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Louis J Gross


http://www.tiem.utk.edu/~gross/

Welcome to the WWW Home Page of

Louis J. Gross

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Mathematics
Director, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
Director, The Institute for Environmental Modeling
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Mathematics Department
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1610
Past-President, The Society for Mathematical Biology
Past-President, Faculty Senate, University of Tennessee, Knoxville , here is Past-President's page from 2007-2008, and here is President's page from 2006-2007
  • NIMBioS - National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
  • The Institute for Environmental Modeling
  • Mathematical and Computational Ecology at UTK
  •  Workshop on Computational Science for Natural Resource Managers
  • Grid Computing for Ecological Modeling and Spatial Control
  • Some of my Current Professional Activities - or Why I may not reply to your email immediately!

  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
    • Mathematical ecology
    • Computational ecology
    • Quantitative training for life science students
    • Landscape ecology
    • Plant physiological ecology
    • Photosynthetic dynamics
    • Individual-based models
    • Parallel computation for ecological models
    SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PROJECTS 
    EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS 
    SOME RECENT PUBLICATIONS 
    TALKS - Some Recent Presentations 
    TEACHING - Previous semesters 
    TEACHING - Current semester 
    TEACHING - References 
    INTERNATIONAL 
    VITA 
    UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE REPORTS 
    UTK MAPLE V SITE LICENCE 
    Some Dance, Folk Music and Laurel Theatre Info 
    My Various Guides to Concert Sound and Live Audio 
    Some interesting biologically related sites 
    Some other interesting places 
    WAYS TO CONTACT ME 


    SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PROJECTSEDUCATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTSSOME RECENT PUBLICATIONSTALKS - Some Recent Presentations

    • Slides from talk on SIMPDEL to Walt Dineen Conference, May 22-24, 1997 Page
    • Lecture Notes from Beijer Institute Advanced Course on Ecological Modeling, December 1998

    • Centripetals Talk at UTK January 20, 1999 on Computational Ecology: Environmental Problem Solving for the 21st Century Text of Talk
    • Notes from Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology, August 1999 on Quantitative Training in the Life Sciences: Designing an Undergraduate Curriculum in Computational Biology Text of Talk, Postscript version
    • Schedule of talks presented at "Modиles et thйories pour le contrфle de ressources vivantes et la gestion de systиmes йcologiques - PROGRAMME DE L'ЙCOLE DE PRINTEMPS" Grignon, France, May 2000 Program and photos
    • Poster presented at the Orlando Joint meeting of the Ecological Society of America and the British Ecological Society on Spatially-Explicit Species Index Models in Application to Everglades Restoration Powerpoint file
    • Poster presented at the Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Science Conference on Spatially-Explicit Species Index Models in Application to Everglades Restoration Powerpoint file
    • Poster presented at the Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Science Conference on A Simulation Model for Florida panthers and white-tailed deer in the Everglades and Big Cypress Landscape Powerpoint file
    • Poster presented at the Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting in 2000 by Rene' Salinas on Sensitivity Analysis of a Spatially Explicit Fish Population Model Applied to Everglades Restoration Powerpoint file
    • Poster presented at the Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting in 2001 by Louis J. Gross and E. Jane Comiskey on Modeling Animal Movements: Current Approaches and Challenges Powerpoint file
    • Talk to NSF Workshop on Priorities in Ethnobiology, Missouri Boranical Garden, April 4-6, 2002 Text file
    • Talk presented at the National Academies of Science public briefing on the Bio2010 Project, September 10, 2002 on "Quantitative Education for Life Sciences: Lessons from the Tennessee Experience" Powerpoint file
    • Talk presented at the National Academies of Science Mathematical Sciences Education Board, November 1, 2002 on "Quantitative Education for Life Sciences: BIO2010 and Beyond" Powerpoint file
    • Keynote Talk presented at the NIH/NIGMS/NSF/MAA Conference: Meeting the Challenges in Emerging Areas: Education across the Biological, Mathematical, and Computer Sciences, March 1, 2003 on "Quantitative Education for Life Sciences: BIO2010 and Beyond" Powerpoint file
    • Talks presented at the Florida Everglades Multi-species Avian Summit, March 17-18, 2003 on "ATLSS Wading Bird Spatially-Explicit Species Index Modeling" Powerpoint file and "ATLSS and Uncertainty: relativity and spatially-explicit ecological models as methods to aid management planning in Everglades restoration" Powerpoint file
    • Keynote address presented at the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics 10th Annual Conference, Union College, Schenectady, NY, April 12, 2003 on "Current and Future Challenges in Mathematical and Computational Biology"Powerpoint file (10MB)
    • Talk presented to the University of Tennessee Tampa Area Alumni Association, Tierra Verde, FL, April 15, 2003 on "Why Florida needs The University of Tennessee: Everglades Restoration, Computing, Mathematics and Public Policy"Powerpoint file (27MB)
    • Talk presented to the Alcala International Conference on Mathematical Ecology, Alcala, Spain. September 5, 2003 on "Spatial Control in Ecology: Turning Theory into Practice for Natural System Management" Powerpoint file (34MB) andPacked version directory (34MB) and Shorter version (33MB)
    • Talk presented at the American Association of Medical Colleges Group on Graduate Research, Education and Training annual meeting. April 25, 2004 on "Quantitative Life Science Education: Preparing Fearless Biologists" Powerpoint file
    • Talks presented at the August 2004 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Portland, Oregon on "Models for the masses: bringing computational resources for addressing complex ecological problems to stakeholders" Powerpoint file and "Interdisciplinary undergraduate education: BIO2010, curriculum reform and why ecologists should pay attention"Powerpoint file
    • President's Closing Address at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology "Forward Ho with Math Bio: the Role of SMB in Meeting Future Challenges" Powerpoint file of slides - an expanded text version of this without graphics was published in the Fall 2004 SMB Newsletter
    • Invited Talks presented at the Kansas City Regional Mathematics Technology Expo on October 2, 2004 on "Current and Future Challenges in Mathematical and Computational Biology" Powerpoint file and on "Mathematics and Biology Education: Promoting Interdisciplinarity" Powerpoint file
    • Talk presented at the Symposium on "Quantitative Science in the Biology Curriculum" at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, on December 17, 2004 on "Mathematics and Biology Education: Promoting Interdisciplinarity"Powerpoint file
    • Talk presented at the Workshop on the Computational Worldview and the Sciences at Princeton University, December 11-12, 2006 on "Synchrony, parallelism and multimodeling" Powerpoint file
    • Invited MAA Address presented at the Joint Meeting the Mathematical Association of America, The Society for Mathematical Biology and The Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology in San Jose, August 3, 2007 on "Managing Natural Resources: Mathematics meets Politics, Greed and the Army Corps of Engineers" Powerpoint file
    • Centripals Lecture presented at the University of Tennessee on November 18, 2009 on "Fostering Interdisciplinarity in Research and Education: NIMBioS and Beyond" Powerpoint file
    TEACHING - Previous semestersTEACHING - Current and future semestersTEACHING - ReferencesINTERNATIONALVITAUNIVERSITY COMMITTEE REPORTSUTK MAPLE V SITE LICENCE

    Some Dance, Folk Music and Laurel Theatre Info

  •  Jubilee Community Arts Home Page
  •  Knoxville Country Dancers Home Page
  •  Knoxville Country Dancers Student Chapter Home Page (from Toby Koosman)
  •  List of Artists who have Appeared at the Laurel Theatre through 1998 (Text file)
  •  Complete List of Laurel Theatre Performers, by date, through 1998 (Text file)
  •  Percussive Arts Society Home Page (Link)
  • My Various Guides to Concert Sound and Live Audio

  •  My Basic Guide to Concert Sound Engineering (revised July 1997) Published in revised form in Live Sound International, Vol.7, No. 1-2, Jan.-Mar. 1998 (Text file) PDF version
  •  My Basic Guide to Concert Sound Engineering (old, shorter version) (Text file)
  •  My Basic Guide to Sound at the Laurel Theatre (Mackie SR 24x4 VLZ Pro system) (Text file)
  •  List of Sound Equipment at the Laurel Theatre (Text file)
  •  Live Audio Web Board (Great information from the pros)
  •  All Mixed Up (Bob Mills Guide to Sound for contra dance)
  • Some interesting biologically related sites

    Our Life Sciences Goodies Main Page 
    Mathematics Archives Life Science Collection Home Page 
    Individual-Based Models Page by Craig Reynolds 
    Harvard Molecular and Celliular Biology Library: Biosciences 
    Artificial Life ONLINE 
    Ecological modelling webserver 


    Some other interesting places

    The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Subject Catalogue 
    Yahoo 
    The Virtual Tourist - World 
    Sunsite EXPO Ticket Office ( from sunsite at UNC ) 

    WAYS TO CONTACT ME Louis J. Gross Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Mathematics University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 37996-1610 Phone: (865) 974-4295 Secretary: (865) 974-3065 Fax: (865) 974-3067 e-mail: gross at tiem.utk.edu http://www.tiem.utk.edu/~gross/
    Louis J. Gross , The Institute for Environmental Modeling University of Tennessee gross at tiem.utk.edu
    Last Modified: Feb. 16, 2009



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