Biosketch

Education
1984    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B. Mathematics, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1988    Brown University, Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, Providence, Rhode Island

Academic Appointments
1999–         Professor, Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University
2004–         Professor, Department of Computer Science, Colorado State University
2002–06    Graduate Program Chair, Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University
1995–99    Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University
1989–95    Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University

Fellowships, Honors, Awards
• 2002 IBM Faculty Award.
• 2002 College of Natural Sciences Award for Graduate Student Education.
• 1996-1997 Visiting Research Fellowship, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, United Kingdom.
• 1989-1991 Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship, Institute for Information Sciences University of Tuebingen, Germany.
• 1988-1989 DARPA Fellowship, Center for Fluid Dynamics, Turbulence and Computation, Brown University.
• 1988 Elected full member, Sigma Xi, Brown University Chapter.

Research Interests
• Theory and Algorithm Development Pattern analysis of complex data sets, geometric data analysis, optimization, computational mathematics, modeling and simulation.
• Applications Pattern recognition in video sequences, hyper-spectral imagery, still photography.  Failure prediction and fault detection, human computer interface, low-dimensional modeling of physical systems. Early warning of infectious disease.

Academic Visits
March 2009           Department of Mathematics, University of Manchester, U.K.
April/May 1997     Department of Mathematics, Univ. of Manchester Inst. of Sci. and Tech., U.K.
1996-1997             Mathematical Research Centre, University of Warwick, U.K., 1996-1997
June 1993              Institute for Mechanics, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
1989–91                 Institute for Information Sciences, University of Tuebingen, Germany