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Shelley Rasmussen

Shelley Rasmussen
Shelley Rasmussen Associate Professor

Expertise

Experimental design, statistical modeling, data analysis, mathematics of weaving

Research Interests

Experimental design, statistical modeling, data analysis, mathematics of weaving

Education

  • Ph D: Statistics, (1976), University of Michigan - Michigan

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Mathematical Sciences Teaching Excellence Award for AY, Teaching
  • Outstanding Advisor Award
  • Outstanding Advisor Award (2002), Leadership - UML
  • Mathematical Sciences Teaching Excellence Award (1999), Teaching - UML, Mathematics department
  • Graduate Fellowship (1900), Scholarship/Research - NSF

Selected Publications

  • Rasmussen, S. (2011). Colorings of Plane Patterns Defined by Sequences and Arrays, Inspired by Weaving Designs (50 pp. 0–0).
  • Rasmussen, S. (2008). On 3-harness weaving: Cataloging designs generated by fundamental blocks having distinct rows and columns. Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 15(1 R).

Selected Presentations

  • Donêt Fence Me In (The Rectangle Problem), October 1995
  • Teaching Mathematics in a Multicultural Inner-City School - annual meetings of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, April 1995 - Boston, MA
  • - Opening the Door to Engineering for Hispanics, April 1995 - Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Models for Teaching Mathematics to At-Risk Youth (with Regina Panasuk of the College of Education and educators from the Lawrence Public School System), February 1995 - Burlington, Vermont
  • –Using Graphics in an Introductory Presentation of Experimental Design," and –Descriptive Statistics and Graphics as Tools for Data Analysis in an Introductory Statistics Course," - Fourth New England Statistics Symposium, April 1990 - University of Lowell
  • Descriptive Statistics and Graphics as Tools for Data Analysis in an Introductory Statistics Course - conference on Statistical Education for the Future, December 1989 - M.I.T.

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Co-PI: Enhancing Math Collaboration (EMC 3 ): School-University Initiative for Professional Development between University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Bartlett K-8 School in Lowell (2008), Grant - UML & Barlett K-8 School
  • Teaching and Learning Seed Grant to purchase statistical software (2001), Grant - UML
  • Self Assessment of the Calculus Sequence in Meeting Student and University Needs by the Department of Mathematical Sciences (2000), Grant - UML
  • Joseph P. Healey Endowment Grant (1995), Grant - UML
  • Summer Enrichment in an Inner-City School: Mathematics Applied to Quality Control and New Product Development (1995), Grant - U. S. Department of Energy Pre-College Enrichment Program