William Mueller
Phone: (508) 647-7082 (work)
(978) 546-2725 (home)
e-mail: wmueller@alum.mit.edu
Web site: __www.wmueller.com__
Education
Duke Univ. Ph.D. Mathematics, 1991
Univ. of Michigan M.S. Mathematics, 1984
MIT S.B. Mathematics, 1981
Experience
*2008-present *
Software Developer
The MathWorks, Inc.
Natick, MA 01760
Software developer for Econometrics Toolbox and financial modeling products.
*2006-2008 *
Technical Writer
The MathWorks, Inc.
Natick, MA 01760
Documentation writer for Statistics Toolbox, Curve Fitting Toolbox, GARCH Toolbox, and MATLAB Data Analysis. Participated in the design, development, and documentation of all new features. Continued MATLAB programming experience designing and developing documentation examples. Redesigned the documentation for Statistics Toolbox, Curve Fitting Toolbox, and MATLAB Data Analysis. Introduced a new class reference model for documenting object-oriented features. Rewrote the MATLAB documentation on the FFT. Led the effort to introduce MathML into MathWorks documentation. MathWorks Development University courses on Java, JavaScript, and XML programming. Course on Markov chain Monte Carlo methods at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley; developed related MATLAB functions for discrete Markov chains.
*2001-2006 *
Training Engineer
The MathWorks, Inc.
Natick, MA 01760
Lead developer of course materials in MATLAB, optimization, statistics, finance, and signal and image processing. Extensive MATLAB programming writing collections of example M-files and GUIs in application areas. Taught public, on-site, and Web-based courses in MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow, and applications. MathWorks Development University course on C programming; conducted related training on the MATLAB API.
*1999-2001 *
Math & Education Specialist
MathSoft, Inc.
Cambridge, MA 02142
Responsible for the creation and management of Web-based instructional materials for the MathSoft Learning Site and StudyWorks Online. Wrote, designed, and developed two software training courses (*Introduction to Mathcad* and *Mathcad in Action*) and many modular learning materials for math, science, and engineering (including the complete course *Exploring Precalculus*). Traveled and presented at many campuses and meetings in my capacity as liaison with the academic community.
*1998-1999 *
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Salem State College Salem, MA 01970
Taught statistics, discrete math for computer scientists, math for elementary school teachers, and calculus. Wrote a successful NSF grant to fund a collaborative project with Duke University for developing Web-based instructional materials in collaboration with local high schools. Awarded a College Summer Grant for development of online learning materials in precalculus. Selected for the Dean's Faculty Writing Workshop.
*1994-1998*
* *Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
Taught precalculus, calculus, differential equations, real analysis, ODEs, logic, set theory, history of mathematics. Extensive use of computers and graphing calculators, group work, student writing and undergraduate research projects. Involved in a variety of curriculum development projects, focusing on the effective use of technology in the classroom; Webmaster for several Web sites delivering content for these projects. Arizona coordinator for Harvard Precalculus. Organizer of the university's Inter-Departmental Logic Colloquium; awarded an “Intellectual Community” grant by the university. Curator of the department’s historical collection of mathematical models.
*1993-1994*
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI 49855
Taught precalculus, calculus, business calculus, logic. Assisted the department in making the transition to a more computer-based curriculum using the Harvard Calculus materials. Extensive use of computers and graphing calculators. Continued collaboration with Duke’s *Project CALC*. Selected as a developer for the MAA’s NSF-funded Interactive Mathematics Texts Project.
*1991-1993*
* *Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA 01075
Taught precalculus, calculus, discrete math for computer science. Developed a new “calculus with precalculus” sequence for women with weaker mathematical backgrounds under a grant from the Charles Dana Foundation. Developed materials for the Five College’s NSF-funded* Calculus in Context* project; continued work on Duke’s *Project CALC*. Supervised teaching assistants in the Education Department’s teacher training program.
*1985-1991*
* *Instructor
Department of Mathematics
Duke University
Durham, NC 27706
Taught calculus and linear algebra. Involved in the planning, development, and teaching of the NSF-funded *Project CALC* laboratory calculus project. Member of the Project CALC departmental advisory committee. Extensive work with undergraduate tutoring through the Peer Tutoring Program (all undergraduates), the Minority Affairs Office (minority students), and the Summer Transitional Program (students with weak mathematical backgrounds). L. P. Smith Award for outstanding graduate instructor.
*1980-1982*; *1983-1984*
Teaching Fellow
Department of Mathematics
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Taught calculus and linear algebra.
*1982-1983*
Math, Physics Teacher
Commonwealth School
Boston, MA 02116
Taught precalculus, calculus, physics. Student advising.
Computing
Research background in theoretical computer science. Experience in the following languages:
C
Java
MATLAB
JavaScript
HTML/XML
FORTRAN
Author of an interactive Web-based text on the effective design of educational interfaces. Designer and developer of computer-based instructional materials for the classroom and the Web. Active in several national, NSF-funded computer-based curriculum projects. Developer for the MAA's Interactive Mathematics Texts Project. User of the following mathematical software packages: Matlab, Mathcad, Mathematica, Maple.
Designed, maintained, and contributed to the following Web sites:
__www.wmueller.com__
__www.wmueller.com/design__
__www.wmueller.com/precalculus__
__www.math.duke.edu/education/ccp__
Professional
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics American Mathematical Society
Mathematical Association of America
Association for Symbolic Logic
Consortium for ODE Experiments
Personal
Born: Milwaukee, WI
U.S. citizen |