I am an Applied Mathematician working on remote sensing in the Center for Satellite Applications and Research at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The best way to get in touch with me is by email.

Publications

M. Pennybacker, P. D. Shipman, and A. C. Newell
Phyllotaxis: Some Progress, but a Story Far From Over
Physica D, 2015

A.C. Newell and M. Pennybacker
Fibonacci Patterns: Common or Rare? (Open Access)
Procedia IUTAM, 2013

M. Pennybacker and A.C. Newell
Phyllotaxis, Pushed Pattern-Forming Fronts, and Optimal Packing
Physical Review Letters, 2013

P.D. Shipman, Zhiying Sun, M. Pennybacker, and A.C. Newell
How Universal Are Fibonacci Patterns?
European Physical Journal D, 2011

E.A. Gibson, M. Pennybacker, A.I. Maimistov, I. Gabitov, and N.M. Litchinitser
Resonant Absorption in Transition Metamaterials: Parametric Study
Journal of Optics, 2011

T. Gibson, M. Pennybacker, I. Mozjerin, I. Gabitov, V.M. Shalaev, N.M. Litchinitser
Design Optimization of Transition Metamaterials
Photonic Metamaterials and Plasmonics, OSA Technical Digest, 2010