Coming from Southwest Michigan is Timothy Robertson, PUC’s assistant professor of data science. When he was given the chance to work at PUC, it was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. Since January, Timothy has been teaching data science, machine learning, statistics and mathematics, and advises students.
Do you have a favorite class to teach?
My favorite classes to teach are Calculus I & II because they involve thinking about abstract concepts that have very practical applications.
What is your favorite thing about being a part of the Pioneers family?
My favorite thing about being a Pioneer is making connections with the students and faculty. It is much easier to get to know people at PUC than at larger schools I’ve been at.
Do you have a favorite place to eat in the Napa Valley?
I prefer home cooked meals over restaurant meals, so any place I can get a home cooked meal is my favorite place to eat.
What would students be surprised to find out about you?
I won five intramural racquetball titles during graduate school.
How are you spending your summer break?
Summer break is when I work on my personal projects that were undone during the school year, spending time with friends and family, and relaxing.
Where is your dream vacation?
Visiting a volcano is my dream vacation. I’ve seen a number of geographies across the USA, but volcanoes are still on my bucket list.
Finish this sentence: On Sunday mornings you can find me…
On Sunday mornings you can find me either at the gym training or sleeping.