Tablelands in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada

I have retired as of the end of the spring 2019 semester. Thank you to my colleagues and students for a rewarding, enjoyable career. I wish you all the best.

- Industrial Math Case Studies videos
- Career Information from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
- Career Information from the American Mathematical Society
- Career Information from the Mathematical Association of America
- Career Information from the American Statistical Association
- Information from the Society of Actuaries

- Ordinary and partial differential equations
- Use of interdisciplinary dynamic systems projects to teach basic STEM material (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
- Student projects as an alternative assessment device

- Mathematical modeling
- Fluid mechanics, including nonlinear wave propagation and interaction, flow through porous media, and drop shape analysis
- Here is a list of selected publications

- stephen_pennell@uml.edu
- (978) 934-2710

“We must know; we shall know.” David Hilbert

“Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.” Francis Bacon

“Circumstances have dumped into my life the excesses of a technological culture: differential equations, a fur hat.” Smilla Jasperson, fromSmilla's Sense of Snow,by Peter Høeg

“Despite all that, she was natural. In the way wild animals share qualities with Bach's music: a naturalness where one doesn't dream of changing a single note because it simply cannot be any other way.”

Kasper Krone, fromThe Quiet Girl,by Peter Høeg

Last Updated: May 13, 2019