




Dr. A. Bathi
Kasturiarachi



Associate
Professor
Coordinator of Mathematics
& MAA Liaison
Department of Mathematics
Kent State University at Stark
email: akasturi@kent.edu



Education
Ph.D: Mathematics, University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, August, 1993;
Advisor: Stephanos Venakides (Duke University)
B.Sc. (Honors): Mathematics, University of Peradeniya, Sri
Lanka, 1985.




Contact
Information
Office: Fine Arts 150J
Phone: (330) 244 5172
Email: akasturi@kent.edu
Address: Department of Mathematics
Kent State University at Stark
6000 Frank Avenue, N.W.
North Canton, OH 44720
Home Institution
My home institution is Kent State University at Stark.
To visit this site go to: http://www.stark.kent.edu/
The department of
mathematics website can be accessed at: http://www.math.kent.edu




Teaching Schedule for Spring 2013
Basic Algebra IV (ALEKS):
CRN 18978
Math 10024
– Section 602 MW 23:40pm Refer to Blackboard site.
Linear Algebra:
CRN 15327
Math 21001
– Section 600 MW 5:306:45pm Refer to Blackboard site.
Basic Probability & Statistics :
CRN 15335
Math 30011
– Section 600 TR 2:003:15pm Refer to Blackboard site.
Theory of Matrices:
CRN 15352
Math 41021
– Section 600 TR 12:301:45pm Refer to Blackboard site.
Office Hours: See below and by
appointment.
T & R:
11:0012:00pm, 3:305:00pm
M & W: M 11:001:00pm (by appt.), W 7:008:00pm (by
appt.)
MAA Student
Chapter (Math Club)
I am the Faculty
Advisor of the Math Club and the MAA Liaison (MAA Student Chapter).
http://www.personal.kent.edu/~akasturi/mathclub.htm
6th Annual Stark County High School Mathematics Challenge
(2011)
April 16,
2011 at Kent State University at Stark.
Teachers can find details and results of past competitions
at http://www.personal.kent.edu/~akasturi/mathclub.htm
Other
Duties
I am currently the
Coordinator of Mathematics at Kent State University at Stark.
Instructors teaching ALEKS Emporiums
may use the following link:
BA ALEKS Emporium for
Instructors
Research Interests
Partial Differential Equations ~ Dispersive wave phenomena • Nonintegrable systems
Selected
Publications:
Kasturiarachi, A. Bathi. Structure of
Oscillations of the Generalized Kortewegde Vries Equation.
International Journal of Applied Mathematics. Academic Publications, Vol.
2, No. 10, 2000, 12131234.
Numerical Analysis ~ Iterative methods
Selected Publications:
Kasturiarachi, A. Bathi. LeapFrogging Newton's Method. International Journal of
Mathematics Education in Science and Technology. Vol. 33 No. 4, 2002,
521527.
pdf version
Mathematics Education ~ Mind Mapping in mathematics • Collaborative
learning in mathematics • Statistics education •
Redesigning mathematical optimization • History of mathematics •
Biographies
· Recent Publications:
 Kasturiarachi, A. Bathi, Learning Labs for Linear Algebra. Electronic Proceedings
of the Eighteenth Annual International Conference on Technology in
Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM), 2010. 22 (2011), 208215.
 Kasturiarachi, A. Bathi; Melton, Austin; Reed,
Beverly M. ClassroomRelevant Advanced Mathematics for Middle
School and High School Teachers. Conference Proceedings of
the 3rd International Conference of the Teaching of Mathematics,
Istanbul, 2006.
 Kasturiarachi, A., Bathi, Interactive Labs for
Introductory Statistics Courses. Electronic Proceedings of the
Eighteenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate
Mathematics (ICTCM), 2006.
 Reed, Beverly; Melton, Austin; Kasturiarachi, A.
Bathi. Using History to teach functions within an APOS approach to
learning. Proceedings of The Delta '05
Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics, 2005.
 Kasturiarachi, A. Bathi. Counting on Cooperative
Learning to Uncover the Richness in Undergraduate Mathematics. PRIMUS,
Volume XIV, Number 1, March 2004, 5578.
 Melton, Austin; Reed, Beverly M; Kasturiarachi, A.
Bathi. Mathematics that Changes Lives. Conference
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of the Teaching
of Mathematics, Greece, 2002.
http://www.math.uoc.gr/~ictm2/Proceedings/pap175.pdf.
 Melton, Austin; Reed, Beverly M.; Kasturiarachi, A.
Bathi. Understanding and Enhancing Mathematics
Learning Environments. Quaestiones Mathematicae, Supp. No. 1, 2001, 2735.
 Kasturiarachi, A. Bathi. Using Graphing
Calculators to Teach Elementary Statistics. AURCO Journal, Spring 2000, 139148.
 Melton, Austin; Reed, Beverly M.; Kasturiarachi, A.
Bathi. A ProjectBased Elementary Statistics Course. Proceedings
of The Delta '99 Symposium on Undergraduate
Mathematics, 1999, 142147. pdf version








