# Department of **Mathematics**

## Directory

## Douglas Meade

Title: |
Associate Professor |

Department: |
Mathematics College of Arts and Sciences |

Email: |
meade@math.sc.edu |

Phone: |
803-777-6183 |

Office: |
LeConte 317L |

Office Hours: |
MWF 11:00-noon |

Resources: |
My Website Curriculum Vitae [pdf] Department of Mathematics |

#### Education

Carnegie Mellon University, PA | Mathematics | PhD, 1989 |

Carnegie Mellon University, PA | Applied Mathematics | M.S., 1986 |

Bowling Green State University, OH | Mathematics (Honors) & Computer Science | B.S.(dual), 1984 |

#### Experience

1997-present | Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of South Carolina-Columbia (also Member, Industrial Math Inst and Assoc Faculty, School of Earth, Ocean, and Envir) |

2016-2017 | Associate Dean for Instruction, Curriculum, and Assessment, Arts and Sciences, USC |

2001-2015 | Undergraduate Director, Department of Mathematics, USC |

1991-1997 | Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, USC |

1989-1991 | Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, IN |

1984-1989 | Lecturer/Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon Univ., PA |

#### Courses Taught

MATH 122: Calculus for Business Administration and Life Sciences

MATH 141: Calculus I

MATH 142: Calculus II

STAT 201: Elementary Statistics

MATH 221: Basic Concepts of Elementary Mathematics

MATH 241: Calculus III / Multivariate Calculus

MATH 242: Elementary Differential Equations

MATH 300: Transitions to Advanced Mathematics

SCHC 390: ProSeminar

SCHC 499: Senior Thesis / Project

MATH 511: Probability and Statistics

MATH 520: Differential Equations

MATH 521: Boundary Value Problems and Partial Differential Equations

MATH 524: Nonlinear Optimization

MATH 524: Finite Element Methods for PDEs

MATH 526: Numerical Linear Algebra

MATH 544: Linear Algebra

MATH 550: Vector Calculus

MATH 552: Complex Analysis

MATH 554: Real Analysis

MATH 706: Numerical Linear Algebra

MATH 720: Applied Mathematics I

MATH 721: Applied Mathematics II

MATH 726: Numerical Analysis I

MATH 798: Directed Readings and Research

MATH 799: Thesis Preparation

#### Selected Publications

- Wei-Chi Yang and D. B. Meade,
*Locus Problems Related to Linear Combinations of Vectors*, Research Journal for Mathematics and Technology (RJMT) vol 8, issue 2, 22 pgs, ISSN 2163-0380, December 2019. - William E. Boyce, Richard C. DiPrima, and D. B. Meade,
*Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems*, 11^{th}ed,, John Wiley & Sons, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-119-32063-0 - B. Meade and Philip B. Yasskin,
*Maplets for Calculus (v. 1.3)*, a collection of 129 maplets (Maple-based applets) for instructor and student use in single-variable calculus, 2005—2015. Version 1.4 with 201 maplets and grading capabilities is scheduled for release later in 2017. - B. Meade and Wei-Chi Yang,
*Analytic, Geometric, and Numeric Analysis of the Shrinking Circle and Sphere Problems*, Electronic Journal for Mathematics and Technology (EJMT), 1(1), 40--54, ISSN 1933-2823, Feb 2007. Supplemental materials available at http://www.math.sc.edu/~meade/EJMT-Shrink/. - B. Meade,
*Maple and Its Role in the Development of a Mathematician*, in Proceedings of the 2004 Maple Summer Workshop, Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (July 2004), Robert Lopez, ed. Electronic distribution by Waterloo Maple Inc. http://www.maplesoft.com/. Also available online at http://www.math.sc.edu/~meade/msw2004/msw2004proc.pdf. - B. Meade,
*Maple 8 and Maplets: A New Way to Use Computer Algebra in the Classroom*in Electronic Proceedings for Using Technology to Teach Mathematics and Science, CUNY – Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York (November 2002). Available online: https://web.archive.org/web/20100116034533/http://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/mathsci/2002/presentations/meade.html. - Donald Allen, Jim Herod, Mark Holmes, Vince Ervin, Robert Lopez, Joe Marlin, D. B.
Meade, and David Sanchez,
*Strategies and Guidelines for Using a Computer Algebra System in the Classroom*, Int. J. Engng. Ed.**15**(6) 1999, pp. 411—416.