Barbara H Margolius, Ph.D.
 Title: Faculty Fellow & Professor
 Dept: Mathematics
 Office: AC 309
 Phone: 216-687-5316,  216-687-4682
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. AC 309, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Markov chain, queues, time-varying parameters, matrix analytic methods, queues, generating function
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 is a professor of mathematics. Dr. Margolius's interests include web-based mathematics instruction and queueing theory (the mathematics of standing in line).  Dr. Margolius is served as a Faculty Fellow in the President's Office Academic Year 2014-2015.  For Academic Year 2015-2016, Dr. Margolius serves as General Education Coordinator in the Provost's Office.

Dr. Margolius, Professor of Mathematics, teaches calculus, probability, linear algebra, statistics, discrete mathematics, operations research  and is an expert in queueing theory. Her research has been published in Queueing Systems Theory and Its Applications, the Journal of Applied Probability, the Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences, Mathematics Magazine, Digital Classroom Resources, Integration, Operations Research Letters, Journal of Integer Sequences, and Annals of Operations Research. She presents nationally and internationally on probability and queueing related topics and in addition, she chairs the Committee on Technology in Mathematics Education for the Mathematical Association of America.
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
Mathematical Association of America
American Mathematical Society
European Working Group on Stochastic Processes
University Service:
General Education Director, 2015 --
Faculty Fellow, 2014-2015
Chair ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee on Student Success
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.

Chair Mathematical Association of America Committee on Technology in Mathematics Education  2016-2019
Program Committee of Mathematical Association of America Ohio Section 2014-2018
Community Service:
Program Committee MAA Ohio Section
Technology Committee National MAA