Erlan Wheeler

  • Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
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    Straz Center 172

    Professor Erlan Wheeler divides his teaching between mathematics and computer science, and has conducted research in the area of combinatorics. He earned his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which he attended under a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship. He earned his B.A. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

    While a student at Virginia Polytechnic, he received an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates grant. He has been active in undergraduate research ever since. Previously the director of Carthage’s former Computer Science Program, Prof. Wheeler helped launch Carthage’s computer science major and department in December 1998. He founded Sine on the Dotted Line, the Carthage Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics, as a forum for Carthage students to publish their research.

    A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Prof. Wheeler joined the Carthage faculty in 1992. He received the Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award in 1995.

    • Ph.D. — Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • B.A. — Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • MTH 1030 Applied Mathematics
    • MTH 1040 Principles of Mathematics
    • MTH 1050 Elementary Statistics
    • MTH 1060 Finite Mathematics
    • MTH 1070 Functions, Graphs and Analysis
    • MTH 1120 Calculus I
    • MTH 1220 Calculus II
    • MTH 1240 Discrete Structures
    • MTH 200T Topics in Mathematics
    • MTH 2020 Differential Equations
    • MTH 2470 Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers
    • MTH 3030 Theory of Probability
    • MTH 400T Topics in Mathematics
    • MTH 4500 Independent Study
    • MTH 4900 Research in Mathematics
    • MTH 4990 Senior Thesis Completion