Paul Cox

Faculty


Phone Number (208) 496-7529

Email Address coxp@byui.edu

Email Address   203B CHP

Education

  • B.S. in Mathematics from BYU
  • M.S. in Mathematics from University of Utah
  • D.A. in Mathematics from Idaho State University

Interests

  • Mathematical biology, golf, travel, history, old movies.

Work Experience

  • Ricks College/BYU-Idaho 1990 - Present

Research

  • Modeling cancer cell survival in the presence of low level, continuous radiation.
  • Modeling spatial periodicities in gene expression in normal and cancerous cells.

Current Projects

  • Online Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Modeling based College Algebra course
  • Introduction to Mathematical Modeling course

LinkedIn Profile

Biography

Born in Provo, Utah, Paul split the years of his youth between Provo and Singapore. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in South Korea.  He studied math, physics, and computer science at BYU and received a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Utah and a Doctor of Arts degree in mathematics from Idaho State University.  His research has been in cell motility, cancer cell response to radiation, and gene expression in normal versus cancerous cells.  Paul has taught math, statistics, and science at Ricks College/Brigham Young University-Idaho since 1990.  He is married to Kathryn Stevens and they have six children and one grandchild.