Principal Investigator Dr. Monique Chyba is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Her main research interest is the development of geometric methods to solve optimal control problems. Dr. Chyba holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Bourgogne in France. She is involved in several outreach education projects, which serve to further her personal/career goal of spreading the beauty of math to the next generation and non-scientific world. Aside from SUPER-M, she has been involved in Robo-Nemo, STOMP-Hawaii, and the Talent Program.

Visit Dr. Chyba's Math Department website to learn more about her research, publications, and conference appearances.