University of Connecticut, Mathematics

Charles Vinsonhaler 

Department of Mathematics
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-3009
Office: MSB 406
Telephone: (860) 486-3818
Fax: (860) 486-4238

Office Hours: MW 9-10:30, or by appt. 

B.S. 1964 California Institute of Technology
M.S. 1966 University of Washington
Ph.D. 1968 University of Washington
ASA 1985 Associate of the Society of Actuaries

What can I do with a math degree?

Courses: Math 102Q: Problem Solving  Course Home Page
                Math 1151Q: Honors Calculus I  Course Home Page
                Math 231Q: Probability  Course Home Page
                Math 286/386: Operations Research (Simulation)    Course Home Page
                Math 360:  Mathematical Pedagogy Course Home Page

Research Interests

Abelian Groups, Rings, Representations of Partially Ordered Sets, Actuarial Science

Selected Publications

        (with K.C. O’Meara, Approximately Simultaneously Diagonalizable Matrices, Lin. Alg and Appl. 412(2006), 39-74.

        (with H.P. Goeters), Butler modules and Bext, Rings, Modules, Algebras and Abelian Groups, Lecture Notes in Pure and Appl. Math. 236(2004), Marcel Dekker, New York, 307-319.

        (with K.C. O'Meara), Ko-like constructions for almost completely decomposable groups, J. Algebra 263(2003), 8-16.

        (with A. Mader and L.G. Nongxa), Sharp types revisited , Rocky Mt. J. Math. 32(2002), 1505-1522.

        (with G. Rasoanaivo, N. Ravishanker and J. Vadiveloo), Multivariate Analysis of Pension Plan Mortality Data , North American Actuarial J. 5(2001), 126-138.

        (with K.C. O'Meara), Generalizations of isomorphism in torsion-free abelian groups, Contemporary Math. 273(2001), 39-49.

        (with L.G. Nongxa and K.M. Rangaswamy), Torsion-free modules of finite balanced-projective dimension over valuation domains , J. Pure and Appl. Algebra 156(2001), 247-265.

last modified: January 17, 2006: C. Vinsonhaler