Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI


Welcome to UW Department of Mathematics

We are devoted to research and teaching, and want to spread our excitement about mathematics to the rest of the world.

As a diverse group, the Mathematics Department strives to foster an open and supportive community.  To learn more about our Climate and Diversity here.

John Heim makes Top Moments at the UW in 2018
David Anderson Awarded Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
Melanie Matchett Wood explores the rank of elliptic curves in new model
Ellenberg Demonstrated Aaron Rodgers is the Superior QB
2nd Annual Emeriti Dinner Held

UW Students Perform Well on Virginia Tech Math Contest

On October 24, 2018, several math students took the Virginia Tech Math Contest.   The Virginia Tech Contest is similar to the Putnam Exam, but perhaps somewhat easier; this year 94 schools from 29 states took part in the 40th contest and there were 792 participants. The maximum possible score was 70.
We were thrilled to discover two of our students ranked 2nd and 3rd nationwide! 
Congratuations to Liwei Jiang (2nd) and Sivakorn Sanguanmoo (3rd).
Also notable, Xiaxin Li (21st) and Ruiting Tong (24th).

UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706

(608) 263-3054

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