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Andrew Lang
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 Multi-Perspective 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 Two-Dimensional 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 Half-Space”, 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: 918-495-6692