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Yang Yang

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906-487-3039
yyang7@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

I was born and raised in Tianjin China (a beautiful city 80 miles from Beijing). Before entering college, three excellent teachers, Ms. Hong Liu, Ms. Haiying Wang and Mr. Shengli Duan, raised my interest in the study of mathematics. In 2005, I joined the Department of Modern Mechanics at University of . . .

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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 modeling . . .

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Jie Sun

Jie Sun

PhD, Mathematics, University of Alberta, Canada

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906-487-2211
sjie@mtu.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Dr. Sun joined MTU mathematical sciences faculty in January 2013. Prior to this appointment, she was a postdoctoral scholar for two years in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. She got her Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Alberta in Canada. After that, she spent one . . .

Placement

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