Hussein Awala is a Portfolio Analyst and Strategy Analysis Specialist at PNC Bank. Hussein’s current work focuses on developing and testing Fraud strategies for digital deposit accounts. Prior to PNC, he worked as an Actuarial/Business Analyst for GEICO. Before working in the Financial industry Hussein held a Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral fellow position at Wake Forest University. Hussein graduated from Temple University in the summer of 2017 with a Ph.D. in mathematics. He earned his Master’s degree from the American University of Beirut in the spring of 2012. He completed his Bachelor’s degree at the Lebanese University in the summer of 2010.
Robin England is a Rutgers alumnus who graduated with double majors in Economics and Mathematics in 2012, afterword earning her master’s degree in Mathematics in 2014. She has over a decade of experience in the Insurance & Risk Management industry specializing in group benefits for Life, Accident, Disability and Leave products. Robin is currently an Assistant Underwriting Director for New York Life in the Philadelphia office and resides in Oaklyn, NJ.
Haydee Herrera is an associate professor of Mathematics at Rutgers University – Camden. Her field of scholarship is Differential Geometry and Topology, and her research involves the classification of 6-dimensional symplectic manifolds (the study of such objects originates in classical mechanics), the classification of quaternion-Kähler manifolds of high dimensions, and the study of the elliptic genus on non-spin manifolds. These topics have applications in string theory and quantum physics.
Martin Lorenz was born, raised, and educated in Germany. He has been a professor at the Mathematics Department of Temple University since 1989 and served as Graduate Chair 2012-2014. Lorenz’s research is in noncommutative algebra. He has written two graduate-level monographs in that area.
Eric Miller attended Temple University from 2015 – 2019, earning a dual degree in Mathematics and Physics. After graduating in 2019, Eric joined Lockheed Martin’s Engineering Leadership Development Program where he rotated through various engineering teams to learn the process of Systems Engineering. After completing the program, Eric joined the Model and Simulation department where he currently works as a data and performance analyst for live test events of Aegis-equipped destroyers and cruisers.
Lynne Price-Jones is Senior Lead Educator of Curriculum for Math and Science for grades K to 8 with the Camden City School District. She has had 28 years of successful experience working with the district. Lynne specializes in providing leadership and supervision for the district’s math and science curriculum and instruction programs for grades K to 8. She attends conferences and workshops related to math and science (such as NCTM National Conference, Curriculum Associates workshops, ISTE International Conference and NJ SLA- Science workshops) to keep abreast of current trends and best practices. Lynne has also presented at both regional and national math symposiums for Curriculum Associates. Lynne regularly supports and coaches school leaders and teachers with effectively implementing the District’s math and science instructional programs. Outside of work, Lynne enjoys spending time with her family, trying new restaurants, taking long walks, and traveling with friends.
Karen Walkinshaw is Senior Lead Educator of Curriculum in Secondary Mathematics and Science (Grades 9-12) in the Camden City School District. Dr. Walkinshaw addresses the critical focal points required for secondary educators to experience classroom success in the public sector. In order to enhance student achievement in the curricular domain, her work at the Division of Teaching and Learning and the developments embedded in the High School Math and Science Handbook serve as the foundation for creating learning environments that promote acceptance, stimulates imagination, and encourages students to become proactive learners within all facets of our global society.
Samantha Wert graduated from Temple University in 2021 with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science. After interning with Susquehanna International Group in college, Samantha returned full time as an Operations Analyst.