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Brian Turnquist

Job Title

  • Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
    Math & Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Started at Bethel



  • Bethel College - B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies, 1987
  • University of Maryland - B.S. in Mathematics, 1990
  • University of Maryland - Ph.D. in Mathematics, 1997

Areas of expertise

Turnquist has been at Bethel since 1997. His expertise is in Scientific Computing, especially applied in the field of neuroscience. He collaborates with numerous research groups in the U.S. and internationally developing techniques to measure sensation. He teaches both math and computer science courses including: Numerical Methods, Artificial Intelligence, Scientific Computing, Algebraic Structures, Compilers, and Probability and Statistics.


“For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.”