Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Mathematics Faculty

Dr. Sergey Borodich

Associate Professor of Mathematics

(417) 873-7261
Pearsons Hall 001
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Dr. Borodich's primary field of research is statistics and optimization methods in economics. He began at Drury in the Fall of 2003.

B.A., Belarus State University (Minsk, Belarus), 1981
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics and Economics, Academy of Science of Belarus in Minsk, 1986

Drury University faculty member since 2003
Associate Professor since 2003

Carol Browning

Dr. Carol Browning

Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science

Phone: (417) 873-7268
Office: Pearsons Hall 102
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Dr. Carol Browning teaches mathematics and computer science. She came to Drury in 1995 to chair the mathematics department and institute a computer science program. Her research interests include semi-group theory, automated planning, and the application of Moore Method to teaching undergraduate mathematics and computer science. From this research, she has published five books and numerous articles.

From 1987 to 1995, Dr. Browning worked for the California Institute of Technology at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Her assignments there included research in spatial planning in telerobotics, research in artificial intelligence applications to sequence automation, science planning for the Ulysses encounter with Jupiter, software systems engineering for the SIR-C shuttle mission, and flight software testing for the Cassini RADAR instrument.

B.A., Mathematics, Drury College, 1978
M.A., Mathematics, Indiana University, 1981
M.S., Computer Science, Texas A&M University, 1987
Ph.D., Mathematics, Louisiana State University, 1986

Drury University faculty member since 1995
Professor since 2010

Dr. Keith Coates

Associate Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science
Department Chair of Mathematics & Computer Science

(417) 873-7380
Pearsons Hall 106
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Keith Coates came to Drury in 2005. His research interests include Operator Theory, Signal Processing, and Data Fusion. Prior to coming to Drury, he was a Research Scientist at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center in San Diego, California.

B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1983
M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1986
Ph.D., Mathematics, Texas A& M University, 1993

Drury University faculty member since 2005
Associate Professor since 2011

Bob Robertson

Dr. Bob Robertson

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Pearsons Hall, Room 104
Phone: (417) 873-6973
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Dr. Robertson came to Drury in 2001. His current research interests include applications of delay differential equations in biology.

B.S., University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, 1989
M.S., University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, 1991
Ph.D., Partial Differential Equations, University of Kentucky, 1996

Drury University faculty member since 2001
Associate Professor since 2005

Scott Simmons

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Office: Pearsons Hall 105
Phone: (417) 873-7876
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B.S., University of Kentucky, 1991
M.S., University of Kentucky, 1994
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1998

Drury University faculty member since 2002
Associate Professor since 2008