Pangyen 'Ben' Weng is the academic dean of science, mathematics and information technology at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Ben has 20 years of experience in teaching college-level mathematics, including 10 years at Metropolitan State University where he also served as department chair (2015-2018) and as the coordinator of developmental math (2008-2014). He has a PhD in mathematics from the University of Minnesota and a BS in mathematics from the National Taiwan University.
Ben loves classical music, opera and performing arts. He also enjoys cooking, inline skating and playing the flute and the piano (not at the same time). Ben lives with his family near St. Paul, Minnesota.