2006 Certificate of Continuing Education University of Cambridge
1990 MSc (with distinction) in Mathematical Computation Queen Mary, University of London
Project: Unstructured Sparse Matrix Dense Vector Multiplication on the DAP
1986 MSc in Applied Mathematics University of Washington
1984 BA (cum laude) in Mathematics Whitman College
Minor Subjects: Astronomy, Music
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa
1980 Diploma (valedictorian) Sandpoint High School

Web Site Design and Management

2010-present Webmaster Maple Surgery Patient Participation Group
2004-2006 Webmaster School of Mathematical Sciences,
Queen Mary, University of London
1999-2000 Web Site Designer Solar System Dynamics
1998-present Webmaster Obliquity.com
1996-2010 Webmaster Selkirk Striders Volkssport Club
1996-1997 Web Site Designer EuroPACE
1996-2006 Webmaster Astronomy Unit,
Queen Mary, University of London
1995-present Webmaster Personal Web Pages

I was responsible for the maintenance of the Astronomy Unit's web site and the content of the pages, including an index to hundreds of external astronomy-related links and the Unit's publications lists, all of which were researched and checked regularly. In addition, I advised members of the Unit on web-related issues.

I also spent two years reorganising, redesigning and maintaining the web site for the School of Mathematical Sciences.

I designed and constructed the Topics of Modern Cosmology web site for EuroPACE, a European consortium of universities and their partners in education. The web site was situated in Belgium but was designed in England. All consultations with the EuroPACE managers took place via email.

Solar System Dynamics by Carl Murray and Stanley Dermott is the first comprehensive textbook on the subject. I designed and constructed the accompanying web site which provides readers of the book with access to a large collection of resources, including animations and Mathematica® notebooks.

Teaching Experience

1997-1998 Mathematics Teaching Assistant Queen Mary, University of London
1992-1996 Computing Laboratory Assistant Queen Mary, University of London
1992 Lecturer in Computer Science Eastern Washington University
1991-1992 Lecturer in Mathematics Community Colleges of Spokane
1991 Lecturer in Mathematics Gonzaga University
1987-1988 Lecturer in Mathematics Gonzaga University
1986-1989 Lecturer in Computer Science and Mathematics Community Colleges of Spokane
1985-1986 Mathematics Teaching Assistant University of Washington
1983-1984 Planetarium Lecturer Whitman College
1981-1984 Astronomy Laboratory Assistant Whitman College

As a university lecturer, I was responsible for planning and executing class lectures; assigning and grading coursework; creating, invigilating, and grading examinations; and dealing with everyday administrative details. In addition to my lecturing duties, I supervised the Mathematics Learning Center at Spokane Falls Community College, a facility for self-paced learning and college-wide mathematics tutorials. At Gonzaga University I served on the textbook selection committee and was instrumental in writing the mathematics placement test for incoming freshmen.

At Queen Mary, University of London, I prepared and delivered the Bridging Course mathematics lectures for incoming first-year chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics students. I also spent four years assisting mathematics undergraduates in their first-year computing courses. Both Fortran and Maple were used in these laboratories. I gave lectures and operated regular office hours as a mathematics teaching assistant at University of Washington. I was also responsible for grading final examinations. In the Whitman College planetarium, I prepared and delivered educational planetarium shows to both students and the general public. This involved both research and operating the planetarium equipment. As an astronomy laboratory assistant, I was responsible for the operation of the college's telescopes during student observing runs.

Other Positions of Responsibility

1977-1996 Assistant Organist First Presbyterian Church
1979-1986 Dental Assistant Richard R. Neuder, DDS

As assistant organist at First Presbyterian Church, I led the musical portion of worship services. I also composed choral music to be performed by the chancel choir. During my tenure as a dental assistant, I assisted in all chair-side procedures, including oral surgery. My duties also included working in the office dental laboratory, taking and developing X-rays, keeping track of the inventory and ordering medical supplies, and maintaining the office procedures manual. I assisted in reception duties as needed.

Computer Experience


Community Colleges of Spokane Spokane, Washington, USA
Eastern Washington University Cheney, Washington, USA
EuroPACE Heverlee, BELGIUM
First Presbyterian Church Sandpoint, Idaho, USA
Gonzaga University Spokane, Washington, USA
Phi Beta Kappa Washington, DC, USA
Queen Mary, University of London London, ENGLAND
Richard R. Neuder, DDS (retired) Sandpoint, Idaho, USA
Sandpoint High School Sandpoint, Idaho, USA
Selkirk Striders Volkssport Club Kootenai, Idaho, USA
University of Washington Seattle, Washington, USA
University of Cambridge Cambridge, ENGLAND
Whitman College Walla Walla, Washington, USA

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