Mathematics

The mathematics department supports an intimate and vibrant graduate program. All of our professors are active in research, which provides graduate students with many options for research areas.

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Office of Graduate Admissions
Bendetson Hall
Medford, MA 02155
(617) 627-3395
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M.S. in Mathematics

Ph.D. in Mathematics

The mathematics department supports an intimate and vibrant graduate program. All our professors are active in research, which provides many choices of research area to doctoral students. At the same time our faculty is devoted to teaching and mentoring of students. Our graduate courses and research seminars provide a great atmosphere for collaborative learning and research.

Tufts Department of Mathematics has numerous research clusters constituting particular areas of strength, including:

  • Algebra, Representation Theory, Algebraic Geometry
  • Analysis and PDEs
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Geometric Group Theory and Topology
  • Probability

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Faculty

Misha Kilmer
Professor and Department Chair
Ph.D. , University of Maryland, College Park
Numerical linear and multilinear algebra, inverse problems
George McNinch
Professor and Associate Chair
Ph.D. , University of Oregon
Structure and representations of algebraic groups
Kim Ruane
Professor and Graduate Program Director
Ph.D. , Florida State University
Geometric group theory and topology, boundaries of groups
James Adler
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. , University of Colorado, Boulder
Scientific computing and numerical analysis of PDEs
Bruce Boghosian
Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. , University of California, Davis
Theoretical and computational fluid dynamics, quantum computation
Christopher Börgers
Professor
Ph.D. , New York University
Mathematical neuroscience and applied dynamical systems
Moon Duchin
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. , University of Chicago
Geometric group theory, low-dimensional topology, dynamics
Fulton Gonzalez
Professor
Ph.D. , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Noncommutative harmonic analysis, representations of Lie groups
Mauricio Gutierrez
Professor
Ph.D. , Brandeis University
Combinatorial and geometric group theory
Marjorie (Molly) Hahn
Professor
Ph.D. , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Probability and Stochastic processes
Boris Hasselblatt
Professor
Ph.D. , California Institute of Technology
Hyperbolic dynamics, foliations, and flows
Xiaozhe Hu
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. , Zhejiang University
Scientific computing and numerical analysis, fluid-structure interaction, and other applications
Todd Quinto
Professor
Ph.D. , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tomography and integral geometry
Loring Tu
Professor
Ph.D. , Harvard University
Algebraic geometry and topology of manifolds
Genevieve Walsh
Associate Professor
Ph.D. , University of California, Davis
Hyperbolic manifolds and orbifolds, low-dimensional topology
Richard Weiss
Professor
Ph.D. , Technische Universität Berlin
Theory of buildings and Group Theory

Application Deadline


Fall: January 15
Spring: October 15 (MS only)

Doctorate:

> Application fee
Resume/CV
Personal statement
Official GRE scores

 - GRE Subject Test scores strongly recommended for Ph.D. applicants who wish to be considered for a teaching assistantship.

> Official TOEFL or IELTS, if applicable
Transcripts
Three letters of recommendation

Masters:

> Application fee
> Resume/CV
> Personal Statement
> Official GRE scores

 - GRE scores are not required for current Tufts undergraduates applying for an M.S.

> Official TOEFL or IELTS, if applicable
> Transcripts
> Three letters of recommendation

 

For questions about this program, including scholarships and assistantships, please contact the graduate program director, Professor Kim Ruane.

Department of Mathematics
Bromfield-Pearson Hall
503 Boston Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Phone: 617-627-3235