Community-minded. Career-focused. Solving Real-world Problems.

Our faculty and students are leading interdisciplinary and cross-divisional initiatives that are making a difference.

Detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s, understanding the links between social media activity and stock performance, and helping Baltimore City track vacant properties to identify problems before they arise are among the ways we make an impact on our community–and on the world.

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A focus on career-readiness

Individualized counseling, networking and recruitment events, mentorship, and a dedicated graduate career professional in the department underscore our commitment to your professional success.

Active and involved student community

Whether through the Hopkins Undergraduate Society for Applied Mathematics, Women of Whiting (a grad student group), or participating in K-12 STEM outreach, our students are active and involved in our community.

Research: Creating knowledge

With broad expertise and access to the resources of Johns Hopkins University, we are leading collaborations with JHU’s renowned schools of medicine, public health, arts and sciences, and business.

Making an Impact: On Campus and Far Beyond

  • Students Ace Final Exam Scheduling

    AMS undergrads developed the algorithm for final exam scheduling on the Homewood campus, eliminating scheduling conflicts and limiting schedule-crowding–such as scheduling two exams in a single day.

  • Data Science in the City

    Professor Tamás Budavári is helping Baltimore City officials more quickly and accurately identify vacant properties, enabling officials to identify problems and invest strategically in neighborhood stabilization.

  • Enabling Personalized Cancer Care

    Professor Donald Geman is collaborating with cancer scientists to simplify complex biomolecular data about tumors, in principle making it easier to prescribe the appropriate treatment for a specific patient.