L. Kelly Waters
232 Hodge Center
Ph.D. & M.S. Mathematical Sciences, 1995-2003, GPA 4.0 major, 3.95 overall
Ph.D. Specialization: Computation & Computational Analysis
Dissertation: “A Parallel Implementation of the Glowinski–Pironneau Algorithm for the Modified Stokes Problem.” Provided a rigorous analysis for the modified version of the Stokes problem, and then designed and developed a parallel FEM implementation that used a 256 node Beowulf Cluster to generate and solve an approximating linear system with 1.2 million unknowns.
M.S. Emphasis: Discrete Optimization, Operations Research, Networks & Flows
M.S. Project: Designed and developed NetWorKs: “An Object Oriented GUI Based Program for Illustrating Graph and Network Algorithms.”
B.S. Computer Science, B.S. Mathematics, 1990-95, GPA 4.0 majors, 3.98 overall
Interests: Computation, Computational Analysis, Finite Element Method, Parallel Computation, Graph Theory, High Dimensional Visualization, Artificial Neural Networks, Discrete Optimization: Network Flows, Graph Algorithms, and Operations Research.
L.K. Waters, G.J. Fix & C.L. Cox, “The Method of Glowinski and Pironneau for the Unsteady Stokes Problem”, Computers & Mathematics with Applications, October 2004.
L.K. Waters, “A Parallel Implementation of the Glowinski-Pironneau Algorithm for the Modified Stokes Problem”, Doctoral Dissertation, August 2003.
Alwan & L.K. Waters, “Finding Re-entrant Knight’s
Academic & Related Work Experience
Division of Math & Computer Science, 2004-Present
Precalculus II (127), Calculus II (144), Matrix Algebra (344), Differential Equations (245), Modern Geometry (531), Linear Algebra (544), Senior Seminar (599)
Faculty Advisory Committee, Faculty Senator, Honor Court, Search Committee, Curriculum Revision Committee, Remedial Math Crisis Committee, Math Lab Director Search Committee
Visiting Assistant Professor,
Division of Math & Computer Science, 2003-2004
College Algebra (121), Precalculus I (126), Business Calculus (122), Introductory & Advanced Discrete Mathematics (174 & 374), Calculus I (143), Elementary Algorithm Design (141), Discrete Mathematics for Middle School Teachers (SETE Q690D)
Revised math curriculum to include a computation track and align the degree program with MAA standards.
Department of Mathematical Sciences, 1995-2003
College Algebra (104), Finite Probability (101), Differential Calculus (106), Integral Calculus (108)
Clemson Calculus Challenge - served on the committee (2003) that introduced the annual calculus contest for high school students.
Center for Advanced Engineering Films and Fibers (CAEFF), 1999-2002
Designed and implemented SolView - an immersive animated 3D flow visualization tool for FEM or other mesh based numerical solutions.
NSF Grant, Heather Sasinowska Ph.D., 1999
Developed software using an artificial neural network for the analysis of macro-arrays (images containing bio-informatic data).
NSF Grant, James Peterson, Ph.D., 1998
Researched persistence in C++ in general and artificial neural networks in particular.
Awards and Honors
Ph.D. Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003
Outstanding Ph.D. Teaching Assistant, 2002
M.S. Outstanding Masters Student in Mathematical Sciences, 1997
B.S. Recognized by Georgia Senate as Outstanding Senior, 1995
Summa cum Laude,
Outstanding Senior in Mathematics,
Outstanding Senior in Computer Science,
Silver-A Award for the highest GPA in the graduating class