## Titu Andreescu, Ph.D. School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

*Associate Professor of Science Education *

Dr. Andreescu is interested in mathematics education for highly gifted students. To help motiviate the next generation of math scholars — one of his passions — he founded and directs *AwesomeMath*, which is a summer math program and a lecture series. Andreescu also created a free online journal on mathematical problem solving called “Mathematical Reflections.”

In his field of mathematics , his area of expertise is with Diophantine Analysis, with emphasis on Quadratic Diophantine Equations and he has solved or otherwise provided important results that offspring from the general Pell’s equation.

He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of West Timisoara in Romania.

### News Coverage

U.S. Culture Blamed for Lack of Girl Math Whizzes

Math Skills Suffer in U.S., Study Finds (*New York Times*)

Team Racks Up Impressive Numbers in Math Contest

Updated: December 17, 2008