Eric Wright earned his B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from Colorado State University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Colorado. He has taught at the University of Montana Western since 2005. Dr. Wright’s background is in the analysis of partial differential equations that are used to model reactive transport. Some of the direct-contact projects Wright and his students participate in include modeling the formation of calcite rimstone dams and studying reactive influences upon Taylor dispersion. More recently, his interests have broadened to include probability modeling, data analysis, and the overlap between classical geometry and pre-industrial, artisanal design.