Steven M Deckelman

Professor, University of Wisconsin Stout
Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 305 Jarvis Hall-Science Wing
Phone: 715-232-1214

Research Interests: -Complex analysis in one and several variables. -Mathematical Biology including Bioinformatics and Computational Neuroscience. -Mathematical Modeling in biology and food science.

Professional Interests: Languages, History of Mathematics


    • Ph D Mathematics
      Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison
      Madison, WI, 1994
    • MA Mathematics
      University of Wisconsin Madison
      Madison, WI, 1988
    • BA Mathematics and Computer Science
      University of Wisconsin Madison
      Madison, WI, 1985

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin Stout
      • University of Wisconsin Stout
        Associate Professor
      • The Ohio State University, The Mathematical Biosciences Institute(MBI)
        Visiting Associate Professor
        September 2005 - December 2005
      • University of Wisconsin Stout
        Assistant Professor
      • Wayne State College
        Assistant Professor
      • Wayne State College
        Interim Assistant Professor
      • Madison Area Technical College
        Adjunct Faculty

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Deckelman, S. M., Graetz, J., & Russell, T. A multiplicative analogue of the Reynolds operator and construction of invariants. Rocky Mountian Journal of Mathematics.
    • Deckelman, S. M. An invariant-theoretic property of certain CR mappings. Complex Variables and Elliptic Equations.
    • Deckelman, S. M. Absolutely Continuous Hardy-Sobolev Functions in the Unit Disc. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 340, 1433-1451.
    • Deckelman, S. M. Using Interdisciplinary Curricula in a Senior Capstone Course: A Case Study in Mathematical Biology. Council On Undergraduate Research Quarterly.

    Book, Chapter

    • Deckelman, S. M. Teaching Bioinformatics in a mathematics department. .



    • Deckelman, S. M. (April, 2009). A Tale of Two Algebras. Wisconsin MAA, La Crosse, WI.
    • Deckelman, S. M. (January, 2009). Sensitivity Analysis and Parameter Identification in Undergraduate Mathematical Modeling. Joint AMS/MAA national meeting, DC.
    • Deckelman, S. M. (May, 2007). A Case Study in Disease Ecology: Modeling of Avian flu. Wisconsin State MAA, Eau Claire, WI.
    • Deckelman, S. M. (January, 2006). Bioinformatics and the Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum. Joint AMS/MAA, San Antonio, TX.
    • Deckelman, S. M. (April, 2004). Square Roots of Harmonic Ternary Quadratic and Biquadratic Forms. Wisconsin MAA, Platteville, WI.


    • Deckelman, S. M., & Harrison, S. (April, 2008). Grading Without Tears. Wisconsin State MAA, Madison, WI.
    • Deckelman, S. M. (January, 2005). Diversity in Math and Science. UW-Stout Professional Development Week, Menomonie, WI.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research


    • Nold, S. C., Pickart, M., Miller-Rodeberg, M., & Deckelman, S. M. 2005) Bringing bioinformatics to UW-Stout through collaboration and industrial outreach. Sponsored by Chancellor’s Curriculum Improvement Grant, $25000.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • Maybelle Ranney Price Professorship, (2005)


    • Wisconsin Teaching Fellow, (1999)
    • Project Next Fellow, (1995)
    • Dissertation Fellowship, (1991)

Professional Memberships

  • Kappa Mu Epsilon
  • American Mathematial Society
  • Mathematics Association of America
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics


    Department / School

    • External Reviewer, CUR Consulting Committee (April 2009 - Present)
    • Division Chair, Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) (2009 - Present)
    • Committee Member, MAA Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics (CTUM) (2008 - Present)
    • Divisional Editor, Council on Undergraduate Quarterly (2007 - 2009)