Susan Kelly

**Education
**

Ph.D. in Mathematics, Washington University (1992)

M.A. in Mathematics, Washington University in St. Louis (1988)

B.S. University of Wisconsin ‑ Eau Claire (Summa cum Laude) Mathematics and Physics (1985)

**Ph. D. Dissertation**

*
Pointwise Convergence
for Wavelets*
(1992)

** Professional
History at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse**

2001 - Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

1995 - 2001 Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

1992‑ 1995 Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

** Publications**

S. Kelly, S. Rozner*,*
Winifred Edgerton Merrill:
She Opened the Door*, Notices of the American Mathematical Society,
Volume 59, Number 4 (2012) 504-512. * S. Rozner worked on
part of this project as an undergraduate research project.

S. Kelly, S. Rozner*,*
Winifred Edgerton Merrill: The First American Woman to Receive a Ph.D. in
Mathematics*, Midwest History Conference
Proceedings (2008) 27-39 and featured on the cover. * S. Rozner worked on
part of this project as an undergraduate research project.

S. Kelly,* Girls
in Science: Ten years and Going Strong*, UW-L CSAH Newsletter, Winter 2008.

S. Kelly, *Book
review for Information Science by David Luenberger*, published in the
UMAP Journal. Volume 29, Number 1 (2008) 87-89.

S. Kelly, J. Walker, *
Efficient Signal Transmission and Wavelet-based Compression*,
The Journal of
Undergraduate Mathematics and Its Applications, Volume 24, Number 4
(2003) 395-416.

S. Kelly, R. LeDocq, *
Incorporating
Writing in an Integrated Calculus, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
Sequence,* Primus, Volume 11, Number 1 (2001) 67 -78.

S. Kelly, *
Using the
Shannon Sampling Theorem to Design Compact Discs*, The Journal of
Undergraduate Mathematics and Its Applications, Vol 21, Number 2 (2000)157-166.

S. Kelly, *
Gibbs
Phenomenon for Wavelet, *Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, Number
3 (1996)
72-81.

S. Kelly, M. Kon and L.
Raphael,*
Local Convergence for Wavelet Expansions*, Journal of Functional
Analysis, Vol 126, Number 1 (1994) 102-138. Paper
presented by M. Kon at the AMS meeting in Syracuse Univ. in Sept. ‘93 and at the AMS meeting
at Texas A&M in Oct. 1993.

S. Kelly, *Gibbs
Phenomenon for Wavelet Expansions of a Function*, Proceedings of the 14^{th}
IMACS World
Congress on Computational and Applied Mathematics 1994.

S. Kelly, M. Kon and L.
Raphael,*
Pointwise Convergence of Wavelet Expansions*, Bulletin of the
American
Mathematical Society, Vol. 30, Number 1 (1994) 87 - 94.

S. Kelly, M. Kon and L.
Raphael,* Pointwise Convergence; Fourier Series vs. Wavelet Expansions*,
Proc. of
NATO Advanced Study Institute ‑ Wavelets and their applications 1992, ed. by J. Byrnes

F. King, S. Kelly and M.
Kuehne, *Nonlinear Programming Approach to Locally Constrained **
Variational Calculations on the Ground State of the Helium Atom*,
Molecular Physics, Vol. 75, No. 1
(1992), 243‑253.

Selected Presentations

2010 *Winifred Edgerton Merrill - She
Opened Doors*, presentation to be given at the Joint national meetings of the
American Mathematical Society/ Mathematical Association of America in San
Fransico, January 2010.

2009
*Mathematical Methods for Determining Art Forgeries*, presentation given at
the Summer National meeting of the Mathematical Association of America in
Portland Oregon, August 2009.

2009
*Multiple Integrals Provide an Opportunity to
Introduce a Women's History Lesson in a Mathematics Class,* presentation given fat
the Summer National meeting of the Mathematical Association of America in
Portland Oregon, August 2009.

2009
*Winifred Edgerton Merrill - She
Opened Doors*, presentation given for the Women's Studies Seminar at UW-La
Crosse, February 25, 2009.

2008 *Winifred Edgerton Merrill - Her
Contributions to Mathematics and the Advancement of Women*, presentation given at the Midwest History of Mathematics
Conference at Viterbo University, October 3, 2008.

2008 *Winifred Edgerton Merrill - Her
Contributions to Mathematics and to the Advancement of Women, *talk given at
the state Mathematics Association of America meeting, Madison Wisconsin, April
2008

2008 Moderated the session "Working on a budget! Bringing in more money and working on shoestring budgets" at the Engaging a Young Science Audience Conference, UW Baraboo, May 2008

2007*
Catch a Flying Car, *workshop taught for Girls in Science at UW-La Crosse

2006
*How tall is the tower*, workshop taught for
**t**he Summer
Reading program (for students with English as a second language organized by the
Multicultural Student Services at UW-La Crosse

2005
*Catch a Flying Car*, workshop taught for Girls in Science at UW-La Crosse

2000
*Understanding the World Better Using Mathematics* workshop given at the
Girls in Science program held in La Crosse

2000 *Incorporating Writing in an Integrated
Calculus, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations Sequence* talk given at
the summer National Mathematical Association of America meeting at UCLA

1999 *Writing Emphasis in the Math Major* talk
given with Rebecca LeDocq at the Mathematical Association of America State
Meeting

1999 *Writing in Mathematics* talk given in
Madison at the summer workshop for Wisconsin Teaching Fellows.

1998 *
Holograms and Lasers* talk given at the Girls in Science program held in La
Crosse

1995 *Harmonic Analysis: Wavelet Expansions and the
Gibbs Phenomenon* talk given for the University Dynamics of Research at the
Comprehensive University workshop

1995 Panelist at the one-day workshop, the Dynamics of Research at the Comprehensive University, held at the University in August

1995
*Careers in Mathematics and Engineering* talk for the La Crosse Junior High
Girl Scouts

1994 *Gibbs Phenomenon for Wavelet Expansions of a
Function* invited talk given at the 14th IMACS World Congress on
Computational and Applied Mathematics held at Georgia Tech.

1994 *Gibbs Phenomenon for Wavelets* invited talk
given at the American Mathematical Society meeting held at Kansas State
University.

1994
*The Mathematics for Music* talk given to the UW-La Crosse Math Club

1993 *Shannon Sampling Theorem and Compact Discs -
The Magic and the Music* talk given at the Wisconsin MAA meeting

1993 *Wavelets - Small Waves Making it Big* talk
given at the UW -Eau-Claire

**Selected Grants**

2009 Professional Development grant, "Wavelet Structure Analysis of Paintings" research grant ($6000)

2008- 2009 Diversity Program Development Initiative grant with Penny Tiedt, *E-Mentors:
Building Connections between Minority Students, Their Parents and UW-La Crosse
Science/Math Faculty* to begin a program of mentorship between middle and
high school students and STEM faculty ($7500)

2003 College Funds with Dr. Sandy Grunwald (Chemistry) for mini-grants or faculty developing new workshops for the Girls in Science Program ($2000)

2000-2001
Diversity Program Development Initiative
Grant (UW Extension grant) with Sandy Grunwald, Ron Rada, and Penny Tiedt
(Continuing Education) to help
fund the 2-day summer science program-The
Community Outreach in Science (*Cool Science for Coulee kids*) at UW-La
Crosse for students from the community who are from minority groups and from
households with financial needs ($5000)

2000-2001 UW Foundation Grant with Sandy Grunwald to help fund the 2001 Community Outreach in Science weekend ($2000)

1999-2000 College of Science and Allied Health grant with Dr. Sandy Grunwald in Chemistry for start up funds to plans the Community Outreach in Science ($2000)

1998-99 Wisconsin Teaching Fellow

1992 University of Wisconsin ‑ La Crosse research grant

**Research
Student Publications **

J. Hammond (S. Kelly
advisor) *Music and Mathematics*, UW-L Journal of Undergraduate Research,
Volume 12 (2011).

S. Rozner, S. Kelly, *
Winifred Edgerton Merrill: Her Contributions to Mathematics and Women's
**Opportunities*,
UW-L Journal of Undergraduate Research, Volume 9 (2008).

N. Roland (S. Kelly advisor), *
Fourier
and Wavelet Representations of Functions*, Furman University
Electronic Journal, Volume (2000) 1-12.

N. Roland, S. Kelly, *Fourier and Wavelet
Representations of Functions*, UW-L Journal of Undergraduate Research, Volume
2 (2000).

**Selected
Research Student Presentations
**

J. Hammond (S. Kelly
advisor) *Music and Mathematics*, Wisconsin State Mathematical Association
Conference, April 2011.

S. Rozner, *Winifred
Edgerton Merrill: Her Contributions to Mathematics and Women's *
*Opportunities*,
UW-L Journal of Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2008.

N. Roland, *
Fourier
and Wavelet Representations of Functions*, National Conference of
Undergraduate Research Conference (Bozman Montania) , April 2000.

**Student
Research Grants**

2008 Student Jarod Hart received a $400 UW-L SAH travel grant to attend the NCUR conference in 2008.

2008 Student Sarah Rozner received a $400 UW-L SAH travel grant to attend the NCUR conference in 2008.

2007
Student Sarah Rozner received a University Research Grant ($375) to work
with me on a math-history project on Winifred Edgerton Merrill,
the first women to received a PhD in
mathematics in the

1999
Student Nick Roland received a

1999
Student Nick Roland received a UW-L Undergraduate Research Grant ($950)
to work with me on Fourier series and Wavelets

**Courses taught at UW- La Crosse**

**
**
Mathematical Physics (MATH 461)

Real Analysis I and II (MATH 407 and 408)

Complex Analysis (MATH 410)

Differential Equations (MATH 353)

Linear Algebra (MATH 313)

Mathematical Logic (MATH 225)

Calculus I - IV (Math 207, 208, 309, 310)

Elementary Statistics (MATH 205)

Applied Calculus (MATH 175)

Precalculus (MATH 151)

College Algebra (MATH 150)

Selected Service

**Department Service**

2000, 03,04,07 Department Merit Committee Member

2002 Chaired a committee to revised requirements for various types of majors in mathematics

2002, 07 Department Hiring Committees (both were for tenure positions)

1995,97,99 Department Hiring Committees (tenure positions in 1995 and 1999)

1995-2007 Established and continue to organize the Mathematics Department Recognition Reception for our mathematics majors and minors and organized the awards presented

1994-2002 Estabalished and worked as editor of the Annual Mathematics Alumni Newsletter

**College Service**

2000- 2003 College of Science and Allied Health Scholarship Program for Students of Color committee

2000-2001 Member of the SAH Sabbatical Committee which set up goals and some general guidelines for SAH sabbaticals

1999-2001 Member of the Travel and Supply Awards committee for the College of Science and Allied Health

1996,1998 Physics Hiring Committee (tenure position in 1998)

**University
Service**

2005-2008 Faculty Senate, Senate Executive Committee (2007-2008)

2007-2008 Member of the Recruitment and Retention Task Force to develop guidelines for faculty career flexibility

2003- 2004 Promotion, Tenure and Salary Committee member

1999- 2002 Faculty Senate, Chair of Committee on Committees (2000-2001), Senate Executive Committee (2001-2002)

1999-2002 Member of the organizational committee for the UW-L annual Conference on Teaching and Learning.

1993-95, 97-98 Faculty Development Committee (Chair 1994-1995 and 1997-1998)

1999- Co-Director of annual Girls in Science program with Sandy Grunwald (Chemistry), and Penny Tiedt (Continuing Education). This program brings in 80 girls each year from grades 5 – 7 to campus for two days of hands on science workshops. I also often taught workshops for the program.

2008- Co-Creator and Director of the E-mentorship program for middle and high school students and STEM faculty.

2001-02 Created, organized and ran the Cool Science for Coulee Kids program with Sandy Grunwald (Chemistry), and Penny Tiedt (Continuing Education). The program was a one-day summer science workshop for 5th – 7th grade students of color from the community and for local students with financial needs. The program was meant to foster interest in science and create opportunities for these students to experience the university atmosphere.

2000 Career representative for the “Amazing Girls In Science” program at the La Crosse Science Museum

**Professional
Service**

2000- 2001 Member of
the Local Arrangements Committee for the 2001Mathfest, summer

national meeting of the MAA held in San Diego

**Hobbies**

Watercolor and Oil Painting, Photography, Down-Hill Skiing and Biking