Jeffrey Humpherys received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Indiana University in 2002 and was an Arnold Ross Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University from 2002-2005, before joining the faculty at Brigham Young University in 2005. Since then, Jeff has won several grants from the National Science Foundation, including a CAREER award in 2009. He also received the Young Scholar Award from Brigham Young University in 2009. Since 1999, he has served as a technical and scientific consultant for several companies, particularly businesses specializing in information technology, financial services, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing.
Jeff has written papers in partial differential equations, operations research, applied probability, numerical analysis, healthcare analytics, control theory, and dynamical systems theory.
In 2007, Jeff co-founded the Interdisciplinary Mentoring Program in Analysis, Computation, and Theory (IMPACT), which is a undergraduate mentoring program in mathematics and statistics that has mentored over 60 students to date in interdisciplinary research projects across the university.