Ryan Berndt, Experts Bureau

Ryan Berndt

Professor & Department Chair, Mathematics & Actuarial Science

Ryan Berndt is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the University of Minnesota. After teaching at Yale University, Kansas State University, and Ohio State University, he settled in Columbus and began working at Otterbein where he currently chairs the Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science. He has served on multiple committees for the University, including the Covid task force, where he constructed early models that predicted the relative safety of in-person classes during the pandemic.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Application and misapplication of statistics
  • Computational limits of computers
  • The mathematics behind cell phones and CT scans

Contact Jenny Hill to arrange an interview: jhill@otterbein.edu, 614-370-3221.