Irina Chernikova

Irina Chernikova, PhD, has been teaching the mathematics departments wide variety of mathematics course-from college algebra to differential equation and statistics-for over 20 years. She serves as the departments lead faculty and three times has received the departments Outstanding Teacher Award. Chernikova also served as department chair. Her research interests and publications have focused on modeling and optimization of chemical technological processes, and on improving and redesigning mathematics curriculums in order to create seamless connections between engineering mathematics courses. In addition to more than 30 publications and presentations over the last ten years, she has received three teaching grants from the University of Akron to pursue various student-focused teaching research projects. She also has worked as an electronic composer of mathematics textbooks, and she currently serves as a review board member for the Journal of Faculty Development.

Last Updated: 02-02-2020

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