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"Don't follow in the footsteps of the ancient masters; seek what they sought." - Basho

Publications, Patents, and Book Contributions


Towards Student-ready Mathematics Departments Creating Mathematics Placement Messaging Within an Equity-minded Framework
with Gaye DiGregorio, Jess Ellis Hagman, and Heather Novak, Justice through tle Lens of Calculus: Framing New Possibilities for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, MAA Notes, Vol 96, 2023.
Open-access article


Design of Chirped Gratings Using Interferometric Lithography
with Steven R. J. Brueck, IEEE Photonics Journal, 10(2), April, 2018.
Open-access article


Optically Pumped Continuously Tunable Mid-IR Distributed-Feedback Semiconductor Laser
with Xiang He, Ron Kaspi, and Steven R. J. Brueck, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 52(10), October, 2016.


Method and Apparatus for Fabrication of Controlled Chirp Gratings
United States Patent No. 9,431,789 B2, with Steven R. J. Brueck and Xiang He, August 30, 2016.
Patent text


Method and Apparatus for Fabrication of Controlled Chirp Gratings
United States Patent No. 8,908,724 B1, with Steven R. J. Brueck and Xiang He, December 9, 2014.
Patent text


Helical states of nonlocally interacting molecules and their linear stability: geometric approach
With D. D. Holm and V. Putkaradze, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 44(5), February 2011.
View Preprint on arXiv


College algebra in context I
College algebra in context II
Logarithmic and exponential functions
Numerical trigonometry
Analytic trigonometry
A series of e-texts written with P. Kennedy and W. Ellis, Kendall-Hunt Publishing Company, 2007


Mastery with meaning: access to mathematics online
With P. Kennedy, W. Ellis, and J. Oien, Math and Comp Ed, 41(2):118-126, Spring 2007.

Talks and Unpublished Works


Mastery Precalculus with Integrated Math Placement
Math Education Seminar, Florida International University, Nov 8, 2021.
PowerPoint Slides


The Precalculus Center: Building an Inclusive Campus Environment
APLU Student Experience Project, Winter Convening, February 11, 2021.
PowerPoint Slides


Design of Chirped Gratings Using Interferometric Lithography
with Steven R. J. Brueck, 2018 IEEE Photonics Conference, October 2, 2018.
Open-access article


Proctored & Unproctored Placement Testing Tailored to Curriculum
With D. Anton, Mathematical Association of America, Rocky Mountain Section, Regional Meeting, Denver, CO, April 14, 2012
Abstract (PDF)
Presentation (PowerPoint)


Broadly Tunable Infrared Lasers for Molecular Spectroscopy
Xiang He, Steven Benoit, R. Kaspi and S.R.J. Brueck
Paper presented at Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense and Security (Nano-DDS), Brooklyn, NY August, 2011


Analysis and modeling of cells, cell behavior, and helical biological molecules
Ph.D. Dissertation, advisor: V. Putkaradze, Colorado State University, April, 2011.
Dissertation (PDF)


A minimum-energy quadratic curve through three points and corresponding cubic Hermite spline
October, 2010
View Preprint on arXiv


Mathematical modeling of biological events and cell-cell communication
With V. Putkaradze, Slovenian Veterinary Research 44(4) 2010.
Delivered at the "Understanding cell communication using modern microelectronics" symposium, August 23-24, 2010 at the Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Abstract (PDF)
Presentation (MS PowerPoint, .pptx)


Modeling ion migration in solution under a nonuniform magnetic field
MS Thesis, advisor: P. duChateau, Colorado State University, May, 2006.
Thesis (PDF)

Other Presentations


Modeling Proteins Using the SE(3) Group and Analyzing Cell Motion
Ph.D. Preliminary Exam, Oct 28, 2008
Presentation (PDF)


Cell motion analysis
GK-12 group meeting, Dec. 7, 2010
Presentation (HTML)


Models of cell dynamics and intercellular communication
University of New Mexico, Center for High-Technology Materials, Dec. 14, 2011, Albuquerque, NM
Presentation (MS PowerPoint, .pptx)
Abstract (MS Word)