Robert C. Sharpley
Research Professor 


Education
Ph.D.  Mathematics  University of Texas  1972 
M.A.  Mathematics  University of Texas  1969 
B.A.  Mathematics  University of Texas  1968 
Experience
2009 – Present  Distinguished Professor Emeritus  University of South Carolina 
2009 – Present  Research Professor  Interdisciplinary Mathematics Institute 
2010 – 2013  Interim Director  Center for Research Computing & Cyberinfrastructure, Univ. of South Carolina 
2007 – 2009  Director  Interdisciplinary Mathematics Institute 
1983 – 2008  Professor  Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina 
1978 – 1983  Associate Professor  Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina 
1976 – 1978  Assistant Professor  Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina 
1972 – 1976  Assistant Professor  Oakland University 
Research
Research Interests
Classical Analysis and its applications. Research interests include Fourier analysis, approximation theory, multiresolution analysis, signal and image processing, numerical analysis, computational mathematics, and visualization.
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Teaching Activities
Previous Courses
Undergraduate:
Prepared and delivered Undergraduate courses from more than 26 different subject areas in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics. A sample listing includes: Summer Program in Arithmetic & Algebra for Disadvantaged Youth (Detroit, 1974), Precalculus, Calculus IIII (including Honors), Discrete Math, Data Structures, Linear Algebra, Numerical Analysis, Probability Theory, Partial Differential Equations, Statistics for Engineers, Real Analysis III (including Honors), Applied Complex Variables, Abstract Algebra III, Computational Science, Wavelets, Foundations of Geometry, and Modern Geometry.
Graduate:
Prepared and delivered Graduate courses from more than 20 different Mathematical subject areas, including Modeling, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Computation, Approximation Theory, Fourier Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Optimization, Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, Finite Elements, Complex Analysis, LittlewoodPaley Theory, Wavelets and Multiresolution Analysis.
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5 Selected Publications
 Binev, P., Dahmen, W., DeVore, R., Lamby, P., Savu, D. and Sharpley, R., "Compressed Sensing and Electron Microscopy," Chapter in Imaging at the EdgeNanoscale Imaging in Electron Microscopy, P. Binev, W. Dahmen, T. Vogt (eds), Springer, 2012.
 R.C. Sharpley and V. Vatchev, "Analysis of the Intrinsic Mode Functions," Constr. Approx. 24 (2006), 1747.
 Prazenica, R.J., Kurdila, A.J., Sharpley, R., and Evers, J., "Multiresolution and Adaptive Path Planning for Maneuver of MicroAirVehicles in Urban Environments," invited paper in the special session on VisionBased Control, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 2005.
 Bennett, C., DeVore, R. and Sharpley, R., "WeakL^{\infty} and BMO," Annals of Math. 113 (1981), 601–611.
 C. Bennett and R.C. Sharpley, "Interpolation of Operators," Academic Press, New York, 1988, 469 pp.
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IMI Preprints and Seminars
Go to the list of 11 preprints and 2 seminars by Robert C. Sharpley.BACK TO TOP