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Catherine Matos


Office: James M. Baker University Center U404
College of Information and Mathematical Sciences


Dr. Matos received her Ph.D. from Georgia Tech and started teaching part-time at Clayton State her final semester of graduate school in 2001. She also taught classes briefly at Chattahoochee Tech and the Art Institute of Atlanta. She moved to a full-time position at Clayton State in 2002, and a tenure-track position in 2004. She received tenure in 2010 and was named as a Clayton State University Professorship in 2019. Dr. Matos teaches elementary statistics, college algebra, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, differential equations, and numerical methods. She uses Inquiry-Based Learning in her Differential Equations classes. She teaches statistics primarily in hybrid and fully-online formats.


BS, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994

MS, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995

Ph D, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001

Awards and Honors

University Professorship, Clayton State University, Award, 2019

2013 CIMS Faculty Award for Excellence in Contributions to Instruction, CIMS, Award, 2013

Intellectual Contributions

Catherine A Matos, Kelli L. Nipper, Using Synchronous and Asynchronous Video Options to Enhance Online and Hybrid Format Lower Level Mathematics Courses March 2013

Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Catherine A Matos, Michael Dancs, Development of Enhanced Introductory Statistics Exercises in WeBWorK, Affordable Learning Georgia, 4000, Funded –  May 2019 to July 2020

Catherine A Matos, Problem-Based Learning, Clayton State University, 2500, Funded –  2005 to 2005

Service to the Profession

Officer, Secretary, MAA-SE, Regional –  March 2014 to March 2020