Computer Labs

Maple Lab

The Mathematical Sciences Maple Lab located in Stratton Hall 003 is used primarily for the lab based instruction in conjunction with the Math Department's Calculus program.  The lab is equipped with 25 Dell Optiplex Intel i7 computers.  A wide variety of academic software including Maple 17, Matlab, MikTeX, and SAS are available on each computer. A complete list of installed programs can be found here. The lab is available for general use outside of the times where classes are scheduled.  Check lab availability. If you would like to schedule an event in the lab please contact Rhonda Podell at rpodell@wpi.edu or at 508-831-5241. 

Statistics Multimedia Classroom

The Mathematical Sciences Multimedia Classroom, Room 202 in Kaven Hall, has 28 Intel® i5 computers running Microsoft Windows Vista as well as SAS 9.2 used in conjunction with various Statistics programs offered by the Mathematical Sciences Department. The lab is available to any student during times that are not scheduled for classes and accessible 24 hours a day by ID Access. Check lab availability.

Financial Multimedia Classroom

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Financial Math Lab, Room 412 in Salisbury Labs, is equipped with 12 Intel® Workstations with dual monitors and is used in conjunction with the Financial Mathematics masters program. 4 of the computers are available for use as Bloomberg Terminals.

Maple Resources

MATLAB Resources

LaTeX and Windows

To LaTeX under Windows you will need 5 pieces of software, all of which can obtained without cost:

Once you have installed all necessary applications, you will use the Tex editor to edit your LaTeX document, and then you will be able to build and output it to any combination of dvi, ps, and pdf files.

LaTeX and Macs

To LaTeX on a Mac, download and install MacTeX.

Printing Information

The following are the current printers in the department:

Location Windows/Printers Name Unix/Linux/Mac Name Model Type
SH108 sh_math1 sh-math1 HP B&W Laserjet 601dn w/duplexer
SH108 sh_ma4 mathcolor09

HP Colorjet 4700dn w/duplexer

SH104D sh_ma1 mathprint3 HP B&W Laserjet 4014dn w/duplexer
SH207 sh_ma7 mathprint207 HP B&W Laserjet 4014dn w/duplexer
SL405 sl_math1 sl-math1 HP B&W Laserjet 601dn
SL412 ma_finance financialmath HP B&W Laserjet 4050n