Michael John Dorff is a mathematician at Brigham Young University known for his work in undergraduate research, promoting careers in math, popularizing mathematics, and harmonic mappings.
Michael Dorff  

Citizenship  United States 
Alma mater  University of Kentucky 
Known for  Harmonic mappings, undergraduate research 
Spouse  Sarah Dorff 
Children  Rebecca Dorff, Elizabeth Dorff, Hannah Dorff, Abigail Dorff, Rachel Dorff 
Awards 

Scientific career  
Fields  Mathematics 
Institutions  Brigham Young University 
Thesis  The Inner Mapping Radius And Construction Of Harmonic, Univalent Mappings Of The Unit Disk (1997) 
Doctoral advisor  Ted Joe Suffridge 
Michael Dorff received his BA in Mathematics Education from Brigham Young University in 1986. He then taught High School math at Palos Verdes High, California, and Nurnberg High, Germany from 1986–1990.^{[1]} He received his MS from University of New Hampshire in 1992 followed by a Ph.D. in Mathematics from University of Kentucky in 1997.^{[2]} He taught at University of MissouriRolla as an assistant professor in the Department of Math and Statistics from 19972000 when he was hired by Brigham Young University as an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics. Dorff became a full professor at BYU in 2011. He was the Chair of the Department of Mathematics at BYU from 2015–2019. Dorff visited Purdue University as an assistant professor in the Spring of 2003, Uniwersytet Marii CurieSklodowskiej as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Poland from 2005–2006, and Mathematical Association of America as a mathematician in Washington D.C. in 2012.
Dorff founded the NSFfunded Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics CURM and directed it from 2006–2017.^{[3]}^{[4]} He cofounded and codirected the NSFfunded PIC (Preparation of Industrial Careers) Math program with Dr. Suzanne Weekes.^{[5]}^{[6]} He has served on several international and national advisory boards including the East African Centre of Mathematical Research in Kampala Uganda, the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), and the Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR).^{[7]}^{[8]}
His research interests include geometric function theory, complex analysis, minimal surfaces, data analytics, and preparing students for nonacademic careers.^{[7]}
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