Computer Science and Engineering

## Dr. John Roulier |

Computer Science and Engineering

The University of Connecticut U-155

Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3155

Phone: (860) 486-2572

Fax: (860) 486-4817

E_Mail: jrou@brc.uconn.edu

**"Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find
harmony. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity. "**

**- A. Einstein**

**"It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not
possession, but the act of getting there which generates the greatest
satisfaction."**

**- F. Gauss**

M.S. (Math.) Syracuse University, 1966

B.S. (Math.) Siena College, 1963

- Geometric modeling -- Computer generation of curves and surfaces
- Computational geometry
- Numerical analysis -- Shape preserving interpolation and approximation
- Approximation theory
- Computer graphics, CAD

- Society of the Sigma Xi
- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
- Upsilon Pi Epsilon

- Yankee Ingenuity Initiative Charles Goodyear Cooperative Research and Development Grants, "High Speed, Real-Time Computer Techniques for Analysis of 3D Ultrasonic Data" Co-Principal Investigators are H. A. Sholl, R. Ammar and J. A. Roulier. Sept. 1, 1995 through Aug. 31, 1997.
- Connecticut Department of Higher Education High Technology Project and Program Grant, 1989 "Enhancing the Clinical Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging" (co-investigator with I. Greenshields).
- NSF Grant from 6/15/86 to 11/30/88 "Shape Preserving Curve and Surface Interpolation with Applications to Computer Graphics and Computer Aided Design"
- NASA Grant From 3/1/81 to 8/31/83, "An Investigation of Shape Preserving Curve and Surface Approximation with Applications"

- "Preserving Computational Topology by Subdivision of
Quadratic and Cubic Bézier Curves"
*Computing*79 (2007), pp. 317-323. (with E. L. F. Moore and T. J. Peters). - " Prescribing the Length of Parametric Curves "
*Computer Aided Geometric Design*13 (1996), pp. 3-22. (with Bruce Piper). - " Prescribing the Length of Rational Bézier Curves ",
*Computer Aided Geometric Design*13 (1996), pp. 23-43. (with Bruce Piper). - " Measures of Fairness for Curves and Surfaces" ,
in
*Designing Fair Curves and Surfaces*, N. Sapidis (ed.), SIAM, Philadelphia, (1994), pp. 75-122. (with T. Rando). - " Interpolation with an Arc Length Constraint", in
*Curves and Surfaces in Geometric Design*, P. J. Laurent, A. Le Méhauté, and L. L. Schumaker (eds.), A. K. Peters, Wellesley, (1994), pp. 393-400. (with Bruce Piper). - " Curves with Monotone Curvature from Bézier Curves of Specified Arc Length ", in
*Geometric Modeling for Product Realization*, IFIP Transactions B-8, P. Wilson, M. Wozny, and M. Pratt eds., North-Holland, (1993), pp. 1-12. - " Specifying the Arc Length of Bézier Curves " ,
*Computer Aided Geometric Design*10 (1993), pp. 25-56. - " Algorithms for Local Convexity of Bézier Curves and Surfaces " , in
*Curves and Surfaces*, Academic Press, (1991), pp. 403-406. (with T. Rando) - " Designing Faired Parametric Surfaces " ,
*Computer Aided Design*23(1991), pp. 492-497. (with T. Rando) - " Fairness and Monotone Curvature " , in
*Approximation Theory and Functional Analysis*, Academic Press, (1991), pp. 177-199. (with T. Rando and B. Piper) - " Fair Curves and Surfaces ",
*Approximation Theory VI*vol. 2, Academic Press, (1989), pp. 553-556. (with T. Rando) - " Bézier Curves of Positive Curvature ",
*Computer Aided Geometric Design*5(1988), pp. 59-70.

**Courses Fall 2009**

**CSE 3802 / ECE 3431 Numerical Methods in
Scientific Computation **