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Get to know Bob Palais

Bob Palais is Associate Chair of Mathematics at Utah Valley University and adjunct Research Professor at the University of Utah, Departments of Pathology and Mathematics. He received his B.S. from Harvard, and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, both in Mathematics, and moved to Utah after postdoctoral positions at Berkeley and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (NYU). . His interests include scientific computation, mathematical visualization, PDEs, and algorithms for pattern recognition, geometry and dynamics.

Dr. Palais has been collaborating with Carl Wittwer and other lab members on developing algorithms and software to maximize the effectiveness of high-resolution melting analysis ever since Carl's discovery of dyes that made these methods possible.            
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