# Mahmoud Najafi

Mathematical Sciences

Professor

Campus:

Ashtabula

## Biography

Teaches applications of linear algebra, trigonometry, developmental mathematics, introduction to college math, college algebra, geometry and calculus, introduction to differential equations, and modeling algebra

Ph.D. in applied mathematics from University of Texas at Arlington in 1994

Dissertation: "Energy Decay Estimates and Stabilizability for Wave Equations in Bounded Domans Coupled in Parallel"

M.S. in applied mathematics from University of Texas at Arlington in 1985

B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas in 1981

With the Ashtabula Campus since 1995

**Publications:**

- Najafi, M., "Study of Exponential Stability of Coupled Wave Systems Via Distributed Stabilizers," International Journal of Mathematics and Applied Science, 2001, pp. 479-491.
- Najafi, M., "Boundary Stabilization of Coupled Wave Equations," International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 101-116, 1997.
- Najafi, M. and G. R. Sarhangi, "Distributed Boundary Control for Parallel System of Euler-Bernouli Beams," Journal of Vibration and Control, 3:pp.183-199, 1997.

## Education

Ph.D. (Applied Mathematics) - University of Texas at Arlington; Dissertation: "Energy Decay Estimates and Stabilizability for Wave Equations in Bounded Domans Coupled in Parallel"

M.S. (Applied Mathematics) - University of Texas at Arlington

B.S. (Mechanical Engineering) - University of Texas

M.S. (Applied Mathematics) - University of Texas at Arlington

B.S. (Mechanical Engineering) - University of Texas

## Publications

- Najafi, M., "Study of Exponential Stability of Coupled Wave Systems Via Distributed Stabilizers," International Journal of Mathematics and Applied Science, 2001, pp. 479-491.
- Najafi, M., "Boundary Stabilization of Coupled Wave Equations," International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 101-116, 1997.
- Najafi, M. and G. R. Sarhangi, "Distributed Boundary Control for Parallel System of Euler-Bernouli Beams," Journal of Vibration and Control, 3:pp.183-199, 1997.