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Paul R Bouthellier, DSc

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science & Mathematics

Dr. Bouthellier has been teaching at the collegiate level since 1990.  Prior to coming to Pitt in 2002, he taught at various colleges and universities throughout the United States.  Dr. Bouthellier has published 40 peer reviewed papers in the areas of mathematical modeling, engineering applications, and computer graphics and game design. He has given 70 presentations at conferences over the last thirty years. Dr. Bouthellier has ran computer programming camps teaching game design and has been named to Who’s Who of American Teachers.

Education & Training

  • DSc Systems Science and Mathematics, Washington University
  • MS Systems Science and Mathematics, Washington University
  • MS Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • BS Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Representative Publications

"Lagrange Multipliers and the Calculus of Variation in Video Games" the 32nd International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, 2021

"Designing Games using P5.js", Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, 2020

"Efficient High Order Scheme for the Steady-State Navier-Stokes Equations" (with Saeed Dubas) Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Scientific Computing 2019, pp. 180-185.

Research Interests

Designing Mathematical and Statistical Algorithms for Computer Applications

3D Game Design