Curriculum Vita

The following is a short summary of my educational and work experience. You can click on the link to access a full PDF version of my vita.  If you would like a pre-print of any of the publications listed in my vita, please email me.


  • PhD. 1999 Virginia Tech Mathematics
  • M.S. 1995 Virginia Tech Mathematics
  • B.S. 1993 UVA's College at Wise Mathematics (Formerly Clinch Valley College)


  • 2015-present
    Montana State University, Professor
  • 2005-2015
  • Montana State University, Associate Professor
  • 1999-2005
    Montana State University Assistant Professor
  • 1996-1999
    Virginia Tech Research Assistant
  • 1993-1996
    Virginia Tech Teaching Assistant
  • 1990-1993
    UVA-Wise Mathematics Tutor

Research Interests

  • Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
  • Optimal (Shape) Design
  • Sensitivity Analysis