Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Chairperson, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Office Location: Heelan Hall 285
- Ph.D., Mathematics, Iowa State University
- M.A., Mathematics, Minnesota State University-Mankato
- B.A., Mathematics and Physics, Augustana University
Lucas comes from the small Midwest town of Fulda, MN. He always liked math from an early age, and took as much math and science as he could in high school and decided to pursue them in college. His senior year of college, he decided that he wanted to go to graduate school for mathematics with the eventual goal of being a college professor. Hee spent 2 years getting a Master’s degree and then 5 more years getting his Ph.D.
During his college years, he met the love of his life and they were married in 2009. Since then, they have moved across the country several times for his career and have had 3 children.