Dennis G. Zill is professor of mathematics at Loyola Marymount University. His interests are in applied mathematics, special functions, and integral transforms. Dr. Zill received his Ph.D. in applied mathematics and his M.S. from Iowa State University in 1967 and 1964, respectively. He received his B.A. from St. Mary's, Winona, MN, in 1962. Dr. Zill also is former chair of the Mathematics Department at Loyola Marymount University. He is the author or co-author of 13 mathematics texts.Zill, Dennis G. is the author of 'First Course in Diff. Equations - Stud. Solution Manual', published 2008 under ISBN 9780495385660 and ISBN 0495385662.