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Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at the California State University, Los Angeles consists of 14 tenure-track/tenured faculty and about 50 adjunct faculty and graduate teaching associates. We currently have about 200 students in the 4 options of our BS program and 30 students in our MS program.

We offer a Master of Science degree as well as a Bachelor of Science degree with four different options: Applied, General, Integrated Teaching and Traditional Teaching. In addition to its major programs, the department supports an undergraduate minor program as well as two approved Subject Matter Programs for the Single Subject Mathematics waiver and the Foundational Level Mathematics Waiver. Supplementing the academic programs are seminars, colloquia, speakers, and other events.



MAA Poster Award

Jonathan Cervantes - a math alumnus with his award certificate at MAA section meeting on April 23, where he presented research work he conducted as a Cal State LA student.

Judith Landau

Student Research

Judith Landau presented a poster at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, a conference attended by biophysicists the world over, February 20 in San Francisco.



2022 winners

Department Awards

The Math Department is pleased to announce its 2022 student awards: Parker Le is the Outstanding Graduate Student and Samya Faraj is the Outstanding Graduating Senior. Congratulations to both!

New Faculty Starting Fall 2022


Daniel Da Silva

Daniel Da Silva has a Ph.D. in partial differential equations from Rochester University. Since 2015 he has been at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan.

Jason O'Neill

Jason O'Neill

Jason O’Neill got his BS from UCLA and is now finishing his PhD in combinatorics at UCSD this summer.


Justin Troyka

Justin Troyka is a combinatorialist with a Ph.D. from Dartmouth and comes to us via Davidson College and York University where he held postdoc positions.


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