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Adam Hammett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Biography

Biography:

Dr. Hammett taught at the college level for seven years before coming to Cedarville in 2015. His area of expertise is combinatorial probability, which typically involves analyzing a randomly selected element from a large, finite collection of similarly constructed objects. He maintains an active research program and has supervised numerous undergraduate research projects. These projects usually involve a combination of theoretical mathematics and computer programming. Dr. Hammett also maintains connections to organizations espousing free-market economics. He is an active member of the American Enterprise Institute’s network of Christian scholars, Values & Capitalism.

Education:

Ph.D. in Mathematics, The Ohio State University

B.S. in Mathematics, Westmont College

Interests:

  • Spending time with my wife, Rachael, and four kids: Isabelle, Madison, Daniel, and Esther
  • Any games that involve strategy
  • Spending time outside, usually hiking or biking
  • Free-market economics

 

Expert Topics:

  • Combinatorial Probability
  • Probabilistic Analysis of Algorithms