm, picernok@montclair.edu

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics is committed to the study and development of mathematical disciplines in order to solve real-world problems that society is currently facing. The curriculum emphasizes the synthesis of mathematics, statistics, and computation to solve a wide variety of relevant problems. There are many opportunities for students to perform research in the following branches of modern applied mathematics:

Data-Driven Analysis
the science of using mathematics, statistics, and computation to extract knowledge from data
Financial Mathematics
the science of modeling and analyzing financial markets
Fluid Mechanics
the science of fluids and gases at rest and in motion
Mathematical Biology
the science of modeling and analyzing biological processes
Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
the science of systems governed by a consistent set of laws over time
Scientific Computing
the science of using computers to model complex systems
Statistics
the science of extracting information from data

Why Study Applied Mathematics and StatisticsDegree Programs

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Faculty Research

Department research areas include data-driven analysis, financial mathematics, fluid mechanics, mathematical biology, nonlinear dynamical systems, scientific computing, and statistics. Faculty research programs are funded by the Army Research Office (ARO), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR). There are many opportunities for students to gain research experience. Students should stop by our offices and get involved!

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Statistical Consulting Center

The Statistical Consulting Center provides statistical consulting at a very reasonable rate in support of student and faculty research as well as grant proposals. MS Statistics students serve as consultants and can provide statistical advice, and the design, analysis, and interpretation of statistical results for research projects. In addition, our Statistics Faculty are available to help develop statistical design and methods for grant proposals and for more complicated projects.

Contact The Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department
Location:
Schmitt Hall room 332
Phone:
973-655-7242


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Eric Forgoston

Chairperson

Phone
973-655-7242
Email
forgostone@montclair.edu
Location
Conrad J. Schmitt Hall, 332
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Kinga Picerno

Program Associate

Phone
973-655-7794
Email
picernok@montclair.edu
Location
Richardson Hall, 213