Curriculum Vitae

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Jeffrey Frederick Gold

Mailing Address:
440 East Broadway
Executive Suite 51
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Fax: (801) 933-5359
Email:gold@math.utah.edu
WWW:http://www.math.utah.edu


Education

United States Naval Academy (Annapolis), 1987-88.

University of Utah, Bachelor of Science, Physics, June 1996.
University of Utah, Minor, Mathematics, June 1996.

University of Cambridge (United Kingdom). Fitzwilliam College, Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratories, Microelectronic Research Centre, 1996-97.


Personal

Have lived in Moline, Illinois; Castroville, California; Heidelberg, Germany ; Las Cruces, New Mexico ; Bangor, Maine; Honolulu, Hawaii; Annapolis, Maryland ; Cambridge, England; Albi, France; and am currently living in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fluent in German and English. Hobbies include fishing, softball, soccer, sailplane gliding, and number theory.


Publications

A Characterization of Twin Prime Pairs , (with Don H. Tucker). Proceedings - Fifth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Volume I, pp. 362-366, University of North Carolina Press, University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNCA), 1991.

Remodulization of Congruences , (with Don H. Tucker). Proceedings - Sixth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Volume II, pp. 1036-1041, University of North Carolina Press, University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1992.

Is Gravitation A Result of Asymmetric Coulomb Charge Interactions? , Journal of Undergraduate Research (JUR), Volume III, pp. 56-61, University of Utah Press, University of Utah, 1992.

Complementary Sets of Systems of Congruences , (with Don H. Tucker). Proceedings - Seventh National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Volume II, pp. 793-796, University of North Carolina Press, University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1993.

On a Conjecture of Erdös , (with Don H. Tucker). Proceedings - Eighth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Volume II, pp. 794-798, University of North Carolina Press, University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1994.

A Novel Solution of Linear Congruences , (with Don H. Tucker). Proceedings - Ninth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Volume II, pp. 708-712, University of North Carolina Press, University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1995.

Electrically Symmetric Poly(Phenylene Acetylene) Diodes , (with S.A. Jeglinski, M.E. Hollier, Z.V. Vardeny , Y. Ding, and T. Barton). Journal of Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. Vol. 256, pp. 555-561.

Vector Products Revisited: A New and Efficient Method of Proving Vector Identities , (with Don H. Tucker). Proceedings - Tenth National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Volume II, pp. 994-998, University of North Carolina Press, University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1996

Broken Symmetry in Primes and Twin Primes. (with Don H. Tucker). In preparation.

On the Infinitude of Twin Primes. (with Don H. Tucker). In preparation.

On Covering Systems of Congruences. (with Don H. Tucker). In preparation.

Knocking on the Devil's Door: A Naive Introduction to Quantum Mechanics. Tachyon Publishing Company.

Short Lifetimes of Light Emitting Polymers. Microelectronic Research Centre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

Physics of Hi-Fi: Analog to Digital . 420 Illustrations. (Jeffrey F. Gold, Illustrator). Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company. Dubuque, Iowa, 1994.


Scholarships

None.


Inventions

Compact Disc Case

Physical Data Compression

Thermoform Compact Disc Case

Photo Resist Spinner and Mechanical Chuck

Quasi-Planar Speakers


Research Experience

Thin Films Sputtering Systems. Department of Physics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112. Research Assistant, 1988-1993.

Magnetoencephalography . Department of Physics, University of Utah. Research Assistant, 1988-1993.

Thermoacoustics . Department of Physics, University of Utah. Research Assistant, 1988-1993.

Metal Evaporation and ITO Fabrication. Principal Investigators: Dr. Zeev Vardeny and Dr. Stefan Jeglinski, Department of Physics, University of Utah. Research Assistant, Mar. 1993-present.

Number Theory, Mathematics. Don H. Tucker, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112. Collaborator, 1988-present.

Experimental Physics. Research Assistant, 1988-present.

Microelectronic Engineering and Semiconductor Physics. University of Cambridge, Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, Microelectronic Research Centre, United Kingdom, 1996-97.


Computer Experience

Languages: C, HTML.

Operating Systems: Unix, who needs to know DOS? ( Disaster on Start-up ).

LaTeX word processing. Aldus FreeHand. Adobe Photoshop.

Platforms: IBM Risc6000 (Risk?), DECstation 3100, SGI, DECalpha, Power MacIntosh.


Conferences

Fifth National Conference on Undergraduate Research. March 21-23, 1991. California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, California.

Sixth National Conference on Undergraduate Research. March 26-28, 1992. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1992 SPS National Conference, Society of Physics Students. October 28-31, Dayton, Ohio.

1992 Sigma Pi Sigma Congress. October 29-30, 1992, Dayton, Ohio.

Seventh National Conference on Undergraduate Research. March 25-27, 1993. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Annual Spring Meeting, Intermountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America, Westminster College of Salt Lake City, Utah, April 8-9, 1994.

Eighth National Conference on Undergraduate Research. April 14-16, 1994. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Ninth National Conference on Undergraduate Research. April 20-22, 1995. Union College, Schenectady, New York.

Tenth National Conference on Undergraduate Research. April 18-20, 1996. University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNCA), Asheville, North Carolina.


Grants and Fellowships

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Fellowships:

Summer 1989 (Mathematics)

Autumn 1990 (Mathematics)

Winter 1990 (Mathematics)


Speaking Engagements

A Characterization of Twin Prime Pairs . This paper was delivered at the Fifth National Conference on Undergraduate Research at Caltech, March 1991. This research was also delivered to an honors undergraduate class at the University of Utah.

Remodulization of Congruences . This paper was delivered at the Sixth National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Minnesota. It was also presented at a Number Theory Seminar at the University of Utah, March 1992.

Prime Numbers. Colloquium, BTG/IMETS program, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah, Summer 1992.

Complementary Sets of Systems of Congruences . This paper was delivered at the Seventh National Conference on Undergraduate Research held at the University of Utah, March 1993.

Topics in Number Theory and Cryptography. Colloquium, BTG/IMETS program. This talk was given at the University of Utah on July 1, 1993.

On a Conjecture of Erdös . This paper was delivered at the Annual Spring Meeting of the Intermountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America at Westminster College of Salt Lake City, Utah on April 8, 1994.

On a Conjecture of Erdös . This paper was delivered at the Eighth National Conference on Undergraduate Research held at Western Michigan University, April 14, 1994.

A Novel Solution of Linear Congruences . This paper was delivered at the Ninth National Conference on Undergraduate Research held at Union College, April 21, 1995.

Utah State Mathematics Contest, March 17, 1995. University of Utah.

Vector Products Revisited: A New and Efficient Method of Proving Vector Identities . Tenth National Conference on Undergraduate Research. April 18-20, 1996. University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNCA), Asheville, North Carolina.

Short Lifetimes of Light Emitting Polymers. This paper was delivered at the Microelectronic Research Centre of the Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge on December 90, 1997.


Awards

Meritorious (with David E. Norman and Laura M. Lochhead). Mathematical Modelling Contest, April 1991. Consortium of Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP).

Meritorious (with Peter L. Staab and Steven M. Thackeray). Mathematical Modelling Contest, February 1992. Consortium of Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP).

First Place, University of Utah, Department of Mathematics, Putnam Examination 1992.

Selected for Golden Key National Honor Society, 1995.

Meritorious (with Parrish C. Brady and Christopher J. Waters). Mathematical Contest in Modelling, February 1995. Consortium of Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP).

Honorable Mention (with Parrish C. Brady and Matthew C. Cargo). Mathematical Contest in Modelling, February 1996. Consortium of Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP).


National Contests

MCM 91 Mathematical Contest in Modelling, April 1991. Consortium of Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP).

MCM 92 Mathematical Contest in Modelling, February 1992. Consortium of Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP).

MCM 95 Mathematical Contest in Modelling, February 1995. Consortium of Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP).

MCM 96 Mathematical Contest in Modelling, February 1996. Consortium of Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP).


Professional Organizations

Associate Zone Councilor (Utah, Idaho, Montana), American Institute of Physics, Society of Physics Students (SPS), 1992-1993.

President, Society of Physics Students (SPS), University of Utah Chapter, 1992-93.

Member, American Institute of Physics (AIP). 1825 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 213, Washington D.C. 20009.

Associate Member, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society , 99 Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 13975, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709.

Associate Member, Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

Alumnus, United States Naval Academy , Annapolis, Maryland.


University Organizations

Cambridge University Film & Television Society (CFTV), Lifetime Member.

Cambridge University Gliding Club, 1996-97.


Leadership

College of Science Representative, Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU). General Assembly, Vice-Chair Appropriations Standing Committee, Executive Committee, 1990-91.

Student Advisory Committee (SAC), Physics, University of Utah, 1991-92, 1992-93.

Student Advisory Committee (SAC), Mathematics, University of Utah, 1990.

Representative for the College of Science, Science Day, University of Utah, 1990, 1991, 1992.