Department Vision

The mission of the Department of Mathematics is to provide an innovative and supportive environment where students can develop a thorough understanding of and appreciation for the mathematical and statistical sciences. The department endeavors to empower students through the mastery of core content and the ability to apply their knowledge.

To this end, the department strives to provide quality instruction that builds a rigorous and comprehensive foundation for a diverse student body preparing to enter a variety of professions. In particular, the department is devoted to maintaining a strong undergraduate and graduate curriculum that provides a broad spectrum of courses in pure and applied mathematics, math education and statistics, in order to support

  •  Students fulfilling their quantitative literacy component of their undergraduate education. 

  • Students fulfilling the mathematical curriculum component of their majors. 

  •  Students majoring in mathematics or statistics who intend to utilize their disciplines in industry or graduate study.

  •  Students completing elementary and secondary mathematics teacher preparation programs.


Furthermore, the department aims to build an environment that supports research in pure and applied mathematics, math education, and statistics by facilitating and promoting the scholarly activities of its faculty and students.

Faculty & Staff

Portrait of Bob Palais

Bob Palais

Professor: Department Chair

Bob.Palais@uvu.edu

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801.863.5412 |    LA 121h    | MS: 261
Celena Patten

Celena Patten

Administrative Support

pattence@uvu.edu

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Microsoft
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801.863.7081 | LA 109 | MS: 261
Mark Abramson

Mark Abramson

Associate Professor

 

mark.abramson@uvu.edu

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801.863.7106 | LA 121u | MS: 261
Kathy Andrist

Kathy Andrist

Professor

 

kathy.andrist@uvu.edu

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801.863.6309 | LA 109e | MS: 261
Harish Bhatt

Harish Bhatt

Assistant Professor

 

Harish.Bhatt@uvu.edu

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801.863. | LA 121 | MS: 261
Debanjan Bhattacharjee

Debanjan Bhattacharjee

Associate Professor

 

debanjanb@uvu.edu

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801.863.5414 | LA 121t | MS: 261
Colin Brinkerhoff

Colin Brinkerhoff

Lecturer

 

brinkeco@uvu.edu

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801.863.7419 | LA 121e | MS: 261
Vivienne Faurot

Vivienne Faurot

Associate Professor

 

faurotvi@uvu.edu

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801.863.8680 | LA 121x | MS: 261
David Fearnley

David Fearnley

Professor

 

fearnlda@uvu.edu

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801.863.7452 | LA 121q | MS: 261
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen

Machiel van Frankenhuijsen

Professor

 

vanframa@uvu.edu

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801.863.8685 | LA 121f | MS: 261
Reinhard Franz

Reinhard Franz

Associate Professor

 

franzre@uvu.edu

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801.863.7102 | LA 121d | MS: 261
Erik Heiny

Erik Heiny

Associate Professor

 

erik.heiny@uvu.edu

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801.863.6281 | LA 109d | MS: 261
Zach Hurdle

Zach Hurdle

Assistant Professor

 

ZHurdle@uvu.edu

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801.863.8662 | LA 121x | MS: 261
Mohammad Islam

Mohammad Islam

Assistant Professor

 

mislam@uvu.edu

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801.863.6430 | LA 121r | MS: 261
Xiaoyi Ji

Xiaoyi Ji

Associate Professor

 

xiaoyi.ji@uvu.edu

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801.863.6057 | LA 121v | MS: 261
KC Lee

KC Lee

Lecturer

 

leekc@uvu.edu

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801.863.8803 | LA 120 | MS: 261
Scott Lewis

Scott Lewis

Professor

 

lewissc@uvu.edu

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801.863.6271 | LA 121p | MS: 261
Ya Li

Ya Li

Professor

 

liya@uvu.edu

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801.863.8046 | LA 121g | MS: 261
Jun Ling

Jun Ling

Professor

 

lingju@uvu.edu

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801.863.6056 | LA 109c | MS: 261
Wiktor Mogilski

Wiktor Mogilski

Assistant Professor

 

wiktor.mogilski@uvu.edu

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801.863.8645 | LA 012u | MS: 261
Alan Parry

Alan Parry

Assistant Professor

 

alan.parry@uvu.edu

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801.863.8606 | LA 121c | MS: 261
Matthew Potter

Matthew Potter

Teaching Lab Manager

 

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801.863.6432 | LA 121a | MS: 261
Skyler Simmons

Skyler Simmons

Assistant Professor

 

skyler.simmons@uvu.edu

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801.863.5398 | LA 012u | MS: 261
Joe Simons

Joe Simons

Lecturer

 

joe.simons@uvu.edu

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801.863.5525 | LA 121b | MS: 261
Violeta Vasilevska

Violeta Vasilevska

Professor

 

violeta.vasilevska@uvu.edu

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801.863.8649 | LA 121j | MS: 261
Christine Walker

Christine Walker

Professor

 

christine.walker@uvu.edu

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801.863.8634 | LA 121k | MS: 261
Debra Ward

Debra Ward

Assistant Professor

 

debra.ward@uvu.edu

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801.863.8730 | LA 012k | MS: 261
Yingxian Zhu

Yingxian Zhu

Associate Professor

 

xhuy@uvu.edu

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801.863.7451 | LA 109f | MS: 261