Congratulations to our 2018 graduates in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics.  Awards have been presented to our Outstanding Graduates and Faculty.  The following graduating candidates have been nominated by department faculty to recognize their outstanding academic performance and achievements.  We extend our sincere congratulations to the awardees and to all candidates graduating with their Baccalaureate, Master, and Doctoral degrees.  Good luck in your future endeavors ahead.  Commencement Ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 12  in Viejas Arena on the campus of SDSU.  Click here to view the College of Sciences Commencement.

Baccalaureate Degree Candidates


Jackson face portrait
Outstanding Baccalaureate Candidate in Mathematics & Statistics  

JACKSON CONNOR AUTRY
B.S. Mathematics, Applied Arts & Sciences, emphasis in Science

Justin's face portraitAcademic Excellence in Mathematics
JUSTIN GIOVANNI GALIOTO
B.S. Mathematics, Applied Arts & Sciences, emphasis Applied Mathematics

andKyle's face portraitKYLE DOUGLAS LEMAIRE
B.S. Mathematics, Applied Arts & Sciences, emphasis Applied Mathematics

Jacob's face portrait

Academic Excellence in Mathematics Education
JACOB MICHAEL HAMPSON
B.A. Mathematics, Single Subject Teaching Credential

Natalie's face portraitAcademic Excellence in Statistics
NATALIE VICTORIA SISTO
B.S. Statistics, Applied Arts & Sciences, emphasis Actuarial Science

andGuy's face portraitGUY YIFRAH
B.S. Statistics, Applied Arts & Sciences, emphasis Actuarial Science

Brenda's face portraitNominee for College of Sciences Outstanding Student
BRENDA LEE MELENDREZ
B.A. Mathematics, Single Subject Teaching Credential 

andNatalie's face portraitNATALIE VICTORIA SISTO
B.S. Statistics, Applied Arts & Sciences, emphasis Actuarial Science

Master Degree Candidates

Tony's face portrait

Academic Excellence in Mathematics
ANTONIO JOSE SILVETI-FALLS
M.S. Applied Mathematics, concentration Dynamical Systems

andGeorge's face portraitGEORGE ZOUHEIR ISTAMBOULI
M.S. Applied Mathematics, concentration Math Theory

Bertha's face portraitAcademic Excellence in Mathematics Education
BERTHA ELIZABETH ALVAREZ
M.A. Teaching Service, specialization Math Community College Teaching

Marc's face portraitAcademic Excellence in Statistics
MARC SCHNEBLE
M.S. Statistics

andKevin's face portraitKEVIN PELAEZ
M.S. Statistics

Rory's face portraitAcademic Excellence in Biostatistics
RORY MICHAEL BLOCH
M.S. Statistics, concentration Biostatistics

Faculty Award

Vadim's face portraitMost Influential Faculty in Mathematics & Statistics
VADIM PONOMARENKO, Ph.D.
Nominated by Jackson Connor Autry


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