Roger   Knobel

Associate Professor  

Office: EMAGC 3.414
Phone: (956) 665-7064
Email: roger.knobel@utrgv.edu

Dr. Roger Knobel





Selected Publications


  • Zhaosheng Feng and Roger Knobel. "Traveling waves to a Burgers-Korteweg-de Vries-type equation with higher-order nonlinearities," Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Application 328, no. 2 (2007): 1435-1450.

  • Roger Knobel, Pedro González-Casanova, and Humberto Madrid. "Sharing Results and Insight," Newsjournal of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM News) 37, no. 6 (2005).

  • Roger Knobel. An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Waves. American Mathematical Society, 2000.

  • Roger Knobel and D. Barnes. "On the recovery of impedance boundary conditions from spectral data," Communications in Applied Analysis 4, (2000): 305-319.

  • Wendy Fowler, Gerald Brazier, John Bernard, William Heller, Roger Knobel, and Olga Ramirez. "Applying WEB-Based and Other Visualization Tools to Teach Calculus," ). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).: International Conference on Mathematics/Science Education and Technology, 1999, no. 1 1999: 452-454.

  • Roger Knobel. Visualization and Exploration of Waves. 1999.

  • Roger Knobel and S. Cox. "An inverse spectral problem for a nonnormal first order differential operator," Integral Equations and Operator Theory 25, (1996): 147-162.

  • Roger Knobel, R. Fabiano, and B. Lowe. "A finite difference algorithm for an inverse Sturm-Liouville problem," IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis 15, (1995): 75-88.

  • Roger Knobel and D. Barnes. "The inverse eigenvalue problem with finite data for partial differential equations," SIAM J. Mathematical Analysis 26, (1995): 616-632.

  • Roger Knobel and J.R. McLaughlin. "A two-dimensional inverse eigenvalue problem," Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics (ZAMP) 45, (1994): 794-826.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Roger Knobel. Institute for Advanced Study/Park City Mathematics Institute, National Science Foundation, $93,524.00 (2010 - 2011)

  • Roger Knobel. PCMI and Districts Partnering to Design Professional Development, National Science Foundation, $503,000.00 (2004 - 2010)

  • Roger Knobel. A NSF/CBMS Regional Research Conference on Using Spectral Data to Solve Inverse Problems, National Science Foundation, $29,000.00 (January 2001 - December 2001)



Selected Presentations


  • Roger Knobel and Monty Taylor. "Visualization of concepts in complex analysis with Geometer’s Sketchpad," 15th Annual Meeting of the South Texas Mathematics Consortium, The University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, TX (February 2007)

  • Roger Knobel. "Eigenvalues of a Sturm-Liouville Matrix," 14th Annual Meeting of the South Texas Mathematics Consortium, Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, Corpus Cristi, TX (February 2006)

  • Roger Knobel. "Using Spectral Data to Determine the Viscous Damping of a Plucked String," 2004 Annual Meeting of the Congresso Nacional de la Sociedad Matemática Mexicana, Ensenada, Mexico (October 2004)

  • Roger Knobel, Pedro González, and María del Carmen Hernández Rendón. Sociedad Matemática Mexicana and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics at the 37th Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Matemática Mexicana, Ensenada, Mexico (October 2004)

  • Roger Knobel. "The Anti-Eigenvalues of a Matrix," 12th Annual Meeting of the South Texas Mathematics Consortium, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas (February 2004)

  • Roger Knobel, Pedro González, Humerto Madrid, and Barbara Keyfitz. Sociedad Matemática Mexicana and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics at the 36th Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Matemática Mexicana, Pachuca, Mexico (October 2003)

  • Roger Knobel and Kichoon Yang. "Using Spectral Data to Solve Inverse Problems," Principle Organizer for A NSF/CBMS Regional Research Conference, National Science Foundation, (December 2001)

  • Roger Knobel. "A Four-Spectral Inverse Problem for a Vibrating Membrane," 2000 Annual Meeting of the Congresso Nacional de la Sociedad Matemática Mexicana, Saltillo, Mexico (October 2000)

  • Roger Knobel. "A Four-Spectral Inverse Eigenvalue Problem on a Rectangle," Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Puerto Rico (July 2000)

  • Roger Knobel. "Damped vibrations of a string: experimental results," 7th Annual Meeting of the South Texas Mathematics Consortium, South Texas Community College, Texas (February 1999)

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