# Department of Mathematical Sciences

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**Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

Qiuying Sha obtained her BS and MS in Mathematics from Heilongjiang University in 1985 and 1988, respectively. In 1988, she accepted a faculty position in the Department of Mathematics at Heilongjiang University and had been working there for 11 years. Sha obtained her PhD in Statistics from Michigan Technological

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### Donald L. Kreher

PhD, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

### Contact

906-487-3542

kreher@mtu.edu

**Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

Obtained a joint computer science and mathematics PhD from the University of Nebraska in 1984. He has held academic positions at Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Wyoming. He is currently a Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Michigan Technological University, where he teaches and conducts research in

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### Shari L. Stockero

PhD, Mathematics Education, Western Michigan University

### Contact

906-487-1126

stockero@mtu.edu

**Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

Prior to earning her Ph.D. in 2006, Dr. Stockero was a high school mathematics and science teacher in the Upper Peninsula. Her primary research interest is understanding how to support teacher learning at both the pre-service and inservice levels. Her current work, funded by a 2011 National Science Foundation

## 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.