Paul Bialek, PhD

Chair, Mathematics Department
Professor of Mathematics


Faculty Since 1995

Education

BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Contact

847-317-7145
[email protected]

Prior to coming to Trinity, Dr. Bialek taught as a visiting assistant professor of mathematics at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He also served as a mathematics instructor at the College of Wooster in Ohio and as a teaching assistant at the University of Illinois. Dr. Bialek’s research interests include the history of mathematics, number theory and the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler, especially the translation of Euler’s works from Latin to English. Besides Latin, he has studied Spanish, New Testament Greek, Old Testament Hebrew, Chinese, and French. Since 2001, he has graded AP Calculus exams for the College Board. Dr. Bialek is currently serving as chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Selected Publications

Dr. Bialek coauthored articles in Convergence, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, International Mathematics Research Notices and Canadian Mathematical Society Conference Proceedings.

He coauthored articles in Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, International Mathematics Research Notices and Canadian Mathematical Society Conference Proceedings.

For the Euler Archive, he has authored translations of papers by the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler.”

Awards, Affiliations, and Achievements

  • Member, Mathematical Association of America
  • Member, Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences
  • Member, Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area - Chair of the Mathematics Division in 2018-19
  • Member, Euler Society
  • Member, National Association of Parliamentarians

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