Melvyn Huff


Melvin Huff Mathematics
PhD., Mathematics, Northwestern
M.A., Mathematics, Northwestern
B.S., Science Engineering, Northwestern


Melvyn Huff is a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. He received a Bachelor of Science Engineering, a Master of Arts in Mathematics, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Northwestern University.

Before joining the faculty of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, he was the Benjamin Pierce Instructor at Harvard, and an Assistant Professor at Tufts University. He also worked in private industry for several corporations, including MathSoft PTC and Scientific.

He has developed new methods of teaching basic and advanced calculus with a central focus on individual contact with students. His publications have covered various aspects of confidence measure, synthetic aperture radar, and data tracking.

He is a member of the American Mathematical Society.

He is a member of the National Science Board’s class of 2020-2026.