Department of Mathematics

Mike Hitchman


Contact Info

Office: Taylor 212


Phone: (503) 883-2430



Schedule Fall '19


MATH 250: Linear Algebra 8:00-8:50 MTWF
MATH 140: Intro to Statistics 11:00-11:50 MWF
MATH 190: Data Science Seminar 15:00-15:50 T


Office Hours

Monday 2-4
Tuesday 1-3
Wednesday 9:30-11, 1-3
Thursday by appt
Friday 9:30-11

I am often available by appointment, and feel free to drop by if my office door is open.


Research and Projects


Geometry with an Introduction to Cosmic Topology, a (now) open-content text in non-Euclidean geometry, freely available online.

Undergraduate research in the mathematics of tiling that Professor Hitchman has mentored over the years.

The Story of 8, a humorous look at one of the most magnificent of real numbers.  A small portion of this story appeared here in the November, 2017 issue of Math Horizons.