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CSU, Chico  Department of Mathematics and Statistics  Faculty Research
Faculty Research
Faculty 
Research Interests 
Phone 
Office 
Email 
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 multiphase
flows, micropolar fluids, porous media, blood flow through capillaries

(530)8986895 
Holt 212 
ccalmelet@csuchico.edu 
Nancy Carter 
 Applied Statistics
 Sampling
 Regression
 Experimental Design
 Statistical Consulting

(530)8986562 
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
 CoOrganizer of the Data Science
Community of Interest

(530)8985767 
Holt 216 
rdonatello@csuchico.edu 
Sergei Fomin 
 Mathematical modeling of mass
transport in complex media
 Mathematical modeling of tsunami
wave dynamics
 Mathematical modeling of nonNewtonian
films in application to coating technology and polymer molding
 Principal investigator of the NSF grant:
Research Experiences in Mathematics for Undergraduates and Teachers (amount $339,600, years 20122015)

(530)8985274 
Holt 204 
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)8986329 
Holt 112 
klgray@csuchico.edu 
Chris Marks 
 Number Theory
 Automorphic Function Theory

(530)8985063 
Holt 136 
cemarks@csuchico.edu 
M.E. Matthews 
 Mathematics Education
 Preservice & Inservice School Teacher
Development
 Teacher Experiences as Learner
 Faculty Professional Development
 Classroom Discourse
 Technology in Mathematics Instruction
 PI on CDE MSP grant: (MathTIME)
 Project DirectorNGMT under USDOE TQP
grant PRISMS

(530)8985469 
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)8984102 
Holt 210 
tmattman@csuchico.edu 
Kevin McGown 

(530)8984083 
Holt 341 
kmcgown@csuchico.edu 
Vladimir Rosenhaus

 Mathematical Physics
 Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
 Nonlinear Wave Equations
 Symmetry Lie Algebras
 Conserved Quantities
 Infinite Symmetries
 Infinite Conservation Laws

(530)8984108 
Holt 219 
vrosenhaus@csuchico.edu 
Edward Roualdes

 Hierarchical Linear Modeling
 Penalized Regression
 Bayesian Statistics
 Ecological Modeling

(530)8985807 
Holt 204 
eroualdes@csuchico.edu 