General InformationI am a Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Michigan Technological University.I am also currently the Interim Associate Dean of the College of Sciences and Arts.

AddressCollege of Sciences and ArtsMichigan Technological University 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, Michigan 499311295 U.S.A.
Office Room: Walker, Room 201B 
MA150152,250 Calculus and
Analytic Geometry IIV
MA321 Probability
MA341 Introduction to Statistics
with Calculus
MA406407 Mathematical Statistics
III
MA409 Graph Theory
MA450452 Advanced Calculus IIII
My primary area of research is Probability Theory and Combinatorics. In this, I examine Discrete Random Structures, Random Graph Theory, Population Genetics, Poisson Approximation, Reliability Theory, Extremal Combinatorics, Probability Inequalities, Statistical Tests for Randomness, Interface between Math Research and Math Education.
Summer '98 will be the eighth year of operation of the REU program entitled "Discrete Random Structures". For more information, application forms, etc., please look at the REU site
Random Sidon sequences, with Svante Janson, Nick Locantore and Rebecca Rapoport, to appear in Journal of Number Theory.
Threshold functions for the bipartite Turan property, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 1997, with Ben Lamorte and Erik Sandquist.
On the size of a random sphere of influence graph, with Tae Chalker, Pawel Hitczenko, Josh Radcliff and Otto Ruehr, to appear in Advances in Applied Probability.
Improved upper bounds for the reliability of ddimensional consecutive koutofn:F systems, with Laura Potter and Jessica Sklar, to appear in Naval Research Logistics.
Beyond the method of bounded differences, with Pawel Hitczenko, to appear in the Proceedings of the DIMACS/IAS Workshop on Discrete Probability, to be published by the American Mathematical Society.