Lisa Hernández, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Office Phone: (951) 343-4767
E-mail: lihernandez@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building, 459
Office Hours: Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm, also available by appointment via WebEx or in-person

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Mathematics University of California, Riverside 2006
M.S. Mathematics University of California, Riverside 2002
B.A. Mathematics University of California, Riverside 2000
  • Courses Taught

    MAT 101 Orientation to the Discipline
    MAT 115 Intermediate Algebra
    MAT 245 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
    MAT 255 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II
    MAT 313 Mathematical Proofs & Structures
    MAT 323 Abstract Algebra I
    MAT 423 Introduction to Topology
    MAT 425 Applications of Topology
    MAT 463 Fundamental of Geometry
    MAT 525 Applied Topology

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Knot Theory
    Topological Data Analysis

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Hernandez, Lisa. "Iberian Culture." ISP Training. Office of Mobilization, March 2020, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA. Lecture.
    Hernandez, Lisa; Rempel, Susana. "Mosaic Number of Torus Knots." Special Session on Invariants of Knots and Spatial Graphs, AMS Western Sectional Meeting. American Mathematical Society, November 2019, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA. Invited Talk.
    Hernandez, Lisa. "Logic of Paul." NMS Colloquium. Division of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, September 2019, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA. Colloquium.
    Hernandez, Lisa; Rempel, Susana. "Mosaic Number of Torus Knots." Biennial Conference, Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences, May 2019, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN. Conference Talk.
    Hernandez, Lisa. "Not Naught for Knots." NMS Colloquium. Division of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, October 2018, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA. Colloquium.
    Hernandez, Lisa. "Writings of Paul Through the Eyes of a Mathematician," University Educators for Global Engagement, April 2018, Richmond, VA. Invited Address.
    Rempel, Susana; Hernandez, Lisa. "Mosaic Knots," NMS Research Symposium. Division of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, February 2018, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA. Student Presentation.
    Rempel, Susana; Hernandez, Lisa. "Mosaic Knots." Mathematical Association of American Undergraduate Poster Session, Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 2018, San Diego, CA. Student Poster Presentation.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Church of God of Prophecy
    -Sunday School Teacher
    -Director of Leadership Development

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Casa Blanca Home of Neighborly Service

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Travel
    Baking
    Reading

  • Personal Philosophy

    Trust in the LORD with all your heart
    And do not lean on your own understanding.
    In all your ways acknowledge Him,
    And He will make your paths straight.

    - Proverbs 3:5-6, NASB