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UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI

Curriculum Vita


PERSONAL


1. Date: January 23, 2015


2. Name:  Robert Stephen Cantrell


3. Home Phone:  (305) 253-1780


4. Office Phone:  (305) 284-2297


5. Address:  7230 S.W. 124th Street, Miami, Florida 33156


6. Current Academic Rank: Professor


7. Primary Department: Mathematics


8. Secondary or Joint Appointment:  


9. Citizenship:  U.S.A.


10. Visa Type (if non-citizen):HIGHER EDUCATION


11.  Institutional (institution; degree; date conferred):  

University of Utah, Mathematics......Ph.D., 1981.  

Thesis: " Multiparameter Bifurcation Problems: A Degree Theoretic Approach".

Advisor:  Klaus Schmitt

Furman University, Mathematics, summa cum laude......B.S., 1976


12. Non Institutional (de1111ion; dates):


13. Certification, licensure (describe; board or agency; dates):

EXPERIENCE


14. Academic (institutions; ra

nk/status; dates):  (Institution)   (rank/status) (dates)

 University of Miami Professor 1992-

 University of Miami Director ITME 2007-(Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Ecology)

 University of MiamiChair, Department of Mathematics  2015- Renmin University of China Top Level Foreign Expert                     2015-2017

 University of Miami Associate Professor 1987-1992

 University of Miami Assistant Professor 1982 1987

 Southwest Texas State Assistant Professor 1981 1982 University


15.  Non - Academic (employers; title; responsibilities dates):


16.  Military (branch; rank; responsibilities dates):

PUBLICATIONS [author(s) (in actual precedence of authorship); title; Publisher or journal name; date (current year first); page numbers


17. Books published:

1.  Spatial Ecology via Reaction-Diffusion Equations (with Chris Cosner), John Wiley and Sons Computational and Mathematical Biology Series, John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, U.K., October 2003, 411 pages.


2.  Spatial Ecology (co-edited with Chris Cosner and Shigui Ruan), Chapman Hall/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, October 2009, 362 pages.


18.  Juried journal articles:

(All co-authorships are considered equal in mathematics and are listed alphabetically).

1. Modelling the effects of seasonality and socioeconomic impact on the transmission of Rift Valley virus   (with Yanyu Xiao, Joh Beier, Chris Cosner, Don DeAngelis and Shigui Ruan) PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, to appear (Xiao lead author)


2. Avoidance behavior in intraguild communities: A cross-diffusion model (with Dan Ryan), Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems A 35 (2015), 1641-1663. (Ryan lead author).


3. A modeling approach to investigate epizootic outbreaks and enzootic maintenance of Rift Valley fever virus (with Farida Chamchod, Chris Cosner, Ali Hassan, John C. Beier, and  Shigui Ruan), Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 76 (2014), 2052-2072. (Chamchod lead author)


4. How climate extremes - not means – define a species` geographic range boundary via  a demographic tipping point (with Heather J.  Lynch, Marc Rhainds, Justin M. Calabrese, Chris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Ecological Monographs 84 (2014), 131-149. (Lynch lead      author)


5. Phenologically explicit models for studying plant-pollinator interactions under climate change     (with Sharon Bewick, Chris Cosner, William F. Fagan, DavidW.  Inouye, and Isabela Galarda Varassin), Theoretical Ecology 7 (2014), 289-297. (Fagan lead author)


6.  Modeling the spatial spread of Rift Valley Fever in Egypt (with Daozhou Gao, Chris Cosner,  John C. Beier and Shigui Ruan), Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 75 (2013), 523-542. (Gao        lead author)


7. Fitness-dependent dispersal versus random dispersal (with Chris Cosner, Yuan Lou, and Chao Xie), Journal of Differential Equations 254 (2013), 2905-2941.


8.  Evolutionary stability of ideal free dispersal strategies: A non-local dispersal model (with Chris Cosner, Yuan Lou and Dan Ryan), Canadian Applied Mathematics Quarterly 20 (2012), 15-38.


9.  Evolutionary stability of ideal free dispersal strategies in patchy environments (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou), J. Math. Biology 65 (2012), 943-65


10.  Global bifurcation of solutions for crime modeling equations (with Chris Cosner and Raul Manasevich), SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis, 44 (2012), 1340-1358.


11.  Leadership, social learning, and the maintenance (or collapse) of migratory populations

      (with Chris Cosner, William F. Fagan, Thomas Mueller, and Andrew Noble), Theoretical Ecology 5 (2012), 253-265. (Fagan lead author).


12.     The implications of model formulation when transitioning from spatial to landscape ecology(with Chris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 9(2012), 27-60.


13.  Steady-state solutions of a logistic equation with nonlinear boundary conditions (with ChrisCosner and Salome Martinez), Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, 41(2011), 445-455.


14. Evolution of dispersal and the ideal free distribution (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou),Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 7(2010), 17-36.                  


15. The effects of human movement on the persistence of vector-borne diseases (with Chris Cosner,      John Beier, Daniel Impoinvil, Lev Kapitanski, Matthew Potts, Adriana Troyo, and Shigui Ruan),  Journal of Theoretical Biology  258 (2009), 550-560. (Cosner lead author)


16.  Approximating the ideal free distribution via reaction-diffusion equations (with Chris Cosnerand Yuan Lou), Journal of Differential Equations 245 (2008), 3687-3703.


17.  Interspecific variation in critical patch size and gap-crossing ability as determinants of geographical range-size distributions (with Chris Cosner, William F. Fagan and Subramania Ramakrishnan), The American Naturalist 173 (2009), 363-375. (Faculty of 1000 Listed)


18.  Global bifurcation of solutions to diffusive logistic equations in bounded domains subject to  nonlinear boundary conditions (with Chris Cosner and Salome Martinez),  Proceedings of theRoyal Society of Edinburgh 139A (2009), 45-56.


19.  The ideal free distribution as an evolutionarily stable strategy (with Chris Cosner, Donald DeAngelis and Victor Padron), Journal of Biological Dynamics 1 (2007), 249-271.


20. Density dependent behavior habitat boundaries and the Allee effect (with Chris Cosner). Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 69 (2007), 2339-2360.


21.  Movement toward better environments and the evolution of rapid diffusion (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou), Mathematical Biosciences 204 (2006), 199-214.


22.  Advection-mediated coexistence of competing species (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou),Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 137 (2007), 497-518.


23.  On the effects of nonlinear boundary conditions in diffusive logistic equations on bounded domains (with Chris Cosner), Journal of Differential Equations 231 (2006), 768-804.


24.  Edge-linked dynamics and the scale-dependence of competitive dominance (with Chris Cosner  and William Fagan), Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 4 (2005), 833-868.


25.  Persistence of fish populations in time and space as a key to sustainable fisheries  (with Donald B. Olson, Chris Cosner and Alan Hastings), Bulletin of Marine Science 76 (2005), 213-232.


26. Multiple reversals of competitive dominance in ecological reserves via external habitatdegradation (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou), Journal of Dynamics and Differential  Equations, 16 (2004), 973-1010.


27. Deriving reaction-diffusion models in ecology from interacting particle systems (with Chris  Cosner), Journal of Mathematical Biology 48 (2004), 187-217.


28. Intraspecific interference and consumer-resource dynamics (with Chris Cosner and Shigui Ruan), Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems B 4 (2004), 527-546.


29. Habitat edges and predator-prey interactions: effects on critical patch size (with Chris Cosner  and William F. Fagan), Mathematical Biosciences 175 (2002), pp 31-55.


30. Conditional persistence in logistic models via nonlinear diffusion (with Chris Cosner), Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 132A (2002), pp 267-281.


31. Spatial heterogeneity and critical patch size: area effects via diffusion in closed environments (with Chris Cosner), Journal of Theoretical Biology 209 (2001), pp 161-171.


32.  How predator incursions affect critical patch size: the role of the functional response (with Chris Cosner and William Fagan), The American Naturalist 158 (2001), pp 368-375.


33.  Effects of domain size on the persistence of  populations in a diffusive food chain model with DeAngelis-Beddington functional response (with Chris Cosner), Natural Resource Modeling, 14 (2001), pp. 335-367.


34.  Brucellosis, botflies and brainworms: the impact of edge habitats on pathogen transmission and species extinction (with Chris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Journal of Mathematical Biology, 42 (2001), pp.95-119.


35.  On the dynamics of predator-prey models with the Beddington-DeAngelis functional response,(with Chris Cosner) Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 257 (2001), pp. 206-222.


36.  Upper and lower solutions for a homogeneous Dirichlet problem with nonlinear diffusion and the principle of linearized stability (with Chris Cosner), Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, 30 (2000), pp. 1229-1236.


37.  A comparison of foraging strategies in a patchy environment (with Chris Cosner),Mathematical Biosciences 160 (1999), pp. 25-46.


38.  Diffusion models for population dynamics incorporating individual behavior at boundaries:applications to refuge design (with Chris Cosner), Theoretical  Population Biology 55 (1999) pp.189-207.  


39.  How habitat edges change species interactions:  a synthesis of data and theory  (with ChrisCosner and William F. Fagan), The American Naturalist 153 (1999), pp.165-182. (Fagan lead author).


40.  Skew Brownian motion: a model for diffusion with interfaces.  (with Chris Cosner),Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematical Models in the Medical and Health Sciences, Vanderbilt University Press (1998), pp. 73-78.


41.  Competitive reversals inside ecological reserves:  the role of external habitat degradation (withChris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Journal of Mathematical Biology 37 (1998), pp. 491-533.


42.  On the effects of spatial heterogeneity on the persistence of interacting species (with ChrisCosner), Journal of Mathematical Biology 37 (1998), pp103-145.


43.  Practical persistence in diffusive food chain models (with Chris Cosner), Natural Resource Modeling 11 (1998), pp. 21-34.


44.  Permanence of three competitors in seasonal ecological models with spatial heterogeneity (with   Eric Avila), Canadian Applied Mathematics Quarterly 5 (1997), pp. 1-24.


45.  On competition mediated coexistence (with James Ward, Jr.), SIAM Journal on Applied  Mathematics 57 (1997), pp. 1311-1327.


46.  Bounds on trajectories in diffusive predator-prey models (with Chris Cosner), Proceedings of  the 4th International Conference on Mathematical Population Dynamics, in Advances in  Mathematical Population Dynamics: Molecules, Cells and Man, World Scientific Publishing,  (1997), pp. 733-746.


47.  Spatially explicit models for the population dynamics of a species colonizing an island (with             Chris Cosner and Vivian Huston), Mathematical Biosciences 136 (1996), pp. 65-107.


48.  Models for predator-prey systems at multiple scales (with Chris Cosner), SIAM Review 38  (1996), pp. 256-286.


49.  Ecological models, permanence and spatial heterogeneity (with Chris Cosner and Vivian Hutson), Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics 26 (1996), pp. 1-35.


50.  Antibifurcation and the n-species Lotka-Volterra competition model with diffusion,  Differential and Integral Equations 9 (1996), pp. 305-322.


51.  Practical persistence in ecological models via comparison methods (with Chris Cosner),   Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 126A (1996), pp. 247-272.  


52.  Insular biogeographic theory and diffusion models in population dynamics  (with Chris Cosner), Theoretical Population Biology 45 (1994), pp. 117-202.


53.  Permanence in ecological systems with diffusion (with Chris Cosner and Vivian Hutson),Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 123A (1993), pp. 533-559.


54.  Should a park be an island? (with Chris Cosner), SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 53 (1993), pp. 219-252.


55.  Permanence in some diffusive Lotka-Volterra models for three interacting species (with Chris Cosner and Vivian Hutson), Dynamic Systems 2 (1993), pp. 505-530.


56.  On solutions to coupled multiparameter nonlinear Sturm-Liouville boundary value problems whose state components have a specified nodal structure, Resultate der Mathematik 22 (1992),  pp.470-488.


57.  A switch in nodal structure in coupled systems of nonlinear Sturm-Liouville boundary value  problems, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics 21 (1991), pp. 1009-1028.


58.  Diffusive logistic equations with indefinite weights: population models in disrupted environments II (with Chris Cosner), SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis 22 (1991), pp. 1043-1064.


59.  The effects of spatial heterogeneity in population dynamics (with Chris Cosner), Journal of

      Mathematical Biology 29 (1991), pp.315-338.


60.  Parameter ranges for the existence of solutions whose state components have specified nodal

      structure in coupled multiparameter systems of nonlinear Sturm-Liouville boundary value

      problems, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 119A (1991), pp. 347-365.


61.  On eigenfunctions with sign definite components in weakly coupled linear elliptic systems

      (with Chris Cosner) Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 140 (1989), pp. 310-

      323.


62.  Diffusive logistic equations with indefinite weights: population models in disrupted

      environments (with Chris Cosner), Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 112 (1989),

      pp. 293-318.


63.  Global preservation of nodal structure in coupled systems of nonlinear Sturm-Liouville

      boundary value problems, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 107 (1989), pp.

      633-644.


64.  On the uniqueness and stability of positive solutions in the Lotka-Volterra competition model

      with diffusion (with Chris Cosner), Houston Journal of Mathematics 15 (1989), pp. 341-361.


65.  On the simplicity and uniqueness of positive eigenvalues admitting positive eigenfunctions for

      weakly coupled elliptic systems, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics 18 (1988), pp. 269-

      275.


66.  On the convex case in the positone problem for elliptic systems (with Chris Cosner), Nonlinear        Analysis:  Theory, Methods, and Applications 12 (1988), pp. 827-853.


67.  On the generalized spectrum for second-order elliptic systems, (with Chris Cosner),

       Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 303 (1987), pp. 345-363.


68.  Global higher bifurcations in coupled systems of nonlinear eigenvalue problems, Proceedings

      of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 106A (1987), pp. 113-120.


69.  On the steady state problem for the Volterra Lotka competition model with diffusion (with

      Chris Cosner), Houston Journal of Mathematics 13 (1987), pp. 337-352.


70.  On coupled multiparameter nonlinear elliptic systems, Transactions of the American

      Mathematical Society 294 (1986), pp. 263-285.


71.  On the eigenvalue problem for coupled elliptic systems (with Klaus Schmitt), SIAM Journal on

      Mathematical Analysis 17 (1986), pp. 850-862.


72.  On the positone problem for elliptic systems (with Chris Cosner), Indiana University        

      Mathematics Journal 34 (1985), pp. 517 532.


73.  A homogeneity condition guaranteeing bifurcation in multiparameter nonlinear eigenvalue

      problems, Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods and Applications 8 (1984), pp. 159 169.


74.  Multiparameter bifurcation problems and topological degree, Journal of Differential Equations

      52 (1984), pp. 39 51.


75.  Multiparameter bifurcation problems for second order ordinary differential equations,

Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics 12 (1982), pp. 795 806.


19.  Other works, publications and abstracts:


1.  Permanence in periodic-parabolic ecological systems with spatial heterogeneity (with Eric Avila), in World Scientific Series in Applicable Analysis 4 (Dynamical Systems and  Applications), World Scientific Publishing, (1995), pp. 63-76 (invited paper).


2.   Review of  The Theory and Applications of Reaction-Diffusion Equations:  Patterns and Waves   by Peter Grindrod, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 59 (1997), pp. 1199-1201.


3.   Effects of aggregative movement on population dynamics and critical patch size (with Chris  Cosner), submitted.


4. "Evolution of dispersal in heterogeneous landscapes" (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou),

     Spatial Ecology (R.S. Cantrell, C. Cosner and S. Ruan, eds.), Chapman Hall/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL 2009,  pp. 213-227 (refereed survey)


5.  How resource phenology alters consumer population dynamics (with Sharon Bewick, Chris Cosner, and William F. Fagan), submitted (Bewick lead author)



20.  Other works accepted for publication:


PROFESSIONAL


21. Funded Research Performed (include all grants received in the last five years, identifying the principal investigator and the amounts and dates of the awards):


National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant

#DMS88-02346 (1988-1990), Robert Stephen Cantrell and

Chris Cosner, co-principal investigators, $54,500.


National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant

#DMS90-02943 (1990-1993), Robert Stephen Cantrell and

Chris Cosner, co-principal investigators, $164,806.


National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant

#DMS93-03708 (1993-1996), Robert Stephen Cantrell and

Chris Cosner, co-principal investigators, $126,000.


National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant

#DMS96-25741 (1996-1999), Robert Stephen Cantrell and

Chris Cosner, co-principal investigators, $150,000.


National Science Foundation Grant

#INT9805564 for participant cost support for

Nonlinear Differential Equations: A Meeting in Honor of

Professor Alan  Lazer on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday

August 1998- May 1999, Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner,

Co-principal investigators, $10,000 (plus $5,000 matching fundings

from College of Arts and Sciences, University of Miami).


National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant

#DMS99-73017 (1999-2002), Robert Stephen Cantrell

and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $130,000.


National Science Foundation Initiative on Biocomplexity Grant

OCE01-19916, (2001-2006), Senior Scientist,

UM Total $742,106.


National Science Foundation Summer Research

Grant # DMS02-11367 (2002-2005), Robert Stephen

Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators,

$213,000.



National Science Foundation Summer Research

Grant # DMS02-11367 (2002-2005) Robert Stephen

Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators,

Supplementary funding to conduct an REU, $56,970.

Total funding for grant, $269,970.


National Institutes of Health Grant 1-P20-RR020770-01,

Exploratory Centers for Interdisciplinary Research; (2004-2007)

Senior Scientist; John Beier, PI. Total Award $1,605,302.


National Science Foundation Summer Research

Grant # DMS 05-14839 (2005 – 2008), Robert Stephen Cantrell

and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $249,338.


National Science Foundation Summer Research

Grant # DMS 08-16068 (2008 – 2010), Robert Stephen Cantrell

and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $270,000.


National Institute of General Medical Studies (NIH) Grant # 1R01GM093345-01  (2010-2014), Senior Scientist; John Beier, PI, $2,039,559



National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant # DMS 11-18623 (2011-2015), Robert  Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $321,879


National Science Foundation Grant # DMS 12-05909 (2012-2013), Robert Stephen Cantrell PI,

           Shigui Ruan, Yuan Lou, Suzanne Lenhart, Co-PI`s, Participant support costs for

          "Everything Disperses to Miami: The Role of Movement and Dispersal in Spatial Ecology,

           Epidemiology and Environmental Science" (to be held at UM December 14-16, 2012), $15,000



22.  Editorial responsibilities:   Associate Editor for Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering


Referee for Journal of Nonlinear Analysis:  Theory, Methods, and Applications.

Referee for American Mathematical Monthly.

Referee for Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews.

Referee for Journal of Mathematical Physics.

Referee for Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications.

Referee for SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics.

Referee for National Science Foundation.

Referee for Communications in Partial Differential Equations.

Referee for Journal of Differential Equations.

Referee for Journal of Differential and Integral Equations.

Referee for Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society.

Referee for Electronic Journal of Differential Equations.

Referee for Ecology.

Referee for Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis.

Referee for Resultate der Mathematik.

Referee for Journal of Mathematical Biology.

Referee for Bulletin of Mathematical Biology.

Referee for Computer and Mathematics with Applications.

Referee for Mathematical and Computer Modeling.

Referee for The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, U.K.

Referee for Applied Mathematics Letters.

Referee for Ecological Modeling

Referee for Annales de L `Institut Henri Poincaré: Analyse Non Linéaire

Referee for The Applied Probability Journals

Referee for The American Naturalist

Referee for The Fields Institute Communications

Referee for Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems

Referee for Proceedings of the Royal Society

Referee for Canadian Applied Mathematical Quarterly

Referee for Environmental and Resource Economics

Referee for Acta Mathematica Sinica

Referee for SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis

Referee for Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B

Referee for Theoretical Population Biology

Referee for Mathematical Biosciences

Referee for National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Referee for Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS)

Applied Analysis Panel for National Science Foundation

Referee for Journal of Theoretical Biology

Referee for Journal of Integral Equations

Referee for Nonlinear Analysis B Real World Applications

Referee for the Estonian Science Foundation

Referee for FONDECYT (Chilean Science Foundation)

Referee for Canada Research Chairs

Referee for Applicable Analysis

Referee for Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series A

Referee for Journal of Biological Dynamics

Referee for Journal of Theoretical Ecology

Referee for Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA

Reviewer for European Research Council  

Reviewer for Simons Foundation Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians

Referee for the Arabian Journal of Mathematics  

Referee for Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations

Referee for Evolution Equations and Control Theory

Mathematical Biology Panel for National Science Foundation        

Referee for the Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society



Co-Editor, Special Issue of the Electronic  Journal of Differential Equations for the Proceedings of Nonlinear Differential Equations: A Meeting in Honor of Professor Alan Lazer on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday.


Co-Editor, Special Issue of Advanced Nonlinear Studies in honor of Klaus Schmitt on the occasion of his retirement


Co-Editor, Special Issue of Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems B in honor of Chris Cosner on the occasion of his 60th birthday


Co-Editor, Special Issue of Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems B on the Role of Movement and Dispersal In Spatial Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science


Co-Editor, Special Issue of Mathematical Biosciences on From Within Host Dynamics to Epidemiology of Infectious Disease


23.  Professional and Honorary Organizations  (member, officer, date):

Phi Beta Kappa, 1976. American Mathematical Society Mathematical Association of AmericaSociety of Mathematical Biology

24.  Honors and Awards:


Who`s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1976

Delaney Medal in Mathematics, 1976 (top graduate in mathematics at Furman University)

Nominee for Pan-Hellenic Society Professor of the Year, 1988 (University of Miami) `Top-Level Foreign Expert" Designation by the PR China at Renmin University of China 2015-2017


25.  Post Doctoral Fellowships:


26. Other Professional Activities (e.g., papers presented performances; conference proceedings; seminar or conference panel member; etc.):


Conferences Organized:


-Nonlinear Differential Equations: A Meeting in Honor of Professor Alan Lazer on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday; chair, organizing committee, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, January 8-9, 1999.


-Workshop on Spatial Ecology: The Interplay between Theory and Data; inaugural event for the proposed Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Ecology; chair, organizing committee; Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Florida; January 7-10, 2005.


-Symposium on The Mathematics of Spatial Ecology at EcoSummit 2007:  Ecological Complexity and Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century`s Ecology, Beijing Jiuhua Resort and Convention Center, Beijing, P.R. China, May 22-27, 2007 (with Julian Lopez-Gomez).


            - Mini-symposium on the Evolution of Dispersal at the Joint Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology and the Chinese Society of Mathematical Biology, Hangzhou, China, June 14-17, 2009 (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou)


          - Banff International Research Station (BIRS) 5-day workshop "Emerging Challenges at the Interface of Mathematics, Spatial Ecology and Environmental Science", BIRS, Banff AB Canada, July3-8, 2011.


         - 9th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 1-5, 2012, Special Session on "Dispersal in Heterogeneous Landscapes", Co-organizer.


- Everything Disperses to Miami: The Role of Movement and Dispersal in Spatial Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science; Chair, Organizing Committee, University of Miami, December 14-16, 2012.


-New Mathematical Developments Arising from Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science, October 17- 20, 2013, Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, Co-Organizer.


- Mathematical Biosciences Institute Current Topic Workshop (CTW)  From Within Host Dynamics to the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, April 7-11, 2014, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University.


Talks:


Joint Mathematics Meetings; Cincinnati, Ohio, January 13, 1982.


Texas Seminar on Differential Equations and Applications; University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, March 6, 1982.    


Eleventh Midwest Conference on Differential Equations; University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, October 1 2, 1982.


University of Calgary; Calgary, Alberta, May 13 14, 1982.


Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, Georgia, January 6, 1983.


Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Partial Differential Equations; AMS Regional Conference, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 28, 1983.


Mathematics Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Conference on the Theory, Numerics, and Applications of Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems, Oberwolfach, West Germany, May 8, 1984.


Fourth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential

Equations; Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, October 13, 1984.


-Fifth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, October 25, 1985.


-University of Utah Conference or Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 5, 1986.


    -Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, August 7, 1986.


-Sixth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, October 24, 1986.


-Mathematical Ecology Conference; College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, April 10, 1987.


-Eighth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, November 4, 1988.


-Dublin Differential Equations Conference, National Institute for Higher Education (now Dublin City University), Dublin, Ireland, May 22, 1989.


-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #852 (Special Session on Differential Equations), Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, October 27, 1989.

-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #855 (Special Session on Partial Differential Equations), Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, March 16, 1990.


-Tenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, November 16, 1990.


-Utah State University Mini-Conference on Differential Equations; Utah State

University, Logan, Utah, June 1, 1991.


-Eleventh Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Mississippi State University, Starkeville, Mississippi, October 25, 1991.


-Mississippi State University; Starkeville, Mississippi, March 30-31, 1992.


-Second Geoffrey J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and Population Biology; University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 18, 1992.


-First World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts; Tampa, Florida, August 19, 1992.


-Mathematisches Forschngsinstitut Oberwolfach Conference on Ordinary Differential Equations; March 15, 1993.


-Individual Based Modeling Meeting, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; The University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Florida, January 23, 1994.


-University of Alabama-Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama, July 13, 1993.


-University of Alabama-Birmingham / Georgia Institute of Technology International Conference on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics; University of Alabama - Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama, March 13, 1994.


-Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Florida, May 5, 1994.  


-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, June 23, 1994.


-Society for Mathematical Biology 1994 Annual Meeting; San Diego, California, July 27, 1994.

-Fourteenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; University of Tennessee; Knoxville, Tennessee, October 22, 1994.


-University of Washington Department of Zoology Mathbio Supercourse Workshop Guest Lectures; Seattle, Washington, May 1-4, 1995.  


-Fourth International Conference on Population Dynamics; Rice University; Houston, Texas, May 23, 1995.


-Fifteenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; North Carolina State University; Raleigh, North Carolina, October 13, 1995.


-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #906 (Special Session on Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems), University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Greensboro, North Carolina, November 18, 1995.


-Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan; Merida, Yucatan, Mexico; January 8, 1996.


-International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Southwest Missouri State University; Springfield, Missouri, May 31, 1996.


-3rd Geoffrey J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and Population Biology, University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, June 27, 1996.


-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #915 (Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations) University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; Chattanooga, Tennessee, October 11, 1996.


-16th Annual Southeast Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, October 18, 1996.


-Third Mississippi State Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulations, Mississippi State University, Starkeville, Mississippi, May 17, 1997.


-International Conference on Mathematical Models in Medical and Health Sciences (Special Session on Diffusive Systems), Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, May 28, 1997.


-International Conference on Differential Equations with Applications to Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 28, 1997.


-International Conference on Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems (Special Session on Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems); University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, August 3, 1997.


-3rd Midwest-Southeastern Atlantic Joint Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, November 8, 1997.

-Fifth International Conference on Mathematical Population Dynamics (Special Session on Topological Methods in Analyzing Population Dynamics), Zakapone, Poland, June 26, 1998


-International Conference on Operator Theory and its Applications to Scientific and Industrial Problems (Minisymposium in Biomathematics), Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 8, 1998.


-18th Annual Southeast Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, October 17, 1998.


-University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, November 10, 1999.


-International Conference on Mathematics in Biology/Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Biology; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 5, 2000.  


-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #960 (Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications), University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham; Birmingham, AL, November 11, 2000.


-Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on PDE Models in Population Biology and Epidemiology), New Orleans, LA, January 11, 2001.


-International Conference on Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, July 29, 2001.


-International Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Their Applications in Biology, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 2, 2001.


-Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, November 8, 2001.


-Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, March 8, 2002.


-Fourth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations (Mini Symposium on Recent Trends in Nonlinear Analysis), University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 26, 2002.


-Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, P.R.China, August 11, 2002.


-International Congress of Mathematicians 2002 Satellite Conference on Mathematical Biology (Invited speaker), Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, P.R.China, August 15, 2002.


-22nd Annual Southeast-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations (plenary speaker), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, October 11, 2002.


-University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, February 7, 2003.


-Canadian Mathematical Society Summer 2003 Meeting. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Special Session on Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems, June 15, 2003.


-2nd Alcalá International Conference on Mathematical Ecology, Colegio de San I`defonso, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, Special Session on Spatio-Temporal Complexity in Population Dynamics, September 8, 2003


-2nd Workshop on Spatial Dynamic Models of Economics and Ecoystems, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, April 15, 2004.


-Workshop on Spatial Aspects of Reserve Design Optimization under Economic Constraints, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, April 20, 2004.

-6th Joint Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Sociedad Matematica Mexicana, Special Session on Continuous Distributed Parameter Models in Mathematical Biology, May 13, 2004.


-AIMS Fifth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, June 17, 2004.


-International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics and Evolution Equations, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John`s Newfoundland, Canada, July 9, 2004.


-University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, April 11, 2005.


-Sixth Mississippi State-UAB Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulations (Special Session in Honor of Klaus Schmitt on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday); Mississippi State University, Starkeville, MS, May 13, 2005


-Park City Mathematical Institute 2005 Summer Research Program in Mathematical Biology, Park City, Utah, July 14, 2005.


-Universidad Autonoma deYucatan; Merida, Yucatan, Mexico; January 11, 2006.


-University of Tennessee, Knoxville; TN, April 11, 2006.


-American Institute of Mathematical Sciences 6th International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Control in Biology; University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France, June 28, 2006.


-Beijing University, Beijing, P.R. China, May 22, 2007.


-EcoSummit 2007: Ecological Complexity and Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century`s Ecology, Symposium on Ecology, Evolution and Modeling of Disease Dynamics, Beijing Jiuhua Resort and Convention Center, Beijing, P.R. China, May 24, 2007.


-4th International Conference on Mathematical Biology, Wuyishan, Fijian, P.R. China, May 31, 2007.


-7th Mississippi State/University of Alabama Birmingham Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulation Birmingham, AL, November 2, 2007.


           -  Workshop on Population Dynamics and Mathematical Biology, CIRM, Luminy, France, June 19, 2008.


           - World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts 2008, Special Session on "New Directions in Non-linear Partial Differential Equations, Orlando, Florida, July 4, 2008.


           - Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, August 8, 2008.


            - University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez,  February 4, 2009. (Colloquium talk)


           - Ulam Centennial Conference, University of Florida, March 10, 2009 (Invited talk)


           - Banff International Research Station (BIRS) Workshop on Multiscale Analysis of Self-Organization in Biology, Banff, AB Canada; July 14, 2009 (Invited talk)


           - Sixth Annual East China Normal University Graduate Summer School in Partial Differential Equations, Shanghai, China, July 23-August 7, 2009. (5 plenary lectures)


           - Workshop on Adaptive Movement of Interacting Species, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON Canada, September 12, 2009 (Invited talk)


           - American Mathematical Society Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Boca Raton, FL, October 31, 2009  (Special Session on Mathematical Models in Biology)


           -8th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, at the Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, Special Session on Reaction-Diffusion Systems,  May 28, 2010.


            -Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on Analysis of Reaction-Diffusion Models), New Orleans, LA, January 9, 2011.


           - University of Florida Conference on Mathematical Models in Computational and Systems Biology, March 19, 2011, (Invited Talk).


          - University of Nebraska Conference on Mathematical Ecology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 15, 2012 (Invited Plenary Talk)


          - Mathematical Bioscience Institute Emphasis Year on Stochastics in Biological Systems

Workshop on Spatial Models of Micro and Macro Systems; Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, April 19, 2012. (Funded Invited Talk)


-2012 NCTS Program On Nonlinear Equations in Spatial Population Biology, National Center for Theoretical Science (NCTS), Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 18, 2012  (Funded Mini-Course Lecture)


-"Workshop on Nonlinear Equations in Spatial Population Biology" at the National Center for Theoretical Science (NCTS), Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 24, 2012 (Funded Invited Talk)


- Zentrum fur interdisziplinare Forschung (ZiF) Research Group Stochastic Dynamics: Mathematical Theory and Applications Workshop on "Qualitative behavior of Stochastic Systems and Applications", June 19, 2012, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany. (Funded Invited Talk)


       - 9th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 4, 2012 (Special Session on Reaction Diffusion Equations and Applications)


        - 9th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 5, 2012 (Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Problems)


         -University of Central Florida, March 21, 2013 (Colloquium Talk)


        -Workshop on Nonlinear Equations in Population Biology, Center for Partial Differential Equations, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, May 27, 2013. (Supported Invited Plenary Talk)


         -Fourth Conference on Computational and Mathematical Population Dynamics, North University of China, Taiyuan, China, May 29, 2013 (Invited Talk).


        -Shanxi University, Taiyuan, China, June 3, 2013. (Colloquium Talk)


       - Zentrum fur interdisziplinare Forschung (ZiF) Research Group Stochastic Dynamics: Mathematical Theory and Applications Workshop on "Fusion of Knowledge in Stochastic Modeling of Large Complex Systems", June 13, 2013, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany. (Funded Invited Talk)


           -Workshop on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, June 20, 2013 (Funded Invited Talk).


             -2013 Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS)  Summer School on Dynamical Systems and Mathematical Biology, July 16- August 9, 2013, Memorial University, St John`s, Newfoundland, Canada. Funded course on Reaction-Diffusion Equations and Applications (19 lectures with 21 students)


             -AARMS Workshop on Mathematical Biology, July 29, 2013. (Funded Plenary Talk)


               -PDE Seminar, Ohio State University, October 9, 2013.


               -New Mathematical Developments Arising from Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science, October 20, 2013, Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, Invited Speaker.


             -National Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Korea) and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology PDE Conference on Reaction-Diffusion Equations for Ecology and Related Problems, Daejeon, Korea, October 23, 2013 (Supported Invited Speaker).


            -Capitol Normal University, October 28-29, 2013. (Colloquium Talks)


             - Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on Reaction-Diffusion Equations and Applications), Baltimore, MD, January 18, 2014


              - American Mathematical Society Southeastern Sectional Meeting at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,  Special Session on "Diversity of Modeling and Optimal Control" March 22, 2014


              -  International Symposium on Mathematical Biology, Guangzhou China, May 25-28, 2014 (Partially Funded Invited Talk)


                  - 2014 National Center for Theoretical Sciences International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics with Applications to Biology, National Center for Theoretical Sciences, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan May 28-30, 2014 (Partially Funded Invited Talk)


                  - 2014 Workshop on Differential Equations with Applications, Renmin University of China, June 7-8, 2014, Beijing, China (Partially Funded Invited Talk)


               -  Southwestern University of China, Chongqing, China, June 10, 2014 (Colloquium Talk)


                   -  International Workshop on Reaction-Diffusion Equations and Their Applications to Biomath, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, June 21, 2014 (Partially Funded Invited Talk)


               - American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 10th Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential   Equations and Applications, Special Session  on "Nonlinear elliptic and parabolic problems", Madrid, Spain, July 8, 2014.


                     - American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 10th Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential   Equations and Applications, Special Session on "Dissipative systems with applications", Madrid, Spain, July 10, 2014.



                    - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Tianyuan Foundation and Xi`an Jiaotong University  Graduate Summer School on Mathematical Biology, Xi`an, China, six hour guest lecture,   August 6-7, 2014 (Funded Plenary Talk)


                    - Applied Mathematics Conference 2014, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, September 13, 2014   (Funded Invited Talk)


                -  Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on Theory and Application of Reaction-Diffusion Models), San Antonio, TX, January 18, 2014


-Mathematics Meetings Attended:


    Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Seminar on Dynamical Systems and Singularity Theory (Phillip Holmes, Martin Golubitsky, principal speakers); Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, June 28, 1981   July 18, 1981.


    Joint Mathematical Meetings; Cincinatti, Ohio, January 12 16, 1982.


    NSF CBMS Regional Conference on Competition Models in Mathematic¬al Ecology (Paul Waltman, principal speaker); Utah State University, Logan, Utah, July 11 16, 1982.


    Eleventh Midwest Conference on Differential Equations; University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, October 1 2, 1982.


    AMS Regional Conference; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 28 29, 1983.


    NSF CBMS Regional Conference in Minimax Methods on Critical Point Theory and Applications to Differential Equations (Paul Rabinow¬itz, principal speaker); University of Miami; held in Miami, FL, January 9 13, 1984.


  Mathematics Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Conference on the Theory, Numerics, and Application of Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems, May 6 12, 1984.


  Fourth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, October 12 13, 1984.


    Fifth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential

Equations; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, October 25 26, 1985.


    -University of Utah Conference on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, February 5-7, 1986.


-Sixth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, October 24-25, 1986.


-Mathematical Ecology Conference; College of Charleston; Charleston, South Carolina, April 10-11, 1987.


-Combined Southeast Atlantic-Midwest Conference on Differential Equations; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, October 23-24, 1987.

-Joint Mathematical Meetings; Atlanta, Georgia, January 1988.


-Mathematical Ecology Conference; Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, April 1988.

-Eighth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, November 4-5, 1988.


-Dublin Differential Equations Conference, National Institute for Higher Education (now Dublin City University), Dublin, Ireland, May 22-25, 1989.


-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #852 (Special Session on Differential Equations), Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, October 27-28, 1989.


-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #855 (Special Session on Partial Differential Equations); Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, March 16-17, 1990.


-Tenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, November 16-17, 1990.


-1991 Barrett Memorial Lectures (on Non-Convex Problems in Partial Differential Equations); University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 4-6, 1991. (partial support).


-Utah State University Mini-Conference on Differential Equations; Utah State University, Logan, Utah, May 31-June 1, 1991.


-Eleventh Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Mississippi State University, Starkeville, Mississippi, October 25-26, 1991.

-Georgia Tech - UAB International Conference on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics; Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, Georgia, March 26-28, 1992.


-Second Geoffrey J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and Population Biology; University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 17-20, 1992.


-First World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts; Tampa, Florida, August 19-22, 1992.

-Second Combined Southeast Atlantic - Midwest Conference on Differential

Equations; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, November 13-15, 1992.


-Mathematische Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Conference on Ordinary Differential Equations; March 14-20, 1993.


-Individual Based Modeling Meeting/Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric  Science; the University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Florida, January 23, 1994.


-University of Alabama-Birmingham / Georgia Institute of Technology International Conference on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics; University of Alabama - Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama, March 12 - 17, 1994.


-Society for Mathematical Biology 1994 Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the 1994 Annual Summer Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM); San Diego, California, July 25-27, 1994.


-Fourteenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; University of Tennessee; Knoxville, Tennessee, October 21-22, 1994.


-Fifteenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; North Carolina State University; Raleigh, North Carolina, October 13-14, 1995.



-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #906; University of North Carolina- Greensboro; Greensboro, North Carolina, November 17-18, 1995.


-International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Southwest Missouri State University; Springfield, Missouri, May 30 - June 1, 1996.


-3rd Geoffrey J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and Population Biology, University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, June 26 - 29, 1996.


-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #915 (Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations) University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; Chattanooga, Tennessee, October 11 - 12, 1996.


-16th Annual Southeast Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, October 18 - 19, 1996.


-Third Mississippi State Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulations, Mississippi State University, Starkeville, Mississippi, May 16 - 17, 1997.


-International Conference on Mathematical Models in Medical and Health Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, May 28 - 31, 1997.


-International Conference on Differential Equations with Applications to Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 25 - 29, 1997.


-International Conference on Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems; University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, August 1 - 4, 1997.


-3rd Midwest-Southeastern Atlantic Joint Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, November 7 - 9, 1997.


-International Conference on Operator Theory and its Applications to Scientific and Industrial Problems, Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 7-11, 1998.


-18th Annual Southeast Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, October 16-17, 1998.


-Nonlinear Differential Equations:  A Meeting in Honor of Professor Alan Lazer on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL  January 8-9, 1999.


-American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #960 (Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, November 10-12, 2000.


-Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on PDE Models in Population Biology and Epidemiology), New Orleans, LA, January 9-11, 2001.


-International Conference on Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, July 27-31, 2001.


-International Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Their Applications in Biology, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 2-6, 2001.


-Fourth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 24-27, 2002.


-International Congress of Mathematicians 2002 Satellite Conference on Mathematical Biology, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, P.R. China, August 15-18, 2002.


-22nd Annual Southeastern Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, TN, October 11-12, 2002.

-Canadian Mathematical Society Summer 2003 Meeting, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, June 14-16, 2003, Special Session on Infinite Dimensional Population Dynamics.


-6th Joint Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Sociedad Matematica Mexicana (Special Session on Continuous Distributed Parameter Models in Mathematical Biology), May 13-15, 2004.


-AIMS Fifth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, June 16-19, 2004.


-International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics and Evolution Equations, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John`s, Newfoundland, Canada, July 6-10, 2004.


-Sixth Mississippi State – UAB Conference on Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, Mississippi State University, Starkeville, MS, May 13-14, 2005


-American Institute of Mathematical Sciences 6th International Conference Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Application; University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France, June 25-28, 2006.


-Seventh Mississippi State/University of Alabama Birmingham Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulation, Birmingham, AL, November 1-3, 2007.


   -World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts 2008, Orlando, Florida, July 3-5, 2008.


         -Symposium in Honor of Professor Hans Weinberger`s 80th Birthday, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 4, 2008.


         - Ulam Centennial Conference, University of Florida, March 7-11, 2009 (partially funded)


         - Banff International Research Station (BIRS) Workshop on Multiscale Analysis of Self-Organization in  Biology, Banff, AB Canada; July 12-17, 2009 (partially funded)


         - Sixth Annual East China Normal University Graduate Summer School in Partial Differential Equations, Shanghai, China, July 23-August 7, 2009. (Funded plenary speaker)


            - Workshop on Adaptive Movement of Interacting Species, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON Canada, September 10-13, 2009.  

          - American Mathematical Society Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Boca Raton, FL, October 31, 2009.


         - NSF-CBMS Regional Conference on "The Mathematics of Diffusions" (Wei-Ming Ni, principal lecturer), Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 17-21, 2010. ( partially supported).


          -8th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, at the Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany,  May 25-28, 2010.


        - Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on Analysis of Reaction-Diffusion Models), New Orleans, LA, January 6-9, 2011.


        - University of Florida Conference on Mathematical Models in Computational and Systems Biology, March 17-19, 2011, (Invited Speaker).


      - 9th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 1-5, 2012.


     - Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) Annual Program Year Workshop on Lattice and Nonlocal Dynamical Systems and Applications, December 3-7, 2012, University of Minnesota (Funded Participant)


        -Workshop on Nonlinear Equations in Population Biology, Center for Partial Differential Equations, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, May 25- 27, 2013. (Supported  Plenary Speaker)


           -Workshop on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, June 19-20, 2013 (Funded Invited Speaker)


         -New Mathematical Developments Arising from Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science, October 17- 20, 2013, Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, (Invited Speaker).


-National Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Korea) and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) PDE Conference on Reaction-Diffusion Equations for Ecology and Related Problems, Daejeon, Korea, October 22-25, 2013 (Supported Invited Speaker).


   - Joint Mathematical Meetings, Baltimore, Maryland, January 15-18, 2014


   - American Mathematical Society Southeastern Sectional Meeting at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 21-22, 2014

           - 2014 Workshop on Differential Equations with Applications, Renmin University of China, June 7-8, 2014,  Beijing, China (Partially Funded Invited Speaker)


          -  International Workshop on Reaction-Diffusion Equations and Their Applications to Biomath, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, June 21, 2014 (Partially Funded Invited Speaker)


            - American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 10th Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Madrid, Spain, July 7- July 11, 2014


            - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Tianyuan Foundation and Xi`an Jiaotong University  Graduate Summer School on Mathematical Biology, Xi`an, China, August 2-9,2014 (Supported Guest Lecturer)


           - Applied Mathematics Conference 2014, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, September 13, 2014 (Funded Invited Talk)

           - Joint Mathematical Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, January 10-13, 2015


Interdisciplinary Scientific Meetings Attended:


-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Program of Summer Study in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (Bio-Physical Models of Oceanic Population Dynamics); Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Woods Hole, Massachusetts, June 20 - July 2, 1994 (Guest Investigator, supported by WHOI).


-University of Washington Department of Zoology Mathbio Supercourse Workshop; Seattle, Washington, May 1 - 4, 1995 (Principal Lecturer, visit supported by the University of Washington).


-Fourth International Conference on Population Dynamics; Rice University; Houston, Texas, May 23 - 28, 1995.


-Fifth International Conference on Mathematical Population Dynamics, Zakapone, Poland, June 21-26, 1998.


-Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications 1998-99 Program (Mathematics in Biology) Workshop #12 (From Individual to Aggregation: Modeling Animal Grouping), Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, June 7-11, 1999, supported participant.


-International Conference on Mathematics in Biology/Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Biology; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 3-5, 2000.


-2nd Alcalá International Conference on Mathematical Ecology, Colegio de San I`delfonso, alcalá de Henares, Spain, September 5-9, 2003.  Special Session on Spatio-Temporal Complexity in Population Dynamics.


-2nd Workshop on Spatial Dynamic Models of Economics and Ecoystems, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, April 15-17, 2004.


-Workshop on Spatial Aspects of Reserve Design Optimization under Economic Constraints, Abdul Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, April 19-21, 2004.


-Banff International Research Station (BIRS) 5 Day Workshop on Mathematical Models for Biological invasios, BIRS, Banff, Alberta, Canada, November 28-December 2, 2004.


-Workshop on Spatial Ecology: The Interplay Between Theory and Data; Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, The University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Fl, January 7-10, 2005.


-Park City Mathematical Institute 2005 Summer Research Program in Mathematical Biology;  Park City, Utah, July 10-15, 2005.


-Mathematical Biosciences Institute Workshop on Spatial Ecology; Mathematical Biosciences Institute; Ohio State University , Columbus, OH ; March 13-17, 2006.


-EcoSummit 2007: Ecological Complexity and Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century`s Ecology, Beijing Jiuhua Resort and Convention Center, Beijing, P.R. China, May 22-27, 2007.


-4th International Conference on Mathematical Biology,  Wuyishan, Fujian, P.R. China, May 29-June 1, 2007.



-  Workshop on Population Dynamics and Mathematical Biology, CIRM, Luminy, France, June 16-20, 2008.


 - Joint Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology and the Chinese Society of Mathematical Biology, Hangzhou, China, June 14-17, 2009.


           - Banff International Research Station (BIRS) 5-day workshop "Emerging Challenges at the Interface of Mathematics, Spatial Ecology and Environmental Science", BIRS, Banff AB Canada,  July3-8, 2011.


          - Mathematical Bioscience Institute CTW Spatio-Temporal Dynamics in Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, October 10-14, 2011. (Funded Invited Participant)


          - University of Nebraska Conference on Mathematical Ecology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 14-15, 2012 (Invited Plenary Speaker)


          - Mathematical Bioscience Institute Emphasis Year on Stochastics in Biological Systems

Workshop on Spatial Models of Micro and Macro Systems; Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, April 16-20, 2012. (Funded Invited Participant)


       -2012 NCTS Program On Nonlinear Equations in Spatial Population Biology, National Center for Theoretical Science (NCTS), Hsinchu, Taiwan,May 18-20, 2012  (Funded Mini-Course Lecturer)


      -"Workshop on Nonlinear Equations in Spatial Population Biology" at the National Center for Theoretical Science (NCTS), Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 24-26, 2012 (Funded Invited Speaker)


  - Zentrum fur interdisziplinare Forchung (ZiF) Research Group Stochastic Dynamics: MathematicalTheory and Applications Workshop on "Qualitative behavior of Stochastic Systems and Applications", June 18-22, 2012, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany. (Funded participant)


      - Everything Disperses to Miami: The Role of Movement and Dispersal in Spatial Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science; University of Miami, December 14-16, 2012.


         -Fourth Conference on Computational and Mathematical Population Dynamics, North University of China, Taiyuan, China, May 29 – June 2, 2013 (Invited Speaker)


           - Banff International Research Station (BIRS) 5-day workshop "Impact of Climate Change on Biological Invasions and Population Distributions", BIRS, Banff AB Canada, May 13-17, 2013.


- Zentrum fur interdisziplinare Forschung (ZiF) Research Group Stochastic Dynamics: MathematicalTheory and Applications Workshop on "Fusion of Knowledge in Stochastic Modeling of Large Complex Systems", June 10-14, 2013, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany. (Funded Invited Speaker)


AARMS Workshop on Mathematical Biology, July 27- 29, 2013, (Funded Plenary Talk).


Mathematical Biosciences Institute Emphasis 2013 Year Fall Program on Ecosystem Dynamics and Management (Workshop 1: Sustainability and Complex Systems September 16-20, 2013; Workshop 2: Rapid Evolution and Sustainability October 7-11, 2013; Workshop 3: Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources November 4-8, 2013). Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University (Supported Participant).


          - International Symposium on Mathematical Biology, Guangzhou China, May 25-28, 2014 (Partially Funded Invited Speaker)


            - 2014 National Center for Theoretical Sciences International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics with  Applications to Biology, National Center for Theoretical Sciences, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan May 28-30, 2014 (Partially Funded Invited Speaker)


         - Workshop on Mathematical Biology and Nonlinear Analysis, University of Miami, December 19-21, 2014


           Other Professional Meetings Attended:


-1988 Triennial Convention of the Phi Beta Kappa Society; San Antonio, Texas, October 27-30, 1988.


-1989 Combined SAPLA-SWAPLA Conference of Pre-Law Advisors, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 12-14, 1989.


           - Quantitative Biology: Curriculum and Instruction at the Math/Biology Interface, Howard Hughes Medical Institution, Chevy Chase, Maryland, July 21-24, 2008.


            - Mathematical Biosciences Institute Institutional Partners Meeting 2012, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, February 12, 2012.


            - Mathematical Biosciences Institute Institutional Partners Meeting 2013, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, February 10, 2013.


               Mathematical Biosciences Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Program Capstone Conference, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, August 14, 2013.


             Extended Visits:


           -Memorial University, July 14- August 10, 2013


            -Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, September 10- October 11, 2013.  (Sabbatical leave)


             - Renmin University of China, May 22 – June 21, 2014

TEACHING


27.  Teaching Awards Received:


28.  Teaching Specialization : Differential Equations, Nonlinear Analysis, Mathematical Biology.(Courses taught)

Mathematics 230

Mathematics 359

Mathematics  513

Mathematics  515

Mathematics  533

Mathematics  534

Mathematics  630

Mathematics  631

Mathematics  680 (Functional Analysis)

Mathematics  681 (Functional Analysis)

Mathematics  686 (Distribution Theory)

Mathematics  687 (Distribution Theory)

Mathematics  681 (Nonlinear Analysis)

 Mathematics 681 (Mathematical Modeling in Ecology)

(Course developed)

Mathematics 359


29.  Thesis and Dissertation Advising/Post-doctoral student supervision (chairman or committee member; topic; student name; date):


Committee member, M.A., Linda McIntyre, April 1983.

Committee member, M.A., Raimondo Del Castillo, December 1983.

Committee member, Ph.D., Carlos Alvarez, September 1985.

Committee member, Ph.D., Waqar Ali, June 1986.

Committee member, M.A., Antonio Ansoleaga, December 1986.

Committee member, M.A., Suriani Abdulhamid, December 1987.

Committee member, Ph.D., Fethi Belgacem, 1995.

Committee member, Ph.D., Chen Chang, 1995.

Chairman, Ph.D., Eric Avila, 1995.

(Ph.D. awarded July 1995; thesis topic:  "Permanence in

seasonal ecological models with spatial heterogeneity"

Committee Member, Ph.D., Felix Garcia, 1996.

Committee Member, Ph.D., Brian Coburn, 2009

Committee Member, Ph.D., Patricia Katri, 2010

Postdoctoral Supervisor, Juan Gutierrez, 2009-2010

Chairman, Ph.D., Daniel Ryan, July 2011; thesis topic: "Fitness dependent

 dispersal in intra-guild predation communities"

Committee Member, Ph.D. Douglas Scheib, 2012

Committee Member, Ph.D., Daozhou Gao, 2012

Committee Member, Ph.D., Lei Wang, 2012

SERVICE


30.  University Committee and Administrative Responsibilities:


Colloquium Committee, 1982 1983 (Departmental)

New Program Committee, 1983 1984 (Departmental)

Graduate Committee, 1985-1986 (Departmental)

Graduate Council Subcommittee on Graduate Faculty, 1984 1986, Chairman, 1985 1986.

  Faculty Advisor, Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honorary Society, 1984-1994.

Faculty Fellow, Eaton Residential College, 1986-1991.

Faculty Fellow, Pearson Residential College, 1987-1991.

Secretary, Phi Beta Kappa, 1987-1989.

Vice President, Phi Beta Kappa, 1989-1990.

President, Phi Beta Kappa, 1990-1991.

Colloquium Committee, 1987-1988 (Departmental).

Departmental Chair Search Committee, 1989-1990.

College of Arts and Sciences Academic Review Committee, 1988-1994.

Colloquium Committee, Chairperson, 1988-1994 (Departmental).

Personnel Committee, 1988-1989.

University Review Committee for Rhodes, Fulbright, and Truman Scholarships, 1988- present.

Interim Coordinator of Pre-Law Advising, 1989-1990.

Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, 1991-1997.

Faculty Senate AdHoc Committee to Establish Excellence in Teaching Award, 1991.

Departmental Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 1991-1994.

Faculty Senate AdHoc Committee on Undergraduate Admissions, 1992-1993.

Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, Co-Chair, 1992-1993.

Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, Vice Chair, 1993-1994

Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, Subcommittee on Retention, 1994- 1995.

Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, Chair, 1995-1997.

College of Arts and Sciences College Council, 1996-1999.

College of Arts and Sciences Consultative Committee for Selection of Dean, 1996-1997.

Departmental Ad Hoc Committee for Developing a Hiring Plan in Mathematics, 1998.

Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, 1999 - 2003.

College of Arts Sciences Budget and Compensation Committee, 2000 - 2003.

Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, Chair, 2001 – 2003.

Faculty Senate Academic Standards Committee, 2003 – 2006.

Faculty Senate Tenure Review Board, 2003-2009.

Faculty Senate Academic Standards Committee, Chair, 2004-2006.

Faculty Senate, 2004-present

College of Arts and Sciences Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee, 2005 - 2008.

Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, Chair, 2006- 2008.

Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, 2008- 2012.

College of Arts and Sciences Committee on Educational and Informational Technology, 2005- .

University GER Review Committee, 2007-2008.

Director, University of Miami Institute of Theoretical and Mathematical Ecology, 2007- present.

 Faculty Senate Tenure Review Board, Chair, 2008- 2009.

Departmental Hiring Committee, 2008-2010.

Departmental Ad Hoc Committee on Teaching Loads, 2008-2009.

Special Liaison to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for Promotion and Tenure  in the Life and Physical Sciences 2009-2010.

Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, Chair, 2010-2012.

Departmental Planning Committee, 2010-.  

Departmental Mathematical Biology Search Committee, 2010-2011.

College of Arts and Sciences Strategic Planning Committee for Faculty Development and Governance, 2011-2012.

Faculty Senate General Welfare Committee, 2011-2012.

College of Arts and Sciences Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee, 2012-present.

Faculty Senate First Vice-Chair, 2012-2013.

Departmental Analysis and Geometry Search Committee, Chair, 2013-2014.

Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, Chair, 2014-present.

College of Arts and Sciences Ad Hoc Committee on Revision of By Laws 2014

Departmental Internal Hiring Plan Search Committee, 2014-2015

Departmental Mathematical Finance Position Search Committee, 2014-2015


31.  Community Activities:


Dade County Public Schools Community Laboratory Research Program for Gifted High

School Students, 1991-1992.

Dade County Public Schools Science Fair Judge 1993.

Dade County Public Schools Science Fair Judge, 1996.

Vestry Member, Chapel of the Venerable Bede, 1997-1999, Senior Warden, 1999.

Board Member, UM/Canterbury Day Care Center, 1997 – present, Treasurer, 1999- 2002.

Vestry Member, Chapel of the Venerable Bede, 2006-2008, Senior Warden, 2008.

Vestry Member, Chapel of the Venerable Bede, 2011-2013, Senior Warden, 2012-2013



UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI


Curriculum Vita


PERSONAL

1.

Date: January 23, 2015

2.


Name: Robert Stephen Cantrell

3.


Home Phone: (305) 253-1780

4.


Office Phone: (305) 284-2297

5.


Address: 7230 S.W. 124th Street, Miami, Florida 33156

6.


Current Academic Rank: Professor

7.


Primary Department: Mathematics

8.


Secondary or Joint Appointment:

9.Citizenship: U.S.A.

10.


Visa Type (if non-citizen):




HIGHER EDUCATION

11.

Institutional (institution; degree; date conferred):

University

of Utah

, Mathematics......Ph.D., 1981.

Thesis: " Multiparameter Bifurcation Problems: A Degree Theoretic Approach". Advisor: Klaus Schmitt

Furman

University

, Mathematics, summa cum laude......B.S., 1976

12.


Non‑Institutional (de1111ion; dates):

13.


Certification, licensure (describe; board or agency; dates):




EXPERIENCE

14.


Academic (institutions; rank/status; dates):



(Institution) (rank/status) (dates) University of Miami Professor 1992- University of Miami Director ITME 2007- (Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Ecology) University of Miami Chair, Department of Mathematics 2015- Renmin University of China Top Level Foreign Expert 2015-2017 University of Miami Associate Professor 1987-1992 University of Miami Assistant Professor 1982‑1987 Southwest Texas State Assistant Professor 1981‑1982 University

15.

Non - Academic (employers; title; responsibilities dates):



16.

Military (branch; rank; responsibilities dates):




PUBLICATIONS

[author(s) (in actual precedence of authorship); title; Publisher or journal name; date (current year first); page numbers]


17.

Books published:



1.

Spatial Ecology via Reaction-Diffusion Equations (with Chris Cosner), John Wiley and Sons Computational and Mathematical Biology Series, John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, U.K., October 2003, 411 pages.



2.

Spatial Ecology (co-edited with Chris Cosner and Shigui Ruan), Chapman Hall/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, October 2009, 362 pages.



18.

Juried journal articles:


(All co-authorships are considered equal in mathematics and are listed alphabetically).


1.

Modelling the effects of seasonality and socioeconomic impact on the transmission of Rift Valley virus (with Yanyu Xiao, Joh Beier, Chris Cosner, Don DeAngelis and Shigui Ruan) PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, to appear (Xiao lead author)

2. Avoidance behavior in intraguild communities: A cross-diffusion model (with Dan Ryan),

Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems A 35 (2015), 1641-1663. (Ryan lead author).

3. A modeling approach to investigate epizootic outbreaks and enzootic maintenance of Rift

Valley fever virus (with Farida Chamchod, Chris Cosner, Ali Hassan, John C. Beier, and Shigui Ruan), Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 76 (2014), 2052-2072. (Chamchod lead author)

4.

How climate extremes - not means – define a species` geographic range boundary via

a demographic tipping point (with Heather J. Lynch, Marc Rhainds, Justin M. Calabrese, Chris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Ecological Monographs 84 (2014), 131-149. (Lynch lead author)

5. Phenologically explicit models for studying plant-pollinator interactions under climate change

(with Sharon Bewick, Chris Cosner, William F. Fagan, DavidW. Inouye, and Isabela Galarda Varassin), Theoretical Ecology 7 (2014), 289-297. (Fagan lead author)

6.


Modeling the spatial spread of Rift Valley Fever in Egypt

(with Daozhou Gao, Chris Cosner,

John C. Beier and Shigui Ruan), Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 75 (2013), 523-542. (Gao lead author)

7. Fitness-dependent dispersal versus random dispersal (with Chris Cosner, Yuan Lou, and

Chao Xie), Journal of Differential Equations 254 (2013), 2905-2941.

8.

Evolutionary stability of ideal free dispersal strategies: A non-local dispersal model (with Chris Cosner, Yuan Lou and Dan Ryan), Canadian Applied Mathematics Quarterly 20 (2012), 15-38.

9.

Evolutionary stability of ideal free dispersal strategies in patchy environments

(with Chris

Cosner and Yuan Lou), J. Math. Biology 65 (2012), 943-65

10.

Global bifurcation of solutions for crime modeling equations (with Chris Cosner and Raul Manasevich), SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis, 44 (2012), 1340-1358.

11.

Leadership, social learning, and the maintenance (or collapse) of migratory populations

(with Chris Cosner, William F. Fagan, Thomas Mueller, and Andrew Noble), Theoretical

Ecology 5 (2012), 253-265. (Fagan lead author).

12.

The implications of model formulation when transitioning from spatial to landscape ecology (with Chris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 9(2012), 27-60.


13.

Steady-state solutions of a logistic equation with nonlinear boundary conditions (with Chris Cosner and Salome Martinez), Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, 41(2011), 445-455.



14. Evolution of dispersal and the ideal free distribution (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou),

Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 7(2010), 17-36.



15. The effects of human movement on the persistence of vector-borne diseases (with Chris Cosner,

John Beier, Daniel Impoinvil, Lev Kapitanski, Matthew Potts, Adriana Troyo, and Shigui Ruan), Journal of Theoretical Biology 258 (2009), 550-560. (Cosner lead author)



16.

Approximating the ideal free distribution via reaction-diffusion equations (with Chris Cosner


and Yuan Lou), Journal of Differential Equations 245 (2008), 3687-3703.



17.

Interspecific variation in critical patch size and gap-crossing ability as determinants of


geographical range-size distributions (with Chris Cosner, William F. Fagan and Subramanian


Ramakrishnan), The American Naturalist 173 (2009), 363-375. (Faculty of 1000 Listed)



18.

Global bifurcation of solutions to diffusive logistic equations in bounded domains subject to


nonlinear boundary conditions (with Chris Cosner and Salome Martinez), Proceedings of the

Royal Society of Edinburgh 139A (2009), 45-56.



19.

The ideal free distribution as an evolutionarily stable strategy (with Chris Cosner, Donald De


Angelis and Victor Padron), Journal of Biological Dynamics 1 (2007), 249-271.



20. Density dependent behavior habitat boundaries and the Allee effect (with Chris Cosner).


Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 69 (2007), 2339-2360.



21.

Movement toward better environments and the evolution of rapid diffusion (with Chris Cosner


and Yuan Lou), Mathematical Biosciences 204 (2006), 199-214.



22.

Advection-mediated coexistence of competing species (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou),


Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 137 (2007), 497-518.



23.

On the effects of nonlinear boundary conditions in diffusive logistic equations on bounded


domains (with Chris Cosner), Journal of Differential Equations 231 (2006), 768-804.



24.

Edge-linked dynamics and the scale-dependence of competitive dominance (with Chris Cosner


and William Fagan), Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 4 (2005), 833-868.

25.

Persistence of fish populations in time and space as a key to sustainable fisheries (with Donald B. Olson, Chris Cosner and Alan Hastings), Bulletin of Marine Science 76 (2005), 213-232.

26. Multiple reversals of competitive dominance in ecological reserves via external habitat

degradation (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou), Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations, 16 (2004), 973-1010.



27. Deriving reaction-diffusion models in ecology from interacting particle systems (with Chris

Cosner), Journal of Mathematical Biology 48 (2004), 187-217.

28. Intraspecific interference and consumer-resource dynamics (with Chris Cosner and Shigui

Ruan), Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems B 4 (2004), 527-546.

29. Habitat edges and predator-prey interactions: effects on critical patch size (with Chris Cosner

and William F. Fagan), Mathematical Biosciences 175 (2002), pp 31-55.

30. Conditional persistence in logistic models via nonlinear diffusion (with Chris Cosner),

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 132A (2002), pp 267-281.



31. Spatial heterogeneity and critical patch size: area effects via diffusion in closed environments

(with Chris Cosner), Journal of Theoretical Biology 209 (2001), pp 161-171.

32.

How predator incursions affect critical patch size: the role of the functional response (with Chris Cosner and William Fagan), The American Naturalist 158 (2001), pp 368-375.

33.

Effects of domain size on the persistence of populations in a diffusive food chain model


with DeAngelis-Beddington functional response

(with Chris Cosner), Natural Resource Modeling, 14 (2001), pp. 335-367.

34.

Brucellosis, botflies and brainworms: the impact of edge habitats on pathogen transmission and


species extinction

(with Chris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Journal of Mathematical Biology, 42 (2001), pp.95-119.

35.

On the dynamics of predator-prey models with the Beddington-DeAngelis functional response,


(with Chris Cosner) Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 257 (2001), pp. 206-222.

36.

Upper and lower solutions for a homogeneous Dirichlet problem with nonlinear diffusion and


the principle of linearized stability

(with Chris Cosner), Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, 30 (2000), pp. 1229-1236.




37.

A comparison of foraging strategies in a patchy environment (with Chris Cosner),


Mathematical Biosciences 160 (1999), pp. 25-46.

38.

Diffusion models for population dynamics incorporating individual behavior at boundaries:


applications to refuge design

(with Chris Cosner), Theoretical

Population Biology 55 (1999) pp.189-207. 



UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI


Curriculum Vita

PERSONAL

1.

Date: January 23, 2015

2.

Name: Robert Stephen Cantrell

3.

Home Phone: (305) 253-1780

4.

Office Phone: (305) 284-2297


5.

Address: 7230 S.W. 124th Street, Miami, Florida 33156


6.

Current Academic Rank: Professor

7.

Primary Department: Mathematics

8.

Secondary or Joint Appointment:

9.

Citizenship:U.S.A.

10.

Visa Type (if non-citizen):

HIGHER EDUCATION

11.

Institutional (institution; degree; date conferred):Universityof Utah, Mathematics......Ph.D., 1981.

Thesis: " Multiparameter Bifurcation Problems: A Degree Theoretic Approach".

Advisor:Klaus SchmittFurmanUniversity, Mathematics, summa cum laude......B.S., 1976

12.

Non‑Institutional (de1111ion; dates):

13.

Certification, licensure (describe; board or agency; dates):

EXPERIENCE

14.

Academic (institutions; rank/status; dates): (Institution)

(rank/status)

(dates)

University of MiamiProfessor1992-University of Miami

Director ITME 2007-(Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Ecology)

University of Miami Chair, Department of Mathematics2015-Renmin University of China

Top Level Foreign Expert2015-2017

University of Miami

Associate Professor1987-1992

University of Miami

Assistant Professor1982‑1987

Southwest Texas State

Assistant Professor1981‑1982University

5.


Non - Academic (employers; title; responsibilities dates):

16.

Military (branch; rank; responsibilities dates):

PUBLICATIONS

[author(s) (in actual precedence of authorship); title; Publisher or journal name; date (current year first); page numbers]

17.

Books published:

1.Spatial Ecology via Reaction-Diffusion Equations (with Chris Cosner), John Wiley and Sons Computational and Mathematical Biology Series, John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, U.K., October 2003, 411 pages.

2.

Spatial Ecology (co-edited with Chris Cosner and Shigui Ruan), Chapman Hall/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, October 2009, 362 pages.

18.

Juried journal articles:

(All co-authorships are considered equal in mathematics and are listed alphabetically).

1.

Modelling the effects of seasonality and socioeconomic impact on the transmission of Rift

Valley virus(with Yanyu Xiao, Joh Beier, Chris Cosner, Don DeAngelis and Shigui Ruan)

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, to appear (Xiao lead author)

2. Avoidance behavior in intraguild communities: A cross-diffusion model (with Dan Ryan),

Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems A 35 (2015), 1641-1663. (Ryan lead author).

3. A modeling approach to investigate epizootic outbreaks and enzootic maintenance of Rift

Valley fever virus (with Farida Chamchod, Chris Cosner, Ali Hassan, John C. Beier, and

Shigui Ruan), Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 76 (2014), 2052-2072. (Chamchod lead

author)

4.

How climate extremes - not means – define a species` geographic range boundary via a demographic tipping point (with Heather J.

Lynch, Marc Rhainds, Justin M. Calabrese, Chris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Ecological Monographs 84 (2014), 131-149. (Lynch lead author)

5. Phenologically explicit models for studying plant-pollinator interactions under climate change(with Sharon Bewick, Chris Cosner, William F. Fagan, DavidW.

Inouye, and Isabela Galarda Varassin), Theoretical Ecology 7 (2014), 289-297. (Fagan lead author)

6.



Modeling the spatial spread of Rift Valley Fever in Egypt

(with Daozhou Gao, Chris Cosner,John C. Beier and Shigui Ruan), Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 75 (2013), 523-542. (Gao

lead author)

7. Fitness-dependent dispersal versus random dispersal (with Chris Cosner, Yuan Lou, and Chao Xie), Journal of Differential Equations 254 (2013), 2905-2941.

8.

Evolutionary stability of ideal free dispersal strategies: A non-local dispersal model (with Chris Cosner, Yuan Lou and Dan Ryan), Canadian Applied Mathematics Quarterly 20 (2012),15-38.

9.


Evolutionary stability of ideal free dispersal strategies in patchy environments

(with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou), J. Math. Biology 65 (2012), 943-65

10.

Global bifurcation of solutions for crime modeling equations (with Chris Cosner and Raul Manasevich), SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis, 44 (2012), 1340-1358.

11.

Leadership, social learning, and the maintenance (or collapse) of migratory populations

(with Chris Cosner, William F. Fagan, Thomas Mueller, and Andrew Noble), TheoreticalEcology 5 (2012), 253-265. (Fagan lead author).

12.

The implications of model formulation when transitioning from spatial to landscape ecology (with Chris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 9(2012), 27-60.

13.

Steady-state solutions of a logistic equation with nonlinear boundary conditions (with Chris Cosner and Salome Martinez), Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, 41(2011), 445-455.

14. Evolution of dispersal and the ideal free distribution (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou),

athematical Biosciences and Engineering 7(2010), 17-36.

15. The effects of human movement on the persistence of vector-borne diseases (with Chris Cosner,

John Beier, Daniel Impoinvil, Lev Kapitanski, Matthew Potts, Adriana Troyo, and Shigui Ruan),

Journal of Theoretical Biology

258 (2009), 550-560. (Cosner lead author)

16.

Approximating the ideal free distribution via reaction-diffusion equations (with Chris Cosner

and Yuan Lou), Journal of Differential Equations 245 (2008), 3687-3703.

17.

Interspecific variation in critical patch size and gap-crossing ability as determinants of

geographical range-size distributions (with Chris Cosner, William F. Fagan and Subramanian Ramakrishnan), The American Naturalist 173 (2009), 363-375. (Faculty of 1000 Listed)

18.

Global bifurcation of solutions to diffusive logistic equations in bounded domains subject to

nonlinear boundary conditions (with Chris Cosner and Salome Martinez),

Proceedings of theRoyal Society of Edinburgh 139A (2009), 45-56.

19.

The ideal free distribution as an evolutionarily stable strategy (with Chris Cosner, Donald DeAngelis and Victor Padron), Journal of Biological Dynamics 1 (2007), 249-271.

20. Density dependent behavior habitat boundaries and the Allee effect (with Chris Cosner).Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 69 (2007), 2339-2360.

21.

Movement toward better environments and the evolution of rapid diffusion (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou), Mathematical Biosciences 204 (2006), 199-214.

22.

Advection-mediated coexistence of competing species (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou),Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 137 (2007), 497-518.

23.

On the effects of nonlinear boundary conditions in diffusive logistic equations on bounded domains (with Chris Cosner), Journal of Differential Equations 231 (2006), 768-804.


24.

Edge-linked dynamics and the scale-dependence of competitive dominance (with Chris Cosner and William Fagan), Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 4 (2005), 833-868.

25.

Persistence of fish populations in time and space as a key to sustainable fisheries(with DonaldB. Olson, Chris Cosner and Alan Hastings), Bulletin of Marine Science 76 (2005), 213-232.


26. Multiple reversals of competitive dominance in ecological reserves via external habitat degradation (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou), Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations, 16 (2004), 973-1010.


27. Deriving reaction-diffusion models in ecology from interacting particle systems (with Chris

Cosner), Journal of Mathematical Biology 48 (2004), 187-217.

28. Intraspecific interference and consumer-resource dynamics (with Chris Cosner and Shigui

Ruan), Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems B 4 (2004), 527-546.

29. Habitat edges and predator-prey interactions: effects on critical patch size (with Chris Cosner

and William F. Fagan), Mathematical Biosciences 175 (2002), pp 31-55.

30. Conditional persistence in logistic models via nonlinear diffusion (with Chris Cosner),

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 132A (2002), pp 267-281.



31. Spatial heterogeneity and critical patch size: area effects via diffusion in closed environments(with Chris Cosner), Journal of Theoretical Biology 209 (2001), pp 161-171.

32.

How predator incursions affect critical patch size: the role of the functional response (with

Chris Cosner and William Fagan), The American Naturalist 158 (2001), pp 368-375.

33.

Effects of domain size on the persistence of

populations in a diffusive food chain model

with DeAngelis-Beddington functional response

(with Chris Cosner), Natural Resource Modeling, 14 (2001), pp. 335-367.

34.

Brucellosis, botflies and brainworms: the impact of edge habitats on pathogen transmission and species extinction

(with Chris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Journal of Mathematical Biology, 42 (2001), pp.95-119.

35.On the dynamics of predator-prey models with the Beddington-DeAngelis functional response,(with Chris Cosner) Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 257 (2001), pp. 206-222.

36.Upper and lower solutions for a homogeneous Dirichlet problem with nonlinear diffusion andthe principle of linearized stability(with Chris Cosner), Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, 30 (2000), pp. 1229-1236.

37.

A comparison of foraging strategies in a patchy environment (with Chris Cosner),Mathematical Biosciences 160 (1999), pp. 25-46.

38.

Diffusion models for population dynamics incorporating individual behavior at boundaries:

applications to refuge design

(with Chris Cosner), Theoretical

Population Biology 55 (1999) pp.189-207.

39.

How habitat edges change species interactions:a synthesis of data and theory(with ChrisCosner and William F. Fagan), The American Naturalist 153 (1999), pp.165-182. (Fagan lead author).

40.

Skew Brownian motion: a model for diffusion with interfaces.(with Chris Cosner),Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematical Models in the Medical and Health Sciences, Vanderbilt University Press (1998), pp. 73-78.


41.Competitive reversals inside ecological reserves:the role of external habitat degradation (withChris Cosner and William F. Fagan), Journal of Mathematical Biology 37 (1998), pp. 491-533.

42.

On the effects of spatial heterogeneity on the persistence of interacting species (with Chris Cosner), Journal of Mathematical Biology 37 (1998), pp103-145.

43.

Practical persistence in diffusive food chain models (with Chris Cosner), Natural Resource Modeling 11 (1998), pp. 21-34.

44.Permanence of three competitors in seasonal ecological models with spatial heterogeneity (withEric Avila), Canadian Applied Mathematics Quarterly 5 (1997), pp. 1-24.

45.

On competition mediated coexistence (with James Ward, Jr.), SIAM Journal on AppliedMathematics 57 (1997), pp. 1311-1327.

46.Bounds on trajectories in diffusive predator-prey models (with Chris Cosner), Proceedings ofthe 4th International Conference on Mathematical Population Dynamics, in Advances inMathematical Population Dynamics: Molecules, Cells and Man, World Scientific Publishing,(1997), pp. 733-746.

47.Spatially explicit models for the population dynamics of a species colonizing an island (with

Chris Cosner and Vivian Huston), Mathematical Biosciences 136 (1996), pp. 65-107.

48.Models for predator-prey systems at multiple scales (with Chris Cosner), SIAM Review 38(1996), pp. 256-286.


46.Ecological models, permanence and spatial heterogeneity (with Chris Cosner and Vivian Hutson), Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics 26 (1996), pp. 1-35.

50.

Antibifurcation and the n-species Lotka-Volterra competition model with diffusion,Differential and Integral Equations 9 (1996), pp. 305-322.

51.Practical persistence in ecological models via comparison methods (with Chris Cosner),

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 126A (1996), pp. 247-272.

52.

Insular biogeographic theory and diffusion models in population dynamics(with ChrisCosner), Theoretical Population Biology 45 (1994), pp. 117-202.

53.

Permanence in ecological systems with diffusion (with Chris Cosner and Vivian Hutson), Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 123A (1993), pp. 533-559.

54.

Should a park be an island? (with Chris Cosner), SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 53 (1993), pp. 219-252.

55.

Permanence in some diffusive Lotka-Volterra models for three interacting species (with Chris Cosner and Vivian Hutson), Dynamic Systems 2 (1993), pp. 505-530.

56.

On solutions to coupled multiparameter nonlinear Sturm-Liouville boundary value problems whose state components have a specified nodal structure, Resultate der Mathematik 22 (1992), pp.470-488.

57.

A switch in nodal structure in coupled systems of nonlinear Sturm-Liouville boundary value problems, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics 21 (1991), pp. 1009-1028.

58.

Diffusive logistic equations with indefinite weights: population models in disrupted environments II (with Chris Cosner), SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis 22 (1991), pp. 1043-1064.

59.

The effects of spatial heterogeneity in population dynamics (with Chris Cosner), Journal of Mathematical Biology 29 (1991), pp.315-338.

60.

Parameter ranges for the existence of solutions whose state components have specified nodal structure in coupled multiparameter systems of nonlinear Sturm-Liouville boundary value problems, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 119A (1991), pp. 347-365.

61.

On eigenfunctions with sign definite components in weakly coupled linear elliptic systems (with Chris Cosner) Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 140 (1989), pp. 310- 323.

62.

Diffusive logistic equations with indefinite weights: population models in disrupted environments (with Chris Cosner), Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 112 (1989), pp. 293-318.

63.

Global preservation of nodal structure in coupled systems of nonlinear Sturm-Liouville boundary value problems, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 107 (1989), pp. 633-644.

64.

On the uniqueness and stability of positive solutions in the Lotka-Volterra competition model with diffusion (with Chris Cosner), Houston Journal of Mathematics 15 (1989), pp. 341-361.

65.

On the simplicity and uniqueness of positive eigenvalues admitting positive eigenfunctions for weakly coupled elliptic systems, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics 18 (1988), pp. 269- 275.

66.

On the convex case in the positone problem for elliptic systems (with Chris Cosner), Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods, and Applications 12 (1988), pp. 827-853.

67.

On the generalized spectrum for second-order elliptic systems, (with Chris Cosner), Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 303 (1987), pp. 345-363.

68.

Global higher bifurcations in coupled systems of nonlinear eigenvalue problems, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 106A (1987), pp. 113-120.

69.

On the steady‑state problem for the Volterra‑Lotka competition model with diffusion (with Chris Cosner), Houston Journal of Mathematics 13 (1987), pp. 337-352.

70.

On coupled multiparameter nonlinear elliptic systems, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 294 (1986), pp. 263-285.


71.

On the eigenvalue problem for coupled elliptic systems (with Klaus Schmitt), SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis 17 (1986), pp. 850-862.

72.

On the positone problem for elliptic systems (with Chris Cosner), Indiana University Mathematics Journal 34 (1985), pp. 517‑532.

73.

A homogeneity condition guaranteeing bifurcation in multiparameter nonlinear eigenvalue problems, Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods and Applications 8 (1984), pp. 159‑169.

74.

Multiparameter bifurcation problems and topological degree, Journal of Differential Equations 52 (1984), pp. 39‑51.

75.

Multiparameter bifurcation problems for second order ordinary differential equations,


Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics 12 (1982), pp. 795‑806.

19.

Other works, publications and abstracts:


1.

Permanence in periodic-parabolic ecological systems with spatial heterogeneity (with Eric Avila), in World Scientific Series in Applicable Analysis 4 (Dynamical Systems and Applications), World Scientific Publishing, (1995), pp. 63-76 (invited paper).


2.

Review of The Theory and Applications of Reaction-Diffusion Equations: Patterns and Waves by Peter Grindrod, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 59 (1997), pp. 1199-1201.


3.

Effects of aggregative movement on population dynamics and critical patch size (with Chris Cosner), submitted.

4. "

Evolution of dispersal in heterogeneous landscapes" (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou),

Spatial Ecology (R.S. Cantrell, C. Cosner and S. Ruan, eds.), Chapman Hall/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL 2009, pp. 213-227 (refereed survey)



5.

How resource phenology alters consumer population dynamics (with Sharon Bewick, Chris Cosner, and William F. Fagan), submitted (Bewick lead author)

20.

Other works accepted for publication:

PROFESSIONAL

21.

Funded Research Performed (include all grants received in the last five years, identifying the principal investigator and the amounts and dates of the awards):

National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant

#DMS88-02346 (1988-1990), Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, co-principal investigators, $54,500.

National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant

#DMS90-02943 (1990-1993), Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, co-principal investigators, $164,806.

National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant

#DMS93-03708 (1993-1996), Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, co-principal investigators, $126,000.

National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant


#DMS96-25741 (1996-1999), Robert Stephen Cantrell and


Chris Cosner, co-principal investigators, $150,000.


National Science Foundation Grant

#INT9805564 for participant cost support for Nonlinear Differential Equations: A Meeting in Honor of Professor Alan Lazer on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday August 1998- May 1999, Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $10,000 (plus $5,000 matching fundings from College of Arts and Sciences, University of Miami).

National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant

#DMS99-73017 (1999-2002), Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $130,000.

National Science Foundation Initiative on Biocomplexity Grant

OCE01-19916, (2001-2006), Senior Scientist, UM Total $742,106.

National Science Foundation Summer Research

Grant # DMS02-11367 (2002-2005), Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $213,000.

National Science Foundation Summer Research

Grant # DMS02-11367 (2002-2005) Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, Supplementary funding to conduct an REU, $56,970. Total funding for grant, $269,970.

National Institutes of Health Grant 1-P20-RR020770-01,

Exploratory Centers for Interdisciplinary Research; (2004-2007) Senior Scientist; John Beier, PI. Total Award $1,605,302.

National Science Foundation Summer Research

Grant # DMS 05-14839 (2005 – 2008), Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $249,338.

National Science Foundation Summer Research

Grant # DMS 08-16068 (2008 – 2010), Robert Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $270,000.

National Institute of General Medical Studies (NIH) Grant #

1R01GM093345-01

(2010-2014), Senior Scientist; John Beier, PI, $2,039,559

National Science Foundation Summer Research Grant # DMS 11-18623 (2011-2015), Robert

Stephen Cantrell and Chris Cosner, Co-principal investigators, $321,879

National Science Foundation Grant # DMS 12-05909 (2012-2013), Robert Stephen Cantrell PI,

Shigui Ruan, Yuan Lou, Suzanne Lenhart, Co-PI`s, Participant support costs for "Everything Disperses to Miami: The Role of Movement and Dispersal in Spatial Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science" (to be held at UM December 14-16, 2012), $15,000

22.

Editorial responsibilities:

Associate Editor for Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering

Referee for Journal of Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods, and Applications. Referee for American Mathematical Monthly. Referee for Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews. Referee for Journal of Mathematical Physics. Referee for Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications. Referee for SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics. Referee for National Science Foundation. Referee for Communications in Partial Differential Equations. Referee for Journal of Differential Equations. Referee for Journal of Differential and Integral Equations. Referee for Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society. Referee for Electronic Journal of Differential Equations. Referee for Ecology. Referee for Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis. Referee for Resultate der Mathematik. Referee for Journal of Mathematical Biology. Referee for Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. Referee for Computer and Mathematics with Applications. Referee for Mathematical and Computer Modeling. Referee for The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, U.K. Referee for Applied Mathematics Letters. Referee for Ecological Modeling Referee for Annales de L `Institut Henri Poincaré: Analyse Non Linéaire Referee for The Applied Probability Journals Referee for The American Naturalist Referee for The Fields Institute Communications Referee for Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Referee for Proceedings of the Royal Society Referee for Canadian Applied Mathematical Quarterly Referee for Environmental and Resource Economics Referee for Acta Mathematica Sinica Referee for SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis Referee for Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series B Referee for Theoretical Population Biology Referee for Mathematical Biosciences Referee for National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Referee for Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) Applied Analysis Panel for National Science Foundation Referee for Journal of Theoretical Biology Referee for Journal of Integral Equations Referee for Nonlinear Analysis B Real World Applications Referee for the Estonian Science Foundation Referee for

FONDECYT (Chilean Science Foundation)

Referee for Canada Research Chairs Referee for Applicable Analysis Referee for Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems Series A Referee for Journal of Biological Dynamics Referee for Journal of Theoretical Ecology Referee for Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA Reviewer for European Research Council Reviewer for Simons Foundation Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians Referee for the Arabian Journal of Mathematics Referee for Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations Referee for Evolution Equations and Control Theory Mathematical Biology Panel for National Science Foundation Referee for Communications in Pure and Applied Mathematics Referee for the Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society Co-Editor, Special Issue of the Electronic


Journal of Differential Equations for the Proceedings of Nonlinear Differential Equations: A Meeting in Honor of Professor Alan Lazer on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday.



Co-Editor, Special Issue of Advanced Nonlinear Studies in honor of Klaus Schmitt on the occasion of his retirement

Co-Editor, Special Issue of Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems B in honor of Chris Cosner on the occasion of his 60th birthday

Co-Editor, Special Issue of Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems B on the Role of Movement and Dispersal In Spatial Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science

Co-Editor, Special Issue of Mathematical Biosciences on From Within Host Dynamics to Epidemiology of Infectious Disease



23.

Professional and Honorary Organizations (member, officer, date): Phi Beta Kappa, 1976. American Mathematical Society Mathematical Association of America Society of Mathematical Biology

24.

Honors and Awards: Who`s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1976 Delaney Medal in Mathematics, 1976 (top graduate in mathematics at Furman University) Nominee for Pan-Hellenic Society Professor of the Year, 1988 (University of Miami) `Top-Level Foreign Expert" Designation by the PR China at Renmin University of China 2015-2017

25.

Post‑Doctoral Fellowships:


26. Other Professional Activities (e.g., papers presented performances; conference proceedings; seminar or conference panel member; etc.):

Conferences Organized:



-Nonlinear Differential Equations: A Meeting in Honor of Professor Alan Lazer on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday; chair, organizing committee, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, January 8-9, 1999. -Workshop on Spatial Ecology: The Interplay between Theory and Data; inaugural event for the proposed Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Ecology; chair, organizing committee; Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Florida; January 7-10, 2005. -Symposium on The Mathematics of Spatial Ecology at EcoSummit 2007: Ecological Complexity and Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century`s Ecology, Beijing Jiuhua Resort and Convention Center, Beijing, P.R. China, May 22-27, 2007 (with Julian Lopez-Gomez). -

Mini-symposium on the Evolution of Dispersal at the Joint Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology and the Chinese Society of Mathematical Biology, Hangzhou, China, June 14-17, 2009 (with Chris Cosner and Yuan Lou)

- Banff International Research Station (BIRS) 5-day workshop "Emerging Challenges at the Interface of Mathematics, Spatial Ecology and Environmental Science", BIRS, Banff AB Canada, July3-8, 2011. - 9th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 1-5, 2012, Special Session on "Dispersal in Heterogeneous Landscapes", Co-organizer.

- Everything Disperses to Miami: The Role of Movement and Dispersal in Spatial Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science; Chair, Organizing Committee, University of Miami, December 14-16, 2012.

-New Mathematical Developments Arising from Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science, October 17- 20, 2013, Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, Co-Organizer.

- Mathematical Biosciences Institute Current Topic Workshop (CTW)

From Within Host Dynamics to the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, April 7-11, 2014, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University.

Talks

:

‑Joint Mathematics Meetings; Cincinnati, Ohio, January 13, 1982. ‑Texas Seminar on Differential Equations and Applications; University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, March 6, 1982. ‑Eleventh Midwest Conference on Differential Equations; University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, October 1‑2, 1982. ‑University of Calgary; Calgary, Alberta, May 13‑14, 1982. ‑Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, Georgia, January 6, 1983. ‑Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Partial Differential Equations; AMS Regional Conference, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 28, 1983. ‑Mathematics Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Conference on the Theory, Numerics, and Applications of Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems, Oberwolfach, West Germany, May 8, 1984. ‑Fourth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential

Equations; Wake Forest University, Winston‑Salem, NC, October 13, 1984.

-Fifth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, October 25, 1985. -University of Utah Conference or Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 5, 1986. -Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, August 7, 1986. -Sixth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, October 24, 1986. -Mathematical Ecology Conference; College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, April 10, 1987. -Eighth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, November 4, 1988. -Dublin Differential Equations Conference, National Institute for Higher Education (now Dublin City University), Dublin, Ireland, May 22, 1989. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #852 (Special Session on Differential Equations), Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, October 27, 1989. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #855 (Special Session on Partial Differential Equations), Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, March 16, 1990. -Tenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, November 16, 1990.



-Utah State University Mini-Conference on Differential Equations; Utah State

University, Logan, Utah, June 1, 1991.

-Eleventh Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Mississippi State University, Starkeville, Mississippi, October 25, 1991. -Mississippi State University; Starkeville, Mississippi, March 30-31, 1992. -Second Geoffrey J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and Population Biology; University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 18, 1992. -First World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts; Tampa, Florida, August 19, 1992. -Mathematisches Forschngsinstitut Oberwolfach Conference on Ordinary Differential Equations; March 15, 1993. -Individual Based Modeling Meeting, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; The University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Florida, January 23, 1994. -University of Alabama-Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama, July 13, 1993. -University of Alabama-Birmingham / Georgia Institute of Technology International Conference on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics; University of Alabama - Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama, March 13, 1994. -Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Florida, May 5, 1994. -Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, June 23, 1994. -Society for Mathematical Biology 1994 Annual Meeting; San Diego, California, July 27, 1994. -Fourteenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; University of Tennessee; Knoxville, Tennessee, October 22, 1994. -University of Washington Department of Zoology Mathbio Supercourse Workshop Guest Lectures; Seattle, Washington, May 1-4, 1995. -Fourth International Conference on Population Dynamics; Rice University; Houston, Texas, May 23, 1995. -Fifteenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; North Carolina State University; Raleigh, North Carolina, October 13, 1995. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #906 (Special Session on Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems), University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Greensboro, North Carolina, November 18, 1995.

-Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan; Merida, Yucatan, Mexico; January 8, 1996.

-International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Southwest Missouri State University; Springfield, Missouri, May 31, 1996.

-3rd Geoffrey J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and Population Biology, University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, June 27, 1996. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #915 (Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations) University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; Chattanooga, Tennessee, October 11, 1996. -16th Annual Southeast Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, October 18, 1996. -Third Mississippi State Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulations, Mississippi State University, Starkeville, Mississippi, May 17, 1997. -International Conference on Mathematical Models in Medical and Health Sciences (Special Session on Diffusive Systems), Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, May 28, 1997. -International Conference on Differential Equations with Applications to Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 28, 1997. -International Conference on Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems (Special Session on Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems); University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, August 3, 1997. -3rd Midwest-Southeastern Atlantic Joint Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, November 8, 1997. -Fifth International Conference on Mathematical Population Dynamics (Special Session on Topological Methods in Analyzing Population Dynamics), Zakapone, Poland, June 26, 1998


-International Conference on Operator Theory and its Applications to Scientific and Industrial Problems (Minisymposium in Biomathematics), Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 8, 1998. -18th Annual Southeast Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, October 17, 1998. -University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, November 10, 1999. -International Conference on Mathematics in Biology/Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Biology; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 5, 2000. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #960 (Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications), University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham; Birmingham, AL, November 11, 2000. -Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on PDE Models in Population Biology and Epidemiology), New Orleans, LA, January 11, 2001. -International Conference on Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, July 29, 2001. -International Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Their Applications in Biology, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 2, 2001. -Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, November 8, 2001. -Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, March 8, 2002.


-Fourth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations (Mini Symposium on Recent Trends in Nonlinear Analysis), University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 26, 2002. -Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, P.R.China, August 11, 2002. -International Congress of Mathematicians 2002 Satellite Conference on Mathematical Biology (Invited speaker), Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, P.R.China, August 15, 2002. -22nd Annual Southeast-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations (plenary speaker), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, October 11, 2002. -University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, February 7, 2003. -Canadian Mathematical Society Summer 2003 Meeting. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Special Session on Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems, June 15, 2003. -2nd Alcalá International Conference on Mathematical Ecology, Colegio de San I`defonso, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, Special Session on Spatio-Temporal Complexity in Population Dynamics, September 8, 2003

-2nd Workshop on Spatial Dynamic Models of Economics and Ecoystems, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, April 15, 2004.

-Workshop on Spatial Aspects of Reserve Design Optimization under Economic Constraints, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, April 20, 2004. -6th Joint Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Sociedad Matematica Mexicana, Special Session on Continuous Distributed Parameter Models in Mathematical Biology, May 13, 2004. -AIMS Fifth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, June 17, 2004. -International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics and Evolution Equations, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John`s Newfoundland, Canada, July 9, 2004.

-University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, April 11, 2005.

-Sixth Mississippi State-UAB Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulations (Special Session in Honor of Klaus Schmitt on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday); Mississippi State University, Starkeville, MS, May 13, 2005 -Park City Mathematical Institute 2005 Summer Research Program in Mathematical Biology, Park City, Utah, July 14, 2005.

-Universidad Autonoma deYucatan; Merida, Yucatan, Mexico; January 11, 2006.

-University of Tennessee, Knoxville; TN, April 11, 2006.

-American Institute of Mathematical Sciences 6th International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Control in Biology; University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France, June 28, 2006. -Beijing University, Beijing, P.R. China, May 22, 2007. -EcoSummit 2007: Ecological Complexity and Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century`s Ecology, Symposium on Ecology, Evolution and Modeling of Disease Dynamics, Beijing Jiuhua Resort and Convention Center, Beijing, P.R. China, May 24, 2007. -4th International Conference on Mathematical Biology, Wuyishan, Fijian, P.R. China, May 31, 2007. -7th Mississippi State/University of Alabama Birmingham Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulation Birmingham, AL, November 2, 2007. - Workshop on Population Dynamics and Mathematical Biology, CIRM, Luminy, France, June 19, 2008. - World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts 2008, Special Session on "New Directions in Non-linear Partial Differential Equations, Orlando, Florida, July 4, 2008. - Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, August 8, 2008. -

University

of Puerto Rico

Mayaguez,

February 4, 2009. (Colloquium talk) - Ulam Centennial Conference, University of Florida, March 10, 2009 (Invited talk) - Banff International Research Station (BIRS) Workshop on Multiscale Analysis of Self-Organization in Biology, Banff, AB Canada; July 14, 2009 (Invited talk) - Sixth Annual East China Normal University Graduate Summer School in Partial Differential Equations, Shanghai, China, July 23-August 7, 2009. (5 plenary lectures) - Workshop on Adaptive Movement of Interacting Species, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON Canada, September 12, 2009 (Invited talk) - American Mathematical Society Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Boca Raton, FL, October 31, 2009 (Special Session on Mathematical Models in Biology) -

8th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, at the Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, Special Session on Reaction-Diffusion Systems,

May 28, 2010. -Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on Analysis of Reaction-Diffusion Models), New Orleans, LA, January 9, 2011. - University of Florida Conference on Mathematical Models in Computational and Systems Biology, March 19, 2011, (Invited Talk). - University of Nebraska Conference on Mathematical Ecology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 15, 2012 (Invited Plenary Talk) - Mathematical Bioscience Institute Emphasis Year on Stochastics in Biological Systems

Workshop on Spatial Models of Micro and Macro Systems; Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, April 19, 2012. (Funded Invited Talk)

-

2012 NCTS Program On Nonlinear Equations in Spatial Population Biology,

National Center for Theoretical Science (NCTS), Hsinchu, Taiwan

,

May 18, 2012

(Funded Mini-Course Lecture)

-"Workshop on Nonlinear Equations in Spatial Population Biology" at the National Center for Theoretical Science (NCTS), Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 24, 2012 (Funded Invited Talk)

-

Zentrum fur interdisziplinare Forschung (ZiF) Research Group Stochastic Dynamics: Mathematical Theory and Applications Workshop on "Qualitative behavior of Stochastic Systems and Applications", June 19, 2012, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany. (Funded Invited Talk)

- 9th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 4, 2012 (Special Session on Reaction Diffusion Equations and Applications) - 9th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 5, 2012 (Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Problems) -University of Central Florida, March 21, 2013 (Colloquium Talk) -Workshop on Nonlinear Equations in Population Biology, Center for Partial Differential Equations, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, May 27, 2013. (Supported Invited Plenary Talk) -Fourth Conference on Computational and Mathematical Population Dynamics, North University of China, Taiyuan, China, May 29, 2013 (Invited Talk). -Shanxi University, Taiyuan, China, June 3, 2013. (Colloquium Talk) - Zentrum fur interdisziplinare Forschung (ZiF) Research Group Stochastic Dynamics: Mathematical Theory and Applications Workshop on "Fusion of Knowledge in Stochastic Modeling of Large Complex Systems", June 13, 2013, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany. (Funded Invited Talk) -Workshop on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, June 20, 2013 (Funded Invited Talk). -2013 Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) Summer School on Dynamical Systems and Mathematical Biology, July 16- August 9, 2013, Memorial University, St John`s, Newfoundland, Canada. Funded course on Reaction-Diffusion Equations and Applications (19 lectures with 21 students) -AARMS Workshop on Mathematical Biology, July 29, 2013. (Funded Plenary Talk) -PDE Seminar, Ohio State University, October 9, 2013. -New Mathematical Developments Arising from Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science, October 20, 2013, Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, Invited Speaker. -National Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Korea) and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology PDE Conference on Reaction-Diffusion Equations for Ecology and Related Problems, Daejeon, Korea, October 23, 2013 (Supported Invited Speaker). -Capitol Normal University, October 28-29, 2013. (Colloquium Talks) -

Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on Reaction-Diffusion Equations and Applications), Baltimore, MD, January 18, 2014

-

American Mathematical Society Southeastern Sectional Meeting at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,

Special Session on "Diversity of Modeling and Optimal Control" March 22, 2014 - International Symposium on Mathematical Biology, Guangzhou China, May 25-28, 2014 (Partially Funded Invited Talk) - 2014 National Center for Theoretical Sciences International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics with Applications to Biology, National Center for Theoretical Sciences, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan May 28-30, 2014 (

Partially Funded Invited Talk)

-

2014 Workshop on Differential Equations with Applications, Renmin University of China, June 7-8, 2014, Beijing, China

(Partially Funded Invited Talk) - Southwestern University of China, Chongqing, China, June 10, 2014 (Colloquium Talk) - International Workshop on Reaction-Diffusion Equations and Their Applications to Biomath, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, June 21, 2014 (Partially Funded Invited Talk) -

American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 10th Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential

Equations and Applications, Special Session on "Nonlinear elliptic and parabolic problems", Madrid, Spain, July 8, 2014. - American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 10th Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Special Session on "Dissipative systems with applications", Madrid, Spain, July 10, 2014. - National Natural Science Foundation of China, Tianyuan Foundation and Xi`an Jiaotong University Graduate Summer School on Mathematical Biology, Xi`an, China, six hour guest lecture, August 6-7, 2014 (Funded Plenary Talk) - Applied Mathematics Conference 2014, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, September 13, 2014 (Funded Invited Talk) -

Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on Theory and Application of Reaction-Diffusion Models), San Antonio, TX, January 18, 2014

-Mathematics Meetings Attended:

Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Seminar on Dynamical Systems and Singularity Theory (Phillip Holmes, Martin Golubitsky, principal speakers); Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, June 28, 1981 ‑ July 18, 1981. ‑Joint Mathematical Meetings; Cincinatti, Ohio, January 12‑16, 1982. ‑NSF‑CBMS Regional Conference on Competition Models in Mathematic­al Ecology (Paul Waltman, principal speaker); Utah State University, Logan, Utah, July 11‑16, 1982. ‑Eleventh Midwest Conference on Differential Equations; University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, October 1‑2, 1982. ‑AMS Regional Conference; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 28‑29, 1983. ‑NSF‑CBMS Regional Conference in Minimax Methods on Critical Point Theory and Applications to Differential Equations (Paul Rabinow­itz, principal speaker); University of Miami; held in Miami, FL, January 9‑13, 1984. ‑Mathematics Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Conference on the Theory, Numerics, and Application of Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems, May 6‑12, 1984. ‑Fourth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, October 12‑13, 1984. ‑Fifth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential

Equations; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, October 25‑26, 1985.

-University of Utah Conference on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, February 5-7, 1986. -Sixth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, October 24-25, 1986. -Mathematical Ecology Conference; College of Charleston; Charleston, South Carolina, April 10-11, 1987. -Combined Southeast Atlantic-Midwest Conference on Differential Equations; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, October 23-24, 1987. -Joint Mathematical Meetings; Atlanta, Georgia, January 1988. -Mathematical Ecology Conference; Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, April 1988. -Eighth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, November 4-5, 1988. -Dublin Differential Equations Conference, National Institute for Higher Education (now Dublin City University), Dublin, Ireland, May 22-25, 1989. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #852 (Special Session on Differential Equations), Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, October 27-28, 1989. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #855 (Special Session on Partial Differential Equations); Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, March 16-17, 1990. -Tenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, November 16-17, 1990. -1991 Barrett Memorial Lectures (on Non-Convex Problems in Partial Differential Equations); University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 4-6, 1991. (partial support). -Utah State University Mini-Conference on Differential Equations; Utah State University, Logan, Utah, May 31-June 1, 1991. -Eleventh Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; Mississippi State University, Starkeville, Mississippi, October 25-26, 1991. -Georgia Tech - UAB International Conference on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics; Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, Georgia, March 26-28, 1992. -Second Geoffrey J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and Population Biology; University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 17-20, 1992. -First World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts; Tampa, Florida, August 19-22, 1992. -Second Combined Southeast Atlantic - Midwest Conference on Differential

Equations; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, November 13-15, 1992.

-Mathematische Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Conference on Ordinary Differential Equations; March 14-20, 1993. -Individual Based Modeling Meeting/Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; the University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Florida, January 23, 1994.

-University of Alabama-Birmingham / Georgia Institute of Technology International Conference on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics; University of Alabama - Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama, March 12 - 17, 1994.

-Society for Mathematical Biology 1994 Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the 1994 Annual Summer Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM); San Diego, California, July 25-27, 1994. -Fourteenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; University of Tennessee; Knoxville, Tennessee, October 21-22, 1994. -Fifteenth Annual Southeast Atlantic Conference on Differential Equations; North Carolina State University; Raleigh, North Carolina, October 13-14, 1995. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #906; University of North Carolina- Greensboro; Greensboro, North Carolina, November 17-18, 1995. -International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, Southwest Missouri State University; Springfield, Missouri, May 30 - June 1, 1996. -3rd Geoffrey J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and Population Biology, University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, June 26 - 29, 1996. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #915 (Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations) University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; Chattanooga, Tennessee, October 11 - 12, 1996. -16th Annual Southeast Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, October 18 - 19, 1996. -Third Mississippi State Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulations, Mississippi State University, Starkeville, Mississippi, May 16 - 17, 1997. -International Conference on Mathematical Models in Medical and Health Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, May 28 - 31, 1997. -International Conference on Differential Equations with Applications to Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 25 - 29, 1997. -International Conference on Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems; University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, August 1 - 4, 1997. -3rd Midwest-Southeastern Atlantic Joint Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, November 7 - 9, 1997. -International Conference on Operator Theory and its Applications to Scientific and Industrial Problems, Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 7-11, 1998. -18th Annual Southeast Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, October 16-17, 1998. -Nonlinear Differential Equations: A Meeting in Honor of Professor Alan Lazer on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL January 8-9, 1999. -American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting #960 (Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, November 10-12, 2000. -Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on PDE Models in Population Biology and Epidemiology), New Orleans, LA, January 9-11, 2001. -International Conference on Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, July 27-31, 2001. -International Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Their Applications in Biology, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 2-6, 2001.


-Fourth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 24-27, 2002. -International Congress of Mathematicians 2002 Satellite Conference on Mathematical Biology, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, P.R. China, August 15-18, 2002. -22nd Annual Southeastern Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, TN, October 11-12, 2002. -Canadian Mathematical Society Summer 2003 Meeting, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, June 14-16, 2003, Special Session on Infinite Dimensional Population Dynamics. -6th Joint Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Sociedad Matematica Mexicana (Special Session on Continuous Distributed Parameter Models in Mathematical Biology), May 13-15, 2004. -AIMS Fifth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, June 16-19, 2004. -International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics and Evolution Equations, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John`s, Newfoundland, Canada, July 6-10, 2004. -Sixth Mississippi State – UAB Conference on Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, Mississippi State University, Starkeville, MS, May 13-14, 2005 -American Institute of Mathematical Sciences 6th International Conference Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Application; University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France, June 25-28, 2006. -Seventh Mississippi State/University of Alabama Birmingham Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulation, Birmingham, AL, November 1-3, 2007.


-World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts 2008, Orlando, Florida, July 3-5, 2008. -Symposium in Honor of Professor Hans Weinberger`s 80th Birthday, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 4, 2008. -

Ulam Centennial Conference, University of Florida, March 7-11, 2009 (partially funded)

- Banff International Research Station (BIRS) Workshop on Multiscale Analysis of Self-Organization in Biology, Banff, AB Canada; July 12-17, 2009 (partially funded) -

Sixth Annual East China Normal University Graduate Summer School in Partial Differential Equations, Shanghai, China, July 23-August 7, 2009. (Funded plenary speaker)

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Workshop on Adaptive Movement of Interacting Species, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON Canada, September 10-13, 2009.

- American Mathematical Society Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Boca Raton, FL, October 31, 2009. - NSF-CBMS Regional Conference on "The Mathematics of Diffusions" (Wei-Ming Ni, principal lecturer), Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 17-21, 2010. ( partially supported). -

8th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, at the Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany,

May 25-28, 2010. - Joint Mathematics Meetings (Special Session on Analysis of Reaction-Diffusion Models), New Orleans, LA, January 6-9, 2011. - University of Florida Conference on Mathematical Models in Computational and Systems Biology, March 17-19, 2011, (Invited Speaker). - 9th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Orlando, FL, July 1-5, 2012. - Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) Annual Program Year Workshop on Lattice and Nonlocal Dynamical Systems and Applications, December 3-7, 2012, University of Minnesota (Funded Participant) -Workshop on Nonlinear Equations in Population Biology, Center for Partial Differential Equations, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, May 25- 27, 2013. (Supported Plenary Speaker) -Workshop on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, June 19-20, 2013 (Funded Invited Speaker) -New Mathematical Developments Arising from Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science, October 17- 20, 2013, Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research, Peking University, Beijing, China, (Invited Speaker).

-National Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Korea) and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) PDE Conference on Reaction-Diffusion Equations for Ecology and Related Problems, Daejeon, Korea, October 22-25, 2013 (Supported Invited Speaker).

- Joint Mathematical Meetings, Baltimore, Maryland, January 15-18, 2014 - American Mathematical Society Southeastern Sectional Meeting at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 21-22, 2014 -

2014 Workshop on Differential Equations with Applications, Renmin University of China, June 7-8, 2014,

Beijing, China (Partially Funded Invited Speaker) - International Workshop on Reaction-Diffusion Equations and Their Applications to Biomath, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, June 21, 2014

(Partially Funded Invited Speaker)

- American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 10th Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Madrid, Spain, July 7- July 11, 2014 -

National Natural Science Foundation of China, Tianyuan Foundation and Xi`an Jiaotong University

Graduate Summer School on Mathematical Biology, Xi`an, China, August 2-9,2014 (Supported Guest Lecturer) - Applied Mathematics Conference 2014, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, September 13, 2014 (Funded Invited Talk) - Joint Mathematical Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, January 10-13, 2015

Interdisciplinary Scientific Meetings Attended:

-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Program of Summer Study in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (Bio-Physical Models of Oceanic Population Dynamics); Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Woods Hole, Massachusetts, June 20 - July 2, 1994 (Guest Investigator, supported by WHOI). -University of Washington Department of Zoology Mathbio Supercourse Workshop; Seattle, Washington, May 1 - 4, 1995 (Principal Lecturer, visit supported by the University of Washington). -Fourth International Conference on Population Dynamics; Rice University; Houston, Texas, May 23 - 28, 1995.


-Fifth International Conference on Mathematical Population Dynamics, Zakapone, Poland, June 21-26, 1998. -Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications 1998-99 Program (Mathematics in Biology) Workshop #12 (From Individual to Aggregation: Modeling Animal Grouping), Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, June 7-11, 1999, supported participant. -International Conference on Mathematics in Biology/Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Biology; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 3-5, 2000. -2nd Alcalá International Conference on Mathematical Ecology, Colegio de San I`delfonso, alcalá de Henares, Spain, September 5-9, 2003. Special Session on Spatio-Temporal Complexity in Population Dynamics. -2nd Workshop on Spatial Dynamic Models of Economics and Ecoystems, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, April 15-17, 2004. -Workshop on Spatial Aspects of Reserve Design Optimization under Economic Constraints, Abdul Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, April 19-21, 2004. -Banff International Research Station (BIRS) 5 Day Workshop on Mathematical Models for Biological invasios, BIRS, Banff, Alberta, Canada, November 28-December 2, 2004. -Workshop on Spatial Ecology: The Interplay Between Theory and Data; Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, The University of Miami; Key Biscayne, Fl, January 7-10, 2005. -Park City Mathematical Institute 2005 Summer Research Program in Mathematical Biology; Park City, Utah, July 10-15, 2005. -Mathematical Biosciences Institute Workshop on Spatial Ecology; Mathematical Biosciences Institute; Ohio State University , Columbus, OH ; March 13-17, 2006. -EcoSummit 2007: Ecological Complexity and Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century`s Ecology, Beijing Jiuhua Resort and Convention Center, Beijing, P.R. China, May 22-27, 2007. -4th International Conference on Mathematical Biology, Wuyishan, Fujian, P.R. China, May 29-June 1, 2007. - Workshop on Population Dynamics and Mathematical Biology, CIRM, Luminy, France, June 16-20, 2008. -

Joint Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology and the Chinese Society of Mathematical Biology, Hangzhou, China, June 14-17, 2009.

- Banff International Research Station (BIRS) 5-day workshop "Emerging Challenges at the Interface of Mathematics, Spatial Ecology and Environmental Science", BIRS, Banff AB Canada, July3-8, 2011. - Mathematical Bioscience Institute CTW Spatio-Temporal Dynamics in Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, October 10-14, 2011. (Funded Invited Participant) - University of Nebraska Conference on Mathematical Ecology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 14-15, 2012 (Invited Plenary Speaker) - Mathematical Bioscience Institute Emphasis Year on Stochastics in Biological Systems

Workshop on Spatial Models of Micro and Macro Systems; Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, April 16-20, 2012. (Funded Invited Participant)

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2012 NCTS Program On Nonlinear Equations in Spatial Population Biology,

National Center for Theoretical Science (NCTS), Hsinchu, Taiwan

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May 18-20, 2012

(Funded Mini-Course Lecturer) -"Workshop on Nonlinear Equations in Spatial Population Biology" at the National Center for Theoretical Science (NCTS), Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 24-26, 2012 (Funded Invited Speaker)


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Zentrum fur interdisziplinare Forchung (ZiF) Research Group Stochastic Dynamics: MathematicalTheory and Applications Workshop on "Qualitative behavior of Stochastic Systems and Applications", June 18-22, 2012, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany. (Funded participant)

- Everything Disperses to Miami: The Role of Movement and Dispersal in Spatial Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science; University of Miami, December 14-16, 2012.

-Fourth Conference on Computational and Mathematical Population Dynamics, North University of China, Taiyuan, China, May 29 – June 2, 2013 (Invited Speaker)

- Banff International Research Station (BIRS) 5-day workshop "Impact of Climate Change on Biological Invasions and Population Distributions", BIRS, Banff AB Canada, May 13-17, 2013.

- Zentrum fur interdisziplinare Forschung (ZiF) Research Group Stochastic Dynamics: MathematicalTheory and Applications Workshop on "Fusion of Knowledge in Stochastic Modeling of Large Complex Systems", June 10-14, 2013, Universitat Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany. (Funded Invited Speaker)

AARMS Workshop on Mathematical Biology, July 27- 29, 2013, (Funded Plenary Talk).

Mathematical Biosciences Institute Emphasis 2013 Year Fall Program on Ecosystem Dynamics and Management (Workshop 1: Sustainability and Complex Systems September 16-20, 2013; Workshop 2: Rapid Evolution and Sustainability October 7-11, 2013; Workshop 3: Sustainable Management of Living Natural Resources November 4-8, 2013). Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University (Supported Participant).

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International Symposium on Mathematical Biology, Guangzhou China, May 25-28, 2014 (Partially Funded Invited Speaker)

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2014 National Center for Theoretical Sciences International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics with

Applications to Biology, National Center for Theoretical Sciences, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan May 28-30, 2014 (

Partially Funded Invited Speaker)

- Workshop on Mathematical Biology and Nonlinear Analysis, University of Miami, December 19-21, 2014 Other Professional Meetings Attended: -1988 Triennial Convention of the Phi Beta Kappa Society; San Antonio, Texas, October 27-30, 1988. -1989 Combined SAPLA-SWAPLA Conference of Pre-Law Advisors, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 12-14, 1989. - Quantitative Biology: Curriculum and Instruction at the Math/Biology Interface, Howard Hughes Medical Institution, Chevy Chase, Maryland, July 21-24, 2008. - Mathematical Biosciences Institute Institutional Partners Meeting 2012, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, February 12, 2012. - Mathematical Biosciences Institute Institutional Partners Meeting 2013, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, February 10, 2013. Mathematical Biosciences Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Program Capstone Conference, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, August 14, 2013. Extended Visits:

-Memorial University, July 14- August 10, 2013 -Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, September 10- October 11, 2013. (Sabbatical leave) - Renmin University of China, May 22 – June 21, 2014

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Teaching Awards Received:

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Teaching Specialization : Differential Equations, Nonlinear Analysis, Mathematical Biology. (Courses taught)

Mathematics 230

Mathematics 359 Mathematics 513 Mathematics 515 Mathematics 533 Mathematics 534 Mathematics 630 Mathematics 631 Mathematics 680 (Functional Analysis) Mathematics 681 (Functional Analysis) Mathematics 686 (Distribution Theory) Mathematics 687 (Distribution Theory) Mathematics 681 (Nonlinear Analysis) Mathematics 681 (Mathematical Modeling in Ecology) (Course developed) Mathematics 359

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Thesis and Dissertation Advising/Post-doctoral student supervision (chairman or committee member; topic; student name; date): Committee member, M.A., Linda McIntyre, April 1983. Committee member, M.A., Raimondo Del Castillo, December 1983. Committee member, Ph.D., Carlos Alvarez, September 1985. Committee member, Ph.D., Waqar Ali, June 1986. Committee member, M.A., Antonio Ansoleaga, December 1986. Committee member, M.A., Suriani Abdulhamid, December 1987. Committee member, Ph.D., Fethi Belgacem, 1995. Committee member, Ph.D., Chen Chang, 1995. Chairman, Ph.D., Eric Avila, 1995. (Ph.D. awarded July 1995; thesis topic: "Permanence in seasonal ecological models with spatial heterogeneity" Committee Member, Ph.D., Felix Garcia, 1996. Committee Member, Ph.D., Brian Coburn, 2009 Committee Member, Ph.D., Patricia Katri, 2010 Postdoctoral Supervisor, Juan Gutierrez, 2009-2010 Chairman, Ph.D., Daniel Ryan, July 2011; thesis topic: "Fitness dependent dispersal in intra-guild predation communities" Committee Member, Ph.D. Douglas Scheib, 2012 Committee Member, Ph.D., Daozhou Gao, 2012 Committee Member, Ph.D., Lei Wang, 2012

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University

Committee and Administrative Responsibilities:

Colloquium Committee, 1982‑1983 (Departmental) New Program Committee, 1983‑1984 (Departmental) Graduate Committee, 1985-1986 (Departmental) Graduate Council Subcommittee on Graduate Faculty, 1984‑1986, Chairman, 1985‑1986. Faculty Advisor, Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honorary Society, 1984-1994. Faculty Fellow, Eaton Residential College, 1986-1991. Faculty Fellow, Pearson Residential College, 1987-1991. Secretary, Phi Beta Kappa, 1987-1989. Vice President, Phi Beta Kappa, 1989-1990. President, Phi Beta Kappa, 1990-1991. Colloquium Committee, 1987-1988 (Departmental). Departmental Chair Search Committee, 1989-1990. College of Arts and Sciences Academic Review Committee, 1988-1994. Colloquium Committee, Chairperson, 1988-1994 (Departmental). Personnel Committee, 1988-1989. University Review Committee for Rhodes, Fulbright, and Truman Scholarships, 1988- present. Interim Coordinator of Pre-Law Advising, 1989-1990. Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, 1991-1997. Faculty Senate AdHoc Committee to Establish Excellence in Teaching Award, 1991. Departmental Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 1991-1994. Faculty Senate AdHoc Committee on Undergraduate Admissions, 1992-1993. Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, Co-Chair, 1992-1993. Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, Vice Chair, 1993-1994


Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, Subcommittee on Retention, 1994- 1995.

Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Standards, Chair, 1995-1997. College of Arts and Sciences College Council, 1996-1999. College of Arts and Sciences Consultative Committee for Selection of Dean, 1996-1997. Departmental Ad Hoc Committee for Developing a Hiring Plan in Mathematics, 1998. Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, 1999 - 2003. College of Arts Sciences Budget and Compensation Committee, 2000 - 2003. Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, Chair, 2001 – 2003. Faculty Senate Academic Standards Committee, 2003 – 2006. Faculty Senate Tenure Review Board, 2003-2009. Faculty Senate Academic Standards Committee, Chair, 2004-2006. Faculty Senate, 2004-present College of Arts and Sciences Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee, 2005 - 2008. Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, Chair, 2006- 2008. Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, 2008- 2012. College of Arts and Sciences Committee on Educational and Informational Technology, 2005- . University GER Review Committee, 2007-2008. Director, University of Miami Institute of Theoretical and Mathematical Ecology, 2007- present. Faculty Senate Tenure Review Board, Chair, 2008- 2009. Departmental Hiring Committee, 2008-2010. Departmental Ad Hoc Committee on Teaching Loads, 2008-2009. Special Liaison to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for Promotion and Tenure in the Life and Physical Sciences 2009-2010. Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, Chair, 2010-2012. Departmental Planning Committee, 2010-. Departmental Mathematical Biology Search Committee, 2010-2011. College of Arts and Sciences Strategic Planning Committee for Faculty Development and Governance, 2011-2012. Faculty Senate General Welfare Committee, 2011-2012. College of Arts and Sciences Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee, 2012-present. Faculty Senate First Vice-Chair, 2012-2013. Departmental Analysis and Geometry Search Committee, Chair, 2013-2014. Faculty Senate Budget and Compensation Committee, Chair, 2014-present.

College of Arts and Sciences Ad Hoc Committee on Revision of By Laws 2014

Departmental Internal Hiring Plan Search Committee, 2014-2015 Departmental Mathematical Finance Position Search Committee, 2014-2015

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Community Activities: Dade County Public Schools Community Laboratory Research Program for Gifted High School Students, 1991-1992. Dade County Public Schools Science Fair Judge 1993. Dade County Public Schools Science Fair Judge, 1996. Vestry Member, Chapel of the Venerable Bede, 1997-1999, Senior Warden, 1999. Board Member, UM/Canterbury Day Care Center, 1997 – present, Treasurer, 1999- 2002. Vestry Member, Chapel of the Venerable Bede, 2006-2008, Senior Warden, 2008. Vestry Member, Chapel of the Venerable Bede, 2011-2013, Senior Warden, 2012-2013