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Stephan Pelikan

Title: Professor & MAT Program Director
Office: 4310 French Hall
Tel: 513-556-4084
Email: stephan.pelikan@uc.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Boston University, Boston MA, 1983 (Mathematics).

Research Information

Research Interests

Mathematical biology, dynamical systems, teacher education

Research Support

  • (Collaborator), Pelikan, Stephan; Rogstad, Steven, Endangered Plant Restoration in Ohio: The Development of NEWGARDEN, a Computer Program to Optimize Restoration Projects, Ohio Plant Biotechnology Consortium. (2014 Funding), $9,500.00. 07/01/2013 to 06/30/2014. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Pelikan, Stephan; Rogstad, Steven, Endangered Plant Restoration in Ohio: The Development of NEWGARDEN, a Computer Program to Optimize Restoration Projects, Ohio Plant Biotechnology Consortium. (2014 Funding), $9,500.00. 07/01/2013 to 06/30/2014. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Pelikan, Stephan; Rogstad, Steven, Endangered Plant Restoration in Ohio: The Development of NEWGARDEN, a Computer Program to Optimize Restoration Projects, Ohio Plant Biotechnology Consortium. (2014 Funding), $9,500.00. 07/01/2013 to 06/30/2014. Status: Active.
  • (Collaborator), Meyer, Helen; Pelikan, Stephan; Rutz, Eugene, Noyce Masters Teacher Fellowship (MTF) Program - Expert Clinically-Based Teacher Educators (ECBTE), National Science Foundation. (DUE-1557387), $1,732,528.00. 03/01/2016 to 02/28/2022. Status: Awarded.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • McDonald, H. Gregory, & Pelikan, Steve (2006). Mammoths and mylodonts: Exotic species from two different continents in North American Pleistocene faunas. Quaternary International, 142-143, 229-241.
  • Saunders, Lauren P., Saunders, Charles W., Styer, David, & Pelikan, Stephan (2005). Bird Population Changes in a Hamilton County, Ohio, Forest. Ohio J. Sci., 105(3), 43-45.
  • Lim, H.W., Pelikan, S., & Rogstad, S.H. (2002). Genetic diversity among populations and size classes of buckeyes (Aesculus: Hippocastanceae) examined with multilocus VNTR DNA probes. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 230, 125-141.
  • Keane, B., Pelikan, S., Smith, M.K., Toth, G., & Rogstad, S.H. (1999). Genetic diverstiy and the effect of pollutants in Typha latifolia examined with synthetics tandem-repetetive DNA probes. Am. J of Bot., 86, 1226-1238.
  • Busemeyer, D.T., Pelikan, S., Kenedy, R.S., & Rogstad, S.H. (1997). Genetic diversity of Philippine Rubus moluccanus L. (Rosaceae) populations compared with synthetic DNA VNTR probes. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 14, 867-884.
  • Rogstad, Steven H, & Pelikan, Stephan (1996). GELSTATS: A Computer Program for Population Genetics Analyses Using VNTR Multilocus Probe Data. BioTechniques, 21, 1128-1131.
  • Pelikan, Stephan (1994). Hopf bifurcations via zero sets. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 52, 141-145.
  • Knight, Alec, Styer, David, & Pelikan, Stephan et al. (1993). Choosing among hypotheses of rattlesnake phylogeny: a best fit rate test for DNA sequence data. Systematic Biology, 42(3), 356-367.
  • Knight, Alec, Styer, David, & Pelikan, Stephan et al. (1993). Choosing among hypotheses of rattlesnake phylogeny: a best fit rate test for DNA sequence data. Systematic Biology, 42(3), 356-367.
  • Pelikan, Stephan, & Moskowitz, Myron (1993). Effects of lead time, length bias, and false negative assurance on screening for breast cancer. Cancer, 71(6), 1998-2005.
  • Orey, Steven, & Pelikan, Stephan (1989). Deviations of trajectory averages and the defect in Pesin's formula. Transactions of the AMS, 315(2), 741-756.
  • Pelikan, Stephan, & Wan, Zhangyoung (1989). Numbering homoclinic points of diffeomorphisms in the plane. Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations, 4(2), 667-756.
  • Orey, Steven, & Pelikan, Stephan (1988). Large deviation principles for stationary processes. Annals of Probability, 16(4), 1481-1495.
  • Pelikan, Stephan, & Slaminka, Ed (1987). An upper bound for the index of fixed points of area preserving homeomorphisms of surfaces. Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, 7, 463-479.
  • Deneckere, Raymond, & Pelikan, Stephan (1986). Competetive Chaos. Journal of Economic Theory, 40(1), 13-25.
  • Kevrekedis, I., Pelikan, S., Aris, R., & Schmidt, L. (1985). The computation of invariant circles. Physica D, 16.
  • Pelikan, Stephan (1985). A dynamical meaning of fractal dimension. Trans. AMS, 292(2), 695-703.
  • Pelikan, Stephan (1985). The duration of transients. Transactions of the AMS, 287(2), 215-221.
  • Grebogi, Celso, Ott, Ed, Pelikan, Stephan, & Yorke, James A (1984). Strange attractors that are not chaotic. Physica D, 13, 261-268.
  • Pelikan, Stephan. Invariant densities for random maps of the interval. Transactions of the AMS, 281(2), 813-825.
  • Oehler, D. A., S. Pelikan et. al. Status of Crested Penguin (Eudyptes ssp.) Populations on Three Islands in Sourthern Chile. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120(3):578-581 Sept. 2008.
  • Steven H. Rogstad and Stephan Pelikan, NEWGARDEN: a computer program to model the population dynamics and genetics of establishing and fragmented plant populations. Conservation Genet Resour (2013) 5:857–862
  • Steven H Rogstad and Stephan Pelikan; Plant Species Restoration: Effects of Different Founding Patterns on Sustaining Future Population Size and Genetic Diversity. Sustainability 2013, 5, 1304-1316
  • Steven H Roagstad and Steve Pelikan,
    Monitoring Endangered Species Populations: Gene Dispersal Can Have Pronounced Effects on the Relationship between Census Size and Genetic Diversity.
    American Journal of Plant Sciences, 2013, 4, 1932-1937
     
  • Steve H Rogstad and Stephan Pelikan.
    Restoring the American Chestnut: Optimizing Founder Spacing to Promote Population Growth and Genetic Diversity Retention.
    I n Restoration Ecology: Volume 22, Issue 5, pages 668–675, September 2014
    • Pelikan, S., S. Heywood, and S. H. Rogstad.  2015.  Weed Suppression Success Can Depend on Removal Pattern and Gene Dispersal Distance:  Modeling Callery Pear.  Weed Science 63:703-709. http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1614/WS-D-14-00100.1
    • Kashimshetty, Y., S. Pelikan, and S. Rogstad.  2015.  Variable gene dispersal conditions and differing spatial deforestation patterns affect tropical tree conservation.  PLoS ONE 10(5): 1-22; e0127745. 

Books

  • Rogstad, Steven H and Stephan Pelikan, Genetic Diversity in Establishing Plant Populations: Founder number and geometry. 2011. Science Publishers, CRC Press. 353 pages.

Book Chapter

  • Basista, Beth, & Van Vleck, Richard (2007). Middle School Teacher Preparation Current Practices and Future Perspectives. A Research Agenda (pp. 33-39). The Ohio Board of Regents.
  • Rogstad, Steven H, & Pelikan, Stephan (2003). Biocomputing: Computer Tools for Biologists. In Stuart M. Brown (Eds.), Update to Gelstats: A Computer Program for Population Genetics Analyses Using VNTR Multilocus Probe Data (pp. 389-390). Biotechniques Press, Eaton Publishing.
  • Kashimshetty, Y., M. Simkins, S. Pelikan, and S. H. Rogstad.   Founder placement and gene dispersal affect population growth and genetic diversity in restoration plantings of American chestnut. 
    In Genetic Diversity in Plants; Caliskan, M., Ed.; InTech Press: Shanghai, China, 2012.

Other Publications

  • (2004). Mathematics and Science Teacher Preparation: A Primer. Ohio Board of Regents.
  • Moore, J., & Pelikan, S. (2003). Case study and commentary on preparation of middle school teachers. Proceedings of OBR conference on teacher preparation.
  • Conover, D.G. and S. Pelikan, Earlier flowering in a restored wetland-prairie correlated with warmer temperatures. Ecological Restoration 28:4 December 2010 pp 428-430

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Rogstad, Steve, S Pelikan, M. Simkins, Y. Kashimshetty (09-2013). The Geometry of Chestnut Restoration Southern Illinois University , Edwardsville, IL.
  • Steven H. Rogstad and Stephan Pelikan (BAD DATE). RESTORING THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT: OPTIMIZING FOUNDER SPACING TO PROMOTE POPULATION GROWTH AND GENETIC DIVERSITY RETENTION Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration , New Orlean,LA.
  • Steve Pelikan, Steve Phelps (11-2014). Math Circles for Teachers (Liar's Bingo) Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics , Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Steve Pelikan (03/11/2013). The fun of doing mathematics Mathematics and the public good lecture series, Bellarmine University.

Poster Presentations

  • Heywood, Sam, S. Pelikan, S. H. Rogstad. (09-2013). Removal Patterns of Invasive Species: Does Geometry Matter? Ohio Plant Biotechnology Consortium Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH..

Experience & Service

Post Graduate training and Education

  • 1983 to 1982, Post Doc. Fellow, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minnepolis MN.

Courses Taught

  • null
    Level: Undergraduate
    Term: 12FS
    Comments: This was the "Data and statistics" course for the Choose Ohio First cohort of ECE STEM scholarship students. Co-taught with Sally Moomaw.
  • MDL SCH MATH 1
    MDL SCH MATH 1
    Level: Undergraduate
    Term: 12FS
    Comments: I co-taught this (and section 002, for a total of 54 students) with Susan Gregson. We revised the course to better meet the needs of future middle school math teachers and so the course meshes better with the parallel "methods" course these students take.
  • Geom tchr/lrnr
    Geom tchr/lrnr
    Level: Undergraduate
    Term: 12S
    Comments: This was a geometry course for the COF STEM scholarship students. Co-taught with Sally Moomaw.
  • 15-MATH-588 GRAPH THEORY
    Level: Both
    Term: 12S

  • 12U_15MATH752001
    12U_15MATH752001

  • 12U_15MAT801001
    12U_15MAT801001
    Level: Graduate
    Comments: I taught the first half of this course. David Minda taught the 2nd half.
  • 12U_1MATH750001 Tech for Calculus
    12U_1MATH750001 Tech for Calculus
    Level: Graduate
    Comments: I taught the first half of this course. David Minda taught the 2nd half.
  • Stat Data Analys 1
    Stat Data Analys 1
    Level: Graduate
    Term: 12FS
    Comments: This was an online course offered through Cincinnati Children's Hospital's program for medical educators
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