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Tingxiu Wang

Professor of Computer Science, Mathematics & Physics

Missouri Western State University

F21 Class of 1996

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Tingxiu Wang, professor of mathematics at Oakton Community College, has been an active member of the PKAL F21 network since 1996. He was a PI or co-PI for four NSF projects (DUE-0622329, DUE-0230682, DUE-9652170 and DUE-9751122). He received the Ray Hartstein Outstanding Teaching Award at Oakton Community College in 1997, and the Outstanding Faculty Member Award of the Illinois Community College Trustee Association in 1998. He initiated and directed an annual event, Oakton Conference for Teaching Excellence, which won the 2002 Innovation Award of the Illinois Council of Community College Administrators and the 2003 Exemplary Initiative of the National Council of Instructional Administrators. He has published 26 papers on functional differential equations and teaching. He is a reviewer for the Mathematical Review and referee for some journals, and has reviewed many textbooks for Prentice Hall, McGraw Hill, and John Wiley and Sons. He co-organized sessions, and served on committees for many national and international conferences.
Interview: José Giraldo, Tingxiu Wang, Edward Zovinka
Science Talent Expansion Programs: NSF Funded STEP Projects
Three members of Project Kaleidoscope’s Faculty for the 21st Century are taking the lead on their individual campuses in a major, NSF-funded effort to increase the number and success of students who pursue studies and a degree in one of the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Tingxiu Wang
What works: Observations from the Field
Tingxiu Wang is Professor of Mathematics at Oakton Community College.