Hollie L. Buchanan II

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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Degrees:

  • B.S., Mathematics, West Virginia University 1986
  • M.S., Mathematics, West Virginia University 1988
    An algebraic treatment of comma-free, bounded synchronization delay, and retrograde codes
  • Ph. D., Mathematics, West Virginia University 1997
    Graph Factors and Hamiltonian Decompositions

Courses:

  • Math 046 - Fundamentals of Algebra
  • Math 140 – College Algebra
  • Math 141 – Trigonometry
  • Math 160 – Introduction to Statistics
  • Math 211 & 212 – Calculus & Analytic Geometry II & III
  • Math 309 – Calculus and Geometry for General Mathematics 5-9
  • Math 341 – Linear Algebra
  • Math 349 – Number Theory
  • Math 373 – Finite Mathematics
  • Math 374 – Discrete Mathematics
  • Math  375 – Applied Differential Equations
  • Math 445 – Abstract Algebra
  • Math 475 – Numerical Analysis

Current Research Projects:

  • Edge-colorings and coverings of graphs
  • Transformations between arrays of numbers
  • Relationships between quantified statements
  • Minimal algebraic structures

Interests and Hobbies:

Comic books, mathematical puzzles, blues guitarists, and WoW.  I’m the faculty adviser for D’ Math Club, Chi Beta Phi, and the LEGO Club.  I run GIMPS on every computer and I volunteer to help with as many literacy advocacy or early education opportunities as I can manage.

Office: Main Hall 219
Phone: (304) 336-8073
E-Mail: [email protected]
 
 
Address:
West Liberty University
208 University Drive
College Union Box 195
West Liberty, WV 26074