Bruce E Shapiro, Dept. of Mathematics (bruce.e.shapiro@csun.edu). Bruce Shapiro completed his undergraduate studies in Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science at the University of Maryland; received masters degrees in Applied Physics from Cornell and in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins; and a PhD in Biomathematics from UCLA. He has done data science and mathematical modeling for the space program at Goddard Space Flight Center, the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory; for Caltech as director of the Beckman Institute Biological Network Modeling Center; and has taught mathematics at California State University Northridge since 1999. He has published more than 90 papers in professional journals and at conferences as well as the blockbuster textbooks Scientific Computation: Python Hacking for Math Junkies and Doing Calculus All Night Long.

Carol Shubin, Dept. of Mathematics (carol.shubin@csun.edu) Carol Shubin’s research is in differential equations and mathematical physics. She has also worked on several projects related to understanding the K-16 math pipeline. She has served on the University Planning and Budget Group and studied ways to optimize university resources. She also enjoys teaching and has developed a math course for non-math majors, which focuses on data visualization. She received a doctorate in Mathematics from UCLA