Mathematics and Statistics

Welcome to the website of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics (DOMAS) at Sultan Qaboos University. The department started in 1986 as a department of Mathematics and Computing (DOMAC) offering a single Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computing. This evolved into three Bachelor degrees in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science. In 1995 the department of Computer Science was established to host the Computer Science degree. The mother department name then changed to Mathematics and Statistics (DOMAS).

DOMAS is among the largest departments in the University with over 50 faculty members and over 7000 student registrations per semester. It offers programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, or Statistics with a minor in Health Statistics. The latter one of the three programs is specially designed for students pursuing careers as Statisticians in the Oman Ministry of Health. The department also offers general minors in the fields of Mathematics and Statistics. The department is also responsible for teaching all mathematics service courses offered to other majors. University. The department is committed to quality teaching, research and community service. Researchers in the department have extensive collaboration with researchers worldwide as can be seen from their publications

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The department of Mathematics and Statistics (DOMAS) is one of the largest departments in the University with over 50 faculty members and over 7000 student registrations per semester. The department offers programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, or Statistics with a minor in Health Statistics. The latter one of the three programs is specially designed for students pursuing careers as Statisticians in the Oman Ministry of Health. The department also offers general minors in the fields of Mathematics and Statistics. A large part of the teaching in DOMAS is service teaching in Mathematics and Statistics provided for students from the various Colleges of the University.

At the graduate level, the department offers three programs leading to a degree of Masters of Science; namely in the disciplines of pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. In the academic year 2009-2010, the department launched a new graduate program leading to a doctorate degree in the three disciplines. Enquiries from potential students at the graduate level are welcomed.

The vision of the department is to continue fostering excellence in research and development in mathematical science through basic focused research, interdisciplinary research, and academic interaction. DOMAS faculty members are publishing their research results in a range of professional refereed journals, monographs and book chapters. Also, DOMAS faculty members are active in delivering talks at various international and regional conferences. Furthermore, the department is active in hosting international conferences and workshops in the various disciplines of mathematics and statistics. The department is committed to excellence in teaching and learning and encourage  e-learning through specialized computing courses as well as integrating computational techniques in several courses.

DOMAS continues the drive for excellence and to provide academic leadership at the national level and beyond.

 

Khidir Abdelbasit (HOD)

            

Vision

The department of Mathematics and Statistics aspires to be an internationally recognized   and regionally leading center of quality education and research in the areas of Mathematics and Statistics.


Mission

The mission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is to provide courses of the highest quality for Mathematics and Statistics majors, as well as service courses to other departments in the University, to undertake research in Mathematics and Statistics at the highest possible international standards and to put the expertise of its faculty in the service of the country.


Department of Mathematics and Statistics

College of Science

Sultan Qaboos University

PO Box 36,  Al Khod 123

Sultanate of Oman

Phone: (+968) 2414 1490

Fax: (+968) 2414 1490

Email: hoddomas@squ.edu.om

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