Faculty

Department Chair: Paul Zeitz

Jennifer Chubb

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-4693

My general research area is logic and computability theory, in particular computable structure theory. I am also studying quantum computing &...

Education:

PhD in Mathematics, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 2009 | MS in Applied Mathematics, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 2003 | BS in Physics & Applied Mathematics, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1999

Courses:

Foreword: Math, Business Statistics, Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, Discrete Mathematics, Introduction to Formal Methods, Selected Topics in Mathematics, Directed Reading and Research, Modern Algebra

Stephen Devlin

Associate Professor and Director of Data Science
(415) 422-6509

Director of Data Science. My recent interests include complex networks, game theory, and dynamics on networks. I am also interested in representation...

Courses:

Data Mining, Special Topics in Computer Science, Biostatistics, Statistics for the Social Sci, Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II, Elementary Linear Algebra, Mathematical Modeling, Probability with Applications, Directed Reading and Research, Real Analysis, Review of Linear Algebra

Kenneth Harrington

Adjunct Faculty
(415) 422-6327

Office Hours:Thur. 4–4:30 p.m. and 6:20–6:45 p.m.

Courses:

Foreword: Math, Algebra for Business & Science, Mathematics for Educators, Business Statistics, Directed Reading and Research

Renee Hubert

Instructor
(415) 422-5903

Technology in the classroom; making mathematics accessible to non–majors. Office Hours:Thur. 8:45–9:45 a.m. Thur. 11:45 a.m.–12:40 p.m.

Courses:

Elementary Statistics

Emille Lawrence

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-4671

I am a low-dimensional topologist and my mathematical interests include braid groups, geometric group theory, and spatial graphs. I am also an...

Courses:

Great Ideas in Mathematics, Calculus for the Liberal Arts, Precalculus, Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, Calculus and Analytic Geometry III, Directed Reading and Research, Combinatorics, Topology

Tristan Needham

Professor
(415) 422-5616

Tristan Needham (son of the distinguished social anthropologist Rodney Needham) grew up in Oxford, England, where he attended the Dragon School (with...

Courses:

Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, Elementary Linear Algebra, Complex Analysis

Peter Pacheco

Professor
(415) 422-6630

Prof. Pacheco's main research interest is parallel computing. He's been involved in the development of the MPI Standard for message-passing. His book...

Courses:

Introduction to Parallel Computing, Computer Architecture, Laboratory, Directed Reading & Research, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Discrete Mathematics, Linear Algebra & Probability, Directed Reading and Research

Nathaniel Stevens

Assistant Professor

Nathaniel is an Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of San Francisco with a PhD from the University of Waterloo. He teaches jointly...

Education:

PhD, Statistics, University of Waterloo, 2014 | MMATH, Statistics, University of Waterloo, 2011 | BMATH, Statistics, Minors in Pure Math and Psychology, University of Waterloo, 2010

Courses:

Business Statistics, Statistics with Applications, Time Series Analysis for Business and Finance

John Stillwell

Professor
(415) 422-5054

John Stillwell was born in Melbourne, Australia, and taught at Monash University from 1970 until 2001, before moving to USF in 2002. He was an...

Education:

PhD, MIT, 1970

Courses:

FYS: First-Year Seminar, History of Mathematics, Foundations of Geometry, Directed Reading and Research

Van Tran

Adjunct Faculty
(415) 422-5028

Office Hours: Mon. and Wed. 4-4:45 p.m.

Courses:

Elementary Statistics, Biostatistics, Business Statistics

David Uminsky

Associate Professor, Mathematics; Director, Analytics
(415) 422-6637

David Uminsky is the director for the Masters in Analytics program. His research interests are in applying mathematics to unsupervised machine...

Education:

PhD, Mathematics, Boston University | BS, Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College

Courses:

Seminar Series III, Seminar Series IV, Seminar Series V, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II, Linear Algebra & Probability, Calculus and Analytic Geometry III, Introduction to Formal Methods, Differential Equations, Mathematical Modeling, Math Colloquium, Directed Reading and Research, Review of Linear Algebra, Directed Studies

Cornelia Van Cott

Associate Professor
(415) 422-4981

See my website.

Education:

PhD, Indiana University (2008)

Courses:

Great Ideas in Mathematics, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II, Elementary Linear Algebra, Mathematical Circles (SL), Math Colloquium, Directed Reading and Research, Topology

James Wilson

Assistant Professor

James is an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Master of Analytics Program at the...

Education:

PhD, Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina, 2015 | MS, Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, 2010 | BS, Mathematics, Campbell University, 2008 | BS, Chemistry, Campbell University, 2008

Courses:

Business Statistics, Probability with Applications, Introduction to Machine Learning

Robert Wolf

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-6836

Office Hours: MWF 8:25-9:15 a.m.

Courses:

Elementary Statistics, History of Mathematics, Number Theory

Stephen Yeung

Associate Professor
(415) 422-2187

Dynamical systems theory including coupled oscillators, Josephson junction arrays, injection lasers, sigma-delta data converters, and algorithmic...

Courses:

Great Ideas in Mathematics, Biostatistics, Precalculus, Methods of Mathematical Physics

Paul Zeitz

Professor and Department Chair of Mathematics & Statistics
(415) 422-6590

Department Chair of Mathematics & Statistics. Originally trained as an ergodic theorist (PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1992), today my...

Education:

PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1992

Courses:

Biostatistics, Discrete Mathematics, Introduction to Formal Methods, Mathematical Circles (SL), Math Colloquium, Number Theory, Directed Reading and Research, Modern Algebra, Real Analysis

Contact Info

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mon-Fri, 8:30a.m. - 5p.m.

Harney Science Center 222, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117-1082 (415) 422-6747 (415) 422-5747