**Chad Topaz** | **Professor** | **Macalester College**

Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105

ctopaz@macalester.edu

**Interests:** Big data/data science; nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation; mathematical modeling; mathematical biology; applied computational topology; educational psychology and learning science; technology

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**Gender in STEM:** Please support our crowdfunded project on gender representation on 600 mathematical sciences journal editorial boards.

**Trending articles (all are open access):**

- Flipped Calculus: A Study of Student Performance and Perceptions (Ziegelmeier & Topaz)
- Topological Data Analysis of Biological Aggregation Models (Topaz, Ziegelmeier, Halverson)

**Topology tutorial:** Do you want to get involved in Topological Data Analysis but, like me, know no topology? I am proud to present "Chad's Self-Help Homology Tutorial for the Simple(x)-Minded" (and a version with exercise solutions left blank).

**Non-book:** I am writing something. I am definitely not writing a book. Whatever it is, it is called The Inappropriately Secret Life of Awesome College Math Teaching. File this under work-in-progress and check back frequently for updates.

**Support:** I'm grateful to be supported by National Science Foundation Grant DMS-1412674, Applied Dynamics and Topology of Aggregation Systems. The views expressed on my website are my own and do not in any way represent the NSF.

**Last updated:** April 11, 2016 at 11:41 am