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Dr. Mark Farris

Mathematics
Professor

Office Location
Bolin Hall 118J
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4193
Fax: (940) 397-4442
  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2017 MATH3753 101 Vector Spaces Bolin Hall 311
Details Fall 2017 MATH1634 103 Calculus I Bolin Hall 311

MTRF 8:00-8:50

Details Fall 2017 MATH1233 X10 College Algebra
Details Fall 2017 MATH1233 107 College Algebra Bolin Hall 311
Details Spring 2017 STAT3753 202 Probability & Statistics Bolin Hall 109
Details Spring 2017 MATH3433 201 Differential Equations Bolin Hall 109
Details Spring 2017 1233 X20 College Algebra
Details Fall 2016 MATH3433 101 Differential Equations Bolin Hall 109

MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM

Details Fall 2016 MATH1233 108 College Algebra Bolin Hall 309
Details Fall 2016 MATH1233 X10 College Algebra
Details Summer I 2016 MATH1534 X30 Precalculus Online
Details Spring 2016 MATH1734 202 Calculus II Bolin Hall 312
Details Spring 2016 MATH1233 203 College Algebra Bolin Hall 311
Details Spring 2016 MATH1233 X20 College Algebra
Details Fall 2015 MATH3833 101 Linear Algebra Bolin Hall 109
Details Fall 2015 MATH1734 101 Calculus II Bolin Hall 311
Details Fall 2015 MATH1534 103 Precalculus Bolin Hall 109

TR 11:00 12:15

Details Summer I 2015 MATH1534 X30 Precalculus Bolin Hall 109

Online

Details Spring 2015 MATH3433 201 Differential Equations Bolin Hall 109

MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM

Details Spring 2015 MATH1634 201 Calculus I Bolin Hall 311

MTRF 8:00-8:50

Details Spring 2015 MATH1233 X20 College Algebra Bolin Hall 109
Details Spring 2015 MATH1233 208 College Algebra Bolin Hall 101

MWF 8:00AM-8:50AM

Details Fall 2014 MATH2133 101 Intro to Modern Math Bolin Hall 212
Details Fall 2014 MATH1634 101 Calculus I Bolin Hall 304

MTRF 8:00-8:50

Details Fall 2014 MATH1433 101 Plane Trigonometry Bolin Hall 304

MWF10:00-10:50

Details Fall 2014 MATH1433 102 Plane Trigonometry Bolin Hall 311

MWF12:00-12:50

Details Summer II 2014 MATH1433 401 Plane Trigonometry Bolin Hall 212
Details Spring 2014 MATH3433 201 Defferential Equations Bolin Hall 109

MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM

Details Spring 2014 MATH3353 201 Discrete Dynamical Systems Bolin Hall 109
Details Spring 2014 MATH1233 X20 College Algebra Bolin Hall 101
Details Spring 2014 MATH1233 201 College Algebra Bolin Hall 101

MWF 8:00AM-8:50AM

Details Spring 2014 MATH1233 204 College Algebra Bolin Hall 101

MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM

Details Fall 2013 MATH1634 102 Calculus I Bolin Hall 101
Details Fall 2013 MATH1634 201 Calculus I Bolin Hall 314
Details Fall 2013 MATH1233 113 College Algebra Bolin Hall 314
Details Fall 2013 MATH1053 101 Contemporary Mathematics Bolin Hall 312
Details Fall 2013 MATH1053 102 Contemporary Mathematics Bolin Hall 209
Details Summer II 2013 MATH1433 401 Plane Trigonometry Bolin Hall 304
Details Spring 2013 MATH1634 201 Calculus I Bolin Hall 314
Details Spring 2013 MATH1433 201 Plane Trigonometry Bolin Hall 212
Details Spring 2013 MATH1433 202 Plane Trigonometry Bolin Hall 212
Details Spring 2013 MATH1433 202 Plane Trigonometry Bolin Hall 212
Details Spring 2013 MATH 4733 201 Introductory Analysis I Bolin Hall 309
Details Fall 2012 MATH2534 102 Calculus III Bolin Hall W-304/TR-109
Details Fall 2012 MATH1734 101 Calculus II Bolin Hall M-213/TR 109
Details Fall 2012 MATH1053 101 Contemporary Mathematics Bolin Hall 312
Details Spring 2012 MATH3433 202 Differential Equations Bolin Hall 103

MWF 10:00-10:50

Details Spring 2012 MATH1734 203 Calculus II Bolin Hall 109

M 12:00-12:50

TR 12:30-1:50

Details Fall 2011 MWSU1433 1H1 Honors Introductory Seminar Dillard College of Business Administration 177

MWF 8:00-8:50

Details Fall 2011 MWSU1433 1H2 Honors Introductory Seminar Bolin Hall 209

MWF 11:00-11:50

Details Fall 2011 MWSU1433 1H3 Honors Introductory Seminar Dillard College of Business Administration 133

TR 8:00-9:20

Details Spring 2011 PHIL1533 201 Logic Dillard College of Business Administration 177

mwf 9:00-9:50

Details Spring 2011 MATH4573 201 Complex Analysis Bolin Hall 304

MWF 12:00-12:50

Details Fall 2010 MWSU1433 1H1, 1H2, and 1H3 Honors Introductory Seminar Dillard College of Business Administration DB177

Section 1H1 MWF 8:00-8:50

Section 1H2 MWF 10:00-10:50

Section 1H3 TR 11:00-12:15

Details Fall 2010 MATH1233 107 College Algebra Bolin Hall 311

TR 8:00-9:20

Institution Degree Graduation Date
Rice University B.A. May 1 1976 12:00AM
Rice University Ph.D. May 1 1980 12:00AM
Institution Position Start Date End Date
Princeton University Instructor 1980-09-01 1982-05-31
Institute for Advanced Studies Member 1982-09-01 1983-06-30
Texas A&M University Assistant Professor 1983-08-01 1987-06-01
Hardin-Simmons University Associate Professor 1987-08-01 1992-06-01
Midwestern State University Associate Professor 1992-08-01 2002-05-31
Midwestern State University Professor 2002-06-01 2004-08-22
Midewstern State University Professor and Honors Program Director 2004-08-23 2011-12-31
Midwestern State University Professor 2012-01-01

Refereed Publications:

 

With J. Gresham, B. Bowles, M. Gibson, K. Robinson, & J. Felts (2012) “Death-planning for the inevitable: a hybrid honors course:, Honors In Practice, 8(2012), 43-54.

 

With P. Mitchell, “Bounding the Smarandache Function”, Smarandache Notions Journal, Vol 13(2001), http:// www. gallup.unm..edu/~smarandache/math.htm

 

With F. Farassat, “The Mean Curvature of the Influence Surface of a Wave Equation with Sources on a Moving Surface”, Math. Meth. Appl. Sci., 22, 1485-1503(1999)

 

“Software in Introductory Differential Equations”, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, 13(2), 1997

 

"Egorov's theorem on a manifold with diffractive boundary", Communications in Partial Differential Equations, 6(6), 1981

 

Other Publications:

 

“The Graphing Calculator as a Learning Tool”, Proc. of 14th Annual Conf. on Technology in Collegiate Education, to appear

 

“Aeroacoustics”, MSU Faculty Papers Series 3 Vol XIV, 2001

 

“Coping with Multiple Calculator Models in College Algebra”, Electronic Proceedings of the 13th annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, 2001,  http://archives.math.utk.edu/ICTCM/

 

With F. Farassat, “Acoustic Energy Estimates in Inhomogeneous Moving Media”, 137th ASA/EAA Forum Acusticum 1999, Berlin, Germany, March 14-20, 1999

 

 

With F. Farassat, “Acoustic Energy Estimates in Inhomogeneous Moving Media”, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol 105, No. 2, Pt. 2, February 1999

 

"Creating your own reform differential equations course",  Proc of 9th Annual Conf. on Technology in Collegiate Education, 1996

 

“An Introduction to Chaotic Dynamical Systems: An Evening in the Mandelbrot Set”, MSU Faculty Papers Series 3 Vol XIII, 1995

 

"What about calculators", Homeschooling Today, May-June, 1995

 

"Differential equations at Midwestern State", C-ODE-E, Summer-Fall 1994

 

"The Hopf example", with Kennedy, J. and Rollins, R., C-ODE-E, Spring 1994

 

"Encouraging graphing calculator use while using a standard calculus textbook", Proc. of 3rd Annual Conf. on Technology in Collegiate Education, 1990

 

"A generalization of Egorov's theorem", Journal for Math Analysis and Applications, 96(2), 1983

 

Presentations at Conferences:

 

Panelist for “First-Year Honors Courses”, 42st annual conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council, Denver, CO, November 2007

“Problems Associated with a Moving Airfoil”, Special Session on Microlocal Analysis and Partial Differential Equations in Honor of Michael E. Taylor’s 60th Birthday, Southeastern Section Meeting of the AMS, Davidson, NC, March, 2007

Panelist for “Building Bridges to Other Campus Units and Programs”, 41st annual conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council, Philadelphia, PA, November 2006

Panelist for “Selecting and Mentoring the Right Honors Faculty”, 40th annual conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council, St. Louis, MO, November 2005

 

“The Graphing Calculator as a Learning Tool”, 14th annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Baltimore, MD, November 2001

 

“Coping with Multiple Calculator Models in College Algebra”, 13th annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Atlanta, GA, November 2000

 

“Verification and Analysis of Formulation 4 of Langley for the Study of Noise from High Speed Surfaces” at the 5th annual American Institute of Aeronatics and Astronautics/Confederation of European Aerospace Societies conference on Aeroacoustics, Seattle, May 10-12, 1999

 

"Creating your own reform differential equations course", 9th Annual Conf. on Technology in Collegiate Education, 1996

 

"Emulation of MATLAB functions on a TI-85", Texas Section meeting of MAA, Lubbock, April 1996

 

"Mathematics Required for Liberal Arts: Three Views", a panel discussion with Greg Foley of Sam Houston State and Bo Green of Abilene Christian, Texas Association of Academic Administrators in the Mathematical Sciences, Oct. 1995

 

"Condition Number as Black Box", session on Innovations in Teaching Linear Algebra, Joint Meeting of AMS and MAA, San Francisco, Jan. 1995

 

"The Hopf Example", session on New Methods for Teaching Elementary Differential Equations, Joint Meeting of AMS and MAA, Cincinnati, Jan. 1994

 

"Problems with Parameters: How Technology Changes the Questions We Can Ask, Part II", Texas Section meeting of MAA, College Station, April 1994

 

"Problems with Parameters: How Technology Changes the Questions We Can Ask", Texas Section meeting of MAA, Abilene, April 1993

 

"An Introduction to the Vibrating Spring Using PHASER", session on Use of Visualization in the Teaching of Mathematics, Joint Meeting of AMS and MAA, San Antonio, Jan. 1993

 

"A Laboratory Course in Differential Equations Using PHASER", Texas Section meeting of MAA, Houston, April 1992