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Associate Professor

University of Central Oklahoma
tmorris2@uco.edu (405) 974-5446 Mathematics & Statistics STEM 243 , Box 129

Education and Certifications

Ph.D. Statistics, Oklahoma State University, 2007

M.S. Applied Mathematical Sciences, University of Central Oklahoma, 2001

B.S. Mathematics, Oklahoma State University, 1994

Classes Taught

MATH 1513 - College Algebra

MATH 2113 - Analysis of Data and Chance

MATH 5853 - Introduction to Graduate Research

STAT 2103 - Introduction to Statistics for the Sciences

STAT 2113 - Statistical Methods

STAT 3213 - Fundamentals of Data Science

STAT 4113 - Mathematical Statistics 1

STAT 4123/5123 - Mathematical Statistics 2

STAT 4253/5263 - Computer Applications in Statistics

STAT 4313/5303 - Nonparametric Statistics

STAT 4513 - Statistical Consulting

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Khandaker, M., Riahinezhad, S., Sultana, F., Morris, T., Wolf, R., Vaughan, M. (2017). Effect of collagen-polycaprolactone nanofibers matrix coating on the in vitro cytocompatibility and in vivo bone responses of titanium. Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, 1-14, doi: 10.1007/s40846-017-0312-7. 

Khandaker, M., Riahinezhad, S., Jamadagni, H., Morris, T., Coles, A., Vaughan, M. (2017). Use of polycaprolactone electrospun nanofibers as a coating for poly (methyl methacrylate) bone cement. Nanomaterials, 7(7), 175, doi:10.3390/nano7070175.

Lajara, R., Davidson, J., Nikkel, C., Morris, T. (2016). Clinical and cost-effectiveness of insulin delivery with V-Go® disposable insulin delivery device versus multiple daily injections in patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled on basal insulin. Endocrine Practice, 22(6), 726-735, doi:10.4158/EP151182.OR.

Moore-Davies, S., Christophe, D., Morris, T. (2016). Determining the effects of surface, age, and depletion on latent prints processed with aerosolized Powder Puff fingerprint powder. Journal of Forensic Identification, 66(3), 233-243.

Khandaker, M., Riahinezhad, S., Li, Y., Vaughan, M., Morris, T., Phinney, L., Hossain, K. (2016). Plasma nitriding of titanium alloy: Effect of roughness, hardness, biocompatibility, and bonding with bone cement. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 27(5), 461-474, doi:10.3233/BME-161600.

Khandaker, M., Riahinezhad, S., Sultana, F., Vaughan, M., Knight, J., Morris, T. (2016). Peen treatment on a titanium implant: Effect of roughness, osteoblast cell function, and bonding with bone cement. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 11, 585-595, doi:10.2147/IJN.S89376.  

Lajara, R., Fetchick, D., Morris, T., Nikkel, C. (2015). Use of V-Go® insulin delivery device in patients with sub-optimally controlled diabetes mellitus: A retrospective analysis from a large specialized diabetes system. Diabetes Therapy, 6(4), 531-545, doi:10.1007/s13300-015-0138-7.

Vaughan, M., Odejimi, T., Morris, T., Sawalha, D., Spencer, C. (2014). A new bioassay identifies proliferation ratios of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts. Cell Biology International, 38(8), 981-986, doi:10.1002/cbin.10289.

Khandaker, M., Utsaha, K., Morris, T. (2014). Fracture toughness of titanium-cement interfaces: Effects of fibers and loading angles. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 9, 1689-1697, doi:10.2147/IJN.S59253.

Khandaker, M., Vaughan, M., Morris, T., White, J., Meng, Z. (2014). Effect of additive particles on mechanical, thermal, and cell functioning properties of poly (methyl methacrylate) cement. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 9, 2699-2712, doi:10.2147/IJN.S61964.

Khandaker, M., Li, Y., Morris, T. (2013). Micro and nano MgO particles for the improvement of fracture toughness of bone-cement interfaces. Journal of Biomechanics, 46(5), 1035-1039, doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.12.006.

Morris, T., Bokhari, F. (2012). The dreaded middle seeds – Are they the worst seeds in the NCAA basketball tournament? Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 8(2), doi:10.1515/1559-0410.1343.

Morris, T., Payton, M., Santorico, S. (2011). A permutation test for compound symmetry with application to gene expression data. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 10(2), 447-461, doi:10.22237/jmasm/1320120300.

Kariuki, S., Zhang, H., Schroder, J., Hanks, T., Payton, M., Morris, T. (2009). Spatial variability and soil sampling in a grazed pasture. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 40(9-10), 1674-1687, doi:10.1080/00103620902832089.

Morris, T., Lee, C., Barnes, L. (2008). The development and use of an instrument to measure willingness to seek help from peers and teachers when studying college mathematics. Learning Environments Research, 11(3), 227-243, doi:10.1007/s10984-008-9046-3.

Lee, E., Russell, D., Morris, T., Warn, A., Kingsley, R., Ogola, G. (2005). Visual impairment and eye abnormalities in Oklahoma Indians. Archives of Ophthalmology, 123(12), 1699-1704, doi:10.1001/archopht.123.12.1699.

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