Books and Textbooks

Bio-Inspired Sensory Systems

This open textbook provides an introduction to the variety of proven bio-inspired designs. The focus is on sensory systems that interpret environmental stimuli. Chapters highlight natural photo-, mechano-, and chemo-sensory systems across the animal kingdom and also summarize various novel engineering ideas that glean ideas from these natural sensory systems.

Introduction to Financial Mathematics

This book serves as a primer in financial mathematics with a focus on conceptual understanding of models and problem solving. It includes the mathematical background needed for risk management, such as probability theory, optimization, and the like.

From Growing to Biology: Plants 1e

From Growing to Biology: Plants 1e brings the latest information for understanding of traditional and modern plant growing, form, and production. Topics covered in 30 chapters include concise and up-to-date ‘big picture’ infographics, student learning outcomes (SLOs), key vocabulary, assessment, as well as identification of 120 species, and more.

First Semester in Numerical Analysis with Julia

First Semester in Numerical Analysis with Julia presents the theory and methods, together with the implementation of the algorithms using the Julia programming language (version 1.1.0). The book covers computer arithmetic, root-finding, numerical quadrature and differentiation, and approximation theory.

Integrating Theory, Research and Practice in Vocational Psychology

This book’s purpose is to examine the challenges and opportunities for integrating theory, research, and practice in vocational psychology from the perspectives of theorists, researchers, practitioners, and journal editors, with the hope that this knowledge will lead to improved science and career interventions.