Curriculum Vita and Publications

Joseph E. Flaherty
Amos Eaton Professor, Departments of Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6305
Fax: (518) 276-4108

i. Professional Preparation

Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn Aeronautical Engineering B.S., 1964
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn Applied Mechanics M.S., 1966
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn Applied Mechanics Ph.D., 1969

ii. Appointments

2001 - 2005 Dean, School of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2000 - 2001 Interim Chair, Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1998 - date Professor of Information Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1996 Visiting Scientist, IMA, University of Minnesota
1992 - date Amos Eaton Professor, Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1984 - 1991 Professor and Chair, Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1980 - 2002 Consultant, Benét Laboratories
1980 - 1981 Visiting Scientist, Stanford University and University of Arizona
1973 - date Assistant, Associate, Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1970 - 1972 Assistant Professor of Mathematics, New York University
1968 - 1970 Instructor, Applied Mechanics, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

iii. Synergistic Activities

1. Developed the interdisciplinary Computational Science and Engineering degree program at Rensselaer. Educating full-time and industrial students.

2. Developed a four-course graduate sequence in numerical analysis and computational science at Rensselaer.

3. Editor or editorial board member of Comput. Mech. Adv., Int. J. Comput. Engrg. and Sci., Appl. Numer. Maths., SIAM J. Sci. Comput., SIAM Review.

4. Member ACM, IEEE, IMACS (Executive Council), SIAM (Vice President), USACM (Fellow, Executive Council, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President)

iv. Collaborations and Other Affiliations

1. S. Adjerid (VPISU), I. Babuška, V. Barocas (Univ. Minn.), T. Caraco (SUNYA), B. Cockburn (U. Minnesota), K.D. Devine (SNL), K. Jansen (RPI), O. Klaas (Simmetrix), J.-F. Remacle (Louvain), M.S. Shephard (RPI), C.-W. Shu (Brown Univ.), B. Szymanski (RPI), J.D. Teresco (Williams Col.)

2. Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisors: W.P. Vafakos (Polytech. Univ., retired)

3. Thesis Advisor and Postgraduate-Scholar Sponsor (Last Five Years): J. Faik (Oracle), P. Hu (ALGOR), L. Krivodonova (NYU), P. Lin (Shanghai Univ.), R.M. Loy (ANL), T. Ohsumi (Colgate Univ.), K. Pinchedez (Aachen Univ.), J. Teresco (Williams Col.), W. Turner (G.E. C.R.&D.), K. Wang, J. Xin (NC, Charlotte), H. Yu (SILVACO)

For a complete biographical sketch, please refer to this biography. PDF