Department of Mathematical Sciences

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Tamara Olson

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

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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Zhengfu Xu

Zhengfu Xu

PhD, Applied Mathematics, Brown University

Contact

906-487-3332
zhengfux@mtu.edu

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.

Learn more about the ALEKS placement assessment.