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Rodney Forcade

Retired Faculty

Office: 233 TMCB

Office Hours: 

Class Schedule: Abstract Algebra 1, MWF, 10:00-11:50, TMCB 116

Research Interests: Combinatorics, Number Theory, and Graph Theory

Degrees: University of Chicago, BS in Mathematics (1961), MS in Mathematics (1963), University of Washington, PhD in Mathematics (1971)

Prizes and Awards:

  1. Dongarra and Sullivan, “Top Ten Algorithms of the Century”, Computing in Science and Engineering, Jan./Feb. 2000
  2. Barry A. Cipra, “The Best of the 20th Century: Editors Name Top 10 Algorithms,” SIAM News 33 (2000).


  1. Constructing cluster expansions for arbitrary lattices with minimal user-input, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 17 (2009).
  2. Generating derivative structures from multilattices: Algorithm and application to hcp alloys, Phys. Rev. B, 80 (2009).