Damon Toth

Damon J.A. Toth

Research Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics

Office: LCB 315
Phone: (801) 585-7657
Fax: (801) 581-4148
Email: toth@math.utah.edu

University of Utah
Department of Mathematics
155 S 1400 E, Room 233
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0090 USA

Workshops, Mentoring, etc.

University of Utah

2009-Present: Organizer of the Medical/Math Modeling Interest Group, consisting of researchers from Mathematics, Biology, the School of Medicine, and other departments interested in modeling problems with medical applications.

Summer 2010: Co-organizing summer REU group project in mathematical biology (REU=Research Experience for Undergraduates)

November 2009: Attending DIMACS Workshop on Mathematical Models for Behavioral Epidemiology

May 2009: Co-organizer of the Math Biology Workshop on Building an Interdiscplinary Career

May 2009: Co-organizer of a mini-symposium on Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Diseases at the SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems

Spring 2008: Co-mentor of four REU students performing mathematical modeling of biological clocks in cyanobacteria.

University of Washington

2005: Co-Organizer of VIGRE professional development forums on graduate funding and careers in the mathematical sciences

2004-2005: President of SIAMUW, the University of Washington student chapter of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

February 2005: Co-organizer of the Afican American Academy Math Fair, where students presented math puzzles and games to their parents and other visitors

October 2004: Panelist at Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences Forum - advised undergraduates about research and careers in mathematical biology

Fall 2003: Tutor and adviser to graduate students preparing for preliminary exams to enter the Applied Mathematics Ph.D. program.

2002-2003: Graduate Student Representative to the Applied Mathematics faculty - participated in faculty meetings and new faculty hiring decision process, and acted as lead teaching assistant.

Winter 2003: Tutor for undergraduate mathematics students the Math Study Center

2001-2002: Tutor for two high school students, mathematics and science

The American School in Swizerland

2000: Tutor for two high school students, mathematics

Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore

1997-1999: Advisor to 12 computer studies students working on final-year independent research projects

Princeton University

1996-1997: Head Coordinator of Peer-to-Peer Counseling - provided training for listening and communication skills