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Curriculum Vitae
 
Filiz Dik
5050 E State St
Rockford , IL 61108
Phone: (815) 226-4124
Fax: (815) 394-5166
E-mail: FDik@rockford.edu

Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Missouri S&T
    (formerly known as University of Missouri-Rolla, UMR), Missouri, August 2002
    Dissertation: "Tauberian Theorems for Convergence and Subsequential Convergence of
    Sequences with Controlled Oscillatory Behavior”
    Advisor: Dr. Časlav V. Stanojević
  • M.S. Mathematics, Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversity, Bolu, Turkey, August 1996
    Thesis: "Fixed Point Theorems in Metric Spaces”
    Advisor: Dr. Kenan Taş
  • B.S. Mathematics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, January 1994

Experience

  • August 2010 – Present: Associate Professor (Tenured)
    June 2006 – July 2010: Assistant Professor
    Rockford College, Rockford, Illinois
    Courses Taught: Nature of Mathematics I & II, Elements of Statistics, Calculus I, Calculus
    II, Calculus III, Theory of Numbers, Problem Solving Seminar, Introduction to Higher
    Geometry, Probability Models, Numerical Analysis, Mathematical Analysis for Management
    (for MBA students), using graphing calculators, online course management systems
    (WebAssign and Course Compass with MyMathLab), Geometer’s sketchpad, BASIC
    programming language, MS-Word and Excel. 
  • August 2004 – May 2006: Assistant Professor
    Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin
    Courses Taught: College Algebra, Algebra & Trigonometry, Finite Mathematics, Statistics,
    Calculus I, Calculus II, and Differential Equations, using graphing calculators, Excel, online
    course management systems (MyMathLab), power point presentations
  • June 2003 - May 2004 & June - July 2005: Adjunct Instructor
    Rockford College, Rockford, Illinois
    Courses Taught: Nature of Mathematics I, Beginning Statistics, Elements of Statistics, and
    Mathematical Analysis for Management (for MBA students)
  • May - August 2002: Adjunct Instructor
    East Central College, Rolla, Missouri
    Taught: Intermediate Algebra
  • September 1998 - August 2002: Teaching Assistant
    Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri

    Courses Taught: College Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus I, Calculus II, and Calculus III
  • August 1994 - June 1997: Teaching and Research Assistant
    Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversity, Bolu, Turkey

    Courses Taught: Calculus I, Calculus II, Differential Equations, and Advanced Calculus
    Other Duties: Advising
  • January - June 1994: Instructor
    Gűrtan High School, Bolu, Turkey
    Courses Taught: Algebra and Geometry

Service to University and the Community

  • Evaluator for NIMS (Northwestern Illinois Mathematics and Science Partnership) Project,
    May 2010 – present
  • CAAP (Committee on Academic Assessment and Planning) Chair, September 2010-present
  • CAAP member, May 2009-present
  • AAT (Assessment Academy Team of HLC) member, September 2009-present
  • Kobe Regents Center for Global Education (KRCGE) Advisory Board, May 2009-present
  • Academic advising of majors and minors, August 2009-present
  • Admission and Retention Committee (A&R), August 2007-May 2009
  • Rockford University Assessment Seminar (RCAS), January 2008-May 2009
  • Faculty Marshall, Spring 2008-May 2009
  • Production Team Member for the HLC Report, Fall 2008
  • MAT Director Search Committee, February-March 2007
  • Helped Multicultural Club for International Food Fair, Rockford University, April 2007, 2008,
    2009, 2010 
  • Volunteered for various activities at Washington Academy (2008-2010), Martin Luther King
    Elementary School (2007-2008) and Montessori Private Academy (2006-2007), Rockford.
  • Campus Internationalization Committee, Rockford University, October 2006-May 2007
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Committee, Edgewood College, 2005-2006
  • Participated in preparing MAA-Wisconsin High School Math Contest, 2004-2005
  • Participated in preparing and proctoring Mega Math Meet Exam-Mathematics competition
    for the 7th and 8th Grade Talented & Gifted Program of Dane County, Wisconsin, May 2005
  • Academic advising of majors and minors, 2004-2006, Edgewood College 

Research and Publications

  •  "In Memory of Časlav V. Stanojević (1928-2008),” F. Dik, M. Dik and M. Žižović, Mathematica
    Moravica, Vol. 13-2 (2009) 1-6
  • "Applications of Subsequential Tauberian Theory to Classical Tauberian Theory,” F. Dik, M. Dik and
    I. Canak, Applied Mathematics Letter, 20/8 (2007) 946-950
  • "Conditions for Convergence and Subsequential Convergence,” İ. Çanak, M. Dik and F. Dik, Applied
    Mathematics Letter, 19 (2006) 1042-1045
  • "On a Tauberian Theorem of W. Meyer-Konig and H. Tietz,” İ. Çanak, M. Dik and F. Dik,
    International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences 2005:15 (2005) 2491-2496
  • "Classical and Neoclassical Tauberian Theorems for Regularly Generated Sequences,” M. Dik, F. Dik
    and İ. Çanak, Far East J. Math Sci. (FJMS), 13/2 (2004), 233-240
  • "Tauberian Theorems for Convergence and Subsequential Convergence with Moderately Oscillatory
    Behavior,” F. Dik, Mathematica Moravica, Vol. 5, (2001), 19-56
  • Refereed/reviewed a number of manuscripts for the following journals:
    JIA (Journal of Inequalities and Applications)
    AML (Applied Mathematics Letter)
    CAM (Computers and Mathematics with Applications)
    MCM (the Mathematical and Computer Modeling)

Conferences

  • "Assessment Academy of HLC Roundtable Workshop,” Lisle, IL, November 18-20, 2009
  • "International Conference of Mathematical Sciences”, Maltepe University, İstanbul, Turkey,
    August 4-10, 2009 
  •  Mathematical Association of America-Illinois Section 2009 Meeting, , Bradley University,
    IL, April 3-4, 2009
  • Seventh Annual Summability Conference, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, November 8,
    2008
  • Mathematical Association of America-Illinois Section 2008 Meeting, Eastern Illinois
    University, Charleston, IL, April 4-5, 2008 
  • Mathematical Association of America-Illinois Section 2007 Meeting, Western Illinois
    University, Macomb, IL, March 30-31, 2007
  • "2006 Conference on Sequence Spaces and Applications”, Loyola University, Chicago, October 28-
    29, 2006
  • "Retention in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines,” Gateway
    Science Workshop Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, May 11-12, 2006
  • Mathematical Association of America-Illinois Section 2006 Meeting, Naperville, IL,
    April 8-9, 2006
  • Third Annual Summability Conference, Kent State University-Tuscarawas Campus, New
    Philadelphia, Ohio, October 15, 2005
  • Mathematical Association of America-Illinois Section 2005 Meeting, Knox College,
    Galesburg, IL, April 8-9, 2005
  • Seventh Annual Chicago Symposium Series "Excellence in Teaching Mathematics and Science:
    Research and Practice,” Northwestern University, March 11, 2005
  • Second Annual Summability Conference, Kent State University-Tuscarawas Campus, New
    Philadelphia, Ohio, October 16, 2004
  • Mathematical Association of America-Illinois Section Meeting,
    Roosevelt University-Schaumburg Campus, Schaumburg, IL, April 2-3, 2004
  • First Annual Summability Conference, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, October 25, 2003
  • Mathematical Association of America, Oklahoma-Arkansas Section meeting, University of
    Tulsa, OK, March 2003

Workshops, Seminars, Meetings, and Surveys Attended 

  • "Success and the Developmental Math Student,” ALEKS webinar by R.E. Moore, March 17, 2010
  • "Self Service Training-Course Home Page Creation,” by B. Johnson, Rockford University, January 12,
    2010
  • Online workshop: "Preparing Students for Calculus, a Technological Approach with ALEKS” with
    David Mackin, part of "SUCCESS IN MATHEMATICS Webinar Series 2009”, by McGraw-
    Hill Publishing, October 29, 2009
  • "Assessment of Student learning: How to – Part I,” by Dr. Julie Luetschwager, Rockford University,
    September 30, 2009
  • "Assessment of Student learning: How to – Part II,” by Dr. Julie Luetschwager, Rockford University,
    November 6, 2009
  • Classroom Technology Upgrade Survey, Rockford University, June 18, 2009
  • Global Education for the 21st century Conference, Star Board presentation, June 11, 2009, Rockford University
  • NIATM (Northern Illinois Association of Teachers of Mathematics) meetings:
    "Limits, Infinity and Beyond” by Dr. M. Vali Siadat, February 13, 2008
    "A Pythagorean Walk through the Centuries” by Dr. Diane Benjamin, November 6, 2007
  • HERI 2007-2008 Faculty Survey, February 1, 2008
  • Strategic Planning Survey, April 17, 2008
  • Online workshop "Introduction to Web-Assign”, August 6, 2007
  • Conference workshop on Biomathematics Education "Bringing Life (Sciences) to Calculus
    Courses,” Western Illinois University, March 30-31, 2007
  • On-line Seminar "Getting Started with Student Learning Assessment”, January 17, 2007
  • Curriculum Committee Symposium "Learning Expectations of Rockford University Graduates,”
    November 10, 2006
  • Technology Day Workshop: "E-Portfolios in Higher Education: Decisions, Dilemmas and
    Development Tools,” Edgewood College, January 10, 2006
  • ACT National Curriculum Survey Mathematics, October 2005
  • Online workshop "Using MyMathLab” July 28, 2005
  • Online workshop "Advanced Topics with MyMathLab” August 12, 2005
  • "Technology-Supported Mathematics Learning Environments” reading group, sponsored by
    NPRIME grant, Edgewood College, Summer 2005
  • Advisor Training workshops, Edgewood College, January 10 & February 14, 2005
  • Online rating exercise for the University Board Validity Study in mathematics, November 2004 

Presentations

  •  Facilitator – "Assessment of Student Learning Session” for Division of Science Mathematics and
    Nursing, Pre-University Conference, August 20, 2010, Rockford University
  • "Learning Carried Forward” Report of SMN Division to Board of Trustees, May 14, 2010,
    Rockford University
  • "A Journey to Turkey,” Global community hour presentation with Yusuf Sezer, Rockford
    University, March 2009
  • "Mentor-Mentee Relationships”, A panel presentation for new faculty, Edgewood College,
    August 2005
  • "Subsequential Tauberian Theory,” ISMAA meeting, Roosevelt University, April 2004
  • "Beyond Classical Tauberian Theory,” Second Annual Summability Conference, Kent State
    University, Tuscarawas, October 2004
  • "Convergence and Subsequential Convergence of Sequences with Controlled Oscillatory Behavior,” Missouri
    University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, April 2002
  • "Applications of Classical Tauberian Theorems,” Missouri University of Science and Technology,
    Rolla, MO, Fall 2001
  • "An Elegant Proof of Karamata’s Theorem,” Graduate Research Seminar, Missouri University of
    Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, Fall 2000
  • "Tauberian Theorems,” Graduate Research Seminar, Missouri University of Science and
    Technology, Rolla, Fall 1999
  • "Fixed Point Theorems,” Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversity, Spring 1996 

Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1998-2002
  • PEO International Peace Scholarship, 1998-2000
  • Graduate Teaching and Research Fellowship, Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversity, 1994-1997
  • Turkish American Women Scholarship, 1992-1994

Memberships

  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)
  • Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
  • Scientific Committee of International Conference of Mathematical Sciences (ICMS)
  • International Society of Difference Equations (ISDE)
  • Sigma Xi

Computer Skills 
Microsoft Word, Corel WordPerfect, Excel, Mathematica, Maple, PowerPoint, MathXL, Geometer’s Sketchpad

Languages
English and Turkish

References

  • Dr. Gerald Caton
    Rockford University
    Department of Mathematics
    5050 E.State Street
    Rockford, IL 61108
    E-mail: gcaton@rockford.edu
  • Dr. Diane Benjamin
    Edgewood College
    Department of Mathematics
    1000 Edgewood College Drive
    Madison, WI 53711
    Phone: (608) 663-3313
    E-mail: dbenjamin@edgewood.edu   
  • Mrs. Mary E. Kirgan
    Missouri University of Science and Technology
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    202 Rolla Building, Rolla, MO 65409
    Phone: (573) 341-4646
    E-mail: kirgan@umr.edu
  • Dr. Leon M. Hall (Department Chair)
    Missouri University of Science and Technology
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    202 Rolla Building, Rolla, MO 65409
    Phone: (573) 341-4641
    E-mail: lmhall@umr.edu
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