Jeff Anderson, Professor
andersjr@ipfw.edu
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Kettler Hall 260
2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805, USA

Primary research area: Analysis of reaction-diffusion models
Current projects: Capillary growth (angiogenesis) induced by a cancerous tumor
Threshold phenomena in river ecosystems (KU River Ecology, WSU Large River Studies Center)
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Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1989
Thesis Advisor: Howard A. Levine, Emeritus Distinguished Professor, AAAS Fellow (Mathematics Genealogy)
Dissertation: Qualitative studies of a convective porous medium equation with a nonlinear forcing at the boundary
Cognate Graduate Coursework: Fluid Dynamics, Continuum Mechanics, Classical Mechanics
Thielman Award for the top doctoral candidate in Mathematics, 1989; University Teaching Award, 1988; Boeing Fellowship, 1986-87
Director of Mathematics, Iowa State University Talented and Gifted Summer Program, 1987
B.A. Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Morris, Minnesota, 1984
Minors: Business Economics, Physics
Graduate with Highest Distinction; McCree Award for the top junior Mathematics major, 1983
University Concert Band, 1982-84; University Football Team, 1980-81
Faculty Appointments, 1989-Present
Professor of Mathematics and Graduate Faculty, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2013-Present
College of Arts & Sciences Pippert Science Research Scholar Award, 2016
Professor of Mathematics and Graduate Faculty, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, 2009-2013
Calculus Program Consultant and Instructor, University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program, Rochester, Minnesota, 2004-2007
Professor of Mathematics and Graduate Faculty, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota, 1992-2009
Professor 1998-2009, Associate Professor 1994-1998, Tenured 1994, Assistant Professor 1992-1994
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Graduate Faculty, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1989-1992
Administrative Appointments, 1999-Present
Co-Director, Center for Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2015-Present
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2013-2014
Founding Dean, College of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, 2009-2013
Grants and Special Projects Coordinator, College of Science & Engineering, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota, 2008-2009
Interim Dean, College of Science & Engineering, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota, 2006-2008
Department Chair, Mathematics & Statistics, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota, 1999-2006
Faculty Advisor for Student Projects and Research
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