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Sean Brooks

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  • Higher Ed: Mathematics 

BIO

Curriculum Vitae

Sean Dimitri Brooks
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Coppin State University
Baltimore, MD 21216
Phone: (410) 951-3455
email: sbrooks@coppin.edu

Education

Howard University - Washington, D.C.
Ph.D. Mathematics 2003
Dissertation Title: Mathematical Modeling of Solitons in Optical Fibers

Howard University - Washington D.C.
M.S. Mathematics 1997

Coppin State College - Baltimore, MD
Graduated - May 1986
B.S. Mathematics(Honors)
Appointments

Assistant Professor Mathematics, Coppin State University, 2004-present
Interim Chair Mathematics and Computer Science Department Coppin State University Academic Year 2007-2008
Lecturer Mathematics and Actuarial Science Howard University 2003-2004

Refereed Journal Publications:

Optical Solitons in Lossy Low Birefringent Fibers: Bessel's Functions and its Lie Structure. Far East Journal of Applied Mathematics (Accepted May 2010)*

Numerical Modeling of Solitons in a Low Birefringent Optical Fiber.
Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms 3: 19-29,2004

A Variational Approach to Dynamics of Bright Solitons in Lossy Optical Fiber.
International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences 2003

Books:

Water Waves Theory and Experiments (Article and Administrative Acknowledgement) World Scientific Press April 2010 ISBN 978-981-4304-23-8

Research Support
Long Term Undergraduates Experiences (L.U.R.E.) NSF Partnership grant with Central Michigan and Richmond Universities Summer 2010

S.T.E.M.( Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) NSF Grant, Coppin State University Summers 2007, 2008 undergraduate research

Howard University's Human Genome Center, Summer 2003

Research Interests

1. Optical Solitons and their relationship to High Speed Computing.

2. Solitons in Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA).

3. The Impact of Genomic Advances on Actuarial Models.


Undergraduate Research Student(s)

2010 Cristy Clark and Porforio Valasquez Global Terrorism and Non-Transitive Structures
2008 Ashley Queen Quantitative Methods in Environmental Studies
2007 Nixon Davis, Mathematical Modeling The effects of Buoyancy on a Robotic Arm

Administrative Experiences

Co-PI, Coppin State University NSF S.T.E.M. grant 2007-2008
Chair Coppin State University Mathematics Curriculum Development and Middle States Compliance Committee (2005-present)
Member Committee of Curriculum and Standards Coppin State University (2004-present)

Industry Experience

Actuarial Exams passed and Actuarial Professional Development:

Course 1, Course 3, Course 7, and 5 professional development units

6/1990 - 9/1993 NATIONWIDE INSURANCE - Columbus, OH
Actuary

Developed Insurance Products and Provided Actuarial analysis of insurance data for the Individual Health, Group Life and Health, and Corporate Actuarial departments.

 

EXPERTISE

Applied Mathematics 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Optical Solitons in Lossy Low Birefringent Fibers: Bessel's Functions and its Lie Structure. Far East Journal of Applied Mathematics (Accepted May 2010)*

Water Waves Theory and Experiments (Article and Administrative Acknowledgement) World Scientific Press April 2010 ISBN 978-981-4304-23-8