Mathematics PhD Student Recognized as Integrity Champion


Congratulations to PhD student Gregory Patchell for being named one of two Integrity Champions for 2023 by the Research Ethics Program and Academic Integrity Office.  One of the Math department's two Senior TAs, who lead in the training and observation of new Teaching Assistants, Greg is being honored for his volunteer work on academic integrity.  The Integrity Awards celebration will take place April 19th at 5:30pm.  More information can be found here.

March 30, 2023

Jane Street Estimathon on Monday, January 30th


Jane Street will be hosting an Estimathon on January 30th at 2pm in APM B402A. 

The Estimathon is a mind-bending mixture of math and trivia. In teams, you'll attempt 13 Fermi problems in 30 minutes, ranging from totally trivial to positively Putnamesque. Be prepared to come up with the best set of confidence intervals! Sample problems include:

  • How many stop signs are in New York City?
  • How many babies were born in 1900?
  • How many Social Security Numbers are prime?

Register here by January 26th @ 11:59pm PT. All participants will register as an individual and teams will be created on-site. We will confirm your attendance with the event location by January 27th. 

January 13, 2023

Double Majoring Information Session - February 23rd at 11am


If you have questions about Double Majoring with Math at UCSD, be sure to attend this Zoom session on Thursday, February 23rd at 11:00am.  Learn some tips and tricks on how to submit a successful Double Major Petitions.  Of interest to both current and potential Math majors.

To attend this Zoom session, please register at

January 8, 2023

Reading Your Degree Audit - February 9th at 11am


Join our advisors on a Zoom session on Thursday, February 9th at 11am to talk about your Degree Audit.  Learn how to interpret your Degree Audit, and see how running an Audit will show your status in fulfilling Math major requirements.


To attend this Zoom session, please register at

January 8, 2023

Winter 2023 Group Advising Session - January 19th at 11am


Please join us on Thursday, January 19th at 9am for Group Advising this Winter - Meet your undergraduate advisors, get your questions answered and learn more about the Math department and our majors and requirements.

To attend, please register for the Zoom session at

January 8, 2023

Johannes Brust - Q&A on COVID-19 pooling tests and linear algebra


Visiting Scholar Johannes Brust is featured in a Q&A interview by the UCSD School of Physical Sciences regarding his work on "Matrix Designs for COVID-19 Group Testing" and linear algebra:

December 20, 2022