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CSU, Chico  Department of Mathematics and Statistics  Faculty Research
Faculty Research
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Zaur Berkaliev 
 Mathematics Education
 ElkoninDavydov mathematics curriculum
 Dynamic systems approaches to attitudes
toward mathematics
 PI, NSF DRK12: PreK Early Algebra through
Quantitative Reasoning ($366,227; 2010
2013)
 PI, NSF DRK12 subaward: Measurement
Approach to Rational Numbers ($179,779;
20102015)

(530)8984107 
Holt 206 
zberkaliev@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 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

(530)8986562 
Holt 150 
ncarter@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 
Thomas Mattman 
 Knot Theory
 Graph Theory
 Research Experiences for Undergraduate
Students

(530)8984102 
Holt 210 
tmattman@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 