Matthew Rieck, M.S.

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Matthew Rieck was born and raised in South Dakota. Upon graduation from Mitchell Christian High School in 2008, he attended the Univerisity of Sioux Falls. In 2012, he graduated from the University of Sioux Falls with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science. He then attended the University of South Dakota and got his M.S. degree in mathematics where he did research on population models of insect populations. He graduated in 2014 and started teaching at the University of Sioux Falls. He has taught at the University of Sioux Falls since then in the mathematics and computer science departments. 


  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Sioux Falls, 2012
  • B.S., Computer Science, University of Sioux Falls, 2012
  • M.S., Mathematics, University of South Dakota, 2014

Courses Taught

  • COM104 - Computer Solutions
  • MAT111 - Elementary Algebra
  • MAT112 - College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • MAT113 - College Algebra
  • MAT114 - Functions
  • MAT202 - Finite Math
  • MAT165 - Precalculus


Master's Thesis and Research: The Sterile Insect Release Method with Allee Effect

Undergraduate Research: Summers of 2009-2011, Next Generation DNA Sequencing and Bioinformatics Research through SDBRIN

Service/Volunteer Work

Member of Honor's Committee

Member of the Honor's Committee 2019-Present.

Moderator at Undergraduate Research Symposium

Moderator for one of the sessions at the Undergraduate Research Symposium 2019.

Chair of Student Development Committee

Chair of the student development committee for 2018-2019 academic year. Duties included constructing minutes and sharing information at the monthly faculty meeting.

Church Work

Was the faculty leader for a group of people that helped with painting, set-up, and cleaning projects that the Ransom Church at the University of Sioux Falls Inaugural Culture for Service Day in Fall of 2018.

Member of Student Development Committee

Member of the Student Development committee for years 2017-2019.

Quiz Bowl Co-Leader

Was the co-leader of the Univeristy of Sioux Falls Quiz Bowl Team for the years 2015-2019. Duties included setting-up and running practices and helping out at tournaments at the High School and Collegiate Level.