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Dr. Timothy A. Redl

Dr. Timothy A. Redl

Dr. Timothy A. Redl

Professor & Assistant ChairMathematics and Statistics


I have been a member of the UHD faculty since Fall 2005. My main objective in teaching is to engage my students. I aim to provide experiences for my students that are enlightening, stimulating, and offer opportunities for student participation, at times including humor, magic, and games in the classroom to further instill a comfortable learning atmosphere. I continually challenge and set high expectations for my students. To learn mathematics one must do mathematics, and to do it correctly and with serious effort and particular attention to detail.

My current research focus is primarily in mathematics education, as part of a "community of practice" with colleagues in Mathematics and Statistics and Urban Education at UHD since 2010. Such participation, specifically in both the UHD Noyce Mathematics Teacher Scholarship Program and the UHD Teacher Quality Mathematics Leadership Project, have inspired and challenged me to become a better teacher (and for some courses, co-teacher) for my students, to think about teaching in new and exciting ways, and to apply these new teaching strategies and techniques in all of my courses, from freshman-level algebra to sophomore-level calculus to upper level operations research and decision mathematics courses, and also our teacher preparation courses for future elementary, middle, and high school teachers.

I am currently an Assistant Chair in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, a position I have held since Fall 2012. I assist in the scheduling of courses and completion of textbook orders for our department each semester, as well as manage the implementation of our co-requisite course offerings for developmental mathematics students at UHD, in compliance with Texas HB 2223.

Degrees Earned

Ph.D., Computational & Applied Mathematics, Rice University, 2004

M.A., Computational & Applied Mathematics, Rice University, 2003

B.A., Mathematics, Dartmouth College, 1997

Courses Taught

  • MATH 1300: Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 1301: College Algebra (Face-to-Face, Hybrid, and Online)
  • MATH 1301: College Algebra (Honors Section)
  • MATH 1305: Finite Mathematics with Applications (Face-to-Face and Online)
  • MATH 1306: Fundamentals of Calculus with Applications
  • MATH 1505: Precalculus with Trigonometry (Face-to-Face and Hybrid)
  • MATH 2301: Introduction to Computational Mathematics
  • MATH 2401: Calculus I
  • MATH 2405: Discrete Mathematics
  • MATH 3321: Math Concepts I (Face-to-Face and Online)
  • MATH 3322: Math Concepts II
  • MATH 3394: Undergraduate Research
  • MATH 4395: Senior Project in Mathematics
  • MATH 6302: Mathematical Structures for Teachers (w/ J. Sack)
  • MATH 6304: Combinatorics and Probability for Teachers (w/ J. Sack)
  • MATH 6318: Special Topics for Teachers (w/ J. Sack)
  • MATH 6399: Directed Study in Mathematics
  • MAT 6180/6280: Practicum for Urban Teachers (w/ J. Sack)
  • MAT 6316: Advanced Methods for the Culturally Diverse Classroom (w/ J. Sack)
  • STAT 4303/MATH 4316: Decision Mathematics
  • STAT 4311/MATH 4311: Operations Research
  • STAT 4395: Senior Project in Statistics
  • UHD 1302: Freshman Seminar in Mathematics - "Let's Do the Math" (w/ J. Quander)
  • UHD 2302: University Seminar in Mathematics - "What Are the Odds? Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling"

Experience Qualifications

  • University of Houston-Downtown, Assistant Chair, CMS/MS Department, Fall 2012-present
  • University of Houston-Downtown, Associate Professor of Mathematics: CMS/MS Department, Fall 2011-present
  • University of Houston-Downtown, Assistant Professor of Mathematics: CMS Department, Fall 2005-Summer 2011
  • Rice University, Houston, TX, Lecturer: CAAM Department, Fall 2004-Spring 2005,
  • Lone Star College-CyFair (formerly Cy-Fair College), Cypress, TX, Adjunct Instructor: Math Department, Spring 2004-Summer 2006

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