Dr. Michael Monticino
University of North Texas
Physics
(940) 565-4280
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Education

PhD, University of Miami, 1987.
Major: Mathematics
BS, University of Florida, 1982.
Major: Mathematics

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
Chair, Advanced Data Analytics MS Program, University of North Texas. (August 2017 – Present).
Interim Chair, Department of Physics, University of North Texas. (July 2016 – Present).
Professor, University of North Texas. (2007 – Present).
Adjunct Professor, UNT Health Science Center. (2002 – Present).
Special Assistant to the President, University of North Texas. (20162017).
Vice President of Advancement, University of North Texas. (20122014).
Dean, University of North Texas. (20102012).
Dean, University of North Texas. (20092010).
Interim Dean, University of North Texas. (20092009).
Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs, University of North Texas. (20042008).
Associate Professor, University of North Texas. (19962007).
Professional
Advisory Board Member, The Study USA - City of Irving Innovation Center. (October 2017 – Present).
President, Academic Analytics, LLC. (20142015).
Associate, Daniel H. Wagner, Associates. (19871990).

Professional Memberships

Member, American Mathematical Society. (Present).

Member, International Association of Science and Technology for Development. (Present).

Member, International Environmental Modelling and Software Society. (Present).

Member, Mathematical Association of American. (Present).

Founding President, Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Special Interest Group for Business, Industry and Government. (20002007).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
ADTA 5120, Introduction to Data Analytics, 1 course.
CSCE 5300, Introduction to Big Data and Data Science, 1 course.
INSD 5120, Introduction to Data Science, 2 courses.
MATH 1680, Elementary Probability and Statistics, 1 course.
MATH 1710, Calculus I, 1 course.
MATH 1780, Probability Models, 1 course.
MATH 3680, Applied Statistics, 2 courses.
MATH 4610, Probability, 2 courses.
MATH 4650, Statistics, 2 courses.
MATH 4900, Special Problems, 6 courses.
MATH 5810, Probability and Statistics, 4 courses.
MATH 5820, Probability and Statistics, 2 courses.
MATH 5900, Special Problems, 8 courses.
MATH 5950, Master's Thesis, 2 courses.
MATH 6900, Special Problems, 8 courses.
MATH 6910, Special Problems, 1 course.
MATH 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 11 courses.

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Monticino, M. (2008). "Aspirational Goals and Incremental Tools: Does forecasting exclude other frameworks for strategic planning?". Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility Directions and Implications of Advanced Computing Conference Proceedings.
Monticino, M. (2006). "Applying a Multi-Agent Model to Evaluate Effects of Development Proposals and Growth Management Policies on Suburban Sprawl". Proceedings of the iEMSs Third Biennial Meeting: Summit on Environmental Modelling and Software; Voinov, A., Jakeman, A., Rizzoli, A. (eds.)..
Monticino, M. (2005). Multi-agent model of human values and land-use change.
Monticino, M. (2004). Coupled Human and Natural Systems:  A Multi-Agent Based Approach.
Monticino, M. (2002). "Cell interaction in semi-Markov forest landscape models" In Rizzoli, A.E. and Jakeman, A.J. (eds.), Integrated Assessment and Decision Support.
Book Chapter
Burggren, W. W., Chapman, K. D., Monticino, M., Torday, J. (2017). Interdisciplinarity In The Biological Sciences.. (2), . Oxford University Press.
Monticino, M. (2010). "Interdisciplinarity in the Biological Sciences". Handbook of Interdisciplinarity. Oxford University Press.
Monticino, M. (2009). "Bridging the gaps between design and use: developing tools to support environmental management and policy". Environmental Modelling & Software. State of the Art and Futures in Environmental Modelling and Software, Jakeman, T., Rizzoli, A., Voinov, A. & Chen (eds.). Elsevier.
Conference Proceeding
Mikler, A. R., Monticino, M., Callicott, B., Khalil, S. (2003). Agent based modeling of human and natural systems and their interactions. In Proceedings of 7th Annual Swarm Researchers/Users Conference (SwarmFest 2003), Notre Dame, IN.
Journal Article
Monticino, M. (2011). Research on Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS): Approach, Challenges and Strategies. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 92, 218-228.
Monticino, M. (2008). "Models of Natural and Human Dynamics in Forest Landscapes: cross-site and cross-cultural synthesis". Geoforum. 39, 846-866.
Monticino, M. (2007). "Analysis of Teller Service Times in Retail Banks".
Monticino, M. (2007). "Biocomplexity and Conservation of Biodiversity Hotspots: Three Case Studies from the Americas".
Monticino, M. (2007). "Coupled Human and Natural Systems:  A Multi-Agent Based Approach".
Monticino, M. (2006). "Biocomplexity in the Big Thicket". Ethics, Place & Environment. 9, 21-45.
Monticino, M. (2005). "Assessing physiological complexity". Journal of Experimental Biology. 208, 3221-3232.
Monticino, M. (2004). Effects of Culture on Computer-Supported International Collaborations.
Monticino, M. (2003). Pseudo-prophet inequalities in average-optimal stopping.
Monticino, M. (2001). How to a construct random probability measure.
Monticino, M. (2001). Optimal stopping rules for directionally reinforced processes.
Monticino, M. (1998). Constructing prior distributions with trees of exchangeable processes.
Monticino, M. (1998). Constructions of random distributions via sequential barycenters.
Monticino, M. (1998). Web-Analysis: Stripping away the hype.
Monticino, M. (1996). Directionally reinforced random walks.
Monticino, M. (1995). Optimal cut-off strategies in capacity expansion problems.
Monticino, M. (1995). Randomly generated distributions.
Monticino, M. (1992). A survey of the search theory literature.
Monticino, M. (1991). The adequacy of universal strategies in analytic gambling problems.
Monticino, M. (1991). Utility functions which ensure the adequacy of stationary strategies.
Other
Monticino, M. (2008). "Application of Mathematical Models to Classify and Characterize Cell Types Derived from Neural Progenitor Cells".
Popular Press Article
Monticino, M. (1989). The feasibility of applying search theory to the Korean tunnel problem.
Monticino, M. (1988). The effects of non-homogenous environments on passive sonobuoy search for a submerged target.

Presentations Given

Annual Meeting of the AMS/MAA, Washington, DC. 2009. (20092009).

Monticino, M. (Other), Modeling Coupled Natural and Human Systems: Cross-Site and Cross-Cultural Synthesis. (20092009).

Monticino, M. (Other), Real math, real applications. (20092009).

Monticino, M. (Other), Analytic Initiatives in the Banking Industry. (20082008).

Monticino, M. (Other), Search theory – theory and applications. (20082008).

Monticino, M. (Other), Teller staffing in retail banks – applications of forecasting and queuing analytics. (20082008).

Annual Meeting of the AMS/MAA, New Orleans, LA. 2007. (20072007).

Monticino, M. (Other), Eliciting, calculating and implementing decision analysis utility functions in multi-agent systems. (20072007).

Monticino, M. (Other), Integrating social behavior and ecological systems in multi-agent models. (20072007).

Monticino, M. (Other), Modeling coupled natural-human systems in the Big Thicket and beyond: a guide to land-use/land-cover public policy. (20072007).

Annual Meeting of the AMS/MAA, San Antonio, TX. 2006. (20062006).

Monticino, M. (Other), Buy/sell strategies for correlated random walks. (20062006).

International Environmental Modelling and Software Society International Summit, Burlington, VT. 2006. (20062006).

Monticino, M. (Other), Introductory remarks for invited address by Naomi Fisher, Mathematicians and Education Reform Director. (20062006).

Monticino, M. (Other), Optimal stopping of momentum processes. (20062006).

Monticino, M. (Other), The emperor's clothes: an applied mathematician's view of complexity. (20062006).

Annual Meeting of the AMS/MAA, Atlanta, GA. 2005. (20052005).

Monticino, M. (Other), Applied mathematics in business, industry and government. (20052005).

International Association of Science and Technology for Development 5th International Conference on Modeling. (20052005).

Annual Meeting of the AMS/MAA, Phoenix, AZ. 2004. (20042004).

International Environmental Modelling and Software Society International Conference, Osnabrück, Germany. (20042004).

Monticino, M. (Other), Workforce management planning tools. (20042004).

Annual Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Baltimore, MD. 2003. (20032003).

Monticino, M. (Other), Beyond your bachelor degree. (20032003).

Monticino, M. (Other), Careers in mathematics. (20032003).

Monticino, M. (Other), Coupled biological and human systems: a multi-agent based model. (20032003).

Monticino, M. (Other), Increasing awareness of career opportunities in mathematics. (20032003).

Monticino, M. (Other), Multivariate statistical analysis: Emerging techniques. (20032003).

Annual Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, San Diego, CA. 2002. (20022002).

Monticino, M. (Other), Applying statistics and probability to solve real-world problems. (20022002).

Monticino, M. (Other), Careers in applied mathematics. (20022002).

Annual Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, New Orleans, LA. 2001. (20012001).

Monticino, M. (Other), Mathematical search theory. (20012001).

"How to stop well on the average". (20002000).

Monticino, M. (Other), Applications of nonparametric random probability measure constructions. (20002000).

"Applications of random probability measures". (19991999).

"Multi-dimensional sequential barycenter arrays". (19991999).

Monticino, M. (Other), Applications of random probability measure constructions. (19991999).

Monticino, M. (Other), Applied search theory. (19991999).

Monticino, M. (Other), Careers in applied mathematics: a personal perspective. (19991999).

Monticino, M. (Other), Careers in applied mathematics: a personal perspective. (19991999).

Monticino, M. (Other), Foundations of mathematical search theory. (19991999).

Monticino, M. (Other), How to stop on the average: applications of random probability measures. (19991999).

Monticino, M. (Other), Random probability measure constructions. (19991999).

Monticino, M. (Other), Random probability measures. (19991999).

Monticino, M. (Other), Applications of mathematical search theory. (19981998).

Monticino, M. (Other), Non-academic careers in mathematics. (19981998).

Monticino, M. (Other), Preparing for a career in applying mathematics. (19981998).

Monticino, M. (Other), Preparing for a career in applying mathematics. (19981998).

"Sequential barycenter arrays and random probability measures". (19971997).

"Directionally reinforced processes on graphs". (19961996).

"Strategic planning for capacity expansion under uncertainty". (19951995).

Monticino, M. (Other), Constructing prior distributions from trees of exchangeable processes. (19951995).

Monticino, M. (Other), Applications of directionally reinforced random walks in ocean structure models. (19941994).

Monticino, M. (Other), Mathematical Search Theory. (19941994).

Monticino, M. (Other), Search, gambling and information. (19941994).

"Multi-dimensional sequential barycenter arrays". (19931993).

Monticino, M. (Other), Some theoretical gambling problems. (19931993).

"Markov gambling problems – minimizing time to a goal". (19921992).

Monticino, M. (Other), Continuous-time gambling problems. (19921992).

"Exchangeable tree priors". (19911991).

"Exchangeable trees and random rescaling". (19911991).

Monticino, M. (Other), Random distribution functions through random rescaling. (19911991).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Fite, J. (Supporting), Monticino, M. (Principal), "Lockheed Martin Supply Chain Analytics Program," Sponsored by Lockheed Martin, International, $50000 Funded. (June 1, 2018October 31, 2018).
Uncategorized
Monticino, M. (Other), "Consultant," Sponsored by NSF Human and Social Dynamics Exploratory Grant, $124038. (20072010).
Monticino, M. (Co-Principal), "Co-PI with the Houston Advanced Research Center," Sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department State Wildlife Grant, $200000. (20082009).
Monticino, M. (Co-Principal), Sponsored by NSF Biocomplexity in the Environment Grant – Supplemental Award, $49900. (20072007).
Monticino, M. (Co-Principal), Sponsored by NSF Biocomplexity in the Environment Grant, $566000. (20022007).
Monticino, M. (Co-Principal), Sponsored by NSF Biocomplexity in the Environment Grant – Supplemental Award, $69900. (20042005).
Monticino, M. (Co-Principal), Sponsored by NSF Quantitative Environmental and Integrative Biology Grant, $90000. (20012004).
Monticino, M. (Co-Principal), Sponsored by NSF Computation and Social Systems Grant, $390000. (20002004).
Monticino, M. (Principal), "NSF Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship Program," $220000. (20002004).
Monticino, M. (Co-Principal), "NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates," $6000. (20032003).
Monticino, M. (Principal), Sponsored by NSF Interdisciplinary Grants in the Mathematical Sciences, $100000. (20012002).
Monticino, M. (Principal), Sponsored by City of Denton, $64000. (19971998).
Monticino, M. (Principal), Sponsored by Paradigm Simulation, Inc., $70000. (19971998).
Monticino, M. (Co-Principal), Sponsored by Office of Naval Research Grant within Underwater Research Initiative, $350000. (19931995).
Monticino, M. (Co-Principal), Sponsored by NSF Small Business Innovative Research Grant, $50000. (19921993).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, Chairs Council. (August 2018 – Present).

Member, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Mathematics Field of Study Advisory Committee. (2018 – Present).

Program Organizer, UNT Big Data Challenge (2017). (20172017).

Committee Member, Planning Committee for UNT New College. (August 20152016).

Committee Chair, Search Committee for Chair of the Department of Technical Communication. (20152016).

Program Organizer, UNT-DHISCO Big Data Challenge (2015). (20152015).

Member, President’s Finance Council, Member. (20122014).

Other, Ad-hoc Committee for Establishing Charter and Operating Policies. (20082008).

Committee Chair, Search Committee for Director of Research Development. (20082008).

Task Force Member, UNT Disability Task Force. (20072008).

Other, UNT Biology Building Construction Steering Committee. (20062008).

Committee Chair, College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Council. (20042008).

Committee Member, UNT Associate Deans Council. (20042008).

Other, UNT Committee on Space Management Policy. (20072007).

Other, College of Arts & Sciences Strategic Planning Committee. (20052005).

Other, UNT Chemistry Building Construction Steering Committee. (20042005).

Committee Member, UNT College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Council. (20032004).

Committee Chair, Undergraduate Affairs Committee. (20012004).

Committee Chair, College of Arts & Sciences Ad-hoc Appeals Committee. (20032003).

Task Force Member, UNT Chancellor's Tuition Task Force. (20032003).

Committee Member, Executive Committee. (20002003).

Other, UNT Faculty Senate. (20012002).

Other, UNT Student Financial Aid and Services (SFAS) Office. (20012002).

Committee Chair, Retention and Recruitment Committee. (19992002).

Other. (19982002).

Committee Member, University Review Committee. (19982002).

Committee Member, UNT Committee on Organizational Structure of Engineering. (20012001).

Committee Chair, UNT Faculty Senate Budget Committee. (19972001).

Professional Service

Member, National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research – Committee of Visitors, Washington, DC. (20142015).

Member, National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research – Research Infrastructure and Improvement Track-2 Program - Review Panel. (20132013).

Program Coordinator, Council of Colleges of Arts & Sciences Leadership Seminars for Department Chairs. (2012).

Member, Council of Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Standing Committee on Research Institutions. (20122012).

Committee Member, International Program Committee, Beijing, China. (20092009).

Committee Member, MAA Committee on Minicourses. (20062009).

Committee Member, International Program Committee. (20082008).

Committee Member, International Program Committee, Beijing. (20072007).

Officer, President/Elect/Past, Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Special Interest Group for Business, Industry and Government. (20002007).

Committee Member, MAA Council on Meetings. (20002006).

Task Force Member, MAA Special Interest Group Task Force. (19992006).

Committee Chair, MAA Committee on Industrial and Government Mathematics. (19982004).

Committee Member, MAA MathFest Planning Committee. (20002003).

Committee Member, MAA Development Committee. (19982002).

Member, National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research – Research Infrastructure and Improvement Track 1 program, Review Panel. (20002000).

Committee Member, MAA Strategic Planning Committee. (19982000).

Other, Intel 1998 International Science and Mathematics Fair. (19981998).

Public Service

Member, City of Irving Innovation Center – The Study USA, Advisory Board. (2016 – Present).

Mentor, Dallas Entrepreneur Center. (2014 – Present).

Session Chair, Techstars’ Dallas Startup Week – AI Track Co-organizer and Panel Leader. (20182018).

Guest Speaker, Texas Consilium Forum on “Powered by Data: Using the Technology of Knowledge to Improve Your Business". (20182018).

Program Organizer, World in Flight Innovation Hackathon - City of Irving Innovation Center, The Study. (December 2017December 2017).

Other, City of Denton Traffic Commission. (20002001).

Other, Big Brothers/Big Sisters. (19922001).

Committee Member, City of Denton Capital Improvements Committee. (19992000).

Officer, Vice President, City of Denton Main Street Association. (19982000).

Committee Member, City of Denton Main Street Association. (19941998).

Other, Federal Emergency Management Agency. (19921993).

Consulting

For Profit Organization, Lockheed Martin, United States of America. (July 2018 – Present).

For Profit Organization, Institute for Defense Analysis, United States of America. (December 2001).