# University of Vermont

## 2012-2013 Catalogue

### Faculty for Mathematics and Statistics Department

Neil W. Aguiar

Lecturer I of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2001

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1988 University of Vermont

MS 1990 University of Vermont

Dan Steven Archdeacon

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1982

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1975 Earlham College

MS 1976 Ohio State University

PHD 1980 Ohio State University

Takamaru Ashikaga

Director of Medical Biostatistics

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1973

Mathematics and Statistics Department

Medical Biostatistics Department

BA 1966 University of California Los Angeles

MS 1970 University of California Los Angeles

PHD 1973 University of California Los Angeles

Daniel E. Bentil

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Appointed in 1995

Mathematics and Statistics Department

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Department

MS 1982 Friendship University

DPHIL 1990 University of Oxford

Karen Benway

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2012

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1994 University of Massachusetts

ScM 2000 Harvard School of Public Health

Joanne C. Brown

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics Emerita

Melanie M Brown

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2010

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BMUS 2003 Converse College

BA 2003 Converse College

MA 2005 Western Michigan University

PhD 2010 University of Vermont

Janice Yanushka Bunn

Research Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2000

Mathematics and Statistics Department

Rehabilitation and Movement Science Department

BS 1977 Pennsylvania State University

MS 1979 University of Wisconsin Madison

PHD 1992 Ohio State University

James William Burgmeier

Chairperson of Mathematics and Statistics

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1969

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1965 University of St Thomas

MS 1967 University of Colorado Boulder

PHD 1969 University of New Mexico

Jeff Sandor Buzas

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Director of the Statistics Program

Appointed in 1993

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1985 University of Maryland College Park

Peter W. Callas

Research Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1994

Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1980 California State University Fullerton

MS 1984 University of California Berkeley

PHD 1994 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Bernard F. Cole

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2007

Dean's Office, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1985 Boston University

MA 1986 Boston University

PHD 1992 Boston University

Abigail Miles Crocker

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2000

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1998 McGill University

MS 2004 University of Vermont

Christopher M. Danforth

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2006

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 2001 Bates College

MS 2004 University of Maryland College Park

PHD 2006 University of Maryland College Park

Jeffrey Howard Dinitz

Professor of Computer Science

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1980

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1974 Carnegie Mellon University

MS 1976 Ohio State University

PHD 1980 Ohio State University

Peter S. Dodds

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2006

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1993 University of Melbourne

BS 1993 University of Melbourne

MS 1994 University of Melbourne

David Steven Dummit

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1984

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1975 California Institute of Technology

MS 1975 California Institute of Technology

MA 1976 Princeton University

PHD 1980 Princeton University

Erika Miles Edwards

Research Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2011

Mathematics and Statistics Department

AB 1992 Colgate University

MPH 2005 Boston University

PHD 2011 Boston University

Richard Martin Foote

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1981

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BSC 1972 University of Toronto

PHD 1976 University of Cambridge

Kenneth Ivan Golden

Professor of Engineering

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Professor of Physics

Appointed in 1986

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1955 Northwestern University

SM 1956 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

ME 1957 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PHD 1964 University De Paris

Kenneth Irwin Gross

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1987

Mathematics and Statistics Department

AB 1960 Brandeis University

MA 1962 Brandeis University

PHD 1966 Washington University in St Louis

Alan Bruce Howard

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2005

Mathematics and Statistics Department

PHD 1970 Rutgers University

AB 1976 Colby College

MS 1980 University of Vermont

William H. Jefferys

Adjunct Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Lecturer I of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2006

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1962 Wesleyan University

MS 1964 Yale University

PHD 1965 Yale University

Jan Erik Johansson

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics Emeritus

Appointed in 1976

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1965 University of Maine

MA 1967 University of Maine

Anthony Julianelle

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1996

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1975 University of Chicago

MS 1982 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

PHD 1990 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Zsuzsanna Margit Kadas

Adjunct Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1993

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1974 Saint John's University

Karla Ann Karstens

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1987

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1977 College of Saint Benedict

MS 1987 University of Vermont

Vincent E. Koehler

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2003

Mathematics and Statistics Department

MS 1969 University of Notre Dame

MS 1984 Johns Hopkins University

Larry Lyle Kost

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1973

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1965 University of St Thomas

MS 1968 University of Arizona

Joseph M. Kudrle

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2003

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1999 Saint Michaels College

MS 2001 University of Vermont

Judi E. Laird

Lecturer of Education

Research Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2006

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1985 Lyndon State College

MED 2002 University of Vermont

Robert E. Laird

Lecturer of Education

Research Associate of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2007

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1981 University of Vermont

MED 2003 University of Vermont

William Donald Lakin

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Emeritus

Appointed in 1989

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1964 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MS 1966 University of Chicago

PhD 1968 University of Chicago

Taras Igorevich Lakoba

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2003

Mathematics and Statistics Department

MSC 1989 Moscow State University

PHD 1997 Clarkson University

John Charles Lawlor

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1974

Mathematics and Statistics Department

AB 1969 Bowdoin College

MS 1974 University of New Hampshire

Alan Chi Ling

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Appointed in 1999

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1994 University of Waterloo

MA 1995 University of Waterloo

PHD 1997 University of Waterloo

Kathleen A. Loughner

Lecturer I of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2008

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1972 Pennsylvania State University

MA 1976 Pennsylvania State University

Elizabeth Sloan Low

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics Emeritus

Appointed in 1984

Mathematics and Statistics Department

AB 1963 The College of Wooster

PHD 1968 University of Chicago

MS 1983 University of Vermont

Brian Verne MacPherson

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics Emeritus

Appointed in 1974

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1969 University of Notre Dame

MS 1974 University of Vermont

Susan C. McAuliffe

Lecturer I of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2007

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1990 University of Vermont

MS 2000 University of Vermont

Katherine Jean Merrill

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2009

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1982 Ohio State University

MA 1988 Boston University

MA 2005 University of Maine

Ruth Mary Mickey

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1984

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1976 University of California Davis

MSPH 1978 University of California Los Angeles

PHD 1983 University of California Los Angeles

Aliza K Miller

Lecturer I of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2010

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BSC 2004 McGill University

David Charles Morency

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics Emeritus

Appointed in 2001

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1961 United States Naval Academy

MA 1971 University of Cincinnati

Susan E. Ojala

Lecturer of Education

Research Associate of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2006

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1991 Johnson State College

MED 2003 University of Vermont

Kurt Edmund Oughstun

Professor of Computer Science

Professor of Engineering

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1987

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1972 Central Connecticut State University

MS 1974 University of Rochester

PHD 1978 University of Rochester

George Francis Pinder

Professor of Computer Science

Professor of Engineering

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1989

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BSC 1965 University of Western Ontario

Helen P. Read

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1988

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1984 University of Vermont

MS 1988 University of Vermont

Thomas E. Rogers

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2002

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1988 United States Naval Academy

MS 1995 United States Naval Academy

Joan Marie Rosebush

Director of Student Success in the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1990

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1978 SUNY Cortland

MED 1981 Saint Michael's College

CERT 1997 Saint Michael's College

Jonathan Winslow Sands

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1986

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1977 Harvard University

MA 1979 University of California San Diego

PHD 1982 University of California San Diego

Richard M. Single

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2001

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1990 SUNY Albany

MS 1992 SUNY Stony Brook

PHD 1995 SUNY Stony Brook

Robert Raymond Snapp

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1990

Mathematics and Statistics Department

AB 1978 University of California San Diego

PHD 1987 University of Texas Austin

Jeffrey S. Solomon

Lecturer I of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2007

Mathematics and Statistics Department

AB 1978 Bowdoin College

MS 1991 Cornell University

Mun Shig Son

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1984

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BA 1975 Sung Kyun Kwan University

MS 1982 Oklahoma State University

PHD 1984 Oklahoma State University

MS 1984 Oklahoma State University

John M. Voight

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2007

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1999 Gonzaga University

PHD 2005 University of California Berkeley

Branimir Francis Von Turkovich

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Emeritus

Professor of Mechanical Engineering Emeritus

Appointed in 1971

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1947 University of Naples

MS 1951 University of Madrid

Gregory S. Warrington

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 2009

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1995 Princeton University

PHD 2001 Harvard University

Sheila O'Leary Weaver

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1985

Mathematics and Statistics Department

James Michael Wilson

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1986

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1977 California Institute of Technology

MA 1979 University of California Los Angeles

PHD 1981 University of California Los Angeles

Robert Kingman Wright

Professor of Mathematics Emeritus

Appointed in 1966

Mathematics and Statistics Department

AB 1963 Middlebury College

MA 1964 Columbia University

PHD 1966 Columbia University

Jianke Yang

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1994

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1989 Tsinghua University

Jun Yu

Associate Chairperson of Mathematics and Statistics

Associate Director of Mathematics and Statistics

Professor of Computer Science

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Appointed in 1990

Mathematics and Statistics Department

BS 1982 Nanjing Institute of Meteorology

PHD 1988 University of Washington Seattle