# Department of Mathematical Sciences

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### Tamara Olson

PhD, Mathematical Sciences, Courant Institute (NYU)

### Contact

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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### Shuanglin Zhang

PhD, Statistics, Peking University, Beijing, China

### Contact

906-487-2146

shuzhang@mtu.edu

**Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

Shuanglin Zhang is an endorsed Henes professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Michigan Technological University. He earned his PhD in Statistics in 1999 from Peking University, China. He did his postdoctoral training in statistical genetics in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University, School

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**Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

Zhengfu received his B.Sc. and M. Sc in Mathematics from the Department of Mathematics at Peking University. Then he went on to the division of applied mathematics at Brown University for his graduate studies. He got an M.Sc (minor in computer science) and PhD of applied mathematics from Brown

## Placement

Math is a fact of life at Michigan Tech. Doing well in your math course(s) is critical to your success in future courses required for your major. To

place you in the most appropriate math course, Michigan Tech requires incoming students without qualifying AP, IB, or CLEP scores or earned college-level math credit to take an ALEKS Placement Assessment.