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Michelle R DeDeo

Associate Professor | Mayo Clinic Research Collaborator

Mathematics & Statistics | College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Computational Science, Data Science, Analytic Number Theory, Number theoretic approaches to Graph Theory, Complex Analysis, 


University of California - San Diego
Department of Mathematics (1993-1998)
[Department ranked #5 by the National Research Council in 1998.]

* 1998 - Ph. D. in Mathematics - Computational Science
* 1996 - M.A. in Applied Mathematics

California State University - Los Angeles
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

* 1993 - M.S. in Mathematics - Complex Analysis
* 1991 - B. S. in Mathematics with General Education Honors


Over twenty-eight years of university experience teaching a variety of students and subjects.
Has strength in combining students with technology.
Familiar with all phases and aspects of university processes.
Has served on and chaired a variety of academic and administrative committees.

Current projects include:

  • Predicting seizures of pediatric patients from bipolar EEG data using EEGLAB, a MATLAB toolbox
  • Analysis of data and analytics of NCDB glioblastoma data at Mayo Clinic
  • Analysis of the DEA's ARCOS database


2018 UNF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award


American Assn. of University Women, American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Assn. of America,
Assn. for Women in Mathematics, Golden Key Honor Society,
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Grants and Contracts Awarded

2020-2021 - UNF Deans' Fellowship Grant


2019-24 - Co-PI for US Dept. of Education Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Grant ($1.6M)


Summer 2016 UNF Teaching Grant Recipient
Topic: Discrete Mathematics II


Summer 2004 UNF Research Grant Recipient
Topic: Research on Symplectic Maps and Generalizations of the Toda Lattice


Summer 2003 University of North Florida, Summer Teaching Grant
Topic: Computational Number Theory


Summer 2002 UNF Research Grant Recipient
Topic: Research on Radon Transforms over k-dimensional rings

Publications & Presentations

"On the Energy of Transposition Graphs" Submitted to PROMS.

"In Search of Odd Perfect Numbers: A Computational Sandbox" with Matthew Thomas. Submitted to PROMS.


"Prediction of Seizures in Pediatric Patients using Bipolar EEG Montages" with Maanasi Garg. Submitted toMedical & Biological Eng & Computing (MBEC)


"The Heat Equation on the Poincare Upper Half Plane" with Elinor Velasquez. Submitted to Journal of Spectral Theory.


“Survival trends in glioblastoma and association with treating facility volume” with Sonikpreet Aulakh, M.D., Joseph Free, Kyle Berdeguez, Steven Rosenfeld M.D. Ph.D, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa M.D., Asher Chanan-Khan M.D., Sikander Ailawadhi M.D. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 68 (2019), 271–274.


"On the Ramanujancy of Heisenberg graphs over Rings of degree 6 or more" with Vincent Dang and Yang Ge. Congr. Numer. 185 (2007), 111-126.


"The Spectrum of Platonic Graphs over Finite Fields" with Dominic Lanphier and Marvin Minei, Discrete Mathematics 307 (2007) pp.1074-1081


"An Introduction to Symplectic Maps and Generalizations of the Toda Lattice" with Elinor Velasquez. Congr. Numer. 169 (2004), 127-139.


"Radon transforms on Zkn" with Elinor Velasquez..SIAM J. Discrete Math 18, No. 3, pp. 472–478


"Generalized Kloosterman sums over the Rings of Order 2^r". Congressus Numerantium, 165 (2003), p.65-75.

"Zeta Functions of Heisenberg Graphs over Finite Rings" M. DeDeo, M. Martinez, A. Medrano, M. Minei, H.M. Stark, and A. Terras. In M.E.H. Ismail and Erik Koelink (eds.) "Theory and Applications of Special Functions: A volume dedicated to Mizan Rahman''

"Spectra of Heisenberg Graphs over Finite Rings" M. DeDeo, M. Martinez, A. Medrano, M. Minei, H.M. Stark, and A. Terras. PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS AND DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, May 24 - 27, 2002, Wilmington, NC, USA pp. 215-222.



"An introduction to the Radon transform over k-dimensional space of Integers modulo n" with Elinor Velasquez. Congressus Numerantium, 156 (2002), p.201-209.

"Non-Ramanujancy of Euclidean Graphs over the Ring of Integers modulo 2r" Discrete Mathematics, 265 (2003) pp.45-57.



"Improving Pass Rates in Mathematics Using Interactive Computer Software" in J. A. Chambers (ed.), Selected papers from the Twelfth Natl. Conf. on College Teaching and Learning. Jacksonville, FL: Florida Community College at Jacksonville.

Contact Information

(904) 620-3710


Office Hours

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