• Math and Stat Research DayUMKC Applied Mathematics Group hosts the 2016 Math & Stats Research Day.
  • PhD student, Jones Mutua, wins the best poster award of the Community of Scholars Symposium (physical sciences category)
  • An important mission of our Department:  "to promote the importance of mathematics and statistics"
  • Some of our faculty members and graduates
  • We strive to advance the existing knowledge and application of mathematics and statistics.
  • Annual picnics, integration bee, pi day, Math & Stats research day, graduate seminars and colloquiums are a few examples of departmental activities.

Current RooMath Newsletter


Opening for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor of Statistics to begin in the Fall of 2016.  In order to apply or to gather further information, please go to the UMKC Job Postings Website and search for Job ID number 18216.

Recent and Upcoming Events 

Friday, February 5, 2016

Mathematical Biology with Prof. Louis Gross

Time: 1:00-2:00 PM

Location: Miller Nichols Library, Room 451

Prof. Louis Gross is a distinguished Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville. He will be presenting a talk titled "Best in a Biological Context: Optimization across the Biological Hierarchy". This event is open to public and will take place at the Miller Nichols Library, Room 451, 1:00-2:00 pm. Moreover, this event is a part of the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics Program hosted by the UMKC Applied Mathematics Group. Flyer [pdf]

Friday, April 15, 2016

Mathematics and Statistics Research Day

Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

Location: TBA

Mathematics and Statistics Research Day is an annual event celebrating student and faculty research, creative, and scholarly activities. This event is open to public and it promotes research in mathematics, statistics, and the applications in various fields. The deadline for registration is 5:00 p.m. Tuesday , April 5, 2016. Read More

Friday, April 22, 2016

Integration Bee

Time: 1:00-3:00pm

Location: TBA

Integration Bee is a contest for undergraduates and high school students with prizes for the best skills in evaluating indefinite integrals. This is event is hosted by the Mathematics & Statistics Graduate Student Organization and Math Club. Everyone is welcomed. Whether you are a participant or an audience there will be plenty of snacks and drinks for everyone.

Every Friday, September 2015 - May 2016

2015-2016 Colloquium Series

The 2015-2016 Colloquium Series are held every Friday according to the posted schedule from 3:00 to 4:00 in Haag Hall room 309. The Colloquium Series are open to public and the graduate students are highly recommended to attend.  Organizer: Dr. Xianping Li, E-mail: lixianp@umkc.edu.