Top 10 Universities for Mathematics 2017


2017年十大以數學聞名的大學

We’re back with another top 10 list! This time, we explore the top 10 universities for studying Mathematics in 2017! (The rankings are based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017

另一十大學校名單出爐! 這次,我們探討2017年修讀數學科的最佳學府!(排名根據 QS 世界大學排名 2017

 

10) New York University (NYU) 紐約大學

NYU New York University

 

The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (CIMS) is an independent division of New York University (NYU) under the Faculty of Arts & Science that serves as a center for research and advanced training in computer science and mathematics. It is considered one of the leading and most prestigious mathematics schools and mathematical sciences research centers in the world.

紐約大學於1934年成立科朗數學研究所。它是世界上首屈一指的數學研究中心,其應用數學榮獲全美第一。

 

 

9) University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 加州大學洛杉磯分校

University of California (UCLA)

 

The UCLA Department of Mathematics is by far the youngest of the top mathematics departments in the nation. In 2006, Terence Tao won the Fields Medal, described as the Nobel Prize of math. As of Fall 2016, it has 49 ladder faculty and 67 assistant adjunct professors, postdoctoral fellows, lecturers, and visiting faculty, encompassing major areas of both pure and applied mathematics.  In 2007, the Department received the American Mathematical Society’s (AMS) Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department.

加州大學洛杉磯分校的數學系排名全球十大。另外,該校學術成就超卓,先後共有16位教授和畢業生們獲取諾貝爾獎,例如:加州大學洛杉磯分校數學系的澳籍華裔教授陶哲軒(Terence Tao)在2006年獲得數學領域的諾貝爾獎 —— 菲爾茲獎。

 

 

8) ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology 蘇黎世聯邦理工學院

ethzurich

 

The Department of Mathematics at ETH Zurich is an internationally recognized reference point for mathematical research and teaching at the highest level. With its broad spectrum of pure and applied mathematics, the Department offers an ideal environment for scientists and students. With its long history of excellence, the Department of Mathematics conducts highest level research in most areas of pure and applied mathematics. It comprises a number of independent professorships, as well as the Seminar for Applied Mathematics (SAM), the Seminar for Statistics (SfS) and the Institute for Operations Research (IFOR).

蘇黎世聯邦理工學院數學系是國際公認為最高水平的數學研究和教學參考指標。該學系涵括了純數及應用數學多個範疇,為科學家和學生提供了一個理想的學術環境,讓他們進行高水平的數學研究。它引入多名教授、應用數學研討會(SAM)、統計研討會(SfS)和運籌學研究所(IFOR)。

 

 

7) Princeton University 普林斯頓大學

Princeton University

 

Princeton University is a great place to do math. For the 2017-18 academic year, rhe department of Mathematics at Princeton University consists of 73 faculty members, 25 visitors and researchers, 79 graduate students, and 70 undergraduate majors. Mathematics is one of the most versatile majors at Princeton and students here have the opportunity to work with some of the best mathematicians in the world in a wide variety of fundamental areas of both pure and applied mathematics. 

普林斯頓大學絕對是一個修讀數學的好地方。截止2017至18學年,數學學系坐擁73名教職員、25名學者、79名研究生及70名本科學生。學生在這裏有機會與世界上最優秀的數學家在純數學和應用數學的各個基礎領域進行合作。

 

 

6) University of California, Berkeley (UCB) 加州大學伯克利分校

UC Berkeley

 

The Department of Mathematics at Berkeley is generally recognized as one of the broadest, liveliest, and most distinguished departments of mathematics in the world.  With approximately 55 regular faculty members representing most of the major fields of current research, along with 25 to 30 post-doctoral scholars, 180 graduate students, over 800 undergraduate majors, one of the finest mathematics libraries in the nation, and situated in a favorable climate in one of America’s most exciting and cosmopolitan centers for mathematics research and teaching, Berkeley has become a favorite location for the study of mathematics by students and faculty from all over the world.

 

加州大學伯克利分校的數學系於全球享譽盛名。該學系現有研究人員約55人,其中博士研究生約30人、研究生180人、本科專業800餘人。該學系設有全國最好的數學圖書館、數學研究和教學中心之一,加州大學伯克利分校已成為世界各地的學生和教師最喜歡的數學研究場所。

 

 

5) University of Cambridge 劍橋大學

University of Cambridge

 

The Cambridge Mathematics course is often considered to be the most demanding undergraduate Mathematics course available in Britain and, correspondingly, one of the most rewarding. Since Sir Isaac Newton was Lucasian Professor (1669-96), mathematics teaching and research here have been enhanced by a string of brilliant mathematicians, including six Fields Medallists and even Nobel Prize winners. Most current Faculty members are leading international authorities on their subject. Our Faculty is also closely linked with the Isaac Newton Institute, which attracts specialists from all over the world to tackle outstanding problems in the mathematical sciences.

劍橋大學的數學課程被普遍認為是全英最高要求的本科數學課程,相應地,也是最有價值的課程之一。從17世紀牛頓任職期間到19世紀末,劍橋大學一直偏重於應用數學的教育,特別是數學物理。劍橋大學的純數教育及研究在19世紀獲得很大的進步,其後在20世紀初達致頂峰,並獲得最高的國際標準認可。時至今日,劍橋大學依然保持著頂級數學實力。此校的校友已經奪得六面數學界最高榮譽的菲爾茲獎。

 

 

4) University of Oxford 牛津大學

University of Oxford

 

Mathematics is the engine behind Science in the 21st Century. Mathematics in Oxford embraces this power and diversity by combining its pure and applied mathematicians in one department and one building, ensuring collaborations both within and beyond Oxford.

Oxford has over 850 undergraduates, more than 350 masters and doctoral postgraduate students, and over 170 faculties, research fellows and postdoctoral researchers studying and working across all fields of mathematics from Number Theory to understanding the mechanics of the human brain. It has nurtured many celebrities in mathematics. For example, three Oxford mathematicians, Michael Atiyah, Daniel Quillen and Simon Donaldson, have won Fields Medals, often called the “Nobel Prize for mathematics”.

牛津大學擁有850多名本科生、350多名碩士和博士研究生,以及170多名教師、研究員和博士級研究人員。他們專注數學部門各個領域的學習和工作。另外,牛津大學培養了不少數學界名人,例如:邁克爾·阿蒂亞丹尼爾·奎倫西蒙·唐納森,這三位牛津數學家都曾贏得菲爾茲獎

 

 

3) Stanford University 史丹福大學

Stanford University

 

SUMO is the Stanford University Mathematical Organization. It is the by-students-for-students math club on campus. It host various events that are open to everyone: math majors and non-math majors, graduate and undergraduate.

SUMO是史丹福大學的數學組織,亦是校內的數學學會。該學會舉辦各種對外開放的活動,無論是數學專業、非數學專業、研究生抑或是本科生,都能參與。

 

 

2) Harvard University 哈佛大學

Harvard University

 

Harvard is a large, highly residential research university. It operates several arts, cultural, and scientific museums, alongside the Harvard Library, which is the world’s largest academic and private library system, comprising 79 individual libraries with over 18 million volumes. Harvard’s alumni include eight U.S. presidents, several foreign heads of state. Moreover, there are 130 Nobel laureates have been affiliated as students, faculty, or staff.

哈佛大學為全美最難入讀的學府之一。哈佛擁有全美最古老的圖書館系統,這同時也是全球最具規模的私立及大學圖書館系統,館藏量逾1600萬冊。哈佛校友涵蓋8名美國總統及多國領袖與政治要員;其亦培養了62名富豪企業家及335位羅德學者,人數均為全美最多;另外,有130多名諾貝爾獎得主現在或曾經在哈佛學習或工作。校方在2007年起實行了財政援助政策,來自低年收入家庭的學生可以獲得不同程度的學費豁免。

 

 

1) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 麻省理工學院

MIT University ranking

 

MIT is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). The Institute is traditionally known for its research and education in the physical sciences and engineering, but more recently in biology, economics, linguistics, and management as well. MIT is often cited among the world’s best universities by various organizations.

As of 2017, 88 Nobel laureates, 52 National Medal of Science recipients, 65 Marshall Scholars, 45 Rhodes Scholars, 38 MacArthur Fellows, 34 astronauts, 21 Turing award winners, 16 Chief Scientists of the U.S. Air Force, and 6 Fields Medalists have been affiliated with MIT. The school has a strong entrepreneurial culture and the aggregated revenues of companies founded by MIT alumni would rank as the eleventh-largest economy in the world.

擁有6間學術學院及32個學系部門的麻省理工學院常獲納入全球最佳學府之列。學校一直聞名於物理科學與工程學的教研,但在近代亦大力發展諸如生命科學、經濟學、管理學、語言學等其他學術範疇。截至2017年,麻省理工學院坐擁88位諾貝爾獎得主、52位國家科學獎章獲獎者、45位羅德學者、38名麥克阿瑟獎得主、6名菲爾茲獎獲獎者及21位圖靈獎得主。此校同時具很強的創業文化,由其校友所創辦的公司利潤總值相當於全球第十一大經濟體

 

 

So if you are looking to study Mathematics at one of the best schools available, don’t forget to check out these gems! Why not have a look at our list of University in Hong Kong 2018?

所以,如果您於以上著名學府修讀數學,記得密切留意它們的最新資訊!順道參閱 2018 香港大學

 

 

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