EXPOSITORY TALKS

Mathematical Modeling in Biology.
(Given as a guest lecture for the CURE Workshop, June, 2021)
This talk focused on general principles of modeling, using the SEIR epidemic model as an illustration.

Introduction to Mathematical Models in Epidemiology.
(Given as a guest lecture for Math in the City, January, 2021)

The Past, Present, and Future of Endangered Whale Populations: Qualitative Analysis and Modeling.
(Originally given at the Joint Math Meetings, January, 2020)
(Revised in December 2020 to match CODEE paper)

Mathematical Modeling in Population Dynamics.
(Given at Sweet Briar College and University of Richmond, November, 2008)

Population Growth in a Structured Population.
(Given at Benedictine College, College of DuPage, and Marymount University, November, 2008)

A Mathematical Model for a SelfLimiting Population.
(Given at the Joint Math Meetings, January, 2005)

A Simple Introduction to Integral Equations.
(Given at Mathematics on the Northern Plains, Dordt College, April, 2004)

A Math Problem for a Mission to Mars.
(Given at Mathematics on the Northern Plains, Dordt College, April, 2004)
PEDAGOGICAL TALKS

A COVID19 Model and its Matlab Implementation.
(Given as an interactive presentation at the SIMIODE Workshop, February, 2021)
This talk focused on the P3 module that can be found at the UNL COVID19 Teaching Module page.

Teaching Mathematical Epidemiology at a Variety
of Levels Using Multiple Representation Theory.
(Given at the SMB Annual Meeting, August, 2020)

Mathematical Modeling Via Multiple
Representations, with Carrie DiazEaton.
(Given at the SMB Annual Meeting, August, 2019)

Dynamical Systems for Students with Minimal Calculus Background.
(Given at the SMB Annual Meeting, July, 2015)

Using Virtual Laboratories to Teach Mathematical Modeling.
(Given at the SMB Annual Meeting, July, 2012)
(The talk also used demonstrations of my BUGBOX virtual laboratory software.)

Designing Math Courses: Pedagogical Issues.
(Given at the Joint Math Meetings, January, 2009)

A Terminal PostCalculusI Mathematics Course for Biology Students.
(Given at the Society for Mathematical Biology annual meeting, Toronto, August, 2008)

Teaching Biology in Mathematics Classes.
(Given at the NebraskaSouth Dakota MAA Sectional meeting, Wayne State College, April, 2008)

An "Experimental" Course in Mathematical Ecology.
(Given at the Joint Math Meetings, January, 2007)

Mathematical Modeling in Biology.
(Given at the Math Biology workshop, U.S. Military Academy, April, 2006)

brief notes on undergraduate research.
(Given as a UNL presentation, January, 2006)

Assessment Using Online Management Systems.
(Given at the Joint Math Meetings, January, 2006)
RESEARCH TALKS

A Model for COVID19 with Limited Vaccination.
(Given at the SMB Annual Meeting, June, 2021)

The Local Control Theory of Plant Resource
Allocation.
(Given at the University of Ottawa Applied Mathematics Colloquium, October, 2020)

A ConsumerResource Model with Synchronized
Reproduction.
(Given at the ICMA Meeting by Richard Rebarber, September, 2019)

A Mathematical Model for Onchocerciasis
with Intermittent Treatment.
(Given at the ICMA Meeting, October, 2017)

A Carbon Economy Model for Tree Growth
(Given at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January, 2015)

Using Scaling and Asymptotics to Simplify Dynamical Systems.
(Given at the SMB Annual Meeting, June, 2013)

An Optimization Model that Links Masting to Seed Herbivory
.
(Given at the SMB Annual Meeting, July, 2012)

PredatorPrey Interaction in Structured Models.
(Given at the Joint Math Meetings, January, 2008)