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Dr. Brandy Wiegers

Dr. Brandy Wiegers

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  • Central Washington University
  • Status: Faculty
  • Department: Math,
  • Will Mentor: Doctoral students, Pre-doctoral students

Areas of Expertise

Applied Mathematics,

Research Interests

Mathematical Outreach/ Math Circles, Mathematical Biology


Brandy Wiegers, Ph.D. grew up in Meridian, Idaho and spent her youth as a dedicated Girl Scoutand student. In 2002 she graduated from University of Idaho (in Moscow, Idaho) with aBiological Systems Engineering and Mathematics Degree. From UI Brandy went to the Universityof California, Davis (near Sacramento) where in 2008 she completed her Ph.D. in AppliedMathematics. Her research focused on computational mathematical biology and numericalanalysis.

Brandy is currently an Associate Professor at Central Washington University. Prior to Central, Brandy was working for the San Francisco State University (SFSU) as a Project Director of Outreach and Student Success at the Center for Science and Math Education (CSME). In this position she was the Co-Director of the SFSU NSF Gk12 Program, the Director of the San Francisco Math Circle and the Co-Director of the National Association of Math Circles, doing math outreach and problem solving in K-12 classrooms.

Brandy has mentored numerous undergraduate and graduate students at Central Washington, SF State, and UC Davis and would welcomehearing from you! If you have questions about applying to graduate school or non-traditional mathematics pathways please contact Dr. Brandy!