Adam Hammett

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.

 

Expert Topics:

  • Combinatorial Probability
  • Probabilistic Analysis of Algorithms

    Education and Credentials

    • Ph.D. in Mathematics, The Ohio State University
    • B.S. in Mathematics, Westmont College

    Scholarly Works

    • On Comparability of Random Permutations (Adam J. Hammett) Faculty Dissertations (2007)
    • On Comparability of Bigrassmannian Permutations (John Engbers and Adam J. Hammett) The Australasian Journal of Combinatorics (2018)
    • I've Got Your Number: A Multiple Choice Guessing Game (Ryan Cushman and Adam J. Hammett) Minnesota Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics (2018)
    • Choose Wisely (Greg Oman and Adam J. Hammett) Math Horizons (2017)
    • A Direct Proof of the Integral Formulae for the Inverse Hyperbolic Functions (John Engbers and Adam J. Hammett) The College Mathematics Journal (2016)
    View a listing of scholarly works in the Cedarville University Digital Commons »

    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