Department of Mathematical Sciences

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Tamara Olson

Tamara Olson

PhD, Mathematical Sciences, Courant Institute (NYU)

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906-487-2191
trolson@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Tamara Olson is currently an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Michigan Technological University.  Following undergraduate studies in mathematics and physics at St. Olaf College in 1986, Olson earned her MS and PhD in Mathematics at NYU's Courant Institute in 1991.  Since then, she has maintained an interest in interdisciplinary

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Cecile Piret

Cécile Piret

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906-487-2069
cmpiret@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

My research interests are in applied and computational mathematics. I am interested in developing and analyzing high-order numerical methods for solving partial differential equations and fractional partial differential equations. In particular, I have been focusing on techniques based on the Radial Basis Functions (RBF) method. The application areas range

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Min Wang

Min Wang

PhD, Statistics, Clemson University

Contact

906-487-2905
minwang@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Min Wang graduated from Concordia University in December 2007 with major in Mathematics and Statistics, and then went on to earn an M.S. and Ph.D. from Clemson University, where his research mainly focused on Bayesian hypothesis testing and variable selection in high dimensional regression. After finishing his Ph.D. in

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