Chris A. Rodger
Chris A. Rodger is the Scharnagel Professor of mathematical sciences at Auburn University. He is the author of over 150 refereed publications and 2 books; each book is in its second edition. He has supervised 17 Ph.D. students and over 30 M.S. students. Rodger received the Hall Medal from the Institute of Combinatorics and Its Applications and the University Medal from the University of Sydney; he was the Graduate Faculty Lecturer at Auburn University and has received awards for research, teaching, advising, and outreach, including the prestigious Auburn University Outreach Award. He is on the editorial board of 5 journals, and he has been the Guest Editor for 3 more special volumes. Professor Rodger has obtained individual NSF Grants for his research, various grants to enable him to work with teachers at all levels to improve their content knowledge and problem solving skills, and recently he was one of the principle invesitigators for a $9 million NSF Grant to work with teachers over a large rural district. His research has focused on graph theory and combinatorial designs. His work on graph decompositions often has a graph theoretic flavor, including an emphasis on the use of graph colorings.
Biography Updated on 5 January 2010