Dr. Boris P Belinskiy is a University of Chattanooga Foundation Professor of Mathematics and the member of the Council od Scholars. He received his MS (with Honor) and Ph.D. in Mathematical Physics from St. Petersburg University, Russia. He joined the UTC faculty in 1994. His previous research and teaching experience is from St. Petersburg University, Russia (19 years) and University of North Florida, FL (3 years). Dr. Belinskiy has published 186 papers. He has been working on diverse problems of Applied Mathematics. Specifically, his research interests include Scattering Theory, Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, and Spectral Theory. He is currently working on Optimization for some models from Physics and Engineering.