We are

  • 32 professors and lecturers
  • 16 part-time instructors
  • 40 graduate students
  • 100 undergraduate majors

We offer

  • 130 sections of
  • 40 different courses to
  • 3000+ students per semester

We receive

  • an average of $300,000 per year in federal and state grants from agencies such as
    • the National Science Foundation
    • the National Institutes of Health
    • the Ohio Department of Education
    • and NASA

We publish

  • 30 papers per year, of which 75% have student co-authors in research areas such as
    • Mathematics of materials
    • Algebra and Number Theory
    • Education in Mathematics

We emphasize

  • Interdisciplinary team research
  • High quality teaching

Department Accolades

  • 11 faculty have won teaching awards
  • 5 faculty have won service awards
  • 4 faculty have won research awards
  • 2 faculty have won early career awards

Who To Contact

Department Telephone
(330) 972-7400

Department Email
Email:  math@uakron.edu

Department Fax
(330) 374-8630

Mailing Address
Department of Mathematics
Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-4002

Department Office
College of Arts and Sciences Building
Room 220

Department Chair
Dr Timothy Norfolk
(330) 972-6121
Email: norfolk@uakron.edu

Assistant  to the Chair
Ms Pamela Hoover
(330) 972-7401
Email: phoover@uakron.edu

Secretary
Ms Joyce Lott
(330) 972-6987
Email: jlott@uakron.edu

Graduate Coordinator
Dr Pat Wilber
(330) 972-6994
Email: jw50@uakron.edu

Undergraduate Coordinator
Dr J. P. Cossey
(330) 972-8127
Email: cossey@uakron.edu