Norm Krumpe

Professor Norm Krumpe

Senior Lecturer and Chief Departmental Adviser

205 L Benton Hall


  • M.S., Systems Analysis
    Miami University
  • Doctoral Work, Curriculum and Instruction
    Major: Mathematics Education; Minor: Mathematics

    Indiana University
  • M.Ed., Mathematics Education
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania

  • B.S., Mathematics
    Gannon University

Academic Experience

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science and Systems Analysis, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 2002 Present. 
  • Visiting Instructor, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 2000 2002. Teaching responsibilities: Mathematics Content for Elementary Education Majors, Mathematics Content for Middle Childhood Education Majors, Intermediate Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus.
  • Mathematics Teacher, Oakwood High School, Dayton, Ohio, 1998 2000. Teaching responsibilities: Algebra I, Algebra III/Precalculus, Data Analysis, Discrete Mathematics courses (1998 Present). 
  • Visiting Instructor, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1997 1998. Teaching responsibilities: Mathematics Methods for Elementary Education Majors, supervise students during methods-related field experiences (1997 2002). 
  • Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1995 1997. Teaching responsibilities: Course preparing medical students for entry into program (1997), Microcomputers in Education: An Introduction (1995 1997), Mathematics for Elementary Teachers Via Problem Solving (Summer 1996). 
  • Mathematics Teacher, Our Lady's Christian School, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1990 1994. Teaching responsibilities: All mathematics, all levels, grades six through eight; moderate/coach MathCounts team, grades seven and eight, sending students to three state competitions in four years. 

Principal Publications

  • Thesis - "A comparison of simulation optimization techniques in solving single-objective, constrained, discrete variable problems." 2005.
  • "Creating Three-Dimensional Scenes", Mathematics Teacher, Feb 2005. Edited by Hollylynne Stohl and Suzanne Harper. 
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Annual, Chicago, IL), April 12-15, 2000 "Moving beyond Flatland: Three-Dimensional Activities with and without a Computer." 
  • Teachers Teaching with Technology (International), January, 1999. "Fractals, Iterated Functions, and Complex Numbers." 
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Midwest Regional), October 16, 1998. "Exploring 3-D Transformational Geometry Using Free Programming Software."
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Western Regional), November, 1998. "Exploring 3-D Transformational Geometry Using Free Programming Software." 
  • Galindo, E. with G. Birgisson, J-M. Cenet, N. Krumpe, & M. Lutz. (1997). "The development of students' notions of proof in high school classes using dynamic geometry software/ Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Meeting, North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 207-214.
  • North College Hill School District, October 1, November 19, 1997. Inservices for teachers dealing with changes in the teaching of mathematics in light of the Ohio Proficiency Tests. 
  • Miami University Institute for Educational Renewal, September 27, 1997. Led a session for parents, teachers, and school administrators dealing with how to best use the videos created by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting Math and Science Project to improve education. 
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (National), April 19, 1997. "Building a Professional Community around PBS "Mathline" Videos and E-Mail Talk." 
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Central Regional), October 31, 1996. "Using the Language of Mathematics to Describe and Explore Real-Life Patterns and Functions." 
  • Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Annual State Conference), March 23, 1995. "The Beauties, Beasts, and Basics of Fractals."