Faculty Research

Faculty Research Interests Phone Office Email
Jorgen Berglund
  • Specialized mathematical knowledge for 
    K-12 teacher of mathematics
  • Effective professional development for teachers
    of mathematics
  • Cirricular design of mathematics courses for
    prospective K-12 mathematics teachers
  • Access and equality in mathematics programs
    and classes
(530)898-5350 Holt 220 jjberglund@csuchico.edu
Colette Calmelet
  • Biomathematics - Mathematical modeling
    and simulations of biological problems
  • Cell movements in developmental biology,
    zebrafish gastrulation, angiogenesis of
    the mouse retina
  • Cancer stem cells hypothesis
  • Dynamics in peritoneal dialysis
  • Bioinformatics - Mathematical methods in
    sequence analysis
  • Fluid dynamics - Study of multi-phase
    flows, micropolar fluids, porous media,
    blood flow through capillaries
(530)898-6895 Holt 212 ccalmelet@csuchico.edu
Nancy Carter
  • Applied Statistics
  • Sampling
  • Regression
  • Experimental Design
  • Statistical Consulting
(530)898-6562 Holt 150 ncarter@csuchico.edu
Robin Donatello
  • Applied Biostatistics 
  • Data Visualization
  • Techniques to handle missing & inconsistent
    data
  • Computational Statistics, Data Science,
    Big Data
  • Organizer of the Chico R Users Group
  • Co-Organizer of the Data Science 
    Community of Interest 
(530)898-5767 Holt 202 rdonatello@csuchico.edu
Sergei Fomin
  • Mathematical modeling of mass
    transport in complex media
  • Mathematical modeling of tsunami
    wave dynamics
  • Mathematical modeling of non-Newtonian
    films in application to coating technology
    and polymer molding
  • Principal investigator of the NSF grant:
    Research Experiences in Mathematics
    for Undergraduates and Teachers (amount
    $270,000, years 2016-2019)
(530)898-5274 Holt 208 sfomin@csuchico.edu
Kathy Gray
  • Research interests focus on applying
    statistical techniques to the design,
    analysis, and interpretation of data
    arising from environmental studies
  • Bayesian statistics, analysis of large data
    sets, and randomization methods
(530)898-4095 Holt 108 klgray@csuchico.edu
LaDawn Haws
  • Mathematics Education
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Physics and Engineering applications
  • History of Mathematics
  • Recreational Mathematics
(530)898-5271 Holt 218 lhaws@csuchico.edu
Christine Herrera
  • Mathematics Education
  • Pre-service School Teacher Development
  • Undergraduate Proof Comprehension
  • Productive Struggle
  • Understanding and destroying the barriers
    facing members of groups who have historically
    underrepresented in mathematics
  • Active Learning
(530)898-5492 Holt 110 caherrera@csuchico.edu
Chris Marks
  • Number Theory
  • Automorphic Function Theory
(530)898-5063 Holt 114 cemarks@csuchico.edu
M.E. Matthews
  • Mathematics Education
  • Pre-service & In-service School Teacher
    Development
  • Teacher Experiences as Learner
  • Faculty Professional Development
  • Classroom Discourse
  • Technology in Mathematics Instruction
  • PI on CDE MSP grant: (MathTIME)
  • Project Director-NGMT under USDOE TQP 
    grant PRISMS
(530)898-5469 Holt 214 mrmatthews@csuchico.edu
Thomas Mattman
  • Knot Theory
  • Graph Theory
  • Mentoring Research by Undergraduate &
    Master's students 
    Students
  • Math of Blues Music
  • Odd Sunshades
  • Square Knot Dancing
(530)898-5603 Holt 313 tmattman@csuchico.edu
Kevin McGown
  • Number Theory
(530)898-4083 Holt 341 kmcgown@csuchico.edu
Ben Nolting
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Ecological Modeling
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Dynamical Systimes
  • Mathematica
(530)898-5508 Holt 136 bcnolting@csuchico.edu

Vladimir Rosenhaus

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
  • Nonlinear Wave Equations
  • Symmetry Lie Algebras
  • Conserved Quantities
  • Infinite Symmetries
  • Infinite Conservation Laws
(530)898-4108 Holt 219 vrosenhaus@csuchico.edu

Edward Roualdes

  • Hierarchical Linear Modeling
  • Penalized Regression
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Ecological Modeling
(530)898-5807 Holt 204 eroualdes@csuchico.edu

Krista Strand

  • K-8 pre-service teacher's development of
    mathematical knowledge
  • Cirriculum and instruction in mathematics
    for K-8 pre-service teachers
  • K-8 teacher professional development
(530)898-5472 Holt 106 klstrand@csuchico.edu

Daniel Vallieres

  • Number Theory
(530)898-5490 Holt 116

dvallieres@csuchico.edu