New Assistant Professor

The Faculty of Math & Computing welcomes a new Assistant Professor: Jeff Strain. Brother Strain has worked with the Church Educational System since February 2001. He started at LDS Business College where he worked with Oracle and PeopleSoft and helped organize a helpdesk. While at LDSBC, Brother Strain served on several technical CES-wide committees. He continued his involvement on the committees but made the switch to BYU (Provo) in April 2005. There, he helped in maturing their ERP system as well as their other enterprise platforms.

While serving on the CES Developers forum, Brother Strain was able to visit Hawaii on several occasions. Through his visits, he was touched by the unique mission of this institution, and after furthering his education by receiving an MBA from BYU in 2011, He continued to look for ways to make the move to BYU–Hawaii. In October of 2014 Brother Strain moved to Hawaii followed by his wife and six children. He recently made the change to be a professor full time.

Brother Strain brings with him a strong background in Cyber Security, Enterprise Platforms, Systems Analysis and Design, Linux, Databases, Help desk Management, and even some programming.