Syllabi on Special Topics

The Department regularly has both graduate and undergraduate courses featuring topics outside the regularly scheduled curriculum.

You can find the MAT 180 Special Topics for the 2021-2022 academic year here.

MAT 180 - Undergraduate

MAT 280 - Graduate

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  • Complex Fluids - Winter 2012, Thomases
  • Introduction to Ramified Optimal Transportation - Fall 2011, Xia
  • Geometric and Topological Combinatorics - Fall 2011, Klee
  • Introduction to String Theory - Spring 2011, Latini
  • Global and Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization - Winter 2011, Koeppe
  • Introduction to Riemannian Geometry and General Relativity - Winter 2011, Temple
  • Longest Increasing Subsequences & Combinatorial Probability - Winter 2011, Romik
  • Numerical Solution of Integral Equations - Winter 2011, Bremer
  • Mathematical Classical Mechanics - Fall 2010, Bachmann
  • PDEs and Nonlinear Waves - Winter 2010, Biello
  • Introduction to Representation Theory with Applications to Probability - Winter 2010, Jones
  • Hurwitz Numbers and Moduli Theory - Fall 2009, Mulase
  • Applied Mathematics: Models and Methods - Spring 2009, Hunter
  • Geometry and Analysis on Metric Measure Spaces - Spring 2009, Xia
  • Coxeter Groups and Schubert Calculus - Winter 2009, Schilling
  • Mathematical Introduction to Shock Waves - Winter 2009, Temple
  • A Short Review in Modern Mathematics - Fall 2008, Schwarz
  • Laplacian Eigenfunctions - Spring 2007, Saito
  • Non-asymptotic Random Matrix Theory - Winter 2007, Vershynin
  • Quantum Information Theory - Spring 2006, Kuperberg
  • Quantum Groups and Crystal Bases - Winter 2006, Schilling
  • Discrete Optimization - Fall 2005, DeLoera
  • Topics in the Theory of 3-Manifolds - Spring 2005, Rubinstein
  • Hecke Algebras and Orthogonal Polynomials RFG - Spring 2005, Vazirani
  • Multivariate Analysis from a Random Matrix Theory Perspective - Winter 2005, Tracy
  • Geometric Group Theory - Fall 2004, Kapovich
  • Probability and Convexity - Fall 2004, Vershynin
  • Applied & Computational Harmonic Analysis - Spring 2004, Saito
  • String Theory and Theoretical Physics - Spring 2004, Waldron
  • Computational Topology - Winter 2004, Hass
  • Probability on Graphs - Winter 2004, Gravner
  • Combinatorics and Representation Theory - Fall 2003, Schilling
  • Measure Theory - Fall 2003, Strohmer
  • Symmetric Functions - Spring 2003, Schilling
  • Statistical Methods in Applied Math & Physics - Spring 2003, Chorin
  • Numerical Methods for Integration and Interpolation - Spring 2003, Xiao
  • Combinatorics - Winter 2003, Tracy
  • Applied Harmonic Analysis - Fall 2002, Strohmer
  • Computational 3-Dimensional Topology - Winter 2002, Hass
  • Quantum Dynamics and Quantum Information - Winter 2002, Nachtergaele
  • Computational Harmonic Analysis - Winter 2002, Saito