PhD. ,in Numerical Analysis. The University of
Iowa, mentor: Kendall E. Atkinson. My current
research interest is in mathematical models for
ecological problems: dynamics of predatorprey type models and ecological
networks algorithms.
Academics:
 Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences at The University of South Dakota. 1989> Present
 Chair, Department of Computer Science at the University of South Dakota. 20172020.
 Chair, Department of Mathematics at the University of South Dakota, 19972000.
 Associate Chair, Department of Mathematics at the University of South Dakota, 19951997.
 Fulbright Scholar at the Institute of Mathematics of the Catholic University of Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile 2008.
 International Collaborator RodrigoRamos research Lab at Center for Genomics, Ecology & Environment (GEMA). Universidad Mayor, Santiago, Chile. 2018Present.
 Editorial Board Member (Associate editor) Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering (MBE), 2018>Present
 Editorial Board member of Mathematics (MDPI), 2018>Present
 Editorial Board member of Mathematics: Mathematical Biology section (MMB), 2018>Present
 Adjunct Professor, Mathematical, Computational & Modeling
Sciences Center (SALMCMSC)
at Arizona State University. 2009> 2020.
 faculty Summer Mathematical and
Theoretical Biology Institute (MTBI) at the Center for
Mathematical, Computational, and Modeling Sciences Center.
Arizona State University. 20092020. MTBIASU
 International Collaborator at RodrigoRamos research Lab at
Biodiversirty Laboratories of the National Center for the
Environment (CENMA). 20092018.
 Environmental pollution goes theoretical ecology OIKOSBlog
 Member of the
Editorial board of BIOMAT Institute for Advanced Studies in Biosystems, 20122016.
 Member of the
Empowering Leadership Alliance
 Member of the Math Alliance
Honors and Awards 20122014 External collaborator in the grants PUCV Nº 124.730/2012, Fondecyt Nº 1120218. "Multistability and periodicity on predatorprey models due to ecological phenomena affecting some populations" Director of the grant: Eduardo GonzálezOlivares.
 2011 Presidential award for excellence in sciences, mathematics,
and engineering mentoring to MTBI.
 2008 Harrington Lecturer "Research in Mathematical
Ecology and the Struggle for Existence"
 2008
Fulbright Scholar at the
Institute of Mathematics of the Catholic University of
Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile.
 2006
Richard & Sharon Cutler Faculty Award in Liberal Arts

2004 Governor's Faculty Award for Teaching
with Technology

2002 Governor's Faculty
Award for Teaching
with Technology

1998 Governor's Faculty
Award for Teaching
with Technology
 1997 NSFILI
Project
 1996 USD Professor of the year, Student Association.

