:: Curriculum vitae ::
Positions held
Assistant professor
Mathematics Department, California Polytechnic State University
Sept 2005  present
Postdoctoral research associate
Education
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Science
Sept. 1995  Aug. 1997
Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics,
McGill University.
Thesis supervisor: Professor Sherwin
A. Maslowe
Thesis title: Forced Rossby Waves in a Zero Absolute Vorticity Gradient
Environment
Bachelor of Science (Honours Mathematical Physics, Coop)
Publications
Articles published or accepted in refereed journals
Choboter, P. F., R. M. Samelson, and J. S. Allen, A new solution of a
nonlinear model of upwelling. Journal of Physical Oceanography
35, no. 4, pp. 532544.
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Choboter, P. F., and Swaters, G. E. 2004 Shallowwater modeling of
Antarctic Bottom Water Crossing the Equator. Journal of Geophysical
Research Vol. 109, No. C3, C03038, DOI:10.1029/2003JC002048.
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Choboter, P. F., and Swaters, G. E. 2003 Twolayer models
of abyssal equatorcrossing flow. Journal of Physical Oceanography
33, no. 7, pp. 14011415.
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Choboter, P. F. and Swaters, G. E. 2000 Modelling EquatorCrossing Currents
on the Ocean Bottom. Canadian Applied Math Quarterly vol. 8,
Issue 4, Winter 2000.
Choboter, P. F., Brunet, G. and Maslowe, S. A. 2000 Forced disturbances
in a zero absolute vorticity gradient environment. J. Atmospheric Sciences
57, no. 9, pp. 14061419.
Choboter, P. F. and Swaters, G. E. 2000 On the baroclinic instability
of axisymmetric rotating gravity currents with bottom slope. J. Fluid
Mechanics 408, pp. 149177.
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Behr, J. A., Gorelov, A., Swanson, T., Häusser, O., Jackson, K.P.,
Trinczek, M., Giesen, U., D'Auria, J.M., Hardy, R., Wilson, T., Choboter,
P., Leblond, F., Buchmann, L., Dombsky, M., Levy, C.D.P., Roy, G., Brown,
B.A., and Dilling, J. 1997 Magnetooptic Trapping of betaDecaying 38Km,
37K from an online Isotope Separator. Physical Review Letters 79,
375378.
Conference proceedings
Choboter, P. F., and Swaters, G. E. 2001 Modelling the dynamics of abyssal
equatorcrossing currents. In IUTAM Symposium on Advances in Mathematical
Modelling of Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics, 125130, edited by P. F.
Hodnett, Kluwer Academic Publishing.
Conferences and research seminars
Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 2006.
Poster: Dynamics of the Poleward Undercurrent in NCOM
Oceanography Seminar, Department of Oceanography, Naval Postgraduate
School, Monterey, CA, October 2005. Dynamics of the Poleward
Undercurrent in the Navy Coastal Ocean Model
Gordon Research Conference on Coastal Ocean Circulation, June 510, 2005.
Poster: Dynamics of the Poleward Undercurrent in NCOM
American Geophysical Union 2004 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
December 2004. Topographic Effects in a Nonlinear Model of
Coastal Upwelling.
Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society  Canadian Symposium
in Fluid Dynamics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, June 2004.
A New Exact Solution of a Nonlinear Model of Coastal Upwelling.
Physical Oceanography Lunch Seminar, University of Washington School
of Oceanography, April 2004. A New Solution of a
Nonlinear Model of Coastal Ocean Upwelling.
Physical Oceanography Seminar, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric
Sciences, Oregon State University, March 2004. A New Solution of a
Nonlinear Model of Coastal Ocean Upwelling.
Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon. January 2004.
Dynamical Forcing of the California Undercurrent.
University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC. November 2003.
Invited seminar: A New Solution of a Nonlinear Model of Coastal Ocean
Upwelling.
Summer School on Applications of Advanced Mathematical and Computational
Methods to Atmospheric and Oceanic Problems, National Center for Atmospheric
Research, Boulder, Colorado, July 1426, 2003. (Summer school attendee)
Gordon Research Conference on Coastal Ocean Modeling, ColbySawyer College,
New Hampshire, June 2229, 2003. (Conference attendee)
EPOC 2002. 49th Eastern Pacific Ocean Conference, 2528 September, 2002,
Timberline Lodge, Oregon. (Conference attendee)
EUROMECH Workshop 428: Transport by Coherent Structures in Geophysical and
Environmental Flows. 2001 ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy. Abyssal
crossequatorial transport by currents and eddies.
Wave Phenomena III: Waves in Fluids from the Microscopic to the Planetary
Scale. 2001 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. Evaluating a
model of abyssal equatorcrossing flows.
IUTAM Symposium: Advances in Mathematical Modelling of Atmosphere
and Ocean Dynamics. 2000 University of Limerick, Ireland. Modelling
the dynamics of abyssal equatorcrossing currents.
Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society  Canadian Symposium
in Fluid Dynamics 1998, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC. Mesoscale
currents along a sloping bottom in a cylindrical geometry.
Canadian Applied Mathematics Society 1997, Fields Institute, Toronto,
Ontario. Rossby waves on a parabolic jet with source forcing.
(Conference poster presentation)
Canadian Applied Mathematics Society  Canadian Symposium
in Fluid Dynamics 1996, University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Conference attendee)
Teaching Experience
Mathematics Department, Cal Poly State University
Spring 2006
Math 14309 Calculus III
Math 43201 Mathematical Optimization
Winter 2006
Math 14210 Calculus II
Math 43101 Mathematical Optimization I
Fall 2005
Math 14110 Calculus I
Math 14112 Calculus I
Graduate school teaching experience
Instructor: Math 120  Linear Algebra
Dept. of Math and Stat Sci., University of Alberta
Summer, 2001
Lecturer: Precalculus
Dept. of Math and Stat Sci., University of Alberta, Noncredit course
Fall, 2000
Teaching Assistant: Calculus and Linear Algebra
Simon Fraser University, McGill University, University of Alberta
1992  2001
Coop Education Work Experience
TRIUMF: Assistant in
TRINAT
(TRIUMF Neutral Atom Trap) Lab
May 1995  Aug. 1995
 Lab work, including C programming to facilitate trap size measurements
 Mathematical modelling of effects affecting atom trap size
Ballard Power Systems: Test Technician
Jan. 1995  Apr. 1995
 Research into the application of Fuel Cell technology to the automotive
industry
CTF Systems: High Tc Lab Assistant
May 1994  Aug. 1994
 Research into the application of SQUID (Superconducting QUantum Interference
Device) technology at highTc temperatures
 Experimental analysis of magnetic sheilds to be used in SQUID diagnostics
TRIUMF: Assistant to Engineer
May 1993  Aug. 1993
 Lab assistant, including work with Autocad software
