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Heidi Berger

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Biography

Heidi Berger serves as a professor and mentor at Simpson College.  She is passionate about mentoring faculty and undergraduates on research.  She has worked with several dozen faculty and undergraduates on projects through the Bryan Summer Research Program, National Research Experience for Undergraduates Program, and Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics.

 

Expertise

Time Scales Calculus, Difference Equations, Differential Equations, Location Analysis

 

Awards

Simpson College Distinguished Teaching Award (2017)

Simpson College Distinguished Junior Faculty Award (2014)

Student Support Services Faculty of the Year (2009-2010)

 

Credentials

Principal Investigator for Carver Bridge to STEM Success Program (2015-2020)

Co-Director of Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (2012-2017)

Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008

 

Dissertation 

Solving Boundary Value Problems Using Critical Point Theory

M.S. in Mathematics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2004

B.A. in Mathematics and Physics, Magna Cum Laude, Coe College, 2002