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Dr. John Mordeson

Professor of Mathematics and Department Chair

Dr. John Mordeson is professor of Mathematics and director the Center for Mathematics of Uncertainty. He is also holder of the John N. Mordeson Endowed Chair in Mathematics. Dr. Mordeson received his B. S., M. S., and Ph. D. from Iowa State University. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi.

Dr. Mordeson has published ten books and over one-hundred and fifty journal articles. Dr. Mordeson is on the editorial board of numerous journals. He is the current president of the Society for Mathematics of Uncertainty. He reviews for Mathematical Reviews and Zentrablatt fur Mathematik. Dr. Mordeson has served as an external examiner of Ph. D. candidates from India, South Africa, Bulgaria, and Pakistan. He has refereed for numerous journals and granting agencies. He has served on the program committees for international conferences and given featured talks for the conferences. He is currently engaged in the fuzzy math spatial modeling project at Creighton. Dr. Mordeson also participates in the development of the Mathematics Learning Center. He is particularly interested in using mathematics to serve local institutions involved with children with special needs.

Dr. Mordeson teaches courses in fuzzy mathematics, abstract algebra, and linear algebra. He regularize supervises student research projects. Many of his students have published their work in journals. Dr. Mordeson and his wife Pat have five children and 13 grandchildren.

Contact Information:

  • Office: Old Gym 230
  • Telephone: (402) 280-2478
  • Ph.D. (Mathematics), Iowa State University, 1963

    Interests:
  • Coding Theory
  • Fuzzy Automata Theory
  • Fuzzy Information Retrieval
  • Fuzzy Cluster Analysis