Peter Otto

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Willamette University

Peter Otto is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Willamette University.  He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his B.A. from Hamilton College in upstate New York.  His research area is in probability theory with current interests in stochastic processes studied in statistical physics.  Peter has led REU projects twice before and both projects have led to publications in undergraduate research journals.  His full list of publications can be found at http://www.willamette.edu/~potto/publications.html. Peter is also a co-founder of the Willamette Math Circle, an extracurricular club for local middle and high school students with an interest in mathematics.