Faculty Profiles

  • 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.

  • September 23, 2020

    Spotlight Profile: Radmila Stanic

    Whether learning is taking place online or face to face, PNW professor Radmila Stanic emphasizes the importance of connecting students.

  • September 21, 2020

    Coupling Forensic Casework with Continuing Education

    With more than 15 years of experience in forensic science, Christian Westring applies new innovations in the field of forensic genetics to benefit law enforcement investigations and public safety.

  • September 16, 2020

    Spotlight Profile: Kay Rowberg

    In designing courses for fall 2020, Associate Professor of Chemistry Kay Rowberg worked with the goal of ensuring students could engage wherever they were.