Homepage of Prof. Amber Puha

CSUSM Department of Mathematics


Amber Puha, PhD
Department of Mathematics
California State University, San Marcos

333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos CA 92096-0001

Office: Craven Hall, 6130

Phone: (760)750-4201

FAX: (760)750-3439

Email: apuha [at] csusm [dot] edu

Curriculum Vitae

Office Hours


Students enrolled in or teaching a class during earlier timeslot have priority in the later timeslot.

2017-18 Surf Team

Tryout Information

Entry Form

Waiver Form



2009 Greater San Diego Area Mathematics Council Outstanding Post Secondary Mathematics Teacher

Fall 2017: Math 490, Introduction to the Mathematics of Finance

Enrolled students may obtain information about this course at Cougar Courses.



Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes, and their Applications with emphasis on Stochastic Networks

2015-18 NSF Grant DMS 1510198, $180,000

2015-16 Presidents Outstanding Faculty Award for Scholarship and Creative Activity


2007 INFORMS Applied Probability Society Best Publication Award, Co-Recipient


2017-2018 Service and Committees

Surf Team Faculty Advisor

Learning Assistant Program Mathematics Coordinator

Graduate Program Coordinator

Instructor-in-Charge: Math 160 & 162


Administrative Support Coordinator

Guadalupe Lopez

Email: gulopez [at] csusm [dot] edu

Phone: (760)750-8059


Department of Mathematics

College of Science and Mathematics

CSU San Marcos