User:Pdecalculus

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Hi fellow editors, and I use the term lightly (fellow), as I'm relatively new here. I'm the CTO of The Preptorial Foundation's Math Projects, have a PhD in applied math (robotics engineering - differential equations), and my area of specialization is animation, sensory/motor robotics, and visualization for education and gaming/ simulation/ AI. I've written software programs (mostly in Python via numPy) for many game based education programs, from medicine to chess to AI, and create domain specific languages for robotics in my day job. Preptorial is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 (see Preptorial.org).

I'm happy to help as an "expert" in my narrow (very narrow) area of competence for anyone who needs help (math and robotics). My IP comes from Yavapai College where I work late hours at the library, which is here in Prescott, AZ, USA, although I travel the planet on seminar assignments and would love to meet you if you're in Europe, China or the Mideast as well as the US. In particular, as you've seen in my user name, my research is in the area of Partial Differential Equations, especially in translating robotics sims from computer to physical models with Matlab/Simulink and some others. My coding expertise is in C#, Python, Unity, Maya, OpenGL, DirectX, Haskell, Lisp and C or VHDL when it pertains to embedded systems, ASICs and FPGAs. I also work in R and of course Matlab/Simulink.

My goal on wiki is to create articles that help keep wiki at the top of "go to" search engine results in important STEM fields.

I have both a personal library and access to many online academic, software and engineering libraries with hundreds of thousands of volumes (and over 9 million at Preptorial), so if you have an inline reference need, let me know, and I'll be happy to help you with actual page references. THANKS for all your volunteer work and contributions to this wonderful forum. Pdecalculus (talk) 17:21, 31 December 2012 (UTC)