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Mathematics and Computer Science

Andrew Gard

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Math and Computer Science


Applied Math
Differential Geometry

Areas of Interest

Geometric Modeling and Optimization
R Programming
Math Education


PhD Mathematics, The Ohio State University
BS Mathematics, BA Philosophy The Ohio State University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Courses Taught

Math 110: Calculus I
Math 150: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Math 350: Mathematical Probability

Publications and Grants

In-Place Remediation in Calculus I - In preparation. Data collection underway, autumn 2018. Expected completion, February 2019.

logarithmic Spirals in Pursuit-Evasion Problems - To be submitted to the Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, December 2018 .

The Wild Goose Chase Problem -The American Mathematical Monthly, 125:7 (2018), 602-611.

Inquiry-Based learning of Transcendentals in Calculus (with C. Ekici), PRIMUS: Problems, Resources , and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies, 27:7 (2017), 681-692.

New Perspectives on the Pursuit-Evasion Problem - NSF Research Initiation Award grant proposal, 2016 (not funded). Three years, $297,000.

Increasing STEM Opportunity on the Albert A. Sheen Campus (with M. Peterson) - Title III grant proposal, 2015 (funded) . Five years, $800,000.

Proceedings of the 2013 Midstates Conference for Undergraduate Research in Computer Science and Mathematics (MCURCSM), Ohio Wesleyan University 2013 (editor).

Reverse Isoperimetric Inequalities in R3, OhioLINK Dissertation Center, The Ohio State University, 2012. 578.