Members of CALURMA
Dr. Leandro Junes is currently teaching Mathematics at California University of Pennsylvania. He got his Ph.D. in mathematics from the State University of New York at Binghamton. His research area is Combinatorial Topology, but he also works in Commutative Algebra, Finite Group Theory, Graph Theory and Mathematical Education. Dr. Junes had published several papers and earned many academic awards. He is also fluent in both English and Spanish. E-mail: junes[at]calu.edu
Dr. Rigoberto Flórez is Assistant Professor at The Citadel. He got his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Binghamton University (SUNY). His research area is Combinatorics with a focus on Matroids and Graph Theory. Professor Flórez had published several papers and earned several academic awards. He is also bilingual (English and Spanish).
Natalie Hilbert is currently a junior at California University of Pennsylvania majoring in secondary education with a concentration in mathematics. She is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta (Honors Fraternity) and the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success. She is currently the secretary of FMT (Future Math Teachers) and is a peer mentor. She spends some of her time tutoring students in the Math Lab at Cal U. After graduating Cal U with her bachelor’s degree, Natalie wants to continue her education in graduate school in hopes of one day becoming a college mathematics professor. This is her first opportunity to do undergraduate research and is looking forward to this great experience.
Kasey Zemba is a junior student at California University of Pennsylvania, majoring in both Mathematics and Secondary Education Mathematics. Kasey is a new member of the clubs FMT (Future Math Teachers) and MAA (Mathematical Association of America). She also spends her time tutoring students in mathematics at the Cal U math lab. Kasey hopes to be a successful mathematician and also an inspiring teacher someday. Kasey plans to attend graduate school after graduating from California University in Spring 2014. This is Kasey’s first opportunity to do undergraduate research.
Courtney Killian is currently a senior at California University of Pennsylvania majoring in geology. She is a member of GSA (Geological Society of America), AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists), and PGS (Pittsburgh Geological Society). Courtney is a peer mentor at Cal U and has previously tutored students in math. Plans after graduation include attending graduate school to obtain a masters degree in hydrology. Courtney is also currently working on another research project which aims to quantify both surface water and groundwater interactions within a wetland system using groundwater temperature as a tracer.
Marielle Silvio is a junior student at California University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Secondary Education Mathematics with a minor in Physics. She is a member of California's FMT (Future Math Teachers) and MAA (Mathematical Association of America). Marielle is also a peer mentor, secretary of Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education), and previously worked as an Undergrad Student Assistant for one of Cal's mathematics professors. She now works as a Student Ambassador for Cal U. Marielle plans to graduate in Fall 2014. This is her first opportunity to be apart of undergraduate research.
Tricia Stoner is a student at California University of Pennsylvania in her senior year. She is working towards her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a concentration in mathematics, and also a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. She is passionate about teaching and helping people understand Mathematics. She is passionate about all forms of Mathematics and is best at Computational Mathematics, but loves to challenge herself with Theoretical problems.