# Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Patty Martinez, Regents Math 307

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The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science offers programs in all three disciplines, including majors in mathematics and computer science and a concentration in statistics. For more information on each program, see the separate listings under Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics.

**Chair, 2016-2017 **

**Kristina C. Garrett**

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

enumerative and algebraic combinatorics; partition theory; q-series

**Richard J. Allen**

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

logic programming; intelligent tutoring systems; computer science; Islamic geometric patterns; bioinformatics

**Joseph J. Benson**

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

differential geometry; differential equations; lie groups; symmetries; moving frames

**Adam H. Berliner**

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

combinatorial matrix theory; linear algebra; graph theory

**Richard A. Brown** (on leave spring)

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

computer science; parallel/distributed systems

**Debra L. Czarneski**

Visiting Associate Professor of Mathematics

graph theory

**Jill Dietz**

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

algebraic topology; group theory

**Kosmas J. Diveris**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

commutative algebra; homological algebra

**Robert D. Eisinger**

Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

**Vinayak Elangovan**

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

**Kathryn Ziegler Graham**

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

biostatistics

**Olaf A. Hall-Holt**

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

computational geometry; computer vision/graphics

**Bruce Hanson**

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

real analysis; complex analysis

**Paul Humke** (on leave)

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

real analysis; dynamical systems

**Sharon J. Lane-Getaz**

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science and Education

statistics; statistics education

**Julie M. Legler**

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

biostatistics

**Ryota Matsuura** (on leave Interim and spring)

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

mathematics education; algebraic number theory

**Steven McKelvey**

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Registrar and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

operations research; wildlife modeling

**Janice Pearce**

Visiting Professor of Computer Science

swarm robotics; environmental modeling; computer science education

**Bruce E. Pell**

Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

**Marju Purin**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

homological algebra; representation theory

**Matthew P. Richey**

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

applied and computational mathematics

**Paul J. Roback** (on leave)

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

statistics

**Kay E. Smith**

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

logic; discrete mathematics

**Paul Zorn**

Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

complex analysis; mathematical exposition