Dr. Evelyn E. Thornton

Evelyn Thornton

Position:

Professor of Mathematics

Education:
PhD, Mathematics, University of Houston, 1973
MS, Texas Southern University, 1957
BS, Texas Southern University, 1955

Professional Interests:
    Fractals, Topology

Professional Activities:
    National Institute of Science
Pi Mu Epsilon Honorary Mathematics Society
Sigma Xi Honor Society
Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
Beta Kappa Chi Honorary Scientific Society
Association of Women in Mathematics
    American Mathematical Society (AMS)
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Selected Publications:

  • Using the Monte Carlo method to define the skip-out boundary for an orbital vehicle (with M. K. Diogu), Transactions of NIS, 1986.
  • Generating an infinite class of convergent series via a divergent series (with V. Onu), Transactions of NIS, 1985.
  • Generating Pythagorean triples via matrices (with T. Trahan), Transactions of NIS, 1981.
  • Fixed points via contractions (with J. M. Williams), Faculty Journal Volume II, 1977.
  • Generalized Vietoris-Begle Theorems, Ph. D. Thesis, University of Houston, 1973.

Related Web Sites:
Prairie View A&M University.
Department of Mathematics.


Evelyn E. Thornton
Professor, Mathematics
Prairie View A&M University
P. O. Box 519-MS 2225
Prairie View, TX 77446-0519
936-261-1988 (office)
936-261-2088 (fax)
email: eethornton@pvamu.edu 

Last Updated: January 31, 2007

 

 

 

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