# Faculty Profile for Dr. Eugene Curtin

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