Introduction of The School of Mathematical Sciences(SMS)

The School of Mathematical Sciences of Tianjin Polytechnic University was founded in October 2018, which is established independently based on the related disciplines of Mathematics atformer School of Science, There are four departments and two research centers at SMS, namely, the Department of Basic Mathematics, the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, the Department of Information and Computational Science, the Department of Applied Statistics, the Basic and Cross-disciplinary Research Center , the Center of Mathematical experiments and the Institute of Mathematics Research. There are two First-level Disciplines of Mathematics and Statistics and three undergraduate majors of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Information and Computational Science, and Applied Statistics.

There are 91 faculty members, including 14 professors, 48 associate professors, 22 Master's advisers and 52 teachers with PH.D. One professor has been listed in “ the 1000 High-end Talents Program” in Tianjin; there is one special chair professor in Tianjin city, two national excellent teachers, two municipal famous teachers, one model worker in Tianjin, and one winner of the May 1^{st} Labor Medal in Tianjin. Professor Yao Yonghong and Professor Qi Feng have been consecutively among the international highest-cited scientists since 2014. Meanwhile, Professor Yao Yonghong was named as the most influential scientific research elite globally in 2014. There are 766 students, including 705 undergraduates and 61 graduate students.

Two courses, the Advanced Mathematics and Linear Algebra, are listed in the Tianjin Municipal Excellent Courses. There is one Tianjin Municipal Teaching Innovation Team. one teacher won the second prize in the National Young Teachers’ Lecture Competition, and seven teachers were awarded the first prize in Tianjin Young Teachers’ Teaching Competition. There is one 2^{nd} prize of National Teaching Achievement Awards and four 1^{st} prizes of Tianjin teaching achievement. SMS has a strong guidance team of Mathematics Modeling, students under whose guidance have repeatedly made exceptional achievements in National College Students Mathematical Modeling Competition and the National College Students Mathematics Competition.

In the past five years, teachers at SMS have presided over 21 projects of the National Natural Science Foundation, and published more than 700 papers, among which, nearly 500 papers have been indexed by *SCI,EI and ISTP*. The papers published by Professor Yao Yonghong were selected five times as the most influential international papers of the year in China.

The mathematical research at SMS has featured prominently in universities around China with the following research fields: Functional Analysis and Application, Nonlinear Dynamics Theory and Application, Algebra and Combinatorial Mathematics, Special Function Theory, Operational Research and Cybernetics, Probability Theory and Statistics.

Through unremitting efforts, in the 2014 World University Mathematics Academic Ranking published by Shanghai Jiaotong University, Mathematics discipline at TJPU has entered the top 100 mathematics disciplines of the world universities, ranking 76th among the global universities. In 2017, Mathematics discipline of SMS has entered the world’s top 1% in ESI.