Faculty Profile for Dr. Ray Treinen

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Dr. Ray Treinen
Associate Professor — Mathematics
MCS 569
phone: (512) 245-3418

Biography Section

Research Interests

Capillarity, differential equations, the calculus of variations, numerical analysis

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Treinen, R. F. (2023). Spectral methods for capillary surfaces described by bounded generating curves. Applied Mathematics and Computation, 450.
  • Treinen, R. F., & Ickes, H. E. (2020). The existence of an energy minimizing configuration for multiple solid objects floating in a bath of three liquids. Annali Di Matematica Pura Ed Applicata, 4(199), 821–831. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/s10231-019-00902-4
  • Treinen, R. F., Blank, I., & Elcrat, A. (2019). Geometry of the triple junction between three fluids in equilibrium. Electron. J. Differential Equations, 2019, 1–35.
  • Bagley, Z., & Treinen, R. (2018). On the Classification and Asymptotic Behavior of the Symmetric Capillary Surfaces. Experimental Mathematics, 1–15. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10586458.2016.1245641
  • McCuan, J., & Treinen, R. F. (2018). On floating equilibria in a laterally finite container. SIAM Applied Mathematics, 78(1), 551–570.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Service Excellence Award, Mathematics Department. 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Mathematics. December 2020 - 2020
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Outstanding Mentor Award Nomination, The Graduate College. November 2020 - December 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Mathematics. December 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: TXST Stories, Texas State University. April 2018 - September 2018

Selected Grants

  • Treinen, Raymond F. The floating ball, floating drop, and melting ice problems, REP, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: June 2012 - August 2012). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

PhD in Math Proposal
January 2019-Present
Graduate Advisor
Assistant Graduate Coordinator for Applied Mathematics
March 2017-Present
Differential Equations and Applied Math Seminar
January 2015-Present
Program & Curriculum committee
August 2019-July 2021
Scheduling Oversight
August 2019-July 2021