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David M. Goulet

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Dr. Dave Goulet is an expert in mathematical biology and physiology. He has been heavily involved in cross-disciplinary research with biology and chemistry faculty, seeking ways to use math to solve problems in these fields. Dr. Goulet helped establish a new major in biomathematics, which uses applied math in support of the life sciences. He was a mentor for Rose-Hulman͛s team in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition and co-advises the Climbing Club. In his free time, Dr. Goulet enjoys rock climbing and bouldering, building and repairing bicycles, home theater design, and Godzilla movies.

Teaching Interests

  • Differential equations
  • Calculus of variations
  • Mathematical biology
  • Specialized computer architectures for computational neuroscience

Research Interests

  • Computational neuroscience
  • Mathematical modeling and numerical Methods
  • Systems biology
  • Mathematical biology and biochemistry
  • Inverse problems in chromatography
  • Modeling a genetically modified map Kinase pathway in S. cerevisiae

Select Publications & Presentations

  • “Modeling, Simulating, and Parameter Fitting of Biochemical Kinetic Experiments,”  SIAM Review, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 58:2, 331-353, 2016
  • Goulet, D. and Holder, A., “Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: Applications in Operations Research,” Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, 2015

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, California Institute of Technology, 2006
  • MS, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 2001
  • BS, California Institute of Technology, 1999