Department of Mathematics and its Applications

One of the most important developments or events in the unit's history:

  • Public lectures by Abel Prize laureates Peter Lax (2009) and Endre Szemeredi (2013)
  • Start of the Two Year MS Program (2008)
  • Biweekly Club meetings for Roma high school and undergraduate students in Budapest in the winter and spring of 2014.

The most important development in 2014-15:

The Department of Mathematics and its Applications, together with the Renyi Institute, organized the One Week conference on Intuitive Geometry, featuring Abel Prize Laureate Endre Szemeredi, Wolf Prize Laureate Laszlo Lovasz, and Rothschild Prize Laureate Gil Kalai in July, 2015.

Other important developments in 2014-15:

  • The Department of Mathematics and its Applications, the Department of Economics and the Business School started to work on harmonizing their Finance Related courses, to develop an internationally highly ranked program
  • A PhD student of the Department tutored a Roma Access graduate, who eventually got accepted at the CEU MS in Business Analytics program
  • Submitting the application for a One Year MS program in Mathematics and its Applications to Eastern Districts of New York

Engagement with external entities in 2014-15:

Co-organizing a Financial Mathematics course with Morgan Stanley. As part of the cooperation a CEU Alumnus at Morgan Stanley gave two guest lectures on practice, and five Morgan Stanley employees took part in the theoretical part of the course.

Faculty distinctions in 2014-15:

Miklos Abert received a Consolidator European Research Council grant.