Department of Mathematics

Dr. Peter Braza

Dr. Peter Braza

LAS Dean & Professor


COB 2025

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Since 2010, Braza has served as acting associate provost at UNF. Previously, he served as interim dean of the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction and associate dean of the UNF College of Arts and Sciences. He joined UNF in 1988 as an assistant professor of mathematics, was promoted to associate professor in 1994 and professor in 2008. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and master’s and Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

In addition to teaching graduate courses in applied engineering mathematics, honors mathematics courses, and graduate courses in chaotic dynamical systems, Braza served on numerous committees including the Intercollegiate Athletic Committee, Foreign Culture Committee, University Technology Committee, and alumni giving program. He founded and coached the UNF Mathematical Modeling Team for five years, and he received a university undergraduate teaching award In 2003. He has been a member of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and the Mathematical Association of America.