Melissa S. Keranen

Melissa S. Keranen


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  • Professor, Mathematical Sciences
  • Associate Chair for Undergraduate Study
  • PhD, Mathematics, Michigan Technological University


Dr. Keranen is a professor of mathematical sciences and serves as associate chair for undergraduate study. Keranen was born and raised in Calumet, MI and attended Michigan Technological University in 1997 as an undergraduate student; she’s been here ever since. In 2006, she accepted a position in the Department of Mathematical Sciences as an Assistant Professor. Her research interests include combinatorial designs and graph decompositions. Keranen also enjoys teaching students at all levels, and regularly teaches several courses in discrete mathematics.

Areas of Expertise

  • Combinatorial designs
  • Graph decompositions
  • Graph colorings