Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae in PDF format

Maureen M. Morton


Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, June 2010
  • Dissertation Title: Integral Deferred Correction Methods for Scientific Computing
  • Dissertation Advisor: Andrew J. Christlieb
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
    B.A., Mathematics/Slavic Languages & Literatures, May 2003
    Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
    Intensive Russian Language School, Summer 2001


    Stark State College, North Canton, OH
    Adjunct Mathematics Instructor, 2013 – Present
    (Calculus, Statistics, Math for Technology, Trigonometry, College Algebra)
    Mathematics Tutor, 2013 – Present
    (Developmental & College Level)
    Kids’ College Instructor, Summer 2014
    (designed & taught the Matchless Measures workshop)
    Malone University, Canton, OH
    Adjunct Instructor for Malone Management Studies, 2014 – 2015
    (Survey of Business Algebra)
    Kent State University, Kent, OH
    Recitation Instructor, 2010 – 2011
    (Intermediate Russian II, Elementary Russian I, Elementary Russian II)
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    Mathematics Graduate Instructor, 2004 – 2010
    (College Algebra, Survey of Calculus I, Survey of Calculus II)
    Tutor, Math Learning Center, 2004 – 2010
    Michigan State University Teaching Assistant Programs, East Lansing, MI
    Facilitator at International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Orientation, August 2009
  • Co-facilitated small group of new ITAs in discussions of cultural educational differences and practice teaching sessions
  • Mad Science of Greater Kansas City, Lenexa, KS
    Mad Scientist, 2003
  • Presented educational and entertaining after-school science workshops for elementary-aged children
  • Prepared creative materials for presentations
  • Professional Experience

    Stark State College, North Canton, OH
    Returning Student Advisor, 2016 – Present
  • Advise returning students in registration for classes, planning schedules to meet major and prerequisite requirements (various majors), change of major forms
  • POWERcorps, an AmeriCorps program of Family & Community Services and Portage County Board of DD, Ravenna, OH
    Recreational Coordinator for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities, 2011 – 2012
  • Planned and implemented recreational, social, and educational activities for adult and teen consumers in groups of 6 – 40
  • Dept. of Mathematics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    Graduate Research Assistant, 2007-2010
  • Conducted original research to improve numerical methods for scientific computing with applications such as biology, optics, plasma physics fusion energy
  • Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    Visiting Mathematics Scholar, 2009
    (Long program on Quantum and Kinetic Transport: Analysis, Computations, and New Applications)
    Depts. of Horticulture and Crops & Soil Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    Research Assistant, 2005
  • Initiated and established protocol for mathematical modeling (focused on seed priming in cover crops) for Prof. Sieglinde Snapp’s laboratory
  • Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Lab, Depts. of Horticulture and Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    Research Assistant, 2000, 2004
  • Supervised assistant in preparing research reports for publication
  • Collected and analyzed insect and plant data
  • Served as a liaison between the university and farmers
  • Publications

    A high order time splitting method based on Integral Deferred Correction for semi-Lagrangian Vlasov simulations. A. Christlieb, W. Guo, M. Morton, and J.-M. Qiu. J. Comp. Phys., v 267, pp 7-27, 2014

    Semi-implicit Integral Deferred Correction constructed with additive Runge-Kutta methods. A. Christlieb, M. Morton, B. Ong, and J.-M. Qiu. Commun. Math. Sci., v 9(3), pp 879-902, 2011

    Seed priming of winter annual cover crops improves germination and emergence. S. Snapp, R. Price, and M. Morton. Agronomy Journal, v 100, pp 1506-1510, 2008

    Analysis of biological interaction networks for drug discovery. A. Baker, M. Jung, C. Lee, I. Maslova, M. Morton, J. Wang. CRSC Technical Report: CRSC-TR06-23, pp 119-157. Industrial Mathematical & Statistical Modeling Workshop for Graduate Students, Center for Research in Scientific Computation, Raleigh, NC, 2006

    Invited Talks

    High order split Integral Deferred Correction methods for Vlasov equations. SIAM Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, July 2010

    Integral Deferred Correction methods for multi–scale problems. Colorado School of Mines: Mathematical and Computer Sciences Colloquium, Golden, CO, October 2009

    Contributed Talks

    Higher order split Integral Deferred Correction methods for
    partial differential equations.
    AMS Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, CA, 2010

    Arbitrary order semi-implicit methods and extension to
    asymptotic preserving framework.
    Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics: Culminating Workshop, Lake Arrowhead, CA, 2009

    Efficient higher order semi-implicit time integration with Integral Deferred Correction and additive Runge–Kutta. SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Miami, FL, 2009


    Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Michigan State University, Summer 2010

    Housing Stipend, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA, Spring 2009

    Travel Grant, Industrial Mathematical & Statistical Modeling Workshop for Graduate Students, Center for Research in Scientific Computation, Raleigh, NC, Summer 2006

    Travel Grant, Graduate Summer School in Mathematical Biology, Park City Mathematics Institute, Park City, UT, Summer 2005

    First Place, Nonheritage Fourth Year Russian Language Essay Contest, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL), 2003

    National Merit Scholar, at University of Kansas, 1999 – 2003


    Student Support Services & Interfaith, Stark State College, North Canton, OH
    Co-Coordinator of Your Story, Your Community, Your College, 2014 – Present
    (A community-building program for students, faculty, and staff)
    We Are IT, Stark State College, North Canton, OH
    Presenter, March 2015
    (Mathematics breakout session for local high schoolers)
    Robinson Memorial Hospital, Kent Medical Arts Building, Kent, OH
    Volunteer Information Desk Receptionist, 2011 – 2012
    (>180 service hours)