Luis A. Melara
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Shippensburg University

Mailing Address & Contact Information:



Department of Mathematics
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257

Phone: 
(717) 477-1804
Fax: 
(717) 477-4009
Email:
  lamelara@ship.edu

Office Location:  MCT 280

Office Hours:  None (Summer 2015)







Education:

Ph.D. Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University, 2003.
M.A. Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University, 2001.
B.S. Applied Mathematics, UCLA, 1996.

Interests:

Numerical Analysis, Continuous Optimization, Optimal Control, Numerical Solutions to PDEs, Mathematical Biology.

Selected Professional Service:


Editor-in-Chief, SIAM Undergraduate Research Online, 1/15-Present
Math Task Force, SACNAS, 1/15-Present
Deputy Chair, Scholarship Committee, The 2015 Richard Tapia Conference, 7/14-Present.
Reviewer, Mathematical Reviews, 5/13-Present.
Associate Editor, SIAM Undergraduate Research Online, 1/12-12/14.
Referee:  
ISRN Journal, AIMS Proceedings, BIOMATH, Electronic Journal of Differential Equations, Applied Numerical Mathematics, Applied Math Letters, Keystone Journal of Undergraduate Research, Optimization Methods and Software, SIAM Review & SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics.


Two-Page CV:
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List of Publications & Technical Reports: 
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Presentations:
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Professional Membership:

SIAM, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
SACNAS, Life Member
Sigma Xi, NIST Chapter
Kappa Mu Epsilon Honor Math Society, Shippensburg University Chapter