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Welcome to the homepage of Dr. Laura K. Gross, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Bridgewater State University (BSU), part of the state-university system in Massachusetts. Send me e-mail at laura dot gross at bridgew dot edu, visit me in Conant 349, or call me at 508 531-2391.In Spring 2014 I am teaching Single Variable Calculus II (MATH 162-003), Applied Calculus for Business (MATH 144-001, -002, and -003), and Applied Mathematics (MATH 416-001). I have previously also taught Precalculus (MATH 100), Elements of Precalculus (MATH 140), Precalculus with Trigonometry (MATH 150), Calculus I (MATH 151), Calculus II (MATH 152), Calculus III (MATH 251), Differential Equations (MATH 316), Introduction to Analysis I (MATH 401), Programming and Computer Algebra (COMP 203), and Honors in Action (INTD 151) at BSU. I have taught linear algebra, algebra with business applications, mathematics for liberal arts, and Advanced Engineering Mathematics I and II at The University of Akron.
My research interests involve modeling a variety of physical systems spanning combustion, optics, liquid crystals, and polymers using differential equations. I apply analytical and numerical techniques to study nonlinear dynamics, especially of reaction-diffusion equations, free-boundary-value problems, and dynamical systems. You can download .pdf versions of my publications or look at my whole curriculum vitae.
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