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Name: Judith Silver
Title: Professor
Office: Mathematics/COS
Phone: 304-696-3044
Email: silver@marshall.edu
Expert:
 
Achievements

Research Based:
 
Funded Projects:
Research Capability Enhancement Mini-Grant. WV Space Consortium, $600. Spring 1997.

Pilot Program Grant for WvEB Algebra. West Virginia State Department of Education. $70,000. Co-PI with Laura Pyzdrowski, James Miller, Jim Denvir, Joe Urbanski. Fall 2000.

CSEMS Scholars: A GAME Plan for Appalachian Student Success. NSF Grant for $250,000. Co-PI with Liz Murray and Bill Denman. Spring 2001.

Incentive Grant for State Priorities: MERIT Course Development. West Virginia State Legislature. $37,000. November 2001.

Grant for K-12 Initiatives. Higher Education Policy Commission, State of West Virginia. $24,700. November 2001.

Grant for MERIT and High School e-courses. Higher Education Policy Commission, State of West Virginia. $22,500. June 2003.

Grant for MERIT Courses at Marshall. Higher Education Policy Commission, State of West Virginia. $10,000. June 2004.

Grant for the West Virginia Higher Education Mathematics Symposium. Higher Education Policy Commission, State of West Virginia. $30,080. November 2005.

Advancing Women in Science, Mathematics, and Technology at Marshall. NSF Grant for $450,000. Co-PI with Marcia Harrison, Beverly Delidow, Liz Murray, Kathleen Miezio. March 2006.
 
 
Presentations:
“Switching from Math Appreciation to Quantitative Literacy”, Seattle Mathfest, August 11, 1996.

“Science and the Visual Arts”, Viewpoints Workshop in Mathematics and Art, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster PA, June 3-8, 2001.

“Fractals and Affine Transformations.” Presentation at Viewpoints 2001. Indiana University, Bloomington IN. November 17, 2001.

“Serious Series.” Presentation at Viewpoints 2001. Indiana University, Bloomington IN. November 17, 2001.

"A Role for Mathematicians in Teacher Education", West Virginia Higher Education Mathematics Symposium. February 24, 2004.

Math Partnership Grant Workshop, Radisson Hotel, Huntington WV, June 20 - July 1, 2005.

"Mathematics Program Review", West Virginia Higher Education Mathematics Symposium. March 19, 2006.
 
 
Publications:
Lewis, John L; Judith Silver. "Parabolic Measure and the Lp Direichlet Problem for the Heat Equation in Two Dimensions", Indiana University Matheamtics Journal, Vol. 37, No. 4, Winter 1988.

Silver, Judith. "Deviated Deviations", Math Matters Journal, December, 1990.

Silver, Judith. "Square Circles", Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 86, No. 5, May 1993.

Silver, Judith. "Clouds", Math Matters Journal, Vo. 10, May 1994.

Silver, Judith. "Less Is More," Virginia Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 21, No. 3, Spring 1995.

Rubin, Gerald; Judith Silver. Lab Manual for Running Mathematica on Windows at Marshall University. 1995.

Silver, Judith. A Computerized Method for Doing Geometry Proofs, U.S. Utility Patent No. 5,584,699, granted December 17, 1996.

Silver, Judith. “Can Computers Be Used to Teach Proofs?” Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 91, No. 8, November, 1998.

Pzydrowski, Laura; James Miller, Judith Silver, & James Denvir. “WvEB Algebra” laboratories and lectures, West Virginia Department of Education, 2000.

Silver, Judith and Erik Stokes. “A Great Circle Metric,” West Virginia Academy of Science, Vol. 78, No. 2, July, 2007.
 

Professional/Community Based Service:
 
:
Content specialist for the RESA II Math Partnership Grant (No Child Left Behind). September 2004 to present.
 

Other Achievements:
 
Master's Theses Supervised:
Suhaka, Karen. Mapping a Plane Ellipse onto a Sphere, and a Suggestion for a Spherical Apparatus. Marshall University, December 1992.

Wood, Misty. A Frenet-Serret Apparatus for Curves on S2. Marshall University, August 2004.
 

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