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Primary Title: 
Emeritus Professor
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(541) 737-4686
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(541) 737-0517
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Ph.D. Princeton, 1974.
A.B. Dartmouth, 1971.


Research Field: 
Geometric Measure Theory, Minimal Hypersurfaces, and Applications to Variational Problems
Research Description: 

Parks has developed and implemented a computational technique for computing parametric area minimizing surfaces. He derived an existence and regularity theory for a class of constrained variational problems. Parks has discovered, and characterized, a type of minimal surface with surprising properties, defined in terms of the Jacobi elliptic functions.

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