Dr. Agegnehu Atena

Dr. Agegnehu Atena

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Mathematics
Discipline: Mathematics
Office: Herty Hall Rm. 113
Phone: 912.358.4274
Fax: 912.358.4777
Email: atenaa@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Since Aug 2011 I am an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics at Savannah State University. Prior to coming to SSU I was a postdoctoral fellow at McMaster university ( Jan 2010-Aug 2011), I was a graduate assistant and adjunct instructor at SUNY at Buffalo (Aug. 2004 - Dec. 2009). I have been also a lecturer at Awassa College of Agriculture, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. I am married to Alemzewed and blessed with two beautiful daughters Ruhama and Martha.

Research Interests

Partial Differential Equations, Multi-Objective Optimization, Numerical Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Thin films

Education

MA, Mathematics - The State University of New York at Buffalo
PhD, Mathematics - The State University of New York at Buffalo

Awards & Honors

Name: NSF Day, Grant Writing Travel Award
Organization: SSU, Office of Sponsored Research Administration
Date: 11/3/2015
To attend grant writing workshop organized by NSF at Spelman college

Name: Summer Undergraduate Research Training (SURT 2015)
Organization: SSU
Date: 4/4/2015
To mentor student Dionte Samuels at Summer Undergraduate Research Training (SURT 2015)

Name: President’s Faculty Mini-Grant Initiative-2015
Organization: SSU
Date: 3/30/2015
To attend the 12th Teaching Professor Conference held on May 29-31, 2015 Atlanta, GA

Name: Travel--Joint Mathematics Meeting
Organization: SSU
Date: 1/10/2015
To participate at Joint Mathematics Meeting held in Sanantonio, TX , Jan 10-13 2015.

Name: Travel --Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) Workshop.
Organization: CUREnet
Date: 10/10/2014
To participate in the 2014 CUREnet Conference for faculty from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Bowie State University, Bowie, MD.

Name: Travel --HBCU-UP Professional Development Workshop for Assistant Professors in STEM
Organization: QUALITY EDUCATION FOR MINORITIES (QEM) NETWORK
Date: 4/22/2014
HBCU-UP Professional Development Workshop for Assistant Professors in STEM – June 13-14, 2014, Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport, Linthicum Heights, MD

Name: Summer Undergraduate Research Training (SURT 2014)
Organization: NSF-MAGEC-STEM Plus (SURT 2014)
Date: 4/4/2014
To mentor two undergraduate research students.

Name: Travel-Ga Academy of Science
Organization: SSU
Date: 3/1/2014
To participate at the Georgia Academy of Science annual meeting, March 28–29, 2014, Augusta, GA

Name: President’s Faculty Mini-Grant Initiative-2014
Organization: SSU
Date: 2/26/2014
To participate at the "Teaching Professor Conference" held on Boston, MA, from May 31,2014 to June 1, 2014

Name: President’s Faculty Mini-Grant Initiative-2013
Organization: SSU
Date: 5/1/2013
The mini grant was used to participate at Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching - Bethesda, MD, May 30, 2013- June 02, 2013

Publications

Title: The Fascinating Double Angle Formulas of the Mulatu Numbers
Publication Date: 1/1/2016
Publisher: International Educative Research Foundation and Publisher
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Page Number: pp 25-29
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Mulatu Lemma, Agegnehu Atena, Tilahun Muche,

Title: Numerical Simulation of the 3D Thin Film Dynamics
Publication Date: 8/1/2014
Publisher: European International Journal of Science and Technology
Volume: 3
Issue: 6
Page Number: 87-101
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Agegnehu Atena,

Title: Multi-Objective Optimization of Complex Thermo-Fluid Phenomena in Welding
Publication Date: 1/1/2014
Publisher: International Journal of Applied Science and Technology
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Page Number: 1-14
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Agegnehu Atena,

Title: Thermocapillary effects in driven dewetting and self-assembly of pulsed laser-irradiated metallic films (with Khenner)
Publication Date: 8/3/2009
Publisher: Phys. Rev. B
Volume: 80
Issue: 075402
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Agegnehu Atena, Khenner Mikhail,