Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering

Edward R. Scheinerman


Professor
Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Secondary Appointment: Computer Science
www.ams.jhu.edu/~ers (primary)

Shaffer 102C (office)
410-516-7210 (office)
ers@jhu.edu (primary)

Staff Contact:
Jessica Swadow
jswadow1@jhu.edu
410-516-7395
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Education

Ph.D. 1984, Princeton University
M.A. 1981, Princeton University
Sc.B. 1980, Brown University

Experience

2008: Vice Dean for Education
1993: Professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, The Johns Hopkins University
1990: Secondary appointment in Computer Science, The Johns Hopkins University.
2008-2010: Interim Director, master's program in engineering management
2007-2008: Associate Dean for Education
2003-2004: Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, WSE
2000-2004: Department Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, The Johns Hopkins University
1999-2000: Mathematician in residence, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
1989-1993: Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
1990: Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, George Washington University
1984-1989: Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
1986-1987: Visiting Research Professor, Department of Mathematics, The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
1980-1984: Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
1983: Instructor, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University, Spring
1982: Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics, Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey
1979-1980: Instructor, School for Overseas Students, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Research Areas

social networks

robotics

random graphs
partially ordered sets
graph theory
combinatorics

Journal Articles

Kang, R.J., Lovász, L., Müller, T., Scheinerman, E.R. (2011). Dot Product Representations of Planar Graphs. Electronic Journal of Combinatorics. 18(1). 14.
Beer, E., Fill, J.A., Janson, S., Scheinerman, E.R. (2011). On Vertex, Edge, and Vertex-Edge Random Graphs. Electronic Journal of Combinatorics. 18(1). 20.
Scheinerman, E., Tucker, K. (2010). Modeling graphs using dot product representations. COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS. 25(1). 1-16.
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Reilly, E., Scheinerman, E. (2009). Random Threshold Graphs. ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF COMBINATORICS. 16(1).
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Scheinerman, E., Young, S. (2009). Directed random dot product graphs. Internet Mathematics. 5(1-2). 91-111.

Conference Proceedings

Beer, E., Priebe, C.E., Scheinerman, E.R. "Torus graph inference for detection of localized activity", Workshop on Link Analysis, Counterterrorism, and Security, 2008.
Scheinerman, E.R., Tanenbaum, P., Goodrich, M., Tamassia, R., Tollis, I.G. "Characterization and recognition of point-halfspace and related orders", Graph Drawing: Proceedings of GD '94 - Lecture notes in Computer Science #894, 1995, pp.234-245.
Scheinerman, E.R., Golumbic, M. "Containment graphs, posets and related classes of graphs", Combinatorial Mathematics: Proceedings of the Third International Conference, 1989, vol.555, pp.192-204.
Scheinerman, E.R., West, D. "Interval representations of cliques and subset intersection graphs", Combinatorial Mathematics: Proceedings of the Third International Conference, 1989, vol.555, pp.363-367.

Awards & Honors

2012: Name as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (induction in January 2013).
1979: Member, Phi Beta Kappa
2006: Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department Teaching Award (awarded by the department based on student nominations)
2001: Lester R. Ford Award for Outstanding Expository Writing in Mathematics, The Mathematical Association of America
1994: Distinguished Faculty Award, The Johns Hopkins University
1994: Robert B. Pond, Sr. Excellence in Teaching Award, G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
1993: "Outstanding Faculty" Award, Vector Marketing Corporation
1992: Fellow, The Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications
1991: Lester R. Ford Award for Outstanding Expository Writing in Mathematics, The Mathematical Association of America
1980 - 1983: National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
1980: Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Brown University
1979: Manning Prize in Mathematics, Brown University
1975: The Joseph C. Hartshorn Mathematical Prizes, Brown University

Presentations

Invited colloquium speaker, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia., October 22, 2012
Invited Colloquium Lecture, John von Neumann Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam., August 7, 2012
Invited Colloquium Lecture, University of Science, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam., August 6, 2012
Invited speaker in minisymposium on "my favorite graph theory conjectures", SIAM Discrete Mathematics Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada., June 21, 2012
Mount Saint Mary University, Math and Computer Science Honor Society Induction, Featured Speaker, April 13, 2011
Invited MAA plenary speaker, Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans. Note: This was a major presentation at the largest annual meeting of mathematicians in the US. I was also asked to organize a series of talks in special sessions along the theme of my talk which was entitled "On the intersection of graphs and geometry"., January 6, 2011
Invited Panelist for IBM "Build a Smarter Student" event, New York, NY., February 10, 2010
Invited Project NeXT Panelist, Joint Mathematical Meetings, San Francisco., January 13, 2010
SIAM Minisymposium Invited Speaker, SIAM National Meeting, Denver, CO, July 15, 2009
SIAM Minisymposium Invited Speaker, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Washington DC, January 7, 2009
Random Threshold Graphs GMU Applied Math . George Mason University. 2008-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 2008
Various talks Project NExT / Mathfest. University of Wisconsin. 2008-07-00. (Invited), June 30, 2008
Dot Product Representations of Graphs . University of Toronto. 2007-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 2007
Graph Theory . Loyola College in Maryland. 2007-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 2007
Dot Product Models of Graphs: A Noneuclidean, Low-Dimensional Approach COMPSTAT 2006. Rome, Italy. 2006-08-00. (Invited), July 31, 2006
When Close Enough is Close Enough Pi Mu Alpha Epsilon Induction Speaker. UMBC. 2006-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 2006
Exact and Asymptotic Dot Product Representations of Graphs Colloquium. George Washington University. 2006-03-00. (Invited), February 28, 2006
Mathematics with Applications to Computing through Game Playing CoSMiC Scholars Lecture Series. Towson University. 2006-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 2006
Random dot product graphs Workshop on Extraction of Intelligence from Graphs and High Dimensional Data. Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics, UCLA. 2005-07-26. (Invited), July 26, 2005
Random Dot Product Graphs University of Texas Mathematics Colloquium. University of Texas at Austin. 2004-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 2004
Mathematics Through Game Playing The Bernard Lecture. Davidson College, Davidson, NC. 2003-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 2003
Hereditary Properties Sixth "Hereditarnia" Workshop. Kosice, Slovakia. 2003-06-00. (Invited), May 31, 2003
Discrete Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering AMS/MAA Winter Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 2003-01-00. (Invited), December 31, 2002
When close enough is close enough MAA Sectional Meeting. College Park, MD. 2002-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 2002
Panelist 16 Annual Mathematics Chairs Colloquium. Washington, D.C.. 2001-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 2001
Presentation Workshop on Interdisciplinary Applications of Graph Theory and Algorithms. Caesarea Edmond Benjamin de Rothschild Institute, Haifa University. 2001-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 2001
Presentation New York Acamemy of Sciences Graph Theory Day. Queens College. 2000-05-00. (Invited), April 30, 2000
Presentation MADCAP (Mid-Atlantic Day for Combinatorics and Probability). . 1999-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 1999
Presentation Applied Physics Laboratory Colloquium. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 1997-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 1997
Presentation . Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ. 1997-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 1997
Presentation AMS/MAA Combined Meeting, Special Session on Posets. San Diego, CA. 1997-01-00. (Invited), December 31, 1996
Presentation . University of Louisville. 1996-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 1996
Presentation . Dalhousie University. 1995-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 1995
Presentation . Towson State University. 1994-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 1994
Presentation . University of Aalborg, Denmark. 1994-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 1994
Presentation . University of Toronto. 1994-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 1994
Presentation . Supercomputing Research Center. 1994-08-00. (Invited), July 31, 1994
Presentation . Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland. 1994-01-00. (Invited), December 31, 1993
Presentation . Cambridge University. 1993-07-00. (Invited), June 30, 1993
Presentation . London School of Economics. 1993-07-00. (Invited), June 30, 1993
Presentation . University of Delaware. 1993-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 1993
Presentation AMS Regional Conference. Washington D.C.. 1993-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 1993
Presentation . Loyola College, Baltimore, MD. 1993-03-00. (Invited), February 28, 1993
Presentation . Wright State University. 1993-03-00. (Invited), February 28, 1993
Presentation MIGHTY Conference. Miami University, Ohio. 1993-03-00. (Invited), February 28, 1993
Presentation . Mathematics Department, University of Pennsylvania. 1992-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 1992
Presentation . Dartmouth College. 1992-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 1992
Presentation . Emory University. 1991-12-00. (Invited), November 30, 1991
Presentation The Sixth Clemson Miniconference on Discrete Mathematics. . 1991-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 1991
Presentation Workshop on Planar Graphs. DIMACS (Rutgers). 1991-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 1991
Presentation . University of Illinois, Chicago, IL. 1991-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 1991
Presentation . London School of Economics. 1990-12-00. (Invited), November 30, 1990
Presentation . Bellcore. 1990-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 1990
Presentation . Mathematics Department, George Washington University. 1990-09-00. (Invited), August 31, 1990
Presentation Fifth SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics. Atlanta, GA. 1990-06-00. (Invited), May 31, 1990
Presentation . Wright State University. 1990-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 1990
Contributed address The Southeastern Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Computing. Florida Atlantic University. 1989-00-00., November 30, 1988
Presentation . University of Louisville. 1988-12-00. (Invited), November 30, 1988
Presentation Interface '88 Conference. Reston, VA. 1988-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 1988
Presentation ORSA-TIMS National Conference. Washington, D.C.. 1988-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 1988
Presentation . Mathematics Department, George Washington University. 1988-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 1988
Presentation SIAM National Meeting. Denver, CO. 1987-09-00. (Invited), August 31, 1987
Contributed address ARIDAM II. Rutgers Center for Operations Research. 1987-00-00., November 30, 1986
Presentation . Mathematics Department, The Technion. 1987-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 1986
Presentation . Mathematics Department, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. 1987-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 1986
Presentation Combinatorics Conference. The Weizmann Institute. 1987-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 1986
Contributed address The Southeastern Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Computing. Florida Atlantic University. 1986-00-00., November 30, 1985
Contributed address The Two Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary Conference on Graph Theory. Indiana University - Purdue University at Fort Wayne. 1986-00-00., November 30, 1985
Presentation . Computer Sciences Department, Southern Methodist University. 1986-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 1985
Presentation . Mathematics Department, University of Pennsylvania. 1986-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 1985
Contributed address The Southeastern Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Computing. Florida Atlantic University. 1985-00-00., November 30, 1984
Contributed address The Downeast Conference on Graph Theory. Colby College. 1984-00-00., November 30, 1983
Contributed address The Third International Conference on Combinatorial Mathematics. New York City, NY. 1984-00-00., November 30, 1983
Contributed address Regional A.M.S. conference. Bryn Mawr College. 1983-00-00., November 30, 1982
Presentation . Mathematics Department, Rutgers University. 1983-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 1982

Committees

2008: Executive Board Member, Sloan STEM Migration Consortium
2008: Member, JHU Council on K-12 Education
2006 - 2011: University Diversity Leadership Council (also listed under Diversity and Climate)
2009 - 2010: Member, JHU School of Education dean search committee
2005 - 2009: Chair, AM&S department Academic Affairs Committee
2006 - 2007: Member, University Committee on Information Research Practices
2006 - 2006: Whiting School Curriculum Committee
2006 - 2006: Applied Mathematics and Statistics Academic Affair Committee Chair
2005 - 2005: Chair, Whiting School Classified Research Committee
2003 - 2004: University Committee on the Status of Women: Chair, Student Focused Subcommittee Member, Executive Board
2003 - 2004: Member, Whiting School Diversity Council
2002 - 2004: Whitaker Biomedical Engineering Institute Advisory Committee, 2000-present
2002 - 2004: Applied Mathematics Committee, Whiting School of Engineering, 2000-present
2002 - 2004: Applied and Computational Mathematics Program Committee, WSE PTE Program
2000 - 2001: Strategic Planning committee, Whiting School of Engineering, 2000-present
2000: ABET Committee, Whiting School of Engineering, 1999-2000
1999 - 1999: Program Committee member, 1999 Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA '99)
1998 - 1999: Mathematical Assocation of America Annual Joint Meeting, 1998 Meeting Speaker Selection Committee member, 1999 Meeting Speaker Selection Committee chair
1998: Program Committee member, SIAM Discrete Mathematics Conference 1994, 1996, 1998
1996 - 1996: Conference chair, SIAM Discrete Mathematics Conference, 1996
1993: Organizer, Mathematical Sciences Lecture Series, The Johns Hopkins University, 1987 series on Randomized Algorithms, 1990 series on Partially Ordered Sets, 1993 series on Graphs and Surfaces