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Aberra, Dawit

Department: 
Mathematics and Computer Science
Location: 
216 CTM Building
Phone: 
(478) 825 6731/6430
Email: 
aberrad@fvsu.edu
Fax: 
(478) 825-6286
Position: Associate Professor

Professional Experience:
Over 15 years of college level mathematics teaching experience. Taught college algebra, linear algebra, abstract algebra, trigonometry, business mathematics, business calculus, calculus (all levels), complex variables, differential equations, discrete mathematics, elementary statistics and analysis for teachers.
Faculty Bio
Education: 

Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Arkansas, December 2000.
Graduate Diploma, International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, Aug. 1994.
M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 1990.
B.S. in Mathematics (minor Physics), Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 1987.

Publications: 

A note on the Schwarz reflection principle for polyharmonic functions, abstract, 89-th annual meeting of the Mathematical Association of America, Southeastern Section, Elon University, Elon, NC. March 26 – 27, 2010.

An examination of mathematics proficiency of minority students in precalculus, abstract, 89-th annual meeting of the Mathematical Association of America, Southeastern Section, Elon University, Elon, NC. March 26 – 27, 2010.

Harmonic functions and related differential equations, summary, National Research Experience for Undergraduates Program, Mathematical Association of America Online (MAA Online), 2008.

Surfaces of revolution in $n$ dimensions. Internat. J. Math. Ed. Sci. Tech. 38 (2007), no. 6, 843 — 851.

The Schwarz potential of even dimensional tori and quadrature for harmonic functions. Complex Vaiables. Theory Appl. 47 (2002), no. 1, 1 — 15.

The Schwarz reflection principle for polyharmonic functions in $\bold R\sp 2$. Complex Variables Theory Appl. 41 (2000), no. 1, 27 — 44.

Some remarks on representation of certain distributions, abstract, Mathematical Association of America annual meeting (OK-AR), Russelville, AR. March 31 – April 1, 2000.

On a generalized reflection law for functions satisfying the Helmholtz equation, Electron J. Diff Eqns., 1999, 1 − 10.

Iterative approximation of fixed points of strictly hemi-contractive operators, ICTP. Sponsored by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and UNESCO, 1994.

The length of a cevian, HISSAB, 1992.

Research Interests: 

Theory of Complex Functions; Partial Differential Equations.

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