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Bonnie Jacob

Associate Professor
Department of Science and Mathematics
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Program Faculty, School of Mathematical Sciences

585-475-2275
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Bonnie Jacob

Associate Professor
Department of Science and Mathematics
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Program Faculty, School of Mathematical Sciences

Education

BA, Smith College; MS, Ph.D., Clemson University

585-475-2275

Currently Teaching

NMTH-250
3 Credits
An introductory statistics course utilizing a lecture/lab format in which statistics concepts, probability, probability distributions, and bivariate data are studied. Statistical concepts that are essential for an understanding of social and political issues of contemporary life will be emphasized. Statistical software and applications will be introduced.

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Uninvited Presentations
Jacob, Bonnie. "Failed power domination: complexity and other select results." Joint Mathematics Meetings. American Mathematical Society and Mathematics Association of America. Baltimore, MD. 18 Jan. 2019. Conference Presentation.
Glasser, Abraham and Bonnie Jacob (advisor). "Failed Power Domination on Knoedel Graphs." 50th Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory & Computing. Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, FL. 5 May 2019. Conference Presentation.
Jacob, Bonnie and Alyssa Adams. "Minimum critical sets and maximum failed zero forcing sets in directed graphs." 33rdMidwest Conference on Combinatorics, Cryptography, and Computing. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY. 12 Oct. 2019. Conference Presentation.
Jacob, Bonnie. "Distance Swap Graphs." MAA Seaway Section Meeting. SUNY College at Brockport. Brockport, NY. 14 Apr. 2018. Conference Presentation.
Jacob, Bonnie. "Discipline-based Undergraduate Research from a Teaching and Learning Perspective." NTID Scholarship Symposium. NTID. Rochester, NY. 21 Jan. 2016. Conference Presentation.
Henry, Carter and Michelle Mailhot. "Determining a Boolean Model for Human Lactation." NTID Student Research Fair. NTID. Rochester, NY. 15 Apr. 2016. Poster Session.
Jacob, Bonnie. "Three-state Zero Forcing on Graphs." Forty-Sixth Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing. Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, FL. 3 Mar. 2015. Conference Presentation.
Jacob, Bonnie. "The Minimum Rank of the Set of Symmetric Zero-diagonal Matrices Associated with a Graph." Joint Mathematics Meetings, AMS Special Session on Trends in Graph Theory. American Mathematical Society. Baltimore, MD. 18 Jan. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Ansill, Thomas and Jaime Penzellna. "Failed Zero Forcing and Failed Skew Zero Forcing on Graphs." AMS Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in Post-Baccalaureate Programs. American Mathematical Society. Baltimore, MD. 18 Jan. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Grants
Jacob, Bonnie (2017-2021). REU Site: Summer Undergraduate Research for Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing in Applying Mathematical and Statistical Methods to Problems from the Sciences (REU at NTID). Grant received/funded by National Science Foundation Division of Mathematical Sciences, National Science Foundation.
Jacob, Bonnie (2013-2014). Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics Mini-grant. Grant received/funded by Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics Mini-grant, Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics and National Science Foundation.
Peer Reviewed/Juried Poster Presentation
Adams, Alyssa and Bonnie Jacob (advisor). "Failed Zero Forcing on Oriented Graphs: Paths, Cycles and Other Results." Proceedings of the Joint Mathematics Meetings. Ed. Mathematics Association of America. Baltimore, MD: n.p..
Eguiluz, Alexandra and Bonnie Jacob (advisor). "Agent-Based Modeling of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease." Proceedings of the CUR REU Symposium. Ed. Council for Undergraduate Research. Washington, DC: n.p..
Manuscripts Submitted for Publication
Adams, Alyssa and Bonnie Jacob. "Failed zero forcing and critical sets on directed graphs." 5 Nov. 2019. TS - typescript (typed).
Jacob, Bonnie, et al. "Failed power domination on graphs." 4 Sep. 2019. TS - typescript (typed).
Journal Paper
Jacob, Bonnie. "Mommy Brain and the Mommy Mathematician." Journal of Humanistic Mathematics 8. 2 (2018): 223-238. Web.
Jacob, Bonnie. "Breastmilk and Theorems." Journal of Humanistic Mathematics 8. 2 (2018): 301-303. Web.
Jacob, Bonnie and Jobby Jacob. "lp -Optimal Rankings and Max-Optimal Rankings are Different." Graphs and Combinatorics 33. (2017): 1473-1483. Print.
Ansill, Thomas, et al. "Failed skew zero forcing on a graph." Linear Algebra and its Applications 509. (2016): 40-63. Print.
Ansill, Thomas, et al. "Three-state Zero Forcing on Graphs." Congressus Numerantium. (2016): unknown. Print.
Grood, Cheryl, et al. "Minimum Rank with Zero Diagonal." Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra 27. (2014): 458-477. Web.
Adler, Henry, et al. "Undergraduate Research in Mathematics with Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Students: Four Perspectives." Involve: a Journal of Mathematics 7. 3 (2014): 247-264. Print.
Fetcie, Katherine, Bonnie Jacob, and Daniel Saavedra. "The Failed Zero Forcing Number of a Graph." Involve: a Journal of Mathematics. (2015): Unknown. Print.
Jacob, Bonnie C. and Jobby Jacob. "Infinite Graphs with Finite $l_p$ Rank Number: a Characterization." Congressus Numerantium. (2012): 2331. Print.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Jacob, Bonnie. "Failed Skew Zero Forcing and Two-Set Orderability of Graphs." AMS Central Sectional Meeting, Special Session on Combinatorial Matrix Theory. American Mathematical Society. Minneapolis, MN. 28 Oct. 2016. Conference Presentation.
Jacob, Bonnie. "Undergraduate Research in Mathematics: What, Why, Who, Where, When, and How?!" Gallaudet University Science, Technology, and Mathematics Department Colloquium. Gallaudet University. Washington, DC. 1 Dec. 2016. Guest Lecture.
Jacob, Bonnie. "Failed and n-state Zero Forcing on Graphs." Houghton College Mathematics Colloquium. Houghton College Mathematics Department. Houghton, NY. 10 Mar. 2015. Guest Lecture.
Jacob, Bonnie. "A Discrete Challenge Based on Optical Imaging." Geneseo Mathematics Colloquium. Mathematics Department. SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY. 21 Apr. 2011. Lecture.
Jacob, Bonnie. "A Discrete Challenge Based on Optical Imaging." Geneseo Mathematics Colloquium. Mathematics Department. SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY. 21 Apr. 2011. Lecture.