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José Flores

Jose Flores
Mathematics, College of Arts & Sciences
UD Dakota Hall 329
Phone: 605-677-5245
Teaching Interests:
Mathematical Modeling, Linear Algebra, Foundations of Mathematics, Numerical Analysis, Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations and Teaching Mathematics using Technology (Maple and Matlab).
Research Interests:
Mathematical Ecology, Mathematical Modeling applied to Population Dynamics, Scientific Computing, Ecological Networks, Biodiversity in polluted environments.
  • Ph D, Mathematics (Numerical Analysis) , The University of Iowa, 1990
  • MS, Mathematics, The University of Iowa, 1984
  • Magister, Matematicas, Universidad Tecnica del Estado, 1977
  • BS, Mathematics, Universidad de Chile, 1973
  • Creating New Undergraduate Research Mentors at the University of South Dakota, USD Bush Mini-Grant Program, (1996 - 1996)
Awards and Honors:
  • Presidential award for excellence in sciences, mathematics, and engineering mentoring to MTBI, The Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute, Arizona State University, AZ, 2011
  • Harrington Lecture, USD College of Arts and Sciences, 2008
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist, Institute of International Education, 2008
  • Richard and Sharon Cutler Faculty Award in Liberal Arts, College of Arts and Sciences, 2006
  • Teacher of the Year, USD Student Association , 1996
  • Kelley, B., Flores, J., Svien, L., Swanson, D. (2012, October). Becoming a Fulbright Scholar. Presented at the The strategies and Success:, USD.