**Background - Russell L. Herman **

**Short CV - 3/2022****Courses Taught - 7/2022**

**Education**

- Ph.D. Physics, Clarkson University - 1988
- M.Sc. Mathematics, Clarkson University - 1986
- M.A. Physics, Temple University - 1982
- B.A. Mathematics, Empire State College (SUNY) - 1981
- Physics and Mathematics Major, Temple University - 1969-1972

**Faculty Positions **

- Assistant Chair/Undergraduate Coordinator, Mathematics and Statistics,
UNCW,

2015-2019, 2020-present - Interim Chair, Mathematics and Statistics, UNCW, 2019-2020
- Professor, Physics and Physical Oceanography, UNC Wilmington, 2008-present
- Professor, Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Wilmington, 2006-present
- Pi Mu Epsilon Advisor
- Asst. Chair, Physics and Physical Oceanography, UNC Wilmington, Spring 2012
- Chair, Physics and Physical Oceanography, UNC Wilmington, 2009-2011
- Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Teaching Effectiveness, 2006-2017
- Faculty Associate for the Center for Teaching Excellence, UNC Wilmington, 1997-2016
- Associate Professor in Mathematical Sciences, UNC Wilmington, 1993-2006
- Assistant Professor in Mathematical Sciences, UNC Wilmington, 1990-1993
- Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics, St. Lawrence University, 1988-1990
- Instructor in Physics, Clarkson University, Summer 1988

**Awards and Recognition**

- Honors Faculty Mentor Award, December 2022
- Outstanding APS Referee - 2018
- Jack Charles Hall Award, Science Olympiad Wilmington Region 2010 Award Recipient, March 2010, "Recognition for nurturing students' enthusiasm for science and technology"
- Discere Aude Award, Dec 2009 - Chancellor's award for student mentoring
- Board of Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching - May 2006
- Member of James F. Merritt Million Dollar Club, 2006
- Carnegie Program U.S. Professors of the Year Nominee, 2006
- Distinguished Teaching Professorship Award - August 2005
- Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Award - May 2005
- Who's Who in America - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
- Who's Who Among America's Teachers - 2005, 2006, 2007
- Faculty Member of the Year, Greek Award of Excellence Program, April 1999.
- Featured in CTE Newsletter - Fall 2005 (PDF File)

**Fields of Interest **

- Nonlinear wave equations,
- Integrable and Near Integrable Systems,
- Dynamical Systems and Chaos,
- General Relativity, Black Holes,
- Geometric Methods for PDE's,
- Integral and Discrete Transforms,
- Signal Analysis.
- Numerical Analysis,
- Quantum Computing,
- History of Mathematics and Physics,
- Instructional Technology

**Thesis Research**

**Ph.D. Thesis:***Soliton Perturbations, Revisited*, Supervisor: Professor David J. Kaup**M. Sc. Thesis:***The Solution of the Poisson-Boltzmann Equation Between Two Spheres- A Modified Iterative Method*, Supervisor: Professor A.J. Jerri

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