Department of Mathematics



A whole lot of people showed up for Minh Vu's thesis defense on May 13. That's Minh on the extreme right.

Department Office: ST F206       Telephone: (323) 343-2150       FAX: (323) 343-5074       Email:
Office hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-6:00pm, Friday 7:30am-5:00pm
Address: Department of Mathematics, Cal State LA, 5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032-8204



Congratulations to Dang Nguyen and Anthony Zamora, co-winners of the 2019 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, and to Kuen Park, winner of the 2019 Outstanding Senior Award.

Math Contest Results: The Math Circle ran mathematics contests for elementary, middle and high school students on many Saturdays from November until April. Over 200 students participated in four different contests: AMC 10, AMC 12, Math Olympiads, and DMAS. The final contest and the awards ceremony was Saturday, April 20. Complete results are here.

Please thank Tuyetdong Phan-Yamada, Steven Davis and all the Math Circle volunteers for all their work on these contests (and Sally Padilla for the photos below).

Math Contest Crowd

Contestants and parents wait for the announcement of the winners.

Contest Winners

Three of the many contest winners: Angel Yu, Joshua Yamada and James Han.


May 13 - May 18, Spring 2019 Final Exams

May 18, Mike Krebs is running a program for gifted middle and high school kids called Puzzles, Challenges and Advanced Mathematics as part of the Learning Among Brilliant Scientists (LABS) program of the Institute for Educational Advancement. More...

May 28, Summer session classes start.