Chudamani Poudyal is a new member of the mathematics department. From playing a variety of sports to mountain adventures, here are a few facts you should know about him.
Where did you earn your degrees?
I received my Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, in 2018.
Where have you previously taught?
I was a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
What’s your favorite thing about your profession?
I enjoy both teaching and research. Teaching is an opportunity to work with brilliant kids, which is one of my hobbies. Research is the way to get solutions to many challenging real life problems and/or issues and my goal is to contribute something to build that road.
What skill do you believe sets you apart from other professors in the field?
My specialization is in actuarial science and statistics and, I believe, the Department of Mathematics is in need of to have someone develop the program for actuarial science in the days to come. A well-structured actuarial program can give the benefit not only to the students but also to the university and as a whole to the community.
What are some of your hobbies?
Playing soccer, basketball, golf, mountain adventures, driving, playing with kids, etc.