Mathematics

Arangno, Deborah

Birth State
NY
Current Location
Colorado Springs, CO
Biography

Received BS in Physics, Math, and Latin at Mercer University, then a Master of Science in Mathematics from Emory, after which I moved to Colorado Springs to work at NORAD/SpaceCommand as the Mathematician at the Directorate of Astrodynamics. Later I worked on the "Star Wars" program (SDI) at Falcon AFB (now Schriever). I taught math courses at UCCS for almost 12 years, then at the US Air Force Academy. I was recruited by the University of Maryland to teach for the European Division, and spent 7 years in Europe and SouthWest Asia teaching Mathematics and Physical Science. I returned to the States and completed my PhD in Mathematics at Utah State University in May 2014. Areas of research: Hamiltonian Cycle Theory, Cosmology, Philosophy of Mathematics.

Awards/Honors
Nominated for the Templeton Prize (2006)
Education/Training
PhD in Mathematics, Utah State University - Master of Science in Mathematics, Emory University - Bachelor of Science in Physics, Mathematics, Latin, Mercer University
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Mathematics

Knepell, Peter

Knepell, Peter
Birth City
New York City
Birth State
NY
Current Location
Colorado Springs
Occupation(s)
Consultant
Biography

I am currently a consultant and coach with industry for quality improvement strategies. I taught mathematics at the United States Air Force Academy for 10 years.

Education/Training
PhD, Operations Research, Cornell University, 1979 - Bachelors of Science in Mathematics, USAF Academy, 1967
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Organizations
American Society for Quality
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Yes
Speaker Topics
Quality improvement strategies for ANY business or organization (e.g., hospital systems, medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, software development, etc.)