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Dr. Mahmoud Najafi

Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Teaches applications of linear algebra, trigonometry, developmental mathematics, introduction to college math, college algebra, geometry and calculus, introduction to differential equations, and modeling algebra

Ph.D. in applied mathematics from University of Texas at Arlington in 1994
Dissertation: "Energy Decay Estimates and Stabilizability for Wave Equations in Bounded Domans Coupled in Parallel"

M.S. in applied mathematics from University of Texas at Arlington in 1985

B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas in 1981

With the Ashtabula Campus since 1995

Publications:

Najafi, M., "Study of Exponential Stability of Coupled Wave Systems Via Distributed Stabilizers," International Journal of Mathematics and Applied Science, 2001, pp. 479-491.

Najafi, M., "Boundary Stabilization of Coupled Wave Equations," International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 101-116, 1997.

Najafi, M. and G. R. Sarhangi, "Distributed Boundary Control for Parallel System of Euler-Bernouli Beams," Journal of Vibration and Control, 3:pp.183-199, 1997.

Dr. Mahmoud Najafi
OFFICE
Department of Mathematical Sciences
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CONTACT INFO
Phone: 330-964-4263
Fax: 216-964-4269
mnajafi@kent.edu
COURSES TEACHING
Summer 2014
  • MATH 11009 - 210 Modeling Algebra
  • MATH 11010 - 201 Algebra For Calculus
  • MATH 11012 - 220 Intuitive Calculus
  • MATH 11022 - 201 Trigonometry
  • MATH 12003 - 200 Analytic Geom And Calc Ii
  • MATH 22005 - 260 Analytic Geom And Calc Iii