Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty & Staff

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Dr. Iyad Ajwa Dr. Iyad Ajwa
Professor of Computer Science, Chair of Mathematics and Computer Science Department
203, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
Joined Ashland University in 1997 Teaches a variety of computer science courses including Java Programming, Mobile Applications Development, Discrete Mathematics, Data Structures, Linux, Principles of Operating Systems, Web Design and Programming, Theory of Computation, Computer Algorithms, Fundamentals of Computer Security, and Cyber Ethics Serves on university, college and department committees Research interests... Read More

V. Sue Ralph, Administrative Assistant V. Sue Ralph
Administrative Assistant
202, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
Mrs. V. Sue Ralph returned to Ashland University as the administrative assistant to the Math and Computer Science Department in August 2014. She has a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Ashland University and earned an elementary education K-8 teaching licensure from Ashland University. Mrs. Ralph lives in Ontario with her husband, Jay. They have two children, Jessica and Michael. Jessica is a RN at the Cleveland... Read More

Dr. Steven Scheirer Dr. Steven Scheirer
Visiting Assistant Professor
213, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2018 and serves as Visiting Assistant Professor Main research interest is algebraic topology, specifically interested in topological robotics, which aims to view problems that arise in robotics through an abstract mathematical point of view Much experience working with students at various levels of calculus  

Dr. Gordon Swain Dr. Gordon Swain
Professor of Mathematics
208, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1994 and areas of mathematical interest include abstract algebra (noncommutative rings), mathematical analysis of games, and undergraduate mathematics in general In addition to teaching a large variety of mathematics courses, including statistics, calculus, linear and abstract algebra, serves as advisor for the mathematics honorary Served as chair of the department of mathematics... Read More

Dr. Christopher Swanson, Professor Dr. Christopher Swanson
Professor of Mathematics, Director of the Honors Program
209, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1999 and serves as professor of Mathematics and director of the Honors Program Research interests are combinatorics and probability Developer of Ashland University's actuarial science major, advisor to Ashland University's team for the national William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition and organizer of the Ashland University's Problem Solving Group Recipient of Ohio Section... Read More
Dr. Darren Wick, Professor Dr. Darren Wick
Professor of Mathematics
216, Patterson Instructional Technology Center
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2000 and serves as professor of Mathematics and has taught a wide variety of mathematics courses, most recently Discrete Mathematics, Analysis, History of Mathematics, and Elementary Statistics Research interests include associative ring theory and algebra, representation of numbers, the history and foundations of mathematics, and open source software Served as chair of the... Read More