# Mathematics and Physics Faculty

**Lauren Decker**Chair, Department of Mathematics & Actuarial Science

**Instructor of Mathematics**

260.665.4255

**deckerl@trine.edu**

**B.S. - Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne**

M.A. - Western Governors University

**Specialty:**Mathematics Education

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**Marty Dygert**

Lecturer of Mathematics

260.665.4977

dygertm@trine.edu

B.S. - Tri-State University

M.A. - Ball State University

**Melissa Higbee**Lecturer of Mathematics

260.665.4443

higbeem@trine.edu

B.S. - Tri-State University

M.A. - Ball State University

**Haseeb Kazi**Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4248

**kazih@trine.edu**

**B.Sc. - University of the Punjab**

M.Sc. - Quaid-I-Azam University

M.S./Ph.D. - Southern Illinois University

**Specialty:**Numerical Analysis, Special Functions of Applied Mathematics, Elliptic Integrals

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**Chad Keefer**Associate Professor of Physics

260.665.4246

keeferc@trine.edu

**M.A. - Ball State University**

M.S. - Ball State University

Ed.D - Ball State University

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**Thomas Morrill**Assistant Professor of Mathematics

morrillt@trine.edu

B.A - Earlham College

M.S. - Oregon State University

Ph.D. - Oregon State University

**Specialty:**Number Theory

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**Cindy Neyer**

Associate Professor of Physics

260.665.4258

neyerc@trine.edu

B.S. - University of Kansas

Ph.D. - Iowa State University**Specialty:** Application of Symmetry to Physics

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**Marissa Nichols**Assistant Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4302

**nicholsm@trine.edu**

**A.A. - Richland Community College**

B.S. - Millikin University

M.A. - Eastern Illinois University

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**Angelia Niederhelman**Assistant Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4783

niederhelmana@trine.edu

B.S. - Purdue University

M.S. - Purdue University

**Mathematics Education**

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**Kim Precht**Assistant Professor of Physics

260.665.4256

rentzk@trine.edu

B.S. - Kansas State University

M.S. - University of Iowa

**Specialty:**Engineering

**Michael Smith**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4228

smithm2@trine.edu

B.S. - Purdue University

M.S. - Purdue University**Specialty:** Actuarial Science, Probability

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**Anthony Vasaturo**Assistant Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4959

vasaturoa@trine.edu

B.S. - University of Toledo

M.A. – University of Toledo

Ph.D. – University of Toledo

**Specialty:**Elliptic Curves, Modular Forms, Algebraic/Arithmetic Geometry, Langlands Program, and Algebraic Number Theory

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**Godfred Yamoah**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4197

yamoahg@trine.edu

B.S., M.S. - University of Lagos, NG

Ph.D. - Clarkson University, Potsdam**Specialty:** Applied Math, Math Modeling/Computational Math, Numerical Methods.

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**Christina Zumbrun**Associate Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4242

zumbrunc@trine.edu

B.B.S. - Hardin-Simmons University

M.S. - Purdue University

Ph.D. - Western Michigan University

Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics - Purdue University

**Specialty:**Mathematics Education; Affective Issues in Statistics Education

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**Physics Lab InstructorOriana "Vifa" McBride**Lab Instructor

260.665.4448

**onmcbride15@trine.edu**

B.S. - Trine University

**Physics Lab Adjuncts**Taylor Baildon

**Steve Hulbert**

Jeffrey Raymond

**Department of Mathematics and Physics Office**

Teresa Davidson

Administrative Assistant

260.665.4198

davidsont@trine.edu