PROMOTION REPORT - INDIVIDUAL

(August 31, 2009 - December 31, 2012)

 

 

Candidate for promotion to: Associate Professor

 

 

I. GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Faculty Name:

Robert Allen

 

Department:

Mathematics

 

 

 

Education

 

Ph D, George Mason University, Mathematics. (2009).

 

MS, University of Virginia, Mathematics. (2006).

 

BS, George Mason University, Mathematics. (2003).

 

BS, University of Virginia, Computer Science. (1994).

 

II. NARRATIVES

 

A. Teaching Narrative

 

Download File (rallen/promotion/teaching profile-2.pdf)

 

B. Scholarship Narrative

 

Download File (rallen/promotion/research profile-1.pdf)

 

C. Service Narrative

 

Download File (rallen/promotion/service profile-2.pdf)

 

III. TEACHING

 

A. Teaching Schedule

 

Fall 2012

Course & Section

Title

New Course Prep.

New Format for Existing Course

Enrollment

Number of Credit Hours

Delivery Mode

MTH - Mathematics 207-4

Calculus I

No

No

36

5

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-12.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 207-5

Calculus I

No

No

36

5

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-13.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 321-1

Teach Math with Technology

Yes

Yes

18

3

Lecture/Lab

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-14.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 407-1

Real Analysis I

Yes

No

23

3

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-15.pdf)

 

Summer 2012

Course & Section

Title

New Course Prep.

New Format for Existing Course

Enrollment

Number of Credit Hours

Delivery Mode

MTH - Mathematics 150-202

College Algebra

Yes

No

25

4

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-16.pdf)

 

Spring 2012

Course & Section

Title

New Course Prep.

New Format for Existing Course

Enrollment

Number of Credit Hours

Delivery Mode

MTH - Mathematics 151-02

Precalculus

No

No

38

4

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-1.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 151-04

Precalculus

No

No

35

4

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-2.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 310-03

Calculus III: Multi Calc

Yes

No

1

4

Independent Study

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-3.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 410-01

Complex Analysis

Yes

No

23

3

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-4.pdf)

 

Fall 2011

Course & Section

Title

New Course Prep.

New Format for Existing Course

Enrollment

Number of Credit Hours

Delivery Mode

MTH - Mathematics 207-04

Calculus I

No

No

37

5

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-5.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 207-05

Calculus I

No

No

35

5

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-6.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 309-01

Lin Alg with Dif Equations

Yes

No

35

4

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-7.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 395-04

Special Topics in Mathematics

Yes

No

6

1

Independent Study

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabusug-1.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 595-01

Mathematical Modeling for Teachers

Yes

No

3

1

Independent Study

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-8.pdf)

 

Summer 2011

Course & Section

Title

New Course Prep.

New Format for Existing Course

Enrollment

Number of Credit Hours

Delivery Mode

MTH - Mathematics 151-101

Precalculus

Yes

No

15

4

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-17.pdf)

 

Spring 2011

Course & Section

Title

New Course Prep.

New Format for Existing Course

Enrollment

Number of Credit Hours

Delivery Mode

MTH - Mathematics 208-02

Calculus II

No

No

34

4

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-10.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 208-03

Calculus II

No

 

31

4

Classroom

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-11.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 411-01

Abstract Algebra I

Yes

Yes

1

4

Independent Study

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-12.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 413-01

Topics in Linear Algebra: Introduction to Operator Theory

Yes

No

6

3

Classroom

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-13.pdf)

 

Fall 2010

Course & Section

Title

New Course Prep.

New Format for Existing Course

Enrollment

Number of Credit Hours

Delivery Mode

MTH - Mathematics 208-02

Calculus II

No

No

35

4

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-11.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 208-03

Calculus II

No

No

35

4

Classroom

Download File (rallen/schteach/syllabus-9.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 225-01

Logic and Discrete Mathematics

No

No

35

4

Classroom

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-9.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 395-01

Special Topics in Mathematics

Yes

No

6

3

Classroom

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-6.pdf)

 

Spring 2010

Course & Section

Title

New Course Prep.

New Format for Existing Course

Enrollment

Number of Credit Hours

Delivery Mode

MTH - Mathematics 208-02

Calculus II

Yes

No

32

4

Classroom

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-3.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 208-03

Calculus II

Yes

No

31

4

Classroom

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-4.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 225-02

Logic and Discrete Mathematics

Yes

No

21

4

Classroom

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-5.pdf)

 

Fall 2009

Course & Section

Title

New Course Prep.

New Format for Existing Course

Enrollment

Number of Credit Hours

Delivery Mode

MTH - Mathematics 207-05

Calculus I

Yes

No

37

5

Classroom

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-1.pdf)

MTH - Mathematics 207-06

Calculus I

Yes

No

33

5

Classroom

Download File (allen.rob3/schteach/syllabus-2.pdf)

 

Grants

 

Allen, R. (Co-Principal), Bingham, M. (Co-Principal), Wendt, T. (Co-Principal), UW-L Faculty Development Grant, "Expanding the WeBWorK Libraries for Increased Use in General Education Mathematics and Statistics Courses", Funded, $12,367.35. (sub: September 30, 2011, start: July 1, 2012, end: June 30, 2013).

Download File (twendt/congrant_teaching/Professional Development Grant - Allen Bingham Wendt-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., UW-L Grant, "Learning Objects Visualization App for the iPad", Funded, $1,200.00. (start: July 2010, end: July 2011).

Download File (allen.rob3/congrant_teaching/proposal-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R. (Co-Principal), Bingham, M. (Co-Principal), Wendt, T. (Co-Principal), UW-L Faculty Development Grant, "Using WeBWorK to Enhance Learning in General Education Mathematics and Statistics Courses", Funded, $1,500.00. (sub: February 12, 2010, start: July 1, 2010, end: June 30, 2011).

Download File (allen.rob3/congrant_teaching/Teaching Innovation Grant - AllenBinghamWendt-1.pdf)

 

B. Additional Teaching Evidence

I explored the use of WeBWorK in the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 semesters in Calculus II as part of a Faculty Development Grant with Dr Bingham and Dr. Wendt. The attached poster was presented at the UW-L Teaching & Learning Research Day.

Download File (rallen/promotion/webwork-poster-1.pdf)

The attached presentation was presented at the Best Practices in STEM Teaching Conference.

Download File (rallen/promotion/webwork-2.pdf)

 

IV. SCHOLARSHIP

 

A. Intellectual Contributions

 

Published and Accepted

 

1. Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

 

Allen, R., Colonna, F. (2010). Weighted Composition Operators on the Bloch Space of a Bounded Homogeneous Domain (vol. 202, pp. 11-37). Basel: Topics in Operator Theory Volume 1: Operators, Matrices and Analytic Functions.

Type of Review

Acceptance Rate

Author Workload

Author Ordering

Audience of Circulation

Peer-reviewed

Not Known%

Allen, Robert

Colonna, Flavia

Authors in alphabetical order

International

Download File (allen.rob3/intellcont/02AlleColo-1.pdf)

 

2. Journal Article, Academic Journal

 

Allen, R., Colonna, F., Easley, G. R. (2011). Multiplication Operators on the Iterated Logarithmic Lipschitz Spaces of a Tree. To appear in Mediterranean Journal of Mathematics.

Type of Review

Acceptance Rate

Author Workload

Author Ordering

Audience of Circulation

Peer-reviewed

%

Allen, Robert

Colonna, Flavia

Easley, Glenn R.

Authors in alphabetical order

International

Download File (rallen/intellcont/Colonna_MJM_2011-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Colonna, F., Easley, G. R. (2011). Multiplication Operators Between the Lipschitz-Type Spaces on a Tree. International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Science.

Type of Review

Acceptance Rate

Author Workload

Author Ordering

Audience of Circulation

Peer-reviewed

%

Allen, Robert

Colonna, Flavia

Easley, Glenn R.

Authors in alphabetical order

International

Download File (rallen/intellcont/472495-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Colonna, F., Easley, G. R. Multiplication Operators on the Weighted Lipschitz Space of a Tree. To appear in Journal of Operator Theory.

Type of Review

Acceptance Rate

Author Workload

Author Ordering

Audience of Circulation

Peer-reviewed

%

Allen, Robert

Colonna, Flavia

Easley, Glenn R.

Authors in alphabetical order

International

Download File (allen.rob3/intellcont/JOTAllenColonnaEasley2010-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Colonna, F. (2010). Weighted Composition Operators from H^\infty to the Bloch Space of a Bounded Homogeneous Domain. Integral Equations and Operator Theory, 66(1), 21-40.

Type of Review

Acceptance Rate

Author Workload

Author Ordering

Audience of Circulation

Peer-reviewed

Not Known%

Allen, Robert

Colonna, Flavia

Authors in alphabetical order

International

Download File (allen.rob3/intellcont/Weighted Composition Operators from H^infty to the Bloch Space of a Bounded Homogeneous Domain-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Colonna, F. (2009). Multiplication Operators on the Bloch Space of Bounded Homogeneous Domains. Computational Methods and Function Theory, 9, 679-693.

Type of Review

Acceptance Rate

Author Workload

Author Ordering

Audience of Circulation

Peer-reviewed

Not Known%

Allen, Robert

Colonna, Flavia

Authors in alphabetical order

International

Download File (allen.rob3/intellcont/multopBHDnew-1.pdf)

 

Works in Progress

 

1. Journal Article, Academic Journal

 

Allen, R. Composition Operators on Lipschitz-Type Spaces of a Homogeneous Tree.

Type of Review

Acceptance Rate

Author Ordering

Audience of Circulation

Peer-reviewed

%

Allen, Robert

 

 

 

Allen, R., Jens, C., Wendt, T. Surviving an Outbreak of Zombiism.

Type of Review

Acceptance Rate

Author Ordering

Audience of Circulation

Peer-reviewed

%

Allen, Robert

Jens, Cassandra

Wendt, Theodore

 

 

 

Allen, R. Weighted Composition Operators from the Bloch Space to Weighted Banach Spaces of Holomorphic Functions on Bounded Homogeneous Domains.

Type of Review

Acceptance Rate

Author Ordering

Audience of Circulation

Peer-reviewed

%

Allen, Robert

International

Download File (rallen/intellcont/wco-1.pdf)

 

Other Scholarly Activities

 

1. Paper presented at academic conference

 

Allen, R., MAA Wisconsin Sectional Meeting, Mathematical Association of America, Milwaukee, WI, "Surviving an Outbreak of Zombiism", Paper. (Date Presented: April 13, 2012).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Regional

Oral Presentation

No

No

Accepted

Yes

Download File (rallen/present/Allen-3.pdf)

 

Allen, R., MCSP Lecture Series, Roanoke College Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics, Roanoke, VA, "Surviving an Outbreak of Zombiism". (Date Presented: March 14, 2012).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Local

Oral Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

Download File (rallen/present/Allen-RC-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Mathematics Colloquium, George Mason University Department of Mathematics, Fairfax, VA, "Composition Operators: Something for Everyone". (Date Presented: March 9, 2012).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Local

Oral Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

Download File (rallen/present/Composition Operators-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Graduate Seminar, George Mason University Department of Mathematics, Fairfax, VA, "The Academic Job Search". (Date Presented: March 8, 2012).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Local

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allen, R., Prime Time Mathematics Colloquium, North Central College Pi Mu Epsilon Chapter, North Central College, Naperville, IL, "Surviving an Outbreak of Zombiism". (Date Presented: October 21, 2011).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Local

Oral Presentation

 

 

Invited

 

 

Download File (rallen/present/Allen-NCC-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Bingham, M., Wendt, T., Conference on Teaching & Learning, Center for Advancing Teaching & Learning, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, "Online Homework in General Education Mathematics and Statistics Courses", Abstract. (Date Presented: September 2, 2011, Date Submitted: May 10, 2011).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Regional

Poster

No

No

Accepted

No

Download File (rallen/present/webwork-poster-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R. (Co-Presenter), Bingham, M. (Co-Presenter), (Co-Author), Best Practices in Science, Math, and Engineering Teaching Conference, University of Wisconsin System Office of Professional and Instructional Development, University of Wisconsin Baraboo-Sauk County, "Using an Online Homework System in General Education Mathematics and Statistics Courses", http://www.baraboo.uwc.edu/academics/bestpracticesConference.asp, Abstract. (Date Presented: August 18, 2011, Date Accepted: June 1, 2011, Date Submitted: May 19, 2011).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

State

Oral Presentation

No

No

Accepted

No

Download File (rallen/present/webwork-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., MathFest 2011, Mathematical Association of America, Lexington, KY, "Mathematical Modeling Meets Pop Culture: Surviving an Outbreak of Zombiism", http://www.maa.org/mathfest/mathprogram.html, Paper. (Date Presented: August 4, 2011, Date Accepted: June 6, 2011, Date Submitted: April 30, 2011).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

National

Oral Presentation

No

No

Accepted

No

Download File (rallen/present/Allen-Modeling-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R. (Panelist), Project NeXT 2011, Mathematical Association of America, Lexington, KY, "Effective Use of Online Homework to Enhance Student Learning and Retention", Paper. (Date Presented: August 3, 2011).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

National

Oral Presentation

No

No

Invited

No

Download File (rallen/present/Allen-2.pdf)

 

Allen, R., MAA Wisconsin Sectional Meeting, Mathematical Association of America, Menomonie, WI, "Operator Theory and Functional Analysis for Undergraduates", Paper. (Date Presented: April 29, 2011, Date Accepted: January 7, 2011, Date Submitted: December 30, 2010).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Regional

Oral Presentation

No

No

Accepted

Yes

Download File (allen.rob3/present/optheory-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R. (Co-Author/Co-Presenter), Bingham, M. (Co-Author/Co-Presenter), Wendt, T. (Co-Author), MAA Wisconsin Sectional Meeting, Mathematical Association of America, Menomonie, WI, "Using WeBWorK in Mathematics and Statistics Courses", Paper. (Date Presented: April 29, 2011, Date Accepted: January 13, 2011, Date Submitted: December 30, 2010).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Regional

Oral Presentation

No

No

Accepted

Yes

Download File (allen.rob3/present/webwork-2.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Joint Mathematics Meeting, AMS/MAA, New Orleans, LA, "Multiplication Operators Between Lipschitz-Types Spaces on an Infinite Tree", http://www.ams.org/meetings/national/jmm/2125_progfull.htmlml, Paper. (Date Presented: January 9, 2011, Date Accepted: October 21, 2010, Date Submitted: September 3, 2010).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

National

Oral Presentation

No

No

Accepted

Yes

Download File (allen.rob3/present/Allen-JMM-2.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Research Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, "Multipliers on Lipschitz-Type Spaces of a Tree", http://www.uwlax.edu/mathematics/dept/colloquium.htm. (Date Presented: September 17, 2010).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Local

Oral Presentation

No

No

Invited

No

Download File (allen.rob3/present/multipliers-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Best Practices in Science, Math, and Engineering Teaching Conference, University of Wisconsin System Office of Professional and Instructional Development, University of Wisconsin Baraboo-Sauk County, "Motivating Class Participation and Cooperation Through Pop Culture", http://www.baraboo.uwc.edu/academics/bestpracticesConference.asp, Abstract. (Date Presented: August 30, 2010, Date Submitted: July 13, 2010).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

State

Oral Presentation

No

No

Accepted

No

Download File (allen.rob3/present/Allen-STEM-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., MAA Wisconsin Sectional Meeting, Mathematical Association of America, Oshkosh, WI, "Isometries on the Bloch Space", http://www.uwosh.edu/mathematics/MAA2010, Paper. (Date Presented: April 17, 2010, Date Accepted: February 24, 2010, Date Submitted: February 23, 2010).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Regional

Oral Presentation

No

No

Accepted

Yes

Download File (allen.rob3/present/isometries on the Bloch space-2.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Research Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, "Turing Instabilities in Reaction-Diffusion Equations: A Model for the Formation of Mammalian Coat Patterns", http://www.uwlax.edu/faculty/Okamoto/seminar.html. (Date Presented: March 26, 2010).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Local

Oral Presentation

No

No

Invited

No

Download File (allen.rob3/present/pattern formation-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Research Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, "Isometries on the Bloch Space", http://www.uwlax.edu/faculty/Okamoto/seminar.html. (Date Presented: February 26, 2010).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Local

Oral Presentation

No

No

Invited

Yes

Download File (allen.rob3/present/isometries on the Bloch space-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Joint Mathematics Meeting, AMS/MAA, San Francisco, CA, "Weighted Composition Operators from $H^\infty$ to the Bloch Space of a Bounded Homogeneous Domain", http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2124_progfull.html, Paper. (Date Presented: January 15, 2010, Date Accepted: October 10, 2009, Date Submitted: August 27, 2009).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

National

Oral Presentation

No

No

Accepted

Yes

Download File (allen.rob3/present/Allen-JMM10-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Joint Mathematics Meeting, AMS/MAA, San Francisco, CA, "Weighted Composition Operators on the Bloch Space in C^n", http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2124_progfull.html, Paper. (Date Presented: January 13, 2010, Date Accepted: December 15, 2009, Date Submitted: December 14, 2009).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

National

Poster

No

No

Accepted

Yes

Download File (allen.rob3/present/wco-poster-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Research Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, "Analysis on Discrete Structures: The Beginnings of Discrete Operator Theory?", http://www.uwlax.edu/faculty/Okamoto/seminar.html. (Date Presented: October 2, 2009).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Local

Oral Presentation

No

No

Invited

No

Download File (allen.rob3/present/embeddings of trees-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R., Research Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, "Classical and Modern Operator Theory on the Bloch Space", http://www.uwlax.edu/faculty/Okamoto/seminar.html. (Date Presented: September 25, 2009).

Meeting Type

Scope

Format of Presentation

Published in Proceedings?

Refereed Proceedings?

Invited or Accepted

Published Elsewhere?

 

Local

Oral Presentation

No

No

Invited

Yes

Download File (allen.rob3/present/Operator Theory on the Bloch Space-1.pdf)

 

2. Editorial and Review Activities

 

"Landau's Theorem and Marden Constant for Harmonic \nu-Bloch Mappings", Americal Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, 10 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (March 1, 2012 - March 14, 2012).

 

"Weighted Composition Operators from Hardy Spaces into Logarithmic Bloch Spaces", Journal of Function Spaces and Applications, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International, Appointed, 1 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (February 12, 2012 - February 23, 2012).

 

"A Note on Generalized Derivations in Banach Algebras", Americal Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, 9 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (February 1, 2012 - February 14, 2012).

 

"Generalization of Operators Near Completely Polynomially Dominated and Similartiy Problems", Americal Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, 8 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (December 1, 2011 - December 14, 2011).

 

"The Invariant Distance Histogram in Object Recognition", Proceedings of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, Academic. (March 7, 2011 - November 2011).

Reviewer for the Proceedings of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2011

 

"Eigenvalues and Spectra of Composition Operators Acting on Weighted Bergman Spaces of Infinite Order on the Unit Polydisk", Americal Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, 7 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (May 1, 2011 - May 14, 2011).

 

"The Spectrum of a Composition Operator and Calderon's Complex Interpolation", Americal Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, 6 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (February 15, 2011 - March 1, 2011).

 

"Extension of Matrices with Entires in H^infty on Coverings of Riemann Surfaces of Finite Type", Americal Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, 4 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (June 20, 2010 - June 25, 2010).

 

"On New Bloch-type Spaces", Americal Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, 3 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (March 8, 2010 - March 19, 2010).

 

"Norms of Some Operators on Bounded Symmetric Domains", Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computation, Invited Manuscript Reviewer, International, Appointed, 1 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (December 4, 2009 - January 5, 2010).

 

"Nevanlinna Class Contains Functions Whose Spherical Derivative Grow Arbitrarily Fast", Americal Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, 2 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (December 15, 2009 - December 23, 2009).

 

"Essential Norm of Weighted Composition Operators on Muentz Spaces", Americal Mathematical Society Mathematical Reviews, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National, Appointed, 1 items edited/reviewed, Academic. (November 2, 2009 - December 14, 2009).

 

3. Research Currently in Progress

 

Allen, Robert, Colonna, Flavia, "Operator Theory on Bounded Homogeneous Domains in C^n", On-Going, Scholarly. (May 18, 2010).

 

Allen, Robert, Heller, Katherine, Pons, Matthew, "Weighted Composition Operators on Weighted Hardy Spaces", On-Going, Scholarly. (November 15, 2009).

 

Wendt, Theodore, McCool, Jenni, Allen, Robert, "Mathematical Modeling and the Common Core State Standards", On-Going, Scholarly. (October 2011).

 

Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

 

Allen, R. (Principal), "AMS-SIMONS Travel Grant Program"(Not Funded), External Grant, Sponsored by Simons Foundation, $4,000.00. (Date Submitted: March 26, 2011).

 

Allen, R. (Principal), "Agent Based Models of Infectious Disease"(Not Funded), UW-L Faculty Development Grant, $7,500.00. (Date Submitted: October 22, 2010).

Download File (rallen/congrant_research/proposal-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R. (Principal), "Spaces of Functions on a Homogeneous Tree"(Funded), College Grant, $5,000.00. (Date Submitted: December 29, 2009).

Download File (allen.rob3/congrant_research/proposal-1.pdf)

 

Allen, R. (Principal), "Spaces of Functions on a Homogeneous Tree"(Not Funded), UW-L Faculty Development Grant. (Date Submitted: October 28, 2009).

Download File (allen.rob3/congrant_research/Proposal - Robert F. Allen-1.pdf)

 

Student Research

 

1. Undergraduate Research

 

Prudom, Andrew, Mathematics, "Operator Theory on Discrete Bloch Spaces," In-Process. (February 25, 2012 - Present).

Role: faculty advisor

Dates and Locations Presented:

–.

 

Xiong, Tria, Mathematics, "The Contageousness of Rumors," Completed. (June 1, 2012 - August 5, 2012).

Role: Faculty Advisor for the WISCamp program.

Dates and Locations Presented:

Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session – Poster. University of Wisconsin--La Crosse. (August 2012).

WiscAMP 2012 Annual Meeting – Poster. University of Wisconsin--Madison. (November 2012).

 

Jens, Cassandra, Mathematics, "Using Cellular Automata to Model the Outbreak of a Zombie Infection with Imposed Social Dynamics," In-Process. (August 10, 2010 - May 1, 2011).

Role: Faculty Advisor

Significant Student Involvement: This work is a continuation of the research conducted under the WiscAMP 2010 term.

Dates and Locations Presented:

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) – Oral Presentation. Ithaca, NY. (April 2011).

UW-L's Annual Celebration of Research and Creativity – Poster. La Crosse, WI. (April 2011).

 

Jens, Cassandra, Mathematics, "Survivability Models for an Outbreak of a Zombie Infection," Completed. (June 1, 2010 - August 5, 2010).

Role: Faculty Advisor for the WISCamp program.

Dates and Locations Presented:

Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session – Poster. University of Wisconsin--La Crosse. (August 2010).

WiscAMP 2010 Annual Meeting – Poster. University of Wisconsin--Madison. (November 2010).

Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics – Poster. University of Nebraska-Linconl. (January 2011).

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) – Oral Presentation. Ithaca College. (March 2011).

 

V. SERVICE

 

A. Service

 

Department Service

 

Search and Screen Committee, Member. (August 2012 - Present)

Member and recorder for the Search and Screen committee to hire an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education to start Fall 2013.

 

Campus Close-ups, Representative of the Mathematics Department. (August 2010 - Present)

Campus Close-Ups give perspective students the opportunity to learn more about UW-La Crosse, including our department, financial aid, and the admissions process.

 

Mathematical Modeling Competition, Assisted in organizing, running, and judging the first annual Mathematical Modeling Workshop and Competition at UW-L.. (October 2, 2012)

The Competition was a 24 hour event for student teams to solve, write, and present solutions to real-world problems.

 

Freshmen Advising, Member. (June 2012)

 

General Education Assessment, Chair. (August 2011 - June 2012)

Led the team to develop the MTH 207 general education assessment.

 

Search and Screen Committee, Member. (August 2011 - February 2012)

Member and recorder for the Search and Screen committee to hire an Assistant Professor of Mathematical Biology to start Fall 2012.

 

COMAP Math Modeling Competition, Faculty Advisor. (October 1, 2011 - February 22, 2012)

Assisted in the organization of the UW-L participation in the international COMAP modeling competition. Advised 2 teams of 3 students each.

 

Mathematical Modeling for Teachers Workshop. (January 2011 - October 2011)

Assisted in organizing a workshop for pre-service and in-service teachers introducing mathematical modeling, and how to include modeling into the classroom.

 

Mathematical Modeling Competition, Assisted in organizing, running, and judging the first annual Mathematical Modeling Workshop and Competition at UW-L.. (October 2, 2011)

The Competition was a 24 hour event for student teams to solve, write, and present solutions to real-world problems.

 

Freshmen Advising, Member. (June 2011)

 

Department Colloquium, Chair. (September 2010 - May 2011)

Organizer of the Department Colloquium for the 2010-2011 academic year.

 

Math Club, Faculty Advisor. (September 2009 - May 2011)

Co-faculty advisor of the Math Club. Invited guest speaker Dr. David Taylor from Roanoke College to discuss the mathematics of Sudoku (Spring 2010).

 

MTH 321 Curriculum Committee, Member. (January 28, 2011 - May 5, 2011)

The committee designed the new Teaching Math with Technology course to make a new three credits per course for the secondary education math major.

 

COMAP Math Modeling Competition, Faculty Advisor. (October 1, 2010 - February 22, 2011)

Assisted in the organization of the UW-L participation in the international COMAP modeling competition. Advised 2 teams of 3 students each.

 

General Education Assessment, Chair. (September 2, 2010 - October 12, 2010)

Lead the team to develop the current MTH 208 General Education Assessment criteria.

 

Mathematical Modeling Workshop and Competition, Assisted in organizing, running, and judging the first annual Mathematical Modeling Workshop and Competition at UW-L.. (October 2, 2010)

The workshop brought together faculty from area schools in Wisconsin to discuss how to recruit and build teams to succeed in the COMAP Math Modeling Competition. The Competition was a 24 hour event for student teams to solve, write, and present solutions to real-world problems.

 

STEP Curriculum Committee, Member. (September 10, 2010 - October 1, 2010)

Member of the committee to develop the new curriculum for the Mathematics Secondary Education major.

 

Freshmen Advising, Member. (June 2010)

 

MTH 175 Textbook Selection Committee, Member. (February 16, 2010 - March 5, 2010)

The committee proposed the adoption of a new textbook for MTH 175 due to the request from Textbook Rental on the condition of the current edition of the text.

 

COMAP Math Modeling Competition, Faculty Advisor. (October 1, 2009 - February 22, 2010)

Assisted in the organization of the UW-L participation in the international COMAP modeling competition. Advised 2 teams of 3 students each.

 

MTH 407/408 Curriculum Committee, Member. (January 28, 2010 - February 5, 2010)

The committee redesigned the Real Analysis sequence (MTH 407/408) to re-distribute the learning objectives and to make the sequence three credits per course.

 

Mathematical Modeling Workshop and Competition, Assisted in organizing, running, and judging the first annual Mathematical Modeling Workshop and Competition at UW-L.. (October 10, 2009)

The workshop brought together faculty from area schools in Wisconsin and Iowa to discuss how to recruit and build teams to succeed in the COMAP Math Modeling Competition. The Competition was a 24 hour event for student teams to solve, write, and present solutions to real-world problems.

 

MTH 150 Credit By Exam, Member. (September 3, 2009 - September 21, 2009)

Participated in the preparation, execution, and grading of the MTH 150 Credit by Exam process for the Fall 2009 semester. This included running a preparation session, organizing and proctoring the exams, and grading portions of the exam.

 

University Service

 

1. Committee Involvement

 

Undergraduate Curriculum (UCC), Member. (August 2012 - Present)

 

LGBTIQQAA Scholarship Committee, Member. (November 16, 2010 - Present)

To develop and award a new scholarship being offered by the Pride Center for outstanding students in the LGBT community.

 

Ad Hoc, Recorder. (February 2011 - May 2012)

The committee will work closely with the CIO to ensure that technology-related instructional needs of the faculty are being met and that they continue to be enhanced as new technologies become available.

 

Professional and Community Service

 

1. Other professional and community service

 

Professional, American Mathematical Society, Session Chair, approximately 10 hours spent for the year, Yes, appointed, Pro Bono. (March 1, 2012 - Present).

Proposed a panel session at the AMS/MAA Joint Meetings in San Diego, CA on "Active Learning in Mathematics Curriculum"

 

Professional, Taiwaneese Journal of Mathematics, Reviewer, Yes, appointed, Pro Bono. (March 1, 2012 - Present).

regular reviewer for peer-review articles submitted to the journal.

 

Professional, American Mathematical Society, Session Chair, approximately 15 hours spent for the year, Yes, appointed, Pro Bono, International. (March 1, 2011 - January 7, 2012).

Organized a special session "Operator Theory on Analytic Function Spaces" at the AMS/MAA Joint Meetings in Boston, MA

 

Professional, MAA Poster Session for Undegraduate Research, Judge, approximately 2 hours spent for the year, Pro Bono, National. (January 5, 2012).

Served as a judge for the MAA Poster Session for Undergraduate Research at the Joint Mathematical Meetings in Boston, MA

 

Public/Community, Boys in Science, Workshop Organizer, Member, Yes, appointed, Compensated, State. (June 25, 2011 - June 26, 2011).

Leading a workshop for 6-8 grade boys in Computer Programming.

 

Public/Community, Girls in Science, Workshop Organizer, Member, Yes, appointed, Compensated, State. (June 25, 2011 - June 26, 2011).

Leading two workshops for 6-8 grade girls in 1) Computer Programming and 2) Combinatorics.

 

Professional, Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Poster Judge, approximately 4 hours spent for the year, No, neither, Pro Bono, Local. (April 15, 2011).

Judge for Undergraduate Research Posters

 

Student Organization, Angell Residence Hall, Attendee, Meeting, Yes, appointed, Pro Bono, Local. (February 28, 2011).

Participated in the Laux Hall Coffee House. Met with freshmen students in a casual setting to foster relationships between faculty and new students. Discussions ranged from academic advising to recollections of college life for me.

 

Public/Community, STEM Saturday, Workshop Organizer, approximately 8 hours spent for the year, Yes, appointed, Compensated, Local. (November 12, 2010 - November 13, 2010).

 

Public/Community, Girls in Science, Workshop Organizer, Member, Yes, appointed, Compensated, State. (June 26, 2010 - June 27, 2010).

Leading two workshops for 6-8 grade girls in 1) Computer Programming and 2) Combinatorics.

 

Student Organization, Laux Residence Hall, Attendee, Meeting, Yes, appointed, Pro Bono, Local. (April 13, 2010).

Participated in the Laux Hall Coffee House. Met with freshmen students in a casual setting to foster relationships between faculty and new students. Discussions ranged from academic advising to recollections of college life for me.

 

Professional, Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Poster Judge, approximately 4 hours spent for the year, No, neither, Pro Bono, Local. (April 9, 2010).

Judge for Undergraduate Research Posters

 

Professional, MAA Poster Session for Undegraduate Research, Judge, approximately 2 hours spent for the year, Pro Bono, National. (January 10, 2010).

Served as a judge for the MAA Poster Session for Undergraduate Research at the Joint Mathematical Meetings in San Francisco, CA.

 

Professional Memberships

 

American Mathematical Society, National. (August 2009 - Present).

Mathematics Professional Society

 

Mathematical Association of America, National. (August 2009 - Present).

Mathematical Professional Society

 

Grants

 

Allen, R. (Co-Principal), McCool, J. (Co-Principal), Wendt, T. (Co-Principal), UW System Grant, "Integrating Mathematical Modeling Opportunities across high-school and college curriculum", Funded, $1,000.00. (sub: April 11, 2011).

Download File (allen.rob3/congrant_service/UWS_ConferenceDev_app4fallconf_digmeasures-1.pdf)

 

VI. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

A. Awards and Honors

 

Outstanding Professor of the Year, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Residence Life, Teaching. (April 25, 2012).

 

B. Faculty Development

 

Other Activities

 

Teaching, Attended Conference, "MAA Wisconsin Sectional Meeting", Mathematical Association of America, Milwaukee, WI, United States, No. (April 12, 2012 - April 13, 2012).

 

Teaching, Attended Conference, "Fifth Annual Best Practices in STEM Teaching Conference", University of Wisconsin System Office of Professional and Instructional Development, Baraboo, WI, United States, No. (August 18, 2011).

 

Teaching, Attended Conference, "MathFest 2011", Mathematical Association of America, Lexington, KY, United States, No. (August 3, 2011 - August 6, 2011).

 

Teaching, Attended Conference, "MAA Wisconsin Sectional Meeting", Mathematical Association of America, Menomonie, WI, United States, No. (April 29, 2011 - April 30, 2011).

 

Scholarship/Research, Attended Conference, "South Eastern Analysis Meeting", University of Florida, Gainsville, FL, United States, No. (March 17, 2011 - March 19, 2011).

 

Teaching, Workshop, "Opening Workshop for New STEM Educators", UW System Women & Science Program, Marshfield, WI, United States, No. (September 30, 2010 - October 1, 2010).

 

Teaching, Attended Conference, "Fourth Annual Best Practices in STEM Teaching Conference", University of Wisconsin System Office of Professional and Instructional Development, Baraboo, WI, United States, No. (August 30, 2010).

 

Teaching, Workshop, "Tools for Teaching Workshop", Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning, La Crosse, WI, United States, No. (June 15, 2010).

 

Teaching, Attended Conference, "MAA Wisconsin Sectional Meeting", Mathematical Association of America, Oshkosh, WI, United States, No. (April 16, 2010 - April 17, 2010).

 

Teaching, Attended Conference, "Wisconsin Project NeXT Spring 2010 Meeting", Mathematical Association of America, Oshkosk, WI, United States, No. (April 16, 2010 - April 17, 2010).

 

C. Pre UW-L CV Link

Download File (rallen/promotion/cv-1.pdf)