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Michael John Dorff

Michael Dorff is department chair and professor of mathematics at Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. He is co-founder and co-director of the NSF-funded PIC Math (Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematical Sciences) sponsored by the MAA and SIAM. He is also the founder and previous director of the NSF-funded Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM).

Dorff started the BYU "Careers in Math" Speaker series and the BYU summer 8-week mathematics REU.

He is a popular mathematics expository speaker and has received several university and national teaching awards including the MAA Haimo Teaching Award, and BYU's top teaching award, the Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award. Dorff also received a Meritorious Service award as well as a Teaching award from the MAA Intermountain Section.