Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Phone: (712) 722-6287
Ph.D. University of Nebraska, (Mathematics, 2014)
M.S. University of Nebraska (Mathematics, 2010)
M.A. Point Loma Nazarene University (Education, 2007)
B.A. Calvin College (Mathematics and Secondary Education, 2004)
My primary research area is in studying fluid-structure problems using partial differential equations. In addition I am interested in the mathematical preparation of teachers, especially in view of the the Common Core standards.
A mixed variational formulation for the wellposedness and numerical approximation of a PDE model arising in a 3-D fluid-structure interaction. Evolution Equations and Control Theory. 3(4) 557-578, 2014.
Classifying polygonal chains of six segments (with Gerard Venema). Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, 13(4) 479-514, 2004.
Math 153 Calculus II
Math 201 Multivariable Calculus
Math 204 Differential Equations
Math 208 Modern Geometry