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CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME: Ilias S. Kotsireas, Associate Professor CITIZENSHIP: Canadian
ADDRESS: Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Physics and Computer Science, 75 University Avenue West Waterloo Ontario N2L 3C5, CANADA
CONTACT INFORMATION: Office Phone & Voice Mail: ++1-(519) 884-0710 ext. 2218, Fax: ++1-(519) 746-0677, e-mail: ikotsire@wlu.ca CARGO lab web page: http://www.cargo.wlu.ca/

DEGREES

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

HONOURS AND AWARDS

SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

i. Editorial Board

ii. Memberships

iii. Journal Referee

iv. External Grant Referee
National Science Foundation (NSF) ITR Panel, Numeric, Symbolic and Geometric program, May 2001, Arlington, VA, USA.

v. Selected research visits & stays

vi. Conference Organization

STUDENT SUPERVISION (9 undergraduate students)

  1. Dan Butcher, SHARCnet Round III Graduate Fellowship
  2. Jason Cousineau, Research Assistant
  3. Alexei Karpenko, Research Assistant
  4. Edmond Lau, Research Assistant
  5. Chris Odorjan, Research Assistant
  6. Gil Pinheiro, Directed Research Course, Research Assistant
  7. Dimitra Rentas, co-op Student
  8. Michael Sukman, Research Assistant
  9. Paul Walrath, Directed Research Course, Research Assistant

TEACHING (taught 7 different courses at Wilfrid Laurier University)

  1. CP102 Information Processing with Microcomputer Systems, Fall 2004, Winter 2006, Winter 2007.
  2. CP114 Data Structures I, Winter 2005.
  3. CP315 Introduction to Scientific Computation, Fall 2004, Fall 2005.
  4. CP363 Databases I, Winter 2002, Winter 2003, Winter 2004, Winter 2005, Winter 2006, Winter 2007.
  5. CP411 Computer Graphics, Fall 2002, Fall 2005.
  6. CP463 Discrete Event Simulation, Winter 2002, Winter 2003, Winter 2004, Winter 2007.
  7. CP465 Databases II, Fall 2002, Winter 2007.

EXTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDING

Year Source Type Amount Purpose
2002-2006 NSERC Individual Research Grant $ 64000 Research
2002 SHARCnet Round III Graduate Fellowship $ 22000 Grad. Fell.
2006-2011 NSERC Individual Research Grant $ 75000 Research
2007-2008 EU ENTER € 96000 Research



INTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDING

Year Source Type Amount Purpose
2002 WLU Conference/Workshop Grant $ 3000 ACA 2002
Fall 2003 WLU Course Remission Grant $ 10000 Research
2004 WLU Conference/Workshop Grant $ 3000 ECCAD 2004
2004 WLU Laurier Lecture co-sponsorship Fund $ 1100 CSASM
2004 WLU STEP $ 5000 CSASM
2004 WLU Academic Development Fund $ 1100 ICPSS 2004
2005 WLU Academic Development Fund $ 1500 CASC 2005
2005 WLU Merit Award $ 3000 Research
2006 WLU Academic Development Fund $ 3000 WWCA 2006


PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS EDITED (6)

(available from the TriUniversity Group of Libraries (TUG) TRELLIS service http://www.tug-libraries.on.ca/ )

  1. Waterloo Workshop on Computer Algebra 2006, World Scientific, in progress, Editors: Ilias S. Kotsireas, Eugene Zima.

  2. Maple Conference 2005, Waterloo, Canada, Proceedings, Editor: Ilias S. Kotsireas (with the assistance of I. J. Sinclair, J. Duketow, R. M. Kalbfleisch), 515 pages.

  3. High Performance Computing Systems and Applications, HPCS 2005, Guelph, Canada, Conference Proceedings, IEEE, Editors: Ilias S. Kotsireas and Deborah Stacey, 362 pages.

  4. International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation, ISSAC 2004, University of Cantabria, Santander Spain. Collection of Poster Abstracts, Editor: Ilias S. Kotsireas, 55 pages.

  5. East Coast Computer Algebra Day, ECCAD 2004, Waterloo, Canada, Book of Abstracts, Editors: Ilias S. Kotsireas, 22 pages.

  6. Applications of Computer Algebra, ACA 2002, Volos, Greece, Book of Abstracts, Editors: Alkis G. Akritas, Ilias S. Kotsireas 148 pages.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS (2)

  1. Ilias Kotsireas. Central Configurations in the Newtonian N-body problem of Celestial Mechanics. Computer Algebra Handbook, Springer Verlag, 2002, J. Grabmeier, E. Kaltofen, V. Weispfenning eds pp 176-180.

  2. Ilias Kotsireas. Panorama of methods for exact implicitization of algebraic curves and surfaces. Geometric Computation, World Scientific, 2003, D. Wang, F. Chen eds pp 126-155.

PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS (18)

  1. Ilias S. Kotsireas and Daniel Lazard. Central Configurations of the 5-body problem with equal masses in three-dimensional space. J.Math. Sci. (New York), vol. 108, 2002, no. 6, pp. 1119-1138

  2. Ilias S. Kotsireas. Central configurations in the Newtonian N-body problem of Celestial Mechanics. Contemporary Mathematics, AMS, vol. 286, 2000, pp. 71-98

  3. K. Karamanos, I. Kotsireas, Thorough numerical entropy analysis by lumping of some substitutive sequences. Kybernetes 2002, Volume 31, no. 9/10, pp. 1409-1417

  4. K. Karamanos, I. Kotsireas, Statistical analysis of the first digits of the binary expansion of Feigenbaum constants $\alpha$ and $\delta$, Journal of the Franklin Institute, Volume 342 (2005) pp. 329-340.

  5. I. Kotsireas, K. Karamanos. Exact computation of the Bifurcation point B4 of the logistic map and the Bailey-Broadhurst conjectures. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos Volume 14, no. 7, 2004, pp. 2417-2423

  6. H. Evangelaras, I. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos. Applications of Groebner bases to the analysis of certain two or three level factorial designs. Advances and Applications in Statistics 3, no. 1, 2003 pp. 1-13.

  7. I. S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos. J. Seberry. Hadamard ideals and Hadamard matrices with circulant core J. Combin. Math. Combin. Comput. 57, 2006, pp. 47-63.

  8. I. S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, J. Seberry. Hadamard ideals and Hadamard matrices with two circulant cores. European Journal of Combinatorics 27, 2006, no. 5, pp. 658-668.

  9. I. S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, Inequivalent Hadamard matrices with buckets, J. Discrete Math. Sci. Cryptogr. 7, 2004, no. 3, pp. 307-317.

  10. I. S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, Genetic Algorithms for the construction of Hadamard matrices with two circulant cores J. Discrete Math. Sci. Cryptogr. 8, 2005, no. 2, pp. 241-250.

  11. I.S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, A computational algebraic approach for saturated D-optimal designs with $n \equiv 2 (mod 4)$ observations Utilitas Mathematica 71, 2006, pp. 197-207.

  12. I. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos and M.P. Rogantin, Inequivalent Hadamard matrices via indicator functions. Int. J. Applied Math. 16, 2004, no. 3, pp. 355-363.

  13. J. Cousineau, I. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, Genetic Algorithms for Orthogonal Designs Australasian Journal of Combinatorics 35, 2006, pp. 263-272.

  14. S. Georgiou, I. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, Inequivalent Hadamard matrices of order 2n from Hadamard matrices of order n. J. Combin. Math. Combin. Comput. to appear.

  15. I. S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, G. Pinheiro, Metasoftware for Hadamard matrices. Int. J. Appl. Math. 18, 2005, no. 2, pp. 263-278.

  16. I. S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos Orthogonal designs via computational algebra. Journal of Combinatorial Designs 14, 2006, Issue 5, pp. 351-362.

  17. I. Z. Emiris, I. S. Kotsireas, Implicitization exploiting sparseness. Geometric and algorithmic aspects of computer-aided design and manufacturing, pp. 281-297, DIMACS Ser. Discrete Math. Theoret. Comput. Sci., 67, AMS Providence, RI, 2005.

  18. I. S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos Constructions for Hadamard matrices of Williamson type. J. Combin. Math. Combin. Comput. 59, 2006, pp. 17-32.

PAPERS IN REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (12)

  1. Jean-Charles Faugère and Ilias Kotsireas. Symmetry theorems for the Newtonian 4- and 5-body problems with equal masses. CASC 1999 Proceedings, Springer Verlag, LNCSE, V. Ganzha, et al. (Eds). pp. 81-92

  2. Ilias Kotsireas. The Erdos-Straus conjecture on Egyptian Fractions. Paul Erdos and his mathematics (Budapest 1999) Janos Bolyai Math. Soc. A. Sali, M. Simonovits, V. Sos, eds. pp. 140-144

  3. Robert M. Corless, Mark W. Giesbrecht, Ilias S. Kotsireas, Stephen M. Watt. Numerical implicitization of parametric hypersurfaces with linear algebra. AISC 2000 Proceedings, Springer Verlag, LNAI 1930, E. Roanes-Lozano, ed. pp. 174-183

  4. Robert M. Corless, Mark W. Giesbrecht, Mark van Hoeij, Ilias S. Kotsireas, Stephen M. Watt. Towards Factoring Bivariate Approximate Polynomials. ISSAC 2001 Proceedings, ACM Press, B. Mourrain ed. pp. 85-92

  5. Robert M. Corless, André Galligo, Ilias S. Kotsireas, Stephen M. Watt. A Geometric-Numeric Algorithm for Absolute Factorization of Multivariate Polynomials. ISSAC'2002 Proceedings, ACM Press, T. Mora ed. pp. 37-45

  6. K. Karamanos, Ilias S. Kotsireas, Towards Large-Scale Entropy Computations CASYS 2003 Proceedings, AIP, pp. 385-391

  7. Ilias S. Kotsireas, Edmond Lau. Implicitization of Polynomial Curves, IPCurves. ASCM 2003 Proceedings, Beijing, China, Z. Li, W. Sit (Eds) pp. 217-226

  8. Ioannis Z. Emiris, Ilias S. Kotsireas. Implicit Polynomial Support Optimized for Sparseness ICCSA'2003, Proceedings, LNCS 2669 Montreal, Canada, V. Kumar et al. (Eds) pp. 397-406

  9. Ilias S. Kotsireas, Edmond Lau, Richard Voino. Implicitization of Polynomial Surfaces, IPSurfaces. CASC 2003 Proceedings, Passau, Germany, E. W. Mayr et al. (Eds) pp. 241-247

  10. Ilias S. Kotsireas, Gil Pinheiro, A Meta-Software System for the Discovery of Hadamard Matrices, HPCS 2005 Proceedings, IEEE Guelph ON, Canada, I. Kotsireas, D. Stacey (Eds) pp. 17-23

  11. I. S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, K. E. Parsopoulos, M. N. Vrahatis Unified Particle Swarm Optimization for Hadamard Matrices of Williamson Type MACIS 2006 Proceedings, Beijing, China

  12. I. S. Kotsireas, C. Koukouvinos, D. E. Simos Inequivalent Hadamard Matrices via Orthogonal Designs MACIS 2006 Proceedings, Beijing, China

TECHNICAL REPORTS (7)

  1. Ioannis Z. Emiris, Ilias S. Kotsireas. On the Support of the Implicit Equation of Rational Parametric Hypersurfaces. August 2002, Technical Report TR-02-01 ORCCA

  2. Ilias Kotsireas and Gregory Reid. Alternative Ways of Solving Polynomial Systems. 2001, Technical Report TR-01-03 ORCCA

  3. Ilias S. Kotsireas. Homotopy and polynomial system solving. 2000, Technical Report TR-00-23 ORCCA

  4. Robert M. Corless, Mark Giesbrecht, Ilias Kotsireas and Stephen Watt Symbolic-Numeric Algorithms for Polynomials 2000, Technical Report TR-00-21 ORCCA

  5. Robert M. Corless, Mark W. Giesbrecht, Ilias S. Kotsireas and Stephen M. Watt. Numerical implicitization of parametric hypersurfaces with linear algebra. 2000, Technical Report TR-00-03 ORCCA

  6. Ilias Kotsireas and Josef Schicho. A Computer Algebra solution to a planar newtonian 4-body problem with unequal masses. Technical Report 00-16/2000 RISC-Linz.

  7. Ilias Kotsireas. Configurations centrales dans le problème des N Corps. M.Sc. Thesis, 1995, LIP6, Université Paris 6, (in french)

PAPERS NON-REFEREED (1)

  1. I. S. Kotsireas. Homotopies and polynomial system solving I. Basic Principles. SIGSAM Bulletin, March 2001, vol. 35, no. 1, issue 135, pp. 19-32

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (17)

  1. Astronomy and Dynamical Systems seminar, French National Bureau of Standards, (Bureau des Longitudes), June 1998, Paris, France.
  2. French National Days on Symbolic Computation, CIRM, October 1998, Marseille, France.
  3. Computer Algebra and Complexity seminar, Rennes I University, February 1999, IRMAR, Rennes, France. (invited)

  4. Summer School of young scientists in Algorithms and Symbolic Computation. March 1999, LaBRI, Université Bordeaux 1, Bordeaux, France.

  5. FRISCO (an Esprit-LTR European Commission Project) Closing Workshop April, 1999, NAG Corporation, Oxford, England. (invited)

  6. CASC'99, May 1999, TUM, Munich, Germany.

  7. ACA'99, June 1999, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

  8. Paul Erdos and his Mathematics, Paul Erdos Memorial Conference, (satellite conference of the UNESCO World Conference on Science) July 4-11, 1999, Budapest, Hungary. (poster and research communication) (partial support)

  9. Effective Methods in Algebraic Geometry, Méthodes Effectives en Géométrie Algébrique , MEGA 2000, June 20-24, 2000, University of Bath, Bath, England

  10. Applications of Computer Algebra, ACA 2000, June 2000, Steklov Institute of Mathematics, St. Petersburg, Russia. (partial support)

  11. Applications of Computer Algebra, ACA 2004, July 2004, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, USA

  12. International Conference on Polynomial System Solving, ICPSS 2004, November 2004, Paris, France

  13. American Institute of Mathematics, AIM, workshop on Computational Algebraic Statistics, December 14-18, 2003, Palo Alto, California, USA

  14. International Conference On Design Of Experiments: theory and applications, ICODOE, May 13-15, 2005, Memphis TN, USA

  15. Applications of Computer Algebra, ACA 2005, July 31 - August 3, 2005, Nara Women's University, Nara, Japan

  16. Asian Symposium on Computer Mathematics ASCM 2005, December 2005, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seul, Korea (partial support)

  17. Mathematical Aspects of Computer and Information Sciences, MACIS 2006, July 2006, Beihang University, Beijing, China

ADMINISTRATIVE AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

Department:

  1. Web page Committee, 2005
  2. DAP Committee, 2002

Faculty:

  1. Ontario Universities Fair, Toronto, Faculty of Science kiosk
  2. Teachers Science Day 2005, Presentation Title: "Working with 200 computers simultaneously, high-performance computing demonstration", February 2005
  3. co-founder (with CRC Tier I Roderick Melnik) of the Laurier Seminar Series in Computational Science and Applied and Statistical Modelling (CSASM) 2004. web page: http://www.mmcs.wlu.ca/csasm/
  4. Environment/occupational Health and Safety Committee, Emergency Warden, 2004-2005

University:

  1. Senate Committee on Information Technology, 2005-2006
  2. Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network (SHARCnet) site leader for Wilfrid Laurier University, December 2005-

External:

  1. Promoting Women in Science, PROWIS 2003,
    Workshop Title: "The Fractal Geometry of Nature" May 2003
  2. Promoting Women in Science, PROWIS 2002,
    Workshop Title: "Have fun with the computer while learning useful Mathematics" May 2002




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