News - October 2012 - Mathematics & Statistics
Monday, October 1, 2012
»Marek Elzanowski and Serge Preston, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, organized the session Geometric Methods in Mechanics and Thermodynamics at the Algebra Geometry Mathematical Physics 8 meeting at the Technical University of Brno, Brno, Czech Republi
»Jodi Lapidus, Mathematics & Statistics adjunct faculty and OHSU faculty, presented an invited talk, “A Variable Selection Method for Logistic Regression Models Based on the Receiver Operating Characteristic Curve” at the Seminar on Applied Statistics spon
Friday, October 5, 2012
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave a keynote presentation, “Mixed and Nonconforming Families of Elements for Linear Elasticity,” at the Sixth European Conference on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Vienn
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture on Asymptotic Reliability Theory at the Universidad Carlos 3 of Madrid, Spain, in June.
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistic faculty, co-authored "From Dissertation to Publication in JRME" published in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2012.
Monday, October 15, 2012
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture on a mathematical model for evolution and speciation at the International Workshop for Complexity at the Institute for Math and its Applications in Minneapolis during August.
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored "Justification as a Teaching and Learning Practice: Its (potential) Multifaceted Role in Middle Grades Mathematics Classrooms" published the Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2012. PSU gradua
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematical and Statistics faculty, gave an invited lecture, "Best Test Spaces in Petrov-Galerkin Methods and DPG Methods," at the International Conference on Computational Mathematics, Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, during July.
Monday, October 22, 2012
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistic faculty, authored "Understanding Multidigit Whole Numbers: The Role of Knowledge Pieces, Connections, and Context in Understanding Regrouping 3+ Digit Numbers" published in the Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 20
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematical and Statistics faculty, received a $161,186 grant for 2012-13 from the National Science Foundation as principle investigator for the study Novel Mixed and DG Methods.
Monday, October 29, 2012
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistic faculty, presented "Using Interviews With Preservice Teachers as a Tool to Motivate Them to Learn Mathematics" at Teacher of Teachers of Mathematics, Ashland, in September.