Randolph G. Cooper III

Born: ; place: Los Angeles

B.S. Chemical Physics (1992) California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA);

Ph.D. (1996) Applied Mathematics UCLA
thesis: Variational Inequality Formulation of Dynamic Crack Problems; advisor:

: Assistant Professor of Mathematics CSULA, Assistant Adjunct Professor for Program in Computing CSULA

URL: http://www.math.ucla.edu/~rcooper/
email: rcooper2@calstatela.edu

Research Experience

Post-Doctoral Research: Department of Mathematics, UCLA, Summer 1996-Present: Researching the extension of the methods developed in the thesis to the case of plane strain stress and the case of bounded media theoretically and numerically. Also developing boundary element methods for pseudo-differential operators


  1. Cooper, R., Two Variational Inequality Problems for the Wave Equation in an Half-space,
    Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 232, 434-460 (1999)
  2. Casanova, J., Cooper, R., Bahe, E., Servis, K. The Neighboring Sulfonium Group in Ester Hydrolysis III Croatica Chemica Acta p.p. 1455-1471 ( 69) (1996).
  3. Cooper, R., Casanova, J. Two-Dimensional Atomic and Molecular Orbital Displays Using Mathematica Journal of Chemical Education p.p. 487-89 ( 68) (1991).

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