All my professors know me and I know them. Anytime I needed help, they were super helpful. They adapted to each of us.
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Faculty and Research
Our diverse faculty offer you a wide variety of experience and research.
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Stars Teach Here
Nicoleta Tarfulea is a professor of mathematics in the PNW Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Professor Tarfulea’s research focuses on mathematical biology, partial differential equations and computational mathematics.
Giving Back Through Science
Professor Isaac-Lam’s research interest is medicinal chemistry that covers synthesis of therapeutics, brain imaging and mouse models for neurodegenerative diseases.
Counting Back Billions of Years
Professor Hystad’s research focuses on solving statistical problems in the new and emerging fields of mineral evolution and mineral ecology. This research effort is an ongoing collaboration with mineralogists, geoscientists, and data scientists from several academic institutions, to characterize Earth in terms of the evolution of minerals.
News & Announcements
The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) 2021 fall semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,703 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.
PNW graduates should be willing to take risks and seek solutions as they begin their careers, keynote speaker Tom Dermody, mayor of the City of La Porte, advised as the university awarded 995 degrees during two commencement ceremonies at Purdue Northwest’s Westville campus.
Grethe Hystad uses her passion for problem-solving to create an engaging learning environment for students.