Department of Mathematics & Physics

Welcome to the Department of Mathematics & Physics at Marshall University! Our department is home to a vibrant community of scholars who are passionate about exploring the fascinating intersection between mathematics and physics. We offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including majors in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, and Physical and Applied Sciences, as well as advanced degrees in Mathematics and Physics.

Academic Programs

At the undergraduate level, we offer a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide students with a strong foundation in the core concepts and principles of mathematics and physics. Our courses cover a wide range of topics – from calculus and linear algebra to quantum mechanics and thermodynamics – and are taught by experienced faculty members who are dedicated to providing engaging and intellectually challenging instruction.

Our graduate programs are designed for students who are looking to take their knowledge and skills to the next level. We offer advanced degrees in both Mathematics and Physics, and our faculty members are renowned experts in their respective fields. Our graduate students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members on cutting-edge research projects, and many go on to successful careers in academia, industry, and government.

In addition to our academic programs, our department is also home to several research laboratories that are dedicated to advancing the frontiers of knowledge in mathematics and physics. These labs provide a collaborative environment where faculty members, graduate students, and other researchers can work together on innovative projects that have the potential to make a real-world impact.

Overall, the Department of Mathematics & Physics is a dynamic and exciting place to study and conduct research. Whether you are a student who is just starting your academic journey or a seasoned researcher who is looking to make a significant contribution to your field, we invite you to explore all that our department has to offer.

Alfred Akinsete
Mathematics & Physics Chair
Location: Smith Hall 523/524
Telephone: 304-696-6010
Teresa Wellman
Mathematics & Physics Administrative Associate
Location: Smith Hall 523
Telephone: 304-696-6482