Faculty Profile for Dr. Eugene Curtin

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Dr. Eugene Curtin
Professor — Mathematics
Program Faculty — Mathworks
MCS 559
phone: (512) 245-3433

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Curtin, E. (2018). Another Short Proof of the Hairy Ball Theorem. American Mathematical Monthly, 125(5).
  • White, A., & Curtin, E. (2016, June 24). From the Tether Problem to the Involute of a Circle. Wolfram Demonstrations Project. Retrieved from http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/FromTheTetherProblemToTheInvoluteOfACircle/
  • Curtin, E., & Warshauer, M. (2006). “The Locker Puzzle.” Mathematical Intelligencer, 28.
  • Curtin, E. (2005). “Euler’s Formula and the Three Utilities Problem.” Math Explorer.
  • Curtin, E., & Harary, F. (2004). “Another Sum-Free Game.” J.Recreational Mathematics, 32.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, COSE. August 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Mathematics Department Teaching Excellence Award. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Mathematics Department Service Excellence Award. 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Mathematics Department Teaching Excellence Award. 2013
  • Award / Honor Nominee: College of Science nomination for Presidential Teaching Award. 2001

Selected Grants

  • Curtin, Eugene (Principal), Torrejon, R (Principal). Student Computing Resource Grant, $53000. (Funded: 2000 - 2001). Grant.
  • Curtin, Eugene. ‘Properties of Random Communications Networks’, $3000. (Funded: May 1995 - August 1995). Grant.
  • Curtin, Eugene (Principal). ‘Planar Covers of Graphs’, $2944. (Funded: May 1994 - August 1994). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Ph.D. planning committee.
November 15, 2018-Present
Member
Committee For Tenure Track hire-Mathworks
September 2018-Present
Mentor for Gruaduate Student Elizabeth Roan
August 30, 2018-Present
Mentor for Tenure Track faculty: Anton Dochtermann
August 30, 2016-Present
Other
Mentor for Graduate Teaching Assistants
2014-Present