Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics Emeriti

Alphonse Baartmans

Alphonse H. Baartmans

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
Beverly Baartmans

Beverly J. Baartmans

  • Professor Emerita, Mathematical Sciences
J. Phil Beckwith

J. Phil Beckwith

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistics
Barbara Bertram

Barbara S. Bertram

  • Professor Emerita, Mathematical Sciences
Juergen Bierbrauer

Juergen Bierbrauer

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Coding theory
  • Design theory
  • Cryptography
Phyllis Boutilier

Phyllis O. Boutilier

  • Professor Emerita, Mathematical Sciences
Lee Erlebach

Lee W. Erlebach

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
William Francis

William P. Francis

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
Michael Gilpin

Michael J. Gilpin

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
Clark Givens

Clark R. Givens

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
Mangalam Gopal

Mangalam R. Gopal

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
Konrad Heuvers

Konrad J. Heuvers

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
John Kuisti

John H. Kuisti

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
Gilbert Lewis

Gilbert N. Lewis

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Mathematics
Gene Ortner

Gene M. Ortner

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
Stephen Roblee

Stephen Roblee

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
  • Captain, R/V Agassiz, Great Lakes Research Center

Professional Preparation and Education

  • U.S.C.G. Merchant Mariner - Master 100 Ton
  • Bachelor of Science - Applied Physics, Michigan Technological University
  • Master of Science - Business Administration, Operations Research, Computer Modeling, Michigan Technological University

Specialties

  • Responsible as captain of the R/V Agassiz for navigation and piloting of the vessel in central and western Lake Superior including Isle Royale.  Ensuring safe operations for the crew, passengers and vessel while underway and while conducting science operations.  Certifications in C.P.R. and A.E.D.  
  • Responsible for maintaining the vessel to ensure compliance with all Coast Guard equipment, safety procedures and annual safety inspections.  Assist all scientists and other users in their onboard activities including planning, deployment, operation, maintenance and repair of science equipment when necessary.  Assisting in educational activities when requested. 
  • Experienced in limnological, biological, acoustical, hydrodynamic, geophysical, atmospheric and education activities aboard the Agassiz, including the deployment and operation of remotely operated vehicles. 
  • Experience in wood and metal shop skills, repair and fabrication of hardware in support of Great Lakes Research Center activities. 
  • Expanded Biography

 

Otto Ruehr

Otto G. Ruehr

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences
Robert Spahn

Robert J. Spahn

  • Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences