Division of Science & Math Faculty

Joe Alia

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

Expertise

Quantum Based Structural Formulas = fun
Valency Interaction Formulas
Computational Chemistry
Joe Alia
Campus Location: 

Science 1390

Phone: 
+1 3205896345

Hannah Altmann

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., North Dakota State University
B.S. Minnesota State University, Moorhead

Expertise

Homological Algebra
Semidualizing Modules and Complexes
Hannah Altmann
Campus Location: 

Science 2365

Jon Anderson

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

Awards

  • Alumni Association Teaching Award
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Expertise

Biostatistics
Time-to-Event Data Analysis
Analysis of Survey Data
Jon Anderson
Campus Location: 

Science 1330

Phone: 
+1 3205896306

Tracey Anderson

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

Expertise

Aquatic Entomology
Odonates (dragon flies, damsel flies,...)
Campus Location: 

Science 2310

Phone: 
+1 3205896324

Christopher Atkinson

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago

Expertise

Hyperbolic geometry
Geometric topology in 3-dimensions
Low-dimensional topology
Christopher Atkinson
Campus Location: 

Science 2065

Phone: 
+1 3205896327

Jim Barbour

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

Expertise

Agronomy
Crop Science
Jim Barbour
Campus Location: 

Science 1535

Phone: 
+1 3205896899

Sylke Boyd

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

Expertise

Computer Simulations of Materials
Computer Modeling
Atmospheric Science
Molecular Dynamics
Monte Carlo Simulations
Sylke Boyd
Campus Location: 

Science 2315

Phone: 
+1 3205896315

Kevin Boyd

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Houston
B.S., University of Houston

Expertise

Physical chemistry
Kevin Boyd
Campus Location: 

Science 1525

Phone: 
+1 320 589 6301

Keith Brugger

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

Expertise

Modeling Glacier Response to Climate Change
Glacier Mass Balance Simulation
Glacial and Climate History of the Rocky Mountains
Keith Brugger
Campus Location: 

Science 2395

Phone: 
+1 3205896310

Nancy Carpenter

Professor
Ph.D., Northwestern University
B.A., Elmhurst College

Awards

  • Alumni Association Teaching Award
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Expertise

Synthetic Organometallic
Methodology
Nancy Carpenter
Campus Location: 

Science 2085

Phone: 
+1 3205896337

L. Mercredi Chasman

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

Expertise

Eigenvalue problems in PDE
Special functions
Merc Chasman
Campus Location: 

Science 1360

Phone: 
+1 3205896328

James Cotter

Professor
Ph.D., Lehigh University
M.S., Lehigh University
B.S., Franklin and Marshall College

Awards

  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award
  • Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award
  • UMM Alumni Association Teaching Award

Expertise

Glacial geology
Glacial sedimentology
Quaternary studies
Cotter
Campus Location: 

Science 1450

Phone: 
+1 3205896312

Stephen Crabtree

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

Expertise

Volcanic Mapping
Mineralogy
Stephen Crabtree
Campus Location: 

Science 2545

Phone: 
+1 3205896481

Stephen Des Lauriers

Teaching Specialist
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
B.S., University of California, Riverside

Expertise

Plant Physiology
Plant Hormone Signaling
Stephen Des Lauriers
Campus Location: 

Science 2375

Phone: 
+1 320 589 6311

Peter Dolan

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

Expertise

Bioinformatics
Data Science
Visualization of Genomic Data
Campus Location: 

Science 1440

Joseph Dolence

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mayo Graduate School
B.A., College of St. Scholastica

Expertise

Immunology, Food Allergies
Molecular Biology, Microbiology
Stem Cell Biology
Joseph Dolence
Campus Location: 

Science 1385

Jennifer Goodnough

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
B.S., St. Francis University

Awards

John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising

Expertise

Study of hydrogen bonded liquids via a semi-empirical method
Jennifer Goodnough
Campus Location: 

Science 1340

Phone: 
+1 3205896322

Rachel (Gibbons) Johnson

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

Expertise

Immunology
Molecular Biology
Rachel Johnson
Campus Location: 

Science 1310

Phone: 
+1 3205896326

Jong-min Kim

Professor
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
M.S., Chung-Ang University, South Korea
B.S., Cheongju University, South Korea

Expertise

Statistical Genetics
Sample Survey Methods
Cluster Analysis
Jong-min Kim
Campus Location: 

Science 2380

Phone: 
+1 3205896341

Michael S. Korth

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

Expertise

Theory of Condensed Matter
Structure of Fluids
Hard-Sphere Fluids
Michael Korth
Campus Location: 

Science 2350

Phone: 
+1 3205896317

Margaret Kuchenreuther

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

Expertise

Plant Population Ecology
Conservation Biology
Prairie Ecology and Management
Margaret Kuchenreuther
Campus Location: 

Science 2320

Phone: 
+1 3205896335

Kristin Lamberty

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

Expertise

Human-Computer Interaction
Educational Technology
Learning Sciences and Technology
Online Communities
Kristin Lamberty
Campus Location: 

Science 2525

Phone: 
+1 3205896375

Shelby Loberg

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
B.S., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Expertise

Disease Ecology
Biology Education
Shelby Loberg
Campus Location: 

Science 1320

Mark Logan

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

Expertise

Algebra
Combinatorics
Campus Location: 

Science 2385

Phone: 
+1 3205896346

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

Expertise

Theory of programming languages & compilers
Elena Machkasova
Campus Location: 

Science 2325

Phone: 
+1 3205896308

Gordon McIntosh

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

Expertise

Molecular Radio Astronomy
Campus Location: 

Science 2535

Phone: 
+1 3205896342

Nic McPhee

Professor
Sabbatical leave 2014-2015
Ph.D., University of Texas
M.S. University of Texas
B.A., Reed College

Awards

Alumni Association Teaching Award

Expertise

Evolutionary computation
Software design and development
Artificial intelligence
A man speaking
Campus Location: 

Science 1315

Phone: 
+1 3205896320

Barry McQuarrie

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Manitoba
M.M., University of Waterloo
B.S., University of Winnipeg

Awards

Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Expertise

Classical Limit of Quantum Mechanics
Dynamical Systems
Numerical Integration
Molecular Scattering and Photodissociation
Mathematical Modeling
Campus Location: 

Science 1380

Phone: 
+1 3205896302

Zack Mensinger

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

Expertise

Bioinorganic Chemistry
Materials Chemistry
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Zachary Mensinger
Campus Location: 

Science 1385

Phone: 
+1 3205896313

Steven Morgan

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Utah
B.S., University of Utah

Expertise

Magnetic resonance
Polarized atoms
Solid state nuclear spin dynamics
Steven Morgan
Campus Location: 

Science 2395

Phone: 
+1 320 589 6319

Paul Myers

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

Expertise

Developmental Biology
Neurobiology
Paul Myers
Campus Location: 

Science 2390

Phone: 
+1 3205896343

Peh Ng

Division Chair
Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., Purdue University
B.S., Adrian College

Awards

  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award
  • Alumni Association Teaching Award

Expertise

Combinatorial and Discrete Optimization
Mathematical and Network Optimization
Mathematical Modeling
Matroids, Graph Theory & Applications
Peh Ng
Campus Location: 

Science 2550

Phone: 
+1 3205896301

Ted Pappenfus

Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
B.A.,St. John’s University

Awards

  • Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Expertise

Organic photovoltaics
Green and sustainable chemistry
Organic and inorganic materials design and synthesis
Ted Pappenfus
Campus Location: 
Phone: 
+1 3205896340

Alyssa Pirinelli

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
B.S., St. Lawrence University

Expertise

Carbohydrate synthesis and reactivity Glycobiology
Organic synthesis methodology
Bioorganic chemistry
Alyssa Pirinelli
Campus Location: 

Science 2370

Phone: 
+1 320 589 6351

Lyle Rambow

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

Expertise

Math Education
Campus Location: 

Science 1300

Roxanne Renedo

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

Expertise

Structural Geology
Metamorphic Petrology
Campus Location: 
Phone: 
+1 3205897007

David Roberts

Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University
B.A., Princeton University

Awards

Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award

Expertise

Algebraic Geometry
Game Theory
Group Theory
Number Theory
David Roberts
Campus Location: 

Science 2360

Phone: 
+1 3205896348

Christopher Schwartz

Assistant Professor
Ph.D, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
B.S., University of Nebraska, Omaha

Expertise

Organic chemistry Methodology
Synthesis of small molecules
NMR Spectroscopy
Chris Schwartz
Campus Location: 

Science 2340

Phone: 
+1 320 589 6321

Timothy Soderberg

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Utah
B.A.,Amherst College

Expertise

Bioorganic Chemistry
Cloning and Genetic Engineering
Protein Expression and Purification
Enzymatic Assays
Timothy Soderberg
Campus Location: 

Science 1535

Phone: 
+1 3205896331

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

Awards

Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Expertise

Statistics Education
Modern Multivariate Analysis
Copulas and Directional Dependence Modeling
Engin Sungur
Campus Location: 

Science 1350

Phone: 
+1 3205896325

Heather Waye

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

Expertise

Chemical Ecology and Reproductive Hormones of Snakes
Reptile Behavioral Ecology
Heather Waye
Campus Location: 

Science 2055

Phone: 
+1 3205896304

Pete Wyckoff

Professor
Ph.D., Duke University
B.A., Drew University

Expertise

Community and Ecosystem Ecology
Impacts of Climate Change on Forests
Pete Wyckoff
Campus Location: 

Science 1375

Phone: 
+1 3205896347

Timna Wyckoff

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Duke University
B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris

Awards

Alumni Association Teaching Award

Expertise

Biochemistry
Microbiology
Bacterial Pathogenesis
Timna Wyckoff
Campus Location: 

Science 1370

Phone: 
+1 3205896352