José Flores

Jose Flores
Professor
Mathematics, College of Arts & Sciences
UD Dakota Hall 329
Phone: 6056775245
Email: Jose.Flores@usd.edu

Bio:
I arrived USD in 1989. I am originally from Chile. “Chile lies at the end of all roads, a lance to the south of the south of America, four thousand three hundred kilometers of hills, valleys, lakes, and sea.” (Isabel Allende)
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.
Education:
 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
Grants:
 Creating New Undergraduate Research Mentors at the University of South Dakota, USD Bush MiniGrant Program, (1996  1996)
Publications:
 Aguirre, P., Flores, J., GonzálezOlivares, E., (2014), Bifurcations and global dynamics in a predatorprey model with strong Allee effect on prey and ratiodependent functional response, Journal of Nonlinear Analysis Series B: Real World Applications.
 GarayNarváez, L., Flores, J., Arim , ., RamosJiliberto, R., (2014), Food web modularity and biodiversity promote species persistence in polluted environments, OIKOS.
 GarayNarvaez, L., Arim, M., Flores, J., RamosJiliberto, R., (2013), The more polluted the environment, the more important biodiversity is for food web stability, OIKOS.
 Valdovinos, F., Moisset de Espanes, P., Flores, J., RamosJiliberto, R., (2013), Adaptive foraging allows the maintenance of biodiversity of pollination networks in spite of nestedness, OIKOS.
 GonzálezOlivares, E., Flores, J., (2013), A predatorprey model with weak Allee effect on prey and ratiodependent functional response, 13th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering CMMSE 2013. , vol. 2, pp. 757768.
 GonzalezOlivares, E., GonzalezYanez, B., MenaLorca, J., Flores, J., (2013), Uniqueness of limit cycles and multiple attractors in a Gausetype predatorprey model with nonmonotonic functional response and Allee effect on prey, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, vol. 10, iss. 2.
 Leung, M., Marchand, M., Stykel, S., Huynh, M., Flores, J., (2012), The Effect of Localized Oil Spills on the Atlantic Loggerhead Turtle Population Dynamics, Open Journal of Ecology, vol. 2, iss. 3, pp. 109114.
 RamosJiliberto, R., Valdovinos, F., Moisset de Espanes, P., Flores, J., (2012), Topological plasticity increases robustness of mutualistic networks, Journal of Animal Ecology, vol. 81, iss. 4, pp. 896904.
 Flores, J., GonzalezOlivares, E., (2012), A predatorprey model with ratiodependent functional response and strong Allee effect on prey., Recent Advances in Fluid Mechanics, Heat & Mass Transfer and Biology.
 GonzalezOlivares, E., GonzalezYanez, B., RojasPalma, A., MenaLorca, J., Flores, J., (2011), Consequences of double Allee effect on the number of limit cycles in a predatorprey model, Computer and Mathematics with Applications.
 GonzalezOlivares, E., MenaLorca, J., RojasPalma, A., Flores, J., (2010), Dynamical complexity in the LeslieGrower predatorprey model as consequences of the Allee effect on prey, Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 35, iss. 1, pp. 366381.
 Valdovinos, F., RamosJiliberto, R., Flores, J., Espinoza, C., Lopez, G., (2009), Structure and dynamics of pollination networks: the role of alien plants, OIKOS, vol. 118, iss. 8, pp. 11901200.
 Ramos, C., Simonetti, J., Flores, J., RamosJiliberto, R., (2008), Modeling the management of fragmented forests. Is it possible to recover the original tree composition? The case of the Maulino forest in Central Chile.” , Journal of Forest Ecology and management, vol. 7, iss. 255, pp. 2362243.
 RamosJiliberto, R., MenaLorca, J., Flores, J., Morales, W., (2008), Role of Inducible Defenses in the Stability of a Tritrophic System, Ecological Complexity, vol. 5, iss. 2, pp. 183192.
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
Presentations:
 Kelley, B., Flores, J., Svien, L., Swanson, D. Becoming a Fulbright Scholar. Presented at the The strategies and Success:, USD.
 Flores, J. (2013, April). A Tale of two Models. Presented at the Mathematics on the Northern Plains: Undergraduate research conference, Sioux Falls, SD.
 Flores, J. (2012, November). Consequences of a Double Allee effect in predatorprey model with ratiodependent functional response. Presented at the BIOMAT2012. 12th International Symposium on Mathematical and Computational Biology , Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
 Kelley, B., Flores, J., Svien, L., Swanson, D. (2012, October). Becoming a Fulbright Scholar. Presented at the The strategies and Success:, USD.
 Flores, J. (2012, August). Bifurcation analysis of a predatorprey model with ratiodependent functional response. Presented at the VIII SEMBIOMAT 2012, Huaraz, Peru.
 Flores, J. (2012, June). A Gause predatorprey model with double Allee effect on prey and ratiodependent functional response. Presented at the BIOCOMP2012 Conference: mathematical Modeling and Computational Topics in Biosciences, Vietri Sul Mare, Italy.
 Flores, J. (2011, June). A predatorprey model with ratiodependent functional response and strong Allee effect on prey. Presented at the Heterogeneity and Ecologies: delay and partial differential equations, bifurcations and optimal control in epidemiology, Santiago, Chile.
 Flores, J. (2010, July). A ratiodependent predatorprey model with Allee effect on the prey. Presented at the Join Conference SMB/BIOMAT , Rio de janeiro, Brazil.
 Flores, J. (2010, June). Dynamical complexities in the LeslieGower predatorprey model as consequence of the Allee effect on prey. Presented at the MTBI seminar , ASU, Tempe, AZ..