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John Adam

John Adam

Professor/University Professor
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

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  • Research Interests

    Mathematical Theory of Waves; Magnetohydrodynamic Waves and Stability in Astrophysics; Spectral Theory of Singular Ordinary Differential Equations Arising in Mathematical Physics, Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Modeling, especially in the context of cancer biology, and wound healing in bone, Meteorological Optics
  • Mathematics and Statistics Professional/Scholarly Award, Association of American Publishers
  • 2012: Carl B. Allendoerfer Award , Mathematical Association of America
  • 2009: Outstanding Faculty Members, Old Dominion University
  • 2007: Outstanding Faculty Award for the State of Virginia, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • 2004: Outstanding Academic Title (Mathematics in Nature: Modeling Patterns in the Natural World), Choice
  • 1999: Designated University Professor, Old Dominion University
  • 1990: Gene W. Hirschfeld Award for Faculty Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service, Old Dominion University
  • 1989: Listed in "American Men and Women of Science"
  • 1983: Fullbright Scholar
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Adam, J. A.; McKinney, S. "FIPSE " $29,861. 2002 - 2005
    Adam, J. A.; Williamson, K. "“The Virginia Center for Urban Education at Old Dominion University: Engineering Graduate Fellows and Master Teachers for Grades 4-5” " $11,000. 2002 - 2005
    Bowers, R. S. ""Mathematics Institute for Pre-algebra and Algebra Inservice Teachers" $47,000. 1994 - 1995
    Bowers, R.; Cardinale, L. ""Planning a Middle School Teacher Institute for Hampton Roads: Integrating" $48,000. 1993 - 1994
    Bowers, R. S. ""Mathematics Institute for Pre-algebra and algebra Inservice Teachers"." $50,000. 1992 - 1993
    Bowers, R. S. ""Reshaping Middle Grades Education to Connect the Classroom to the Community" $57,000. 1991 - 1992
    Barranco, S. ""Diagnostic Tests That Can Predict Cancer Treatment Responses" $75,000. 1990 - 1991
    Adam, J. A. ""Mathematical Models of Solid and Partially Solid Tumor Growth by Diffusion" $50,000. 1989 - 1991
    Adam, J. A. ""Linear Wave Motion and stability Theory in Solar Physics" $30,000. 1980 - 1983