Faculty

Joe Alia

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Yale University
  • B.A., New College

Joseph Alia

Contact

expertise

  • Quantum Based Structural Formulas = fun
  • Valency Interaction Formulas
  • Computational Chemistry



Jon Anderson

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • M.S., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • B.S., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Alumni Association Teaching Award
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Jon Anderson

Contact

expertise

  • Biostatistics
  • Time-to-Event Data Analysis
  • Analysis of Survey Data



Tracey Anderson

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Oregon State University
  • M.A., University of Kansas
  • B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College

Tracey Anderson

Contact

expertise

  • Aquatic Entomology
  • Odonates (dragon flies, damsel flies, ...)



Christopher Atkinson

  • Assistant Professor
  • Single semester leave, Spring 2015
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
  • B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago

Christopher Atkinson

Contact

expertise

  • Hyperbolic geometry
  • Geometric topology in 3-dimensions
  • Low-dimensional topology



Jim Barbour

  • Emissions Technician
  • Junior Scientist
  • Ph.D., University of Georgia
  • M.S., North Carolina State University
  • B.S., North Carolina State University

Contact

expertise

  • Agronomy
  • Crop Science



Sylke Boyd

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Chemnitz University of Technology
  • B.A., Chemnitz University of Technology

Sylke Boyd

Contact

expertise

  • Computer Simulations of Materials
  • Computer Modeling
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Molecular Dynamics
  • Monte Carlo Simulations



Keith Brugger

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • M.S., Lehigh University
  • B.S., Lehigh University

Keith Brugger

Contact

expertise

  • Modeling Glacier Response to Climate Change
  • Glacier Mass Balance Simulation
  • Glacial and Climate History of the Rocky Mountains



Nancy Carpenter

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., Northwestern University
  • B.A., Elmhurst College
  • Alumni Association Teaching Award
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Nancy Carpenter

Contact

expertise

  • Synthetic Organometallic Methodology



Michael Ceballos

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Montana
  • M.A., University of Alabama-Birningham
  • B.S., University of Alabama-Huntsville

Ruben Ceballos

Contact

expertise

  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Virology
  • Neurobiology



L. Mercredi Chasman

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois
  • B.S. California Institute of Technology

L. Mercredi Chasman

Contact

expertise

  • Eigenvalue problems in PDE
  • Special functions



Chris Cole

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • M.S., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • B.A., Brown University
  • Alumni Association Teaching Award

Chris Cole

Contact

expertise

  • Conservation Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Conservation Biology



James Cotter

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., Lehigh University
  • M.S., Lehigh University
  • B.S., Franklin and Marshall College
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award
  • Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award

James Cotter

Contact

expertise

  • Glacial geology
  • Glacial sedimentology
  • Quaternary studies



Stephen Crabtree

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
  • B.S., Franklin and Marshal College

Stephen Crabtree

Contact

expertise

  • Volcanic Mapping
  • Mineralogy



Peter Dolan

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Oregon
  • M.S., University of Oregon
  • B.A., University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Contact

expertise

  • Bioinformatics
  • Data Science
  • Visualization of Genomic Data



Abbey Fischer

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • B.S., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Abbey Fischer

Contact

expertise

  • Biochemistry
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Chemistry Lab Design



Jennifer Goodnough

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
  • B.S., St. Francis University
  • John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising

Jennifer Goodnough

Contact

expertise

  • Study of hydrogen bonded liquids via a semi-empirical method



Rachel (Gibbons) Johnson

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD., Mayo Graduate School
  • B.A., Boston University

Rachel Gibbons

Contact

expertise

  • Immunology
  • Molecular Biology



Jong-Min Kim

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
  • M.S., Chung-Ang University, South Korea
  • B.S., Cheongju University, South Korea
  • Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award

Jong-Min Kim

Contact

expertise

  • Statistical genetics
  • Sample Survey Methods
  • Cluster Analysis



Michael S. Korth

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland
  • M.S., University of Maryland
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris

Contact

expertise

  • Theory of Condensed Matter
  • Structure of Fluids
  • Hard-Sphere Fluids



Margaret Kuchenreuther

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin
  • B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Margaret Kuchenreuther

Contact

expertise

  • Plant Population Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Prairie Ecology and Management



Kristin Lamberty

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris

Kristin Lamberty

Contact

expertise

  • human-computer interaction
  • educational technology
  • learning sciences and technology
  • online communities



Mark Logan

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin
  • B.A. Carleton College

Mark Logan

Contact

expertise

  • Algebra
  • Combinatorics



Elena Machkasova

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Boston University
  • M.S., University of Southern Maine
  • M.S., Moscow Oil and Gas Institute
  • B.A., Moscow Oil and Gas Institute

Elena Machkasova

Contact

expertise

  • Theory of programming languages & compilers



Robert Matson

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
  • B.S., Humboldt State University

Contact

expertise

  • Experimental Physics
  • Complex Hydrodynamics
  • Green Technology Research & Development



Nic McPhee

  • Professor
  • Sabbatical leave 2014-2015
  • Ph.D., University of Texas
  • M.S. University of Texas
  • B.A., Reed College
  • Alumni Association Teaching Award

Nic McPhee

Contact

expertise

  • Evolutionary computation
  • Software design and development
  • Artificial intelligence



Gordon McIntosh

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
  • M.S., West Virginia University
  • B.S., Westminster College

Contact

expertise

  • Molecular Radio Astronomy



Barry McQuarrie

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Manitoba
  • M.M., University of Waterloo
  • B.S., University of Winnipeg
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Barry McQuarrie

Contact

expertise

  • Classical Limit of Quantum Mechanics
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Numerical Integration
  • Molecular Scattering and Photodissociation
  • Mathematical Modeling



Zack Mensinger

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Oregon
  • B.A., Macalester College

Zachary Mensinger

Contact

expertise

  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases



Eric Miles

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D.,Colorado State University
  • M.S., Colorado State University
  • B.S., Colorado Mesa University

Eric Miles

Contact

expertise

  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Category Theory



Paul Myers

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Oregon
  • B.S., University of Washington, Seattle

Paul Myers

Contact

expertise

  • Developmental Biology
  • Neurobiology



Peh Ng

  • Division Chair
  • Professor
  • Ph.D., Purdue University
  • M.S., Purdue University
  • B.S., Adrian College
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award
  • Alumni Association Teaching Award

Peh Ng

Contact

expertise

  • Combinatorial and Discrete Optimization
  • Mathematical and Network Optimization
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Matroids, Graph Theory & Applications



Ted Pappenfus

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • B.A.,St. John’s University
  • Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award

Ted Pappenfus

Contact

expertise

  • Organic photovoltaics
  • Green and sustainable chemistry
  • Organic and inorganic materials design and synthesis



Lyle Rambow

  • Teaching Specialist
  • M.Ed., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris

Contact

expertise

  • Math Education



Roxanne Renedo

  • Pre-doctoral Teaching Fellow
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Citis (Spring 2015)
  • B.A., Smith College

Contact

expertise

  • Structural Geology
  • Metamorphic Petrology



David Roberts

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
  • B.A., Princeton University
  • Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award

David Roberts

Contact

expertise

  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Game Theory
  • Group Theory
  • Number Theory



Timothy Soderberg

  • Associate Professor (on sabbatical leave, 2013-14)
  • Ph.D., University of Utah
  • B.A.,Amherst College

Tim Soderberg

Contact

expertise

  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Cloning and Genetic Engineering
  • Protein Expression and Purification
  • Enzymatic Assays.



Engin Sungur

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University
  • M.S., Carnegie-Mellon University
  • M.S., Middle East Technical University
  • B.A., Middle East Technical University
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Engin Sungur

Contact

expertise

  • Statistics Education
  • Modern Multivariate Analysis
  • Copulas and Directional Dependence Modeling



Heather Waye

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Oregon State University
  • M.Sc, University of Victoria
  • B.Sc., University of Victoria

Heather Waye

Contact

expertise

  • Chemical Ecology and Reproductive Hormones of Snakes
  • Reptile Behavioral Ecology



Pete Wyckoff

  • Professor
  • Single semester leave, Fall 2014
  • Ph.D., Duke University
  • B.A., Drew University

Pete Wyckoff

Contact

expertise

  • Community and Ecosystem Ecology
  • Impacts of Climate Change on Forests



Timna Wyckoff

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Duke University
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Alumni Association Teaching Award

Timna Wyckoff

Contact

expertise

  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Bacterial Pathogenesis