» Dr. Daniele Struppa
Professor, President of Chapman University

Schmid College of Science and Technology; Mathematics and Computer Science
Dr. Daniele Struppa
University Honors Program
The University of Milan, Laurea
University of Maryland College Park, Ph.D.
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Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D. is the thirteenth president of Chapman University, effective September 1, 2016. Previously, Dr. Struppa held the position of Chancellor at Chapman University for the last nine years.

Dr. 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.

He 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).

In 2006, the BIO-IT Coalition (a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., and dedicated to the support of bioinformatics) established a new prize in Dr. Struppa’s honor – the “Professor Daniele Struppa Award” – which is designed to honor high school teachers in math, science and technology.

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).

While serving as chancellor, Dr. Struppa continued his scholarly research focusing on Fourier analysis and its applications to a variety of problems including the algebraic analysis of systems of differential equations, signal processing and pattern recognition. Some of his recent work applies these ideas and methods to problems ranging from denoising to bio-contaminant protection to proteomics of cancerous cells.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
The fundamental theorem of algebra for hamilton and cayley numbers (with G. Gentili, & F. Vlacci), Math. Z. (259, 4, 895-902), 2008.
Regular functions on a clifford algebra. (with G. Graziano), Complex Var. Elliptic Equ. 53, 5, 475-483, 2008.
Augmented sparse reconstruction of protein signaling networks. (with D. C. Napoletani, T. Sauer, L. Liotta, & E. Petricoin), Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2008.
A new functional calculus for noncommuting operators. (with F. Colombo, & I. Sabadini), J. Funct. Anal. (254, 8, 2255-2274), 2008.
A new approach to Cullen-regular functions of a quaternionic variable (with G. Gentili), C.R.Acad. Sci. Paris, Ser. I, 342 (2006), 741-744.
A new theory of regular functions of a quaternionic variable (with G. Gentili), preprint no. 5, University of Florence, March 2006.
Dissipative functional microarrays for classification of crystallization patterns (with C. Bailey, V. Morozov, D.Napoletani, T.Sauer, and N.Vsevolodov), preprint, 2006.
Delay-Coordinates Embeddings as a Data Mining Tool for Denoising Speech Signals. (with C.A.Berenstein, D.Napoletani, T.Sauer, and D.Walnut), preprint, 2006.
The Savvy Fundraiser: A Practical Guide to University Fundraising for Deans and Other Administrators (with L.Sparks), Bent Tree Press, 2006.
Invariant resolutions for several Fueter operators (with F.Colombo and V.Soucek), J. Geom. Phys. 56 (2006), no. 7, 1175-1191.
Computational methods for the construction of a class of noetherian operators (with A.Damiano and I.Sabadini), Experimental Mathematics, 2006.
New algebraic properties of biregular functions in 2n quaternionic variables (with A.Damiano and I.Sabadini), Complex Var. Elliptic Equ. 51 (2006), no. 5-6, 497-510.
Attenuated embedding estimates for speech signals (with D. Napoletani, C.A. Berenstein, T. Sauer, and D. Walnut). Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 2005, Proceedings ICASSP 2005, Vol. 4, 445-448.
Harmonic Analysis, Signal Processing and Complexity. Festschrift in honor of the 60th birthday of Carlos A. Berenstein (edited volume with I. Sabadini and D. Walnut), Progress in Mathematics, Birkhauser, Boston, 2005.
Quotient signal estimates (with D. Napoletani, C.A. Berenstein, and V. Krishnaprasad), “Harmonic Analysis, Signal Processing, and Complexity”, I. Sabadini, D. C. Struppa, and D. Walnut eds., Progress in Mathematics, Birkhauser, Boston, 2005, 151-162.
A surjectivity theorem for differential operators on spaces of regular functions (with A.Damiano and I.Sabadini), Complex Variables 50 (2005), 389-400.
A new Dolbeault complex in quaternionic and Clifford analysis (with F.Colombo, A.Damiano, and I.Sabadini), to appear in Proceedings Fifth ISAAC Conference, Catania 2005.
Quaternionic hyperfunctions on 5-dimensional varieties in H2 (with F.Colombo, A.Damiano, and I.Sabadini), preprint, 2005.
Analysis of Dirac Systems and Computational Algebra (with F. Colombo, I. Sabadini, and F. Sommen). Progress in Mathematical Physics. Birkhauser, Boston, 2004.