February WAKE UP! Newport – Chapman University update


Date(s) - 02/02/2017
7:15 am - 8:30 am


Newport Beach Public Library (Friends Room)
1000 Avocado Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
February WAKE UP! Newport - Chapman University update

• State of Chapman University going into 2017

• School contributions to health sciences and the business community

• Chapman Film School

• The future of Chapman University and workforce development


Featuring Guest Speaker
Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D.
President, Chapman University

Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D. is the thirteenth president of Chapman University, having started September 1, 2016. Previously, Dr. Struppa held the position of Chancellor at Chapman University for the last nine years.

Struppa joined Chapman University in 2006 as provost, responsible for creating and implementing academic priorities for the University and for the allocation of resources to support those priorities. In 2007, with the addition of further leadership responsibilities, he was appointed as Chapman’s first chancellor.

Dr. Struppa came to Chapman University from George Mason University, where he served as director of the Center for the Applications of Mathematics, as chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, and as associate dean for graduate studies. In 1997, he was selected dean of George Mason’s College of Arts and Sciences.

Prior to his tenure at George Mason, Dr. Struppa held positions at the University of Milano (Milan, Italy), the Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa, Italy) and the University of Calabria (Calabria, Italy).

Dr. Struppa earned his laurea in mathematics from the University of Milan, Italy in 1977, and received his doctorate degree in mathematics from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1981. In recognition of his work, he has been awarded the Bartolozzi Prize from the Italian Mathematical Union (1981), and the Matsumae Medal from the Matsumae International Foundation of Tokyo (1987).

Dr. Struppa is the author of more than 200 refereed publications, and he is the editor of several volumes. He has edited or co-authored more than ten books, including Bicomplex Holomorphic Functions (2015), Regular Functions of a Quaternionic Variable (2013), Noncommutative Functional Calculus: Theory and Applications of Slice Hyperholomorphic Functions (2011), Analysis of Dirac Systems and Computational Algebra (2004), Fundamentals of Algebraic Microlocal Analysis (1999), and The Fundamental Principle for Systems of Convolution Equations (1983).

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