Barbara H Margolius, Ph.D.
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 Title: Professor
 Dept: Mathematics
 Office: RT 1557
 Phone: 216-687-4682,  216-687-5559
 Fax: 216-687-5552
 Email: B.MARGOLIUS@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://academic.csuohio.edu/bmargolius/
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1557, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Markov chain, queues, time-varying parameters, matrix analytic methods, queues, generating function
 
Education:
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University, 1996
M.S., Operations Research, Case Western Reserve University, 1991
M.P.P., Public Policy, University of Michigan, 1981
B.A., American Studies, Syracuse University, 1977
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Margolius returned to the math department faculty in January, 2009 after serving for five years as founding director of the University's Honors Program as well as being a member of the Mathematics faculty.  Dr. Margolius's interests include web-based mathematics instruction and queueing theory (the mathematics of standing in line).  Dr. Margolius is calculus coordinator for the math department.
 
Research Interests:
Dr. Margolius research interests include discrete and continuous Markov Chains with time-varying parameters, matrix analytic methods, queueing theory, matching problems of classical probability theory and Euler's gamma.
 
Teaching Areas:
Probability, Operations Research, Queueing Theory, Calculus, Differential Equations, Statistics, Liberal Arts Math.
 
Professional Affiliations:
INFORMS Applied Probability Society
CanQueue
Mathematical Association of America
 
University Service:
University Scholars in STEM, Choose Ohio First - Success in Math.
 
Professional Service:
referee for a variety of publications including: Queueing Systems Theory and Its Applications, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, College Mathematics Journal, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Math Reviews.