Robert Puhak

Associate Teaching Professor, Mathematics

Dr. Puhak is featured in ACUE’s modules: Planning an Effective Class Session, Connecting With Your Students,  and Providing Clear Directions and Explanations.

Puhak is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and the director of College Algebra and Basic Math at Rutgers University, Newark where he teaches courses in Algebra, Statistics, Calculus, Differential Equations, and Applied Math.

Currently, Puhak oversees the College Algebra program at Rutgers, serves on the University Senate and the Senate’s Executive Committee, and works with the Scholars Training and Enrichment Program, a summer academic boot camp for incoming freshman students from underperforming school districts entering Rutgers Business School.

Puhak holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Lehigh University. He is a recipient of the Chancellor’s Excellence Award, an honor presented to members of the Rutgers campus community who have made exceptional contributions to teaching, research, or service.