**K.A. Ariyawansa**, Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Education

- Ph.D., Toronto, 1983
*Research Interests:*Operations Research, Computational Optimization, High Performance Computing, Statistical Inference Methodologies.*Current Emphasis:*Stochastic programming models, algorithms, and software, with current research projects on stochastic versions of semidefinite optimization problems.

**M.A. Jacroux**, Professor

- Ph.D., Oregon State, 1976
*Research Interests:*Experimental Design, Estimation, Sampling*Current Emphasis:*Experimental design, estimation in linear and nonlinear models and sampling

- Ph.D., Western Ontario, 1986
*Research Interests:*Change-Point Problems, Industrial Applications*Current Emphasis:*Solving Change-Point problems that deal with statistical inference of models where changes in parameters might occur at unknown times.

- Ph.D., Syracuse, 1967
*Research Interests:*Combinatorics and Finite Geometry, Translation Planes, Block Designs*Current Emphasis:*Obtaining "reasonable" classification of finite translation planes, and even affine planes, which arise in block design problems and coding theory.

- Ph.D., Russian (USSR) Academy of Sciences, 1982.
*Research Interests:*Applied Analysis, Control of Partial Differential Equations, Inverse Problems*Current Emphasis:*Semilinear partial differential equations; point sensors and actuators, including mobile ones; controllability; stabilization; unique continuation; environmental monitoring.

- Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004.
*Research Interests:*Integer Programming, Linear Programming, Operations Research, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology.*Current Emphasis:*Theoretical and computational aspects of integer programming and combinatorial optimization. Problems from bioinformatics and computational biology especially related to structure and geometry of proteins. Finding potential applications of operations research techniques in the areas of computational biology.

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**S. Lapin**, Assistant Professor

- Ph.D.
*Research Interests:**Current Emphasis:***H. Li**, Associate Professor and Department Graduate Education Chairman- Ph.D., Arizona, 1994.
*Research Interests:*Stochastic Ordering, Reliability Theory, Applied Probability*Current Emphasis:*Applied probability, reliability theory, stochastic comparison methods

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**M. McCain**, Instructor**J. McDonald**, Associate Professor- Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1993
*Research Interests:*Matrix Analysis, Linear Algebra*Current Emphasis:*Eventually nonnegative matrices, nonnegative matrices, M-matrices, inverse eigenvalue problem.

**V.S. Manoranjan**, Professor and Department Chair- Ph.D., Dundee (Scotland), 1982.
*Research Interests:*Environmental Problems, Industrial Applications, Mathematical & Computer Modeling, Teaching Calculus and Differential Equations*Current Emphasis:*Contaminant transport in groundwater, transdermal drug delivery, tumor growth models, and robotics. Also introducing physical experiments and computer animated movies in classrooms in order to enhance students' conceptual learning.- Research Experience for Undergraduates - Environmental Mathematics

**J. Martin,**- M.S., Washington State University, 1999
*Research Interests:*Mathematics Education*Current Emphasis:*Integrating Technology into the Classroom

**R.B. Mifflin**, Professor- Ph.D., Berkeley, 1971
*Research Interests:*Operations Research, Optimal Design and Operation of Man-Machine Systems*Current Emphasis:*Development of efficient computational methods for solving appli ed optimization problems defined with constraints on the problem variables and/or nonsmooth functions of the variables. Also, developing decomposition and dual techniques for solving optimal allocation of resources problems that have large numbers of decision variables and/or resource constraints

**J. Miller**, Instructor**C. Pacioni**, Instructor

**A. Panchenko**, Assistant Professor

- Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1999
*Research Interests:*Homogenization in Partial Differential Equations with Application to Materials Science, Accoustics of Porous Media and Granular Materials, Inverse Problems for Elliptic Equations, Mathematical Tomography.*Current Emphasis:*Network approximation for effective parameters of concentrated suspensions, homogenization of unconsolidated composites and media with moving interfaces, modeling of osteoporosis and blood circulation, and inverse conductivity problem with rough conductivities.

**F. G. ("Jave") Pascual**, Associate Professor- Ph.D., Iowa State, 1997
*Research Interests:*Reliability, Experimental Design, Logistic Regression*Current Emphasis:*Statistical methods for analyzing reliability data, experimental designs in accelerated life tests (ALT) and for model discrimination, and multiple comparisons in logistic regression.

**E.F. Pate**, Professor- Ph.D., RPI, 1976.
*Research Interests:*Muscle Physiology, Mathematical & Experimental Models*Current Emphasis:*Constructing mathematical models which are guided by experimental findings.

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**E. Remaley**, Instructor**M.F. Schumaker**, Associate Professor- Ph.D., Texas at Austin, 1987.
*Research Interests:*Mathematical models of biophysical systems and associated mathematical topics.*Current Emphasis:*Models of the light reactions of photosynthesis. Relationship between sample paths and boundary conditions of partial differential equations modeling diffusion processes.

**E. Schwartz**, Assistant Professor**D. Slavit**, Associate Professor- Ph.D., Delaware, 1994
*Research Interests:*Mathematics Education*Current Emphasis:*Learning using calculators, technology in differential equations

**C. Smith**, Senior Instructor- M.A. in Teaching, Major Field-Mathematics, University of Idaho, 1985
*Research Interests:*Collegiate and elementary mathematics education*Current Emphasis:*Development of effective mathematics remediation for college level students

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**M. Tsatsomeros**, Associate Professor

- Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1990
*Research Interests:*Matrix analysis, applied linear algebra*Current Emphasis:*Nonnegative matrix theory and generalizations, numerical range of matrix polynomials

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**K. Vincent**, Clinical Assistant Professor- Ph.D., Idaho, 1999
*Research Interests:*Collegiate and pre-service mathematics education*Current Emphasis:*Creating gender inclusive mathematics education through the development of feminist pedagogy.

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**M. Wallace**, Instructor

**D.S. Watkins**, Professor- Ph.D., Calgary, 1974.
*Research Interests:*Computational linear algebra, numerical analysis, scientific computing*Current Emphasis:*Eigenvalue problems

**W.A. Webb**, Professor- Ph.D., Penn State, 1968
*Research Interests:*Number Theory & Combinatorics, Cryptography*Current Emphasis:*Fair division, recurrence sequences, binomial and generalized binomial coefficients, and polynomials over finite fields, as well as application of these concepts in cryptography.

**D.J. Wollkind**, Professor- Ph.D., RPI, 1968.
*Research Interests:*Mathematical Modeling, Natural Science & Engineering Applications*Current Emphasis:*Solidification of metals and alloys, convection of fluids and aerosols, folding of sedimentary rock multi-layers, development of stars in the outer arms of spiral galaxies, dynamics of predator-prey biological control interactions and the occurrence of Turing structures in chemical reaction-diffusion systems. The main emphasis in all these investigations is to compare mathematical predictions with experimental or observational data.

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**H. M. Yin**, Associate Professor- Ph.D., Washington State, 1988
*Research Interests:*Partial differential equations, applied mathematics, inverse problems, free boundary problems, mathematical finance*Current Emphasis:*Microwave heating, thermal effect on semiconductor and superconductor modeling, solid-liquid, solid-solid phase change, mathematical model on option pricing.

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