UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY Department of Mathematics  

Bob Palais, Associate Professor, Associate Chair 
Department of Mathematics  MS 261 College of Science and Health
Office Hours: MWF 1111:50 am, or by appointment
Recent Publications: DNA Diagnostics: Wittwer Lab & Center for Homogeneous DNA Analysis Mathematical algorithms for highresolution DNA melting analysis (Methods in Enzymology) Quantitative heteroduplex analysis (editorial) Quantitative heteroduplex analysis for SNP genotyping Involvement of multiple signalling pathways in follicular lymphoma transformation... Mathematics: ( Scientific Computing, Graphics, Geometry, Topology ) A Missing Piece ( Early Elementary Rotations, Notices of the AMS, Feb. 2014, Doceamus ) Differential Equations, Mechanics, and Computation ( AMS/IAS book with Richard Palais ) A Disorienting Look at Euler's Theorem on the Axis of a Rotation ( Am. Math. Monthly ) Patents and Mathematics ( Letter to the Editor, Notices of the AMS ) Euler's Fixed Point Theorem: The Axis of a Rotation ( JFPTA ) The Natural Sine and Cosine Curves which appeared in J Online Math and Applications Pi is Wrong! which appeared in The Mathematical Intelligencer Current Teaching (Fall 2015): Math 1050 College Algebra Math 4610 Numerical Analysis Previous Courses: At UVU: Math 1100 (Introduction to Calculus), Math 1220 (Calculus II), Math 4310 (Abstract Algebra), Math 4620 (Numerical Analysis II) At U of Utah: Math 6790 (The Math of DNA), MST 500 (Undergraduate Math Refresher, Master's in Science and Technology Program),Math 12101220221090 Calculus Series Online (20042012), Math 547 Applied Dynamical Systems, Math 544, 642 PDEs (Undergraduate and Graduate Level), Math 560563, Math 6613 (Numerical Analysis, Undergraduate and Graduate Level), Math 1100 Business Calculus At UC Berkeley: Math H110 (Honors Linear Algebra), Math 128AB (Numerical Analysis)


