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CONTACT INFORMATION
Call the office : (401) 8745593
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frank@math.uri.edu
Address : 5 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 02881
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Links.
Curriculum Vitae of Frank Palladino
Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881
frank@math.uri.edu
http://www.palladino.us/frank/index.htm
Academic Background.

(2009) Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
Thesis: On Rational Difference Equations
Thesis Adviser: Gerasimos Ladas

(20032007) B.Sc. in Applied Economics, University of Rhode Island

(20032007) B.Sc. in Pure Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
Fields of Interest.

The Basic Theory of Nonlinear Difference Equations of Order Greater than One

Boundedness Character, Global Asymptotic Stability, and Periodic Behavior of Rational Difference Equations

Block Design Theory
Awards and Honors.

(2011) AMS Travel Grant

(2011) University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Fellow

(2011) GSA Travel Grant

(2010) GAU Travel Grant

(20092011) University of Rhode Island Graduate Assistant

(20072011) Stony Brook University Graduate Council Fellow

(2007) Phi Beta Kappa

(2007) University of Rhode Island President’s Award for Student Excellence in Mathematics

(2007) Fraleigh Prize, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island

(2005) James D. McCartin End. Scholar

(2005) Physics Department Fellowship, University of Rhode Island

(2004) Bruce Campbell Scholarship for Physics, University of Rhode Island

(20032007) University of Rhode Island Centennial Scholar
Publications.

(with G. Lugo) A note on local stability and the mM theorem, J.Difference Equ. Appl., Accepted.

(with G. Lugo) Unboundedness results for fourth order rational difference equations, J.Difference Equ. Appl., Accepted.

(with G. Lugo) On the boundedness character of rational systems in the plane, J.Difference Equ. Appl., Accepted:
doi:10.1080/10236198.2010.491513.

(with M.A. Radin) A trichotomy result for nonautonomous rational difference equations, Cent. Eur. J. Math, 9 (2011) 11351142.

(with N.J. Finizio) Improvements to the spectrum of known Zcyclic whist tournament designs, Congr. Numer., 206 (2010) 1930.

(with G. Lugo) Some boundedness results for systems of two rational difference equations, Cent. Eur. J. Math, 8 (2010) 10581090.

(with G. Lugo) Unboundedness results for systems, Cent. Eur. J. Math 7 (2009) 741756.

(with G. Lugo) Unboundedness for some classes of rational difference equations, Int. J. Difference Equ. 4 (2009) 97113.

On periodic trichotomies
, J.Difference Equ. Appl. 15 (2009) 605620.

On the characterization of rational difference equations
, J.Difference Equ. Appl. 15 (2009) 253260.

Difference inequalities, comparison tests, and some consequences, Involve 1 (2008) 91100.

(with E. Camouzis, G. Ladas, and E.P. Quinn) On the Boundedness Character of Rational Equations, Part 1, J.Difference Equ. Appl. 12
(2006) 503523.
Selected Invited Talks.

(January 2012) Joint Mathematics Meeting, AMS, Boston, Massachusetts.

(September 2011) Department of Mathematics, Rochester Institute of Technology.

(September 2011) Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting, AMS, Ithaca, New York.

(April 2011) Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting, AMS, Worcester, Massachusetts.

(October 2010) Combinatorics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island.

(October 2010) Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting, AMS, Syracuse, New York.

(April 2010) Difference Equations Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island.

(December 2009) Difference Equations Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island.

(April 2009) Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting, AMS, Worcester, Massachusetts.

(February 2009) Difference Equations Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island.
Teaching Experience.

Instructor: Precalculus, Introduction to Finite Mathematics, Mathematical Foundations for Business Analysis

Grader: Differential Equations

Teaching Assistant: Precalculus, Calculus 2, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant: Elementary Physics III
Service and Other Professional Activities.

(2009) Organizer of the Difference Equations seminar at the University of Rhode Island

Referee for the Journal of Difference Equations and Applications