The world’s most powerful computing environment
What is Mathematica?
As the world's most powerful global computing environment, Mathematica offers a
whole new way of interacting with the world of data.
offers a new level of automation in:
- algorithmic computation
- interactive manipulation
- dynamic presentation
currently installed in:
The university has an unlimited license for Wolfram Mathematica for university-owned
Computers must be owned by the university, but can reside on
or off campus.
also be installed on:
- faculty/staff school-owned machines:
Installers are available by making a request to Mathematica
personally-owned machines: Home-use versions are available for staff and faculty only. Please make a request by following the instructions here.
- students' personally-owned
machines: Students at NAU can now download and install their own full version of Mathematica while studying at the University.
Please connect to our secure site to read the instruction on how to do this by clicking the link here.
Are you interested in putting Mathematica
elsewhere? Please let Paul Fish
What is Mathematica used
for in a university setting?
- lecture presentations, writing journal articles,
and student lab reports
- individual student projects, and leads to a much
deeper understanding of concepts
- research and writing applications
What are the best steps to start using Mathematica?
If you are new to Mathematica,
below are some suggestions on the best ways to get started.