Faculty Profile for Dr. David Snyder

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Dr. David Snyder
Associate Professor — Mathematics
MCS 484
phone: (512) 245-3419

Biography Section

Biography and Education

(1988) Ph.D. UTK
(1988-current). Faculty at Texas State University (tenured: 1995).

Teaching Interests

Topology, Applications of Topology to Chemistry and Biosciences, Dynamical Systems, Mathematical Reasoning, Calculus

Research Interests

Topology of Manifolds and Homology Manifolds
Decompositions of Manifolds and Complexes
Formal Representations in Topology
Applied Topology and Applied Algebraic Topology
Combinatorial Topology

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Snyder, D. F., Yuan, J., & Wang, C. (2019). Algebraic Topological Methods for the Analysis and Modeling of Protein Data. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (BIOCOMP) (pp. 39–44). Red Hook, NY, USA: CSREA Press.
  • Snyder, D. F. (2006). Combinatorial Barycentric Subdivision and Characters of Simplicial Two-Complexes. Am. Math. Monthly, 113, 822–827.
  • Snyder, D. F. (2006). Analysis of Topological Persistence in Data Sets. eCommons.
  • Snyder, D. F. (2004). Algebra in Respiratory Care. Coll. Math. J, 35, 300–302.
  • Snyder, D. F. (2003). Lefschetz numbers for sheaf-trivial proper surjections. Topology Appl, 128, 239–246.

Selected Grants

  • Snyder, David F. AMS e-Memoirs and SIAM e-Books purchase, Texas State University, Texas State University, $36328. (Funded: March 25, 2019 - Present). Grant.
  • Snyder, David F (Principal), Tamir, Dan (Supporting), Thickstun, Thomas L (Supporting). Online Resource Grant Proposal: Springer Journal Backfile Upgrade, Alkek Library, Texas State University, $30726. (Submitted: February 16, 2017, Funded: March 20, 2017 - Present). Grant.
  • Snyder, David F, Korn, Michael. Towards the modeling of dendrimers, Texas State University, $16000. (Funded: 2001). Grant.
  • Snyder, David F. REP: Sheaf Theoretic Methods in Geometric Topology, Texas State University, $4000. (Funded: 1996). Grant.
  • Snyder, David F, Lipperman, D.Z.. REP: Towards Quantitative Literacy, Texas State University, $13370. (Funded: 1994). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

University Curriculum Committee
August 15, 2022-Present
Lecturer Review Committee
September 1, 2021-Present
Math Department Curriculum Committee
September 1, 2016-Present
College of Science Curriculum Committee
September 1, 2016-Present
Math Department Lecturer Hiring Committee
April 1, 2016-Present