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Mathematics

Dept. of Mathematics - Faculty

Thomas H. Whitaker Associate Professor of Mathematics Chairman of the Department of Mathematics and Physical Science Director of the Chowan University Honors College |

"I really enjoy how the small class sizes at Chowan allow me to get to know my students and work with them one-on-one."

He came to work at Chowan University in 2002.

Education:

- Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University
- M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from Western Carolina University
- B.S. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from

Garner-Webb University

Courses Taught:

- Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students
- Precalculus

- Calculus
- Linear Algebra

- Foundations of Mathematics

James P. Truesdell Instructor of Mathematics |

"The crudest of carbon always yields the best of diamond."

He came to work with Chowan in 2005.

Education:

- Master’s degree in Mathematics Education from the State University of New York at Buffalo
- B.A. degree in Mathematics

Courses Taught:

- Basic Applied Mathematics

- College Algebra

- Mathematical Probability and Statistics

- Basic Concepts of Mathematics

Mukta B. Bhandari Assistant Professor of Mathematics Mathematics and Physical Science |

"My passion of teaching drove me to come to work at Chowan University in August 2010. I enjoy the great teaching environment, friendly faculty members and staff, and small class sizes of this university."

Education:

- Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
- ICTP Diploma in Mathematics, International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy.
- M.S. in Mathematics (in 2005) and Ph.D. in Mathematics (in 2010), Kansas State University, USA.

Courses Taught:

- Calculus

- College Algebra

- Trigonometry

- Differential Equations

- Linear Algebra

- Applied Mathematics

Awards:

- Karl Stromberg Outstanding GTA Teaching Award 2009, Department of Mathematics, Kansas State University.
- University Chancellor Medal, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.