
General Information 

Name: 
Andrew Lang 
Department: 
Mathematics 
Position: 
Professor 
Gender: 
Male 
Hometown: 
United Kingdom 


Personal Information 

About Me: 
 I am a mathematical physicist. I like reading science fiction books and tormenting calculus students.

Education: 
 PhD, Mathematics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, July 1998  Dissertation: “The Casimir Effect”
 Took graduate classes in mathematics, physics, and finance
MS, Applied Mathematics, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, December 1993  Thesis: “Black Holes and Singularities”
BSc, Mathematical Physics, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, June 1991  Dissertation: “Stellar Evolution and Black Holes”

Research/Interests: 
 Mathematics, physics, web design, science fiction.

Expertise: 
 Quantum field theories in curved spacetime. Second Life Consultant.

Course(s): 
 Applied Mathematics, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Calculus I and II with Maple, Math and Society, Number Theory, Abstract Algebra, Advanced Calculus, Math Analysis II, and Math Concepts II, History of Quantitative Thought, and Science and the Imagination.

Publication(s): 
  “The frequency spectrum of the Casimir effect,” A S I D Lang, 2005, Journal of Mathematical Physics 46, 102105
 “Modeling Basketball Free Throws,”J M Gablonsky and A S I D Lang, 2005, SIAM Review 47, 4
 “A MultiPerspective Class Project at Oral Roberts University,” Andrew Lang, Aimee Raile, and Joy Thrall, 2003, Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council Vol. 4, No. 2.
 “Constrained Optimization for Passive Coning Attenuator for a Spinning Spacecraft Under Thrust”, A S I D Lang and D Halsmer, 2001, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences V108
 “Optimal Design of a TwoDimensional Passive Coning Attenuator for a Spinning Spacecraft Under Thrust”, D Halsmer and A S I D Lang, 2000, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences V105
 “The Electromagnetic Field Near a Dielectric HalfSpace”, A D Helfer and A S I D Lang, 1999, Journal of Physics A: Math Gen. V32 Number 10

Web Address: 
snsf.blogspot.com


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Contact Information 

Email: 
alang<@>oru.edu 
Phone: 
9184956692 




