Department of Mathematics

Math Dept Graduation Ceremony 2020 - MEET THE GRADS

Address: Simpson Tower F206, Department of Mathematics, Cal State LA, 5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032-8204

The Math Department office is closed indefinitely because of the corona virus pandemic.

All communication will be done by email or Zoom (email advisor to set up zoom appointment):

Instructions on Spring 2020 Grading Options, Withdrawals and Forms

Upcoming Events

Women in Mathematics Seminar Series, Wednesdays, 10am-11am

June 17 Sharona Krinsky: Mentoring Begins in the Womb (1pm-2pm)
July 1 Tuyetdong Phan-Yamada: Randomizing Questions to Prevent Cheating
July 8 Dr. Sarah Wolf, The Mathematics of Voting
July 15 Dr. Silvia Heubach: Mathematical Research - Solving the Puzzle and Communicating the Result
July 29 Dr. Daphne Liu and Joyce Quon
Aug 12 Dr. Debasree Raychaudhuri
TBD Dr. Borislava Gutarts
TBD Sharon Shatterly

Here is the Zoom link. If you wish to join the Women in Math Consortium, please email the organizer at

Past Events

May 26th Math Graduation Ceremony was a roaring success, thanks to the diligent work of ad-hoc graduation committee. We had over 100 zoom attendees, including NSS Dean, math graduates, their friends and families, and members of the faculty. The MEET THE GRADS video is now posted on dept. homepage.

ceremony pic


melisaCongratulations to Dr. Melisa Hendrata for her promotion to full professor rank

eyobCongratulations to Dr. Eyob Demeke for receiving the 2019-20 Assessment Ambassador award! Dr. Demeke was recently selected for this award by our campus for his work on math assesment.

MuthukumarPratyush Muthukumar got the Phi Kappa Phi award (1st place overall oral presentation) at the 28th Annual Student Symposium on Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities on Friday, February 28th. His presentation’s title is “A stochastic time series model for predicting financial trends with NLP”. He was selected as CSULA delegate to California State University Statewide Student Research Competition in April.

Joyce QuonJoyce Quon will be an intern in the Maximizing Student Potential in STEM (MSP) program at JPL this summer. The title of her project is Data Post Processing and Requirements Verification Tool for Facilitating Thermal Design and Analysis. The purpose is to develop a tool for thermal engineers to save time on processing simulation data.

Faculty and student publication link coming soon...