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Storm Chasing Experience Open to Meteorology Students

Storm Chasing Experience Open to Meteorology Students

Open to juniors, seniors and graduate students who are majoring or minoring in meteorology, a real-life Storm Chasing Experience takes place May 5-12 in the Central Plains. After completing coursework on supercell thunderstorms and tornadoes or mesoscale meteorology, students will spend one week traveling around Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas where they […]

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November 11, 2014 at 1:00 pmNews

Math & Microbiology Pair to Prevent Pneumonia in Hospitals

Math & Microbiology Pair to Prevent Pneumonia in Hospitals

By Andrea Gibson From Research Communications An Ohio University mathematician and a bacteriologist are joining forces to try to prevent pneumonia in hospital patients on ventilators, a common health care-acquired infection. Dr. Todd Young, Professor of Mathematics, and Dr. Erin Murphy, Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences in the Heritage College of […]

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November 5, 2014 at 9:11 amResearch

From Navajo Nation to Capitol Hill: Klein Inspires, Empowers, Advocates

Associate Professor of Mathematics Bob Klein presents at a briefing on Capitol Hill highlighting key findings in a report Klein helped compile on issues facing rural education in the United States.

By Angela Woodward From Compass Dr. Robert Klein has spent nearly 10 years educating and mentoring students in Ohio University math and math education courses. But Klein’s hours outside of the classroom are spent inspiring, empowering and advocating on behalf of math students and educators throughout the nation – efforts […]

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October 22, 2014 at 11:37 amNews

Retired Colonel, Math Alum Talks to Group that Helped Keep Fort Gordon

Retired Colonel, Math Alum Talks to Group that Helped Keep Fort Gordon

U.S. Army Retired Col. Thom E. Tuckey ’72, an Ohio University alum and former Garrison Commander at Fort Gordon, gives the keynote speech for the CSRA Home Connections Networking Breakfast and Success Seminar on Aug. 13. Tuckey earned a B.S. in Mathematics from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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August 12, 2014 at 10:18 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Math Professors Get NSF Grant to Attack the Curse of Dimensionality

Dr. Martin J. Mohlenkamp, Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of Mathematics, and Dr. Todd Young, Professor of Mathematics, received an NSF grant for computational mathematics work. The Curse of Dimensionality is that high-dimensional problems are much, much harder than low-dimensional problems. “Although in our everyday lives we perceive space as […]

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August 4, 2014 at 4:31 pmResearch

Class of 2018: Twinsburg High Grad to Major in Actuarial Science

“Every year, a set of Ohio twins is chosen to receive $1,000 each from the Twins Days Scholarship Fund, while two Twinsburg High School graduates receive $500 each. Twinsburg High School graduates Mary Claire Chester and Meghan Ulisse took home $500 each for their Twins Days Scholarships,” reports the Twinsburg Bulletin. […]

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August 3, 2014 at 4:54 pmIn the News Students in the News

Mohlenkamp Presents at Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Mohlenkamp Presents at Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Dr. Martin Mohlenkamp, Associate Professor of Mathematics, presented “Dynamical Systems Analysis of Swamps in ALS” at a mini-symposium at the 2014 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics annual meeting on July 7. The symposium was on Tensor Analysis, Computation and Application. Abstract: The Alternating Least Squares (ALS) algorithm for approximating […]

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July 15, 2014 at 11:28 amResearch