Rebecca Garcia
Associate Professor

Mailing Address:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Sam Houston State University
Box 2206
Huntsville, TX 77341-2206

Office:Lee Drain Building 435      Office Hours for Spring 2013:
Phone:+1 936 294 3520      Monday and Wednesday
Fax:+1 936 294 1882      11:00 am -- 12:00 pm
Web Page:http://www.shsu.edu/~mth_reg      
Email:rgarcia at shsu dot edu      Other times by appointment


Education:
Research:
  • Computational commutative algebra,
  • Computational algebraic geometry
  • Algebraic combinatorics
  • Dimension theory of partially ordered sets (posets).

Current activities at SHSU:
  • Co-Director of the Pacific Undergraduate Research Experience in Mathematics (PURE Math), funded by the National Science Foundation and National Security Agency.
  • Teaching for Spring 2013: Math 3300 (Introduction to Mathematical Thought), Math 3377 (Linear Algebra).
  • MAA Departmental Liaison
  • Member of MAA Subcommittee on Research Done by Undergraduates
  • Member of SHSU Committee on Faculty Diversity.
  • Member of College of Science Undergraduate Research Awards Committee.

Courses Taught:
  • Math 1420: Calculus I
  • Math 1430: Calculus II
  • Math 1332: College Mathematics
  • Math 1314: College Algebra
  • Math 1324: Mathematics for Managerial Decision Making
  • Math 2395: Discrete Mathematics
  • Math 3300: Introduction to Mathematical Thought
  • Math 3377: Linear Algebra
  • Math 4377: Algebraic Structures
  • Math 5360: Computational Commutative Algebra
  • Math 6368: Advanced Linear Algebra
  • Math 6335, 6336: Abstract Algebra I, II.

Masters Students:
  • Darrel Silva, M.S. 2007. Order Dimension of Layered Generalized Crowns.
  • Khulud Alyousef, M.S. 2008. Sandpile groups of Prisms and Flowers.
  • Mark Lane, M.S. 2008. Algebraic Combinatorics of Magic Circles.
  • Charity Bankhead, M.S. 2011. Strict Hypergraphs of Critical Pairs for Generalized Crowns.
  • Sarah Spielvogel, M.S. 2012. On Constructing Form Systems for Ternary Quartic Forms: A Translation and Modern Interpretation of Emmy Noether's Doctoral Dissertation.


Last updated by Rebecca Garcia, April 3, 2013