Prior to joining the WSU faculty in 1997, Dr. Taylor conducted
research and software development as a physicist and aerospace engineer at Wright-Patterson AFB, held computer
staff and research/teaching positions at Sinclair
Community College and the University
of Dayton. Dr. Taylor has conducted funded research in optimization,
nonlinear dynamical systems, and computational science. He has over 25 years teaching experience
in numerical linear algebra, numerical methods, and programming languages
for engineers and scientists.
Recently, under NSF funding, he has given several papers at
international conferences on the role of computational science in the
undergraduate curriculum. Dr. Taylor also advises undergraduate students in
the Computer Science and Engineering Department.