J. Donato Fortin

Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2002

Contact Info

Email
donato.fortin@jwu.edu
Phone
980-598-3216
Campus
Charlotte

About J. Donato

J. Donato Fortin received a Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics and master's degrees in Engineering Mechanics and Mathematics from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. He joined JWU as an adjunct instructor at the Charleston Campus in 2002, where he received the Adjunct Faculty award for 2002-03. He joined JWU fullitme as an Associate Professor at Charlotte in 2004. Prior to joining the the university, Fortin worked as a Research Engineer for WestRock (then Westvaco Corporation). He has lectured in Mathematics and Engineering in several universities at home and abroad. Fortin's pedagogical interest is inquiry-based learning. His research interest is in badly-conditioned linear systems.

Education

  • Ph.D., Engineering Mehanics, The Ohio State University
  • M.S., Engineering Mechanics and Mathematics,The Ohio State University
  • A.B., Mathematics, Stonehill College

The student is best taught who is told the least.
R. L. Moore

Courses

  • MATH2001 Statistics I
  • MATH2002 Statistics II
  • ILS2435 Leonardo da Vince
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Professional Affiliations

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC)