Epsilon Camp Staff
George R. Thomas is an independent mathematician with long experience teaching and mentoring in summer programs for students showing high promise in mathematics. He founded Canada/USA Mathcamp, MathPath and Epsilon Camp. Thomas’s research has ranged over Semigroups and Extremal Graph Theory with forays in Analytical Number Theory. See Dr. Thomas' views on mathematics education in America's schools.
Csaba Biro is an Associate Professor of mathematics at the University of Louisville. He received his PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2008. His research interests are combinatorics of partially ordered sets, graph theory, and geometry. He has taught mathematically talented 6th graders in Hungary to prepare them for an intensive mathematics magnet program. He had a great time teaching in the 2018 Epsilon Camp, and he is looking forward to returning this year.
Sheila Talwar is Epsilon Camp’s Director of Admissions. She received her BA from Yale University and MBA from Harvard Business School. She has worked as a software engineer at Goldman Sachs, a product manager at Microsoft Corporation, and as an independent marketing consultant. She is active with local math teams and competitions in the Seattle area.
John Osmon is father of an Epsilon alumnus. He is happy to see the camp return to the foot of Pikes Peak, as his son attended the first three camps in Colorado Springs. John has an engineering background and loves working with kids who are excited by math and STEM activities.
Nancy is the parent of an alumnus from Epsilon’s first three years. She is a teacher who lives in Seattle and enjoys hiking in her spare time. Epsilon was a pivotal experience in her son’s life, and she is looking forward to helping other families have a great experience.
Sara is a parent of a current camper and is excited to be returning to Epsilon for her fourth year. She has previously worked in biotech and is very interested in gifted and math education. Through her children’s needs, she has gained experience with homeschooling, online learning, gifted and twice exceptional advocacy. She looks forward to helping make Epsilon Camp a positive and memorable experience for families.