Our department has a thriving intellectual life with research faculty committed to excellence in research. Visit the submenu in this section to learn about our specialty research areas:
- Applied Mathematics
- Discrete Mathematics
- Geometry, Topology and Mathematical Physics
- Logic and Set Theory
- Mathematical Biology
- Mathematics Education
Undergraduates who engage in research projects gain:
- greater understanding of how mathematics works in the modern world
- heightened facility with generating and analyzing data in any realm of life
- exuberance for group and solo problem-solving that welcomes hard challenges
- stronger ability to communicate technical information
- deepened connection with fellow students and professors
Visit the Undergraduate Research Opportunities page to get the information you need to start working on a research project today!
See what Dr. Dewey Taylor, one of the heads of the VCU REU program, has to say about undergraduate research in her 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award Interview.