Francis Patricia Medina Department of Mathematics Snell Hall 349 Oregon State University Corvallis Oregon 97331-4605 Phone: 541.737.4686 medinaf@math.oregonstate.edu http://www.science.oregonstate.edu/~medinaf/ Education Ph.D. (Mathematics). Oregon State University, May, 2014 Advisor: Dr. Malgorzata Peszy´ nska M.A. (Mathematics) Bowling Green State University, 2009 Successful completion of written comprehensive examination based on Mathematical Analysis and Abstract Algebra. M.S. (Mathematics) Universidad de los Andes, 2003 Thesis: Non-complementarity of Orlicz spaces in L1 [0, 1] and C[0, 1]. Advisor: Dr. Diomedes B´ arcenas B.Sc. (Mathematics). Five year version with mandatory thesis requirement Universidad Central de Venezuela, 2001 Thesis: Regression Analysis using local polynomials (non-parametric statistics) Advisor: Dr. Ricardo Rios Research areas Applied mathematics: Numerical analysis, partial differential equations, applied functional analysis. More specific: Methane hydrate models, evolution equations, multicomponent adsorption. Publications Refereed journal publications 1. N. Gibson, P. Medina, M. Peszynska, R. Showalter. Evolution of phase transitions in methane hydrate , J. Math. Anal. Appl., Volume 409, Issue 2 (2014), pp 816-833, doi=10.1016/j.jmaa.2013. 07.023. 2. P. Medina and M. Peszynska. Numerical analysis of adsorption systems in ECBM, in preparation. Theses 1. F. Patricia Medina. Mathematical Treatment and Simulation of Methane Hydrates and Adsorption Models, Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, 2014, Corvallis, Oregon. U.S.A. 2. F. Patricia Medina. Non-complementarity of Orlicz spaces in L1 [0, 1] and C[0, 1], Master’s Thesis, Universidad de Los Andes , 2003, M´erida, Venezuela. 3. F. Patricia Medina Regression Analysis using local polynomials, Licenciado Thesis, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 2000, Caracas, Venezuela. Francis Patricia Medina (2 of 5) Presentations 1. (Talk) Hyperbolic Systems for Adsorption. Cascade Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar. April 5th, 2014. Corvallis, Oregon. 2. (Invited Talk) Numerical approximation for a model of methane hydrates. Pacific Northwest Numerical Analysis Seminar. October 19th, 2013. Seattle, Washington (http://faculty.washington. edu/rjl/pnwnas/2013/Medina_PNWNAS_2013.pdf). 3. (Poster) Systems of conservation laws for thermodynamically consistent adsorption with subscale diffusion and memory terms. Department of Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy. SIAM Conference on Computational and Mathematical issues in the Geosciences. June 17-20, 2013. Padova, Italy. 4. (Contributed Talk) Numerical approximation for a model of methane hydrates. Department of Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy. SIAM Conference on Computational and Mathematical Issues in the Geosciences. June 17-20, 2013. Padova, Italy. 5. (Applied Mathematics and Computation Seminar talk) Oregon State University. Numerical Approximation for a model of methane hydrates, June 7, 2013. 6. (Poster) Systems of conservation laws for thermodynamically consistent Adsorption with sub-scale diffusion (joint with M. Peszynska). SIAM Annual Meeting. July 9-13, 2012. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 7. (Applied Mathematics and Computation Seminar talk) Oregon State University. Hyperbolic systems for adsorption (joint with M. Peszynska). May 25, 2012. 8. (Probability Seminar talk) Oregon State University. The Dunford-Pettis theorem, Orlicz spaces and related topics. April 6, 2010. 9. (Probability Seminar talk) Oregon State University. On the convergence in mean of martingale difference sequence. April 20, 2010. 10. (Analysis Seminar talk) Bowling Green State University. Uniform integrability and the De La Valle Poussin and Dunford-Pettis theorems. March 10, 2008. 11. (Conference talk) XVII Jornadas Venezolanas de Matem´aticas. Non-complementarity of Orlicz spaces in L1 [0, 1] and C[0, 1]. March 31-April 2, 2004. Trujillo, Venezuela. 12. (Functional Analysis Seminar talk) Orlicz Spaces. Universidad de Los Andes, 2003, Venezuela. M´erida, 13. (Functional Analysis Seminar) Topology in C[0, 1]. Universidad de los Andes, M´erida, Venezuela. Francis Patricia Medina (3 of 5) Current Projects 1. Research Assistant. Oregon State University, Jan. 2012–present Research duties under project NSF-DMS 1115827 “Hybrid modeling in porous media” (PI: Dr. Malgorzata Peszynska). 2. Participant. Oregon State University, Nov. 2013–present “Feasibility of Biogeochemical Sealing of Wellbore Cements: Lab and Simulation Tests”, DOE NETL project (PI: Dr. Marta Torres, CEAOS OSU, Co-PI: Dr. Malgorzata Peszynska). Professional Development 1. IMA Special Workshop: Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists, Minneapolis, MN, April 7–9, 2014. 2. Summer Graduate Workshop. Berkeley, CA. The Dirichlet Space: Connections between Operator Theory, Function Theory, and Complex Analysis, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA, June 20–July 1, 2011 3. Infinite Dimensional Analysis Conference. Kent, OH. Kent State University, OH, 2005. 4. Universidad Sim´ on Bol´ıvar Mathematics graduate classes (Harmonic Analysis I and II), Caracas, Venezuela, 2005–2006 5. XVII Escuela Venezolana de Matem´ aticas y IV EMALCA. M´ erida, Venezuela Escuela de Matem´ aticas de Am´erica latina y el Caribe. Tensor products of Banach spaces by Joe Diestel and Johan Swart (Kent State University, USA). Sept. 5–Sept. 11, 2004. 6. XV Escuela Venezolana de Matem´ aticas y IV EMALCA. M´ erida, Venezuela Escuela de Matem´ aticas de Am´erica latina y el Caribe I. Semigroups of operators and some applications by Diomedes B´ arcenas and Hugo Leiva (Universida de los Andes) II. Ultraproducts in Analysis by Jose Iovino (University of Texas, San Antonio). Sept. 8–Sept. 14, 2002. 7. XIV Escuela Venezolana de Matem´ aticas. M´ erida, Venezuela. Gaussian Processes extremes by Mario Wschebor (Universidad de la Rep´ ublica, Uruguay). Sept. 9–Sept. 15, 2001. Awards 1. Pacific Northwest Numerical Analysis Seminar. Selected among students in various Pacific Northwest universities to give a talk in the PNWNAS 2014. Nominated by the the department of Mathematics at Oregon State University. 2. SIAM. International student travel award for to present at SIAM Conference on Computational and Mathematical issues in the Geosciences. June 17-20, 2013. Padova, Italy, 2013. 3. SIAM. Student travel award for SIAM student chapter representative. SIAM Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2012. 4. OSU. Nominated by the department of mathematics for attending MSRI summer workshop 2011. 5. MSRI. Student travel award for MSRI summer graduate workshop. Berkeley, California, 2011. 6. Universidad Sim´ on Bol´ıvar Partial funding for professors in leave for PhD studies, 2006 – 2008 7. Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research. Travel Award for “Escuela Venezolana de Matem´ aticas”, 2001 Francis Patricia Medina (4 of 5) 8. FUNDACITE/ CONICIT(Ministry of Science and Technology). Scholarship for graduate studies (Master in Science), 2001 – 2003. 9. Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research. Scholarship for first two terms of graduate studies, 2001. Teaching 1. Instructor. Oregon State University, Fall 2014. Currently teaching Mathematics for Management, Life, and Social Sciences (MTH 245) for international students. 2. Teaching Assistant. Oregon State University, Spring 2013 Taught lecture course in Differential Calculus (MTH 251). 3. Teaching Assistant. Oregon State University, Sept. 2009–Dec. 2011 Taught practice sessions in sections for Mathematics. [Differential Calculus (MTH 251), Integral calculus (MTH 252), Vector calculus (MTH 254), Applications to Ordinary differential equations (MTH 256)]. 4. Teaching Assistant Bowling Green State University, 2006 – 2009 Taught lecture courses for Mathematics. (Pre-calculus, college algebra) 5. Assistant Professor. Universidad Sim´on Bol´ıvar, Sept. 2005–July 2006 Taught lecture courses for Mathematics. (Calculus, linear algebra). Held position through 2008 due to partial financial support for graduate studies. 6. Instructor (Assistant level). Universidad Sim´on Bol´ıvar, Jan. 2004–2006 Taught lecture courses for Mathematics (Calculus, linear algebra). 7. Instructor. Universidad Central de Venezuela, October 2003–2005 Taught lecture courses for Mathematics (Calculus). 8. Undergraduate Teaching Assistant. Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1998–2000 Taught practice sections for general mathematics. (Calculus). Service 1. Cascade Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar Student organizing committee. April, 2014. 2. SIAM Student Chapter. President,2013–2014. Vice-President, 2012 – 2013. Treasurer, 2010–2011 Oregon State University. 3. AWM Student Chapter. President,2010–2011. Vice-President 2011–2012.Treasurer, 2013 – 2014. Oregon State University. 4. Organizational committee. SIAM Student Chapter speaker series. Speaker: Dr. Thomas Grandine (Senior researcher at Boeing and SIAM Vice-president for industry),Oregon State University, 2013 5. Member of panel. Question, answer session for graduate student in Mathematics. MTH 599 ,Oregon State University, March 2013 6. Chair of organizational Committee. Sonia Kovalevskaya Days. Oregon State University, May 2011 7. Chair of student committee for faculty promotion and tenure. Department of Mathematics. Oregon State University, 2011. Francis Patricia Medina (5 of 5) 8. Chair of student committee for faculty promotion and tenure. Department of Mathematics. Oregon State University, 2010. Selected courses OC669. Multicomponent Reactive Flow and Transport Modeling [OSU, Winter 2014] MTH 607. Seminar applied mathematics and computation journal club. [Oregon State UniversityWinter 2011, Spring 2011, Winter 2012, Spring 2012, Winter 2013, Spring 2013, Winter 2014] ME667. Computational fluid dynamics. [Oregon State University, Fall 2012] MTH 659. Topics in numerical analysis: Large scale scientific computation (with weekly lab) [Oregon State University, Winter 2013] MTH 659. Topics in numerical analysis: Finite volume and discontinuous Galerkin methods. [Oregon State University, Winter 2012] MTH 655. Finte element methods [Oregon State University, Winter 2011] MTH 621, MTH 622, MTH 623. Differential and integral equations of mathematical physics (three parts) [Oregon State University, Fall 2009, Winter 2010, Fall 2010] MTH 664, MTH 665. Probability theory I and II. [Oregon State University, Winter 2010, Spring 2010] Computer Skills Scripting/Programming. FORTRAN, MATLAB, TURBO PASCAL, BASIC, HTML. Mathematics Software. MAPLE and STATISTICA. Productivity Software. LATEX, WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, etc. Other Software CruchFlow. Operating Systems. WINDOWS, UNIX, MAC (basic). Languages English (fluent) Spanish (native) French, Italian and Portuguese (basic reading) Professional associations SIAM (Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics). Activity group: Geoscience. AWM (Association of Women in Mathematics) AMS (American Mathematical Society) References All from the department of Mathematics at Oregon State University. Dr. Malgorzata Peszynska[mpesz@math.oregonstate.edu]. Professor. Dr. Ralph E. Showalter [show@math.oregonstate.edu]. Professor. Dr. Mina Ossiander [ossiand@math.oregonstate.edu]. Professor. Dr. Thomas Dick [tpdick@math.oregonstate.edu]. Professor Harold Parks [parks@math.orst.edu]. Professor (Emiriti) Scott Peterson [speter@math.orst.edu]. Senior Instructor.

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