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Last update Fall 2015

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Education:
Ph.D. School of Engineering
          University of Dayton
M.S.   Mathematics
          Wright State University
A.B.    Physics & Mathematics
          Wilmington College

  
Site design by Kathleen Taylor Kollman, 2002 and 2009

Research Interests:
Numerical Linear Algebra,
Computational Science,
Nonlinear Dynamical Systems.

Prior to joining the WSU faculty in 1997, Dr. Taylor conducted research and software development at Wright-Patterson AFB, held computer staff and research/teaching positions at Sinclair Community College and the University of Dayton. Dr. Taylor has conducted research in optimization, nonlinear dynamical systems, and computational science.  He has over 25 years teaching experience and most recently teaches discrete structures, numerical linear algebra, and numerical methods.  Recently, under NSF and AFRL funding, he has given several papers at international computational and aerospace science conferences. He  is a member of the American Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).  Dr. Taylor is the 2015 recipient of Wright State’s Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence - Outstanding Lecturer.  He also received the 2015 Faculty Excellence Award from the Southwestern Ohio Council on Higher Education (SOCHE).