Education and Degrees Earned
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Ph.D., May 1987, Mathematics
Thesis Title: Computational Methods for Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems
- University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
M.S., December 1978, Mathematics
- New York University, New York, NY
M.S., June 1973, Physics
- Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, NY
B.A., June 1971, Physics
Areas of Research Focus
- Boundary element method
- Finite element method
- Numerical methods
Previous Teaching Experience
- The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK. Teaching a one-day Mathematica workshop for high school teachers. December 7, 1996.
- Amoco Production Company Research Center, Tulsa, OK. Teaching an 11 week course, “Introduction to the Finite Element Method”, to Amoco engineers. Fall 1991.
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Mathematics graduate student teaching undergraduate statistics, algebra, and calculus courses. Summer sessions 1982, 1983, 1984; Academic years, Fall 1981 - Spring 1987.
- Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. Mathematics instructor teaching undergraduate calculus courses. Academic years, Fall 1979 - Spring 1980 and Fall 1980 - Spring 1981.
- University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. Mathematics graduate student teaching undergraduate algebra and trigonometry, probability, and calculus courses. Academic years, Fall 1976 - Spring 1979.
- University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. UCONN Summer Program mathematics instructor teaching remedial pre-college mathematics. Summer 1978.
Previous Relevant Work Experience
- NSF Physics Department Special Fellowship; Radiation and Solid State Laboratory; New York University; Research assistant performing experiments on quenching of phosphorescence of hydrocarbons by oxygen and nitric oxide; Analysis of data; 1971-1973.
- Shell Laboratory; Amsterdam, Holland; Student trainee in physics laboratory performing experiments on volume retardation in polymers; Analysis of data; Summer 1971.