Ph.D. Dissertation (MathematicsComplex Geometry)
A Cylinder Theorem for CRManifolds,
Advisor: PitMann Wong
University of
Notre Dame, 1983
Masters Thesis (MathematicsCoding Theory)
Codes Which Are Ideals in
Abelian Group Algebras,
Advisor: John Karlof
University of Nebraska
at Omaha 1978
B.S. Physics, 1976,
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Teaching Experience

Eastern Illinois University 1983Pres.

University of Notre Dame (Visiting)198990
Published Papers
 Integral invariants of principal SO(n) x SO(r) group structures on
space forms,
Math. Ann. 268, pp. 26571 (1984).
 Submanifolds of the Grassmann manifold
with vanishing Chern forms,
Tohoku Math. J. 37,
pp. 27185 (1985)

An invariant formula for orthogonal distributions,
Annals of Global Analysis and Geometry
6,
no. 2 (1988)
 (with H. Gauchman)
Submanifolds of quaternionic projective space with bounded second
fundamental form,
Kodai Math. J.
12,
no. 3 pp. 296307 (1990)

(with J. Glazebrook) Submanifolds of the Cayley projective space with
bounded second fundamental form,
Geom. Dedicata
33,
pp26575 (1990)
 (with H. Gauchman) Invariant subspaces of two Hermitian structures
on a Euclidean space,
Linear Algebra and Its Applications
301,
pp. 113119 (1999)
 (with G. Galperin) Forces Along Equidistant Particle Paths,
Mathematical Physics Analysis and Geometry
(2003)
 (with Y. Movshovich) Besicovitch Triangles Cover Unit Arcs,
Geom. Dedicata
(2006)
 (with R. Foote and G. Galperin) The Dynamics of Pendulums on Surfaces of Constant Curvature,
Math. Physics Analysis and Geo. 12, pp. 97107 (2009)
Recent Invited Lectures

Generalized kinematic formulas in homogeneous spaces,
Differential Geometry Conference at Arkansas State Univeristy, 1992.

Constructing almost complex structures in low dimensions, (2 lectures)
University of Notre Dame Colloquia, Nov. 2001.

Equidistant particle paths on spaces of constant curvature,
UIUC, Geometric Potpourri Seminar, March 12, 2002.
 Expectation relations for the 'Lost in the forest' problem,
UIUC, Geometric Potpourri Seminar, Febuary 11, 2003.
 The center of mass on surfaces of constant curvature,
UIUC, Geometric Potpourri Seminar, December 2, 2003.
 Besicovitch triangles are wormcovers,
UIUC, Geometric Potpourri Seminar, Sept 21, 2005.
 The motion of semirigid bodies in curved space,
Mathematics Symposium  Western Kentucky University, Nov. 19, 2005.
 Near minimum energy point distributions on surfacesa simple approach,
UIUC, Geometric Potpourri Seminar, Dec. 13, 2005.
 Expectation for Escaping From a Known Forest,
UIUC, Geometric Potpourri Seminar, Apr. 3, 2007.
 Rotund Triangular Worm Covers,
UIUC, Geometric Potpourri Seminar, May 13, 2008.
 Chaotic Dynamics of Base n Expansions,
UIUC, Geometric Potpourri Seminar, July 8, 2008.
Department and Professional Service

Principal Investigator: NSFCBMS Regional Conference
88, (Speaker: Y.T. Siu)

Department Personnel Committee
8889,Chair 9091; 20032006, Chair 200506

Math Club Advisor
8488, 9296

B.A. Mathematics Seven Year Review Committee, Chair
9495

M. A. Mathematics Seven Year Review Committee, Chair
9495

Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews
1990  1998

Judge for National Science Scholarship Program
9294

Graduate Program Coordinator
9498; 200206

Principal Investigator: NSFCBMS Regional Conference
2002 (Speaker: Donald Saari)

Principal Investigator: NSFCBMS Regional Conference
2008 (Speaker: Vitaly Bergelson)
University and College Service

Arts and Science Curriculum Committee 8487

Library Advisory Board
8588

University ad hoc Committee on General Education
8788

University Personnel Committee
9194; Secretary 9394

Arts and Sciences Dean's Advisory Committee
9294

College of Sciences Dean Selection Committee
9495

Council for Faculty Research
9396; Chair 9596

Undergraduate Research Council
9398

College of Science Curriculum Committee
0002

College of Science Research Credits Committee
0306
