Faculty Profiles

  • April 26, 2023

    Lionhearted Leaders: Nicolae Tarfulea

    Professor Nicolae Tarfulea dives into his methods on being an effective instructor as well as his goals inside the classroom.

  • December 5, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Khair Al Shamaileh

    Khair Al Shamaileh inspires his students to take what they learn in the classroom and apply it to their daily lives.

  • October 24, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Wubeshet Woldemariam

    Wubeshet Woldemariam's research on smart cities focuses on developing useful decision-making frameworks and tools to address transportation problems and realize sustainable and equitable transportation.

  • June 13, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Meden Isaac-Lam

    Meden Isaac-Lam, associate professor of Chemistry, sees student success as her main classroom goal.

  • April 12, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Tom Liu

    Yun (Tom) Liu, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Sciences, feels that students better understand math and physics when they make real-world connections to the subject matter.

  • March 4, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Curtis Creighton

    If you take a class with Curtis Creighton, professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Engineering and Sciences, you may have the chance to see a unique face mask fashion choice. In his mask collection Creighton has one with an image of the American Burying Beetle.

  • February 17, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Shuhui (Grace) Yang

    Shuhui (Grace) Yang, professor of Computer Science and chair of Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Department of Computer Science, tries to open many doors for her students to participate in different areas of research.

  • January 21, 2022

    Lionhearted Leaders: Quamar Niyaz

    Quamar Niyaz, assistant professor of Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering and Sciences, is excited to teach in what he feels is a fast-growing and crucial area of tech education: cybersecurity.

  • December 3, 2021

    Educator, Researcher, Mentor – Grethe Hystad Connects Students and Math

    Grethe Hystad uses her passion for problem-solving to create an engaging learning environment for students.

  • October 20, 2020

    Exploring the Depths of Mathematics

    A PNW professor of mathematics, Nicoleta Tarfulea conducts research that helps us analyze biological processes from population biology to subcellular molecular systems.