|Present||Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Louisiana Tech University ‐ College of Engineering and Science|
Honors and Awards
- • Inaugural class of the Louisiana Tech Leadership Institute, 2018-19 (10 total participants from across campus)
- • Nominee for the 2017 Ada Lovelace Award, Higher Education, October 2017
- • Louisiana Tech Foundation Professorship Award, Louisiana Tech University, May 2017
- • Nominee for the Morehead State University Hall of Fame, 2016
- • Louisiana Tech NSBE Role Model, AY 2014-15
- • Best paper presentation in session, American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June 2014.
- • Nominee for the Louisiana Tech University Senate F. Jay Taylor Undergraduate Teaching Award.
- • College of Engineering and Science nominee for Louisiana Tech’s University Senate Chair Award, Louisiana Tech University, 2013.
- • Louisiana Tech University College of Engineering and Science Leadership Award for outstanding leadership in the development of the college strategic plan, 2012.
- • Virgil Orr Junior Faculty Award, Louisiana Tech University, September 2011. The purpose of the award is to recognize junior faculty who have made significant contributions to the mission and purpose of the university.
- • Best paper presentation in session, American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, July 2010.
- • United States Air Force Summer Faculty Fellow, Summer 2009 and Summer 2010.
- • Walter Koss Professorship in Mathematics and Statistics, held since September 2009.
- • LATechSTEP Program Award, Louisiana Tech Engineering and Science Foundation Board of Directors, January 2008.
- • College of Engineering and Science nominee for Louisiana Tech’s Virgil Orr Junior Faculty Award, Louisiana Tech University, 2008.
- • Travel Award, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, July 2007.
- • Featured on Career Profiles Website, Mathematical Association of America, May 2007.
- • Selected as a Mathematical Association of America Project NExT Fellow, 2006-2007.
- • Best paper presentation in session, American Control Conference, Denver, CO, June 2003.
- • Invited keynote speaker at the Morehead State University Annual Phi Kappa Phi Banquet, Morehead, KY, March 2000.
- • Phi Kappa Phi Award of Excellence, scholarship to attend Virginia Tech, 1999.
|B.S., Morehead State University ‐ Mathematics|
|Ph.D., Virginia Tech ‐ Mathematics|
|Postdoctoral Associate, Oregon State University ‐ Mechanical Engineering|
|M.S., Virginia Tech ‐ Mathematics|