About Us

Our mission is to promote the importance of mathematics and statistics, to train future workers and to advance the existing knowledge and application of mathematics and statistics.
Mission Statement

The missions of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMKC are to promote the importance of mathematics and statistics, to train future workers, and to advance the existing knowledge and application of mathematics and statistics. The department supports these missions through high-quality instruction in a comprehensive suite of undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics and statistics and through interdisciplinary activities, including a high level of collaborative research activity in the life and health sciences, the STEM fields, finance, and economics.

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816-235-1641
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816-235-5517
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206 Haag Hall
5120 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

Department Administration

Majid Bani-Yaghoub

Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics and Department Chair
Email: baniyaghoubm@umkc.edu
Phone Number: (816) 235-2845

Tanya Henderson

Administrative Assistant
Email: hendersontg@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-1641

Undergraduate Faculty Mentors

Dr. Eric Hall (freshman and sophomore students)

Dr. Majid Bani-Yaghoub (junior and senior students)

Graduate Faculty Mentors

Dr. Liana Sega (Mathematics)

Dr. Kamel Rekab (Statistics)

Interdisciplinary PhD Director

Dr. Noah Rhee (Mathematics & Statistics)

Math & Stat Fast-Track Program Coordinator

Dr. Liana Sega (Mathematics)

Dr. Kamel Rekab (Statistics)

Course Coordinators

Mrs. Kris Kathman: MATH 120 Precalculus & MATH 110 Precalculus Algebra

Dr. Matthew McCoy: MATH 116 - MOTR MATH 120: Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling

Dr. Richard Delaware: MATH 125 Trigonometry, MATH 300 Linear Algebra I

Dr. Liana Sega: MATH 210 Calculus I, MATH 220 Calculus II & MATH 250 Calculus III

Dr. Nadeesha Mawella: STAT 115 Statistical Reasoning, STAT 235 Elementary Statistics