Education

Technical Skills

  • Programming experience in C/C++, Java, Lisp, CLisp, Maple, Matlab, LaTex 2e, HMTL
  • Experience using: Macromedia Dreamweaver, WinEdt, WORD, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Operating Systems Experience: Windows, Unix

Courses Taught at Montana State University

  • Differential Equations
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry
  • Elementary Statistics
  • PreCalculus
  • The Language of Mathematics
  • Liberal Arts Mathematics
  • College Algebra
  • Statistics for Teachers (online discussant)
  • Applications of Statistics in Mathematics Classrooms (online discussant)

Presentations

  1. "The Infinite Population Genetic Algorithm and a Generic Property", Summer Conference on Topology and Its Applications (SumTopo), Denison, OH, July, 2005.
  2. "Hyperbolic Fixed Points are Typical in the Space of Mixing Operators for the Infinite Population Model Genetic Algorithm", Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), Washington, D.C., June, 2005.
  3. "Hyperbolic Fixed Points are Typical in the Space of Mixing Operators for the Infinite Population Model Genetic Algorithm", Boise State University, Boise, ID, May, 2005.
  4. "The Infinite Population Genetic Algorithm: Current Research", Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, March, 2005.
  5. "The Infinite Population Genetic Algorithm: An Introduction to Genericity Results", University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX, February, 2005.
  6. "The Simple Genetic Algorithm: A Dynamical Systems Model and Generic Properties", University of Houston, Clear Lake, Houston, TX, February, 2005.
  7. "Proposed Generic Properties for the Infinite Population Model Genetic Algorithm", Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, April, 2004.
  8. "The Simple Genetic Algorithm: A Dynamical Systems Model", Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, April, 2002.
  9. "TREX: A Question-Answering System for the Dinosaur Enthusiast", Artificial Intelligence Colloquium, RightNow Technologies, Bozeman, MT, February, 2002.

Awards

  • Letters and Science Research Enhancement Award, College of Letters and Science, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, 2005
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Montana State University, 2000.
  • Houston Chronicle Award for Excellence in Leadership, 1997.
  • Graduated Cum Laude, University of St. Thomas, 1997.
  • Alumni Association Award, University of St. Thomas, 1996.
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Scholarship recipient 1993-1997.
  • Community Service Grant recipient, University of St. Thomas
  • Interfaith Charity Scholarship recipient, 1995-1996

Professional Societies

  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)