Faculty Directory

Dr. Xiaoming Wang

Professor and Havener Department Chair

Dr. Akim Adekpedjou

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Statistics and Probability

Specific Research Interest
Recurrent event data analysis, stochastic processes, survival analysis

 

Dr. Elvan Akin

Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Differential and Difference Equations

Specific Research Interest
The Theory of Time Scales (Unification of Continuous and Discrete Analysis),  Infectious Disease Modeling on Time Scales (HIV-1, Swine Flu, Tuberculosis, COVID-19), Oscillation Theory, Dynamical Systems, Inequalities, Stability Theory, Boundary Value Problems, Control Theory

Dr. Martin J. Bohner

Curators Distinguished Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Differential and Difference Equations

Specific Research Interest
Ordinary differential equations, dynamic equations on time scales, difference equations, Hamiltonian systems, variational analysis, boundary value problems, control theory, oscillation

 

Dr. Xiaojing Chen-Murphy

Assistant Teaching Professor

Dr. Stephen L. Clark

Emeritus Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Analysis, Operator Theory

Specific Research Interest
The spectral theory of linear operators associated with symplectic, Hamiltonian and Dirac systems of differential and difference equations.

 

Stephanie Fitch

Teaching Professor

Dr. David E. Grow

Associate Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Analysis

Specific Research Interest
Analysis, Fourier analysis, lacunary series

Dr. Xiaoming He

Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Differential and Difference Equations, Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis

Specific Research Interest
Finite elements, Interface problems, numerical methods for partial differential equations, computational fluid dynamics, computational electromagnetism, stochastic partial differential equations, extrapolations, boundary integral equations, feedback control

Dr. Wenqing Hu

Associate Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Differential and Difference Equations, Statistics and Probability

Specific Research Interest
Stochastic Analysis, Stochastic Differential Equations, Random Dynamical Systems, (Stochastic) Partial Differential Equations, High-dimensional statistics, statistical machine learning, optimization

Dr. Matt Insall

Associate Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, and Topology

Specific Research Interest
Logic, nonstandard methods, nonstandard models, algebra, topological algebra, topological model theory

Kelley Koob

Associate Teaching Professor

Dr. Vy Khoi Le

Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Analysis, Differential and Difference Equations

Specific Research Interest
Nonlinear differential equations, bifurcation, and calculus of variations

Dr. Jason Murphy

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Analysis, Differential and Difference Equations

Specific Research Interest
Harmonic analysis, nonlinear partial differential equations

Dr. Gayla Olbricht

Associate Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Statistics and Probability

Specific Research Interest
Statistical genomics and epigenomics, hidden Markov models, modeling dependent data, mixed models

Dr. Robert Paige

Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Statistics and Probability

Specific Research Interest
Statistical shape analysis, topological data analysis

Paul N. Runnion

Associate Teaching Professor

Dr. VA Samaranayake

Chancellor's Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Statistics and Probability

Specific Research Interest
Time series analysis, data science, reliability, and statistical applications in biology, econometrics, and engineering.

Dr. John Singler

Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Differential and Difference Equations, Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis

Specific Research Interest
Computational methods for reduced order modeling, control and sensitivity analysis of partial differential equations, numerical analysis, applied mathematics, fluid dynamics

 

Dr. Xuerong (Meggie) Wen

Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Statistics and Probability

Specific Research Interest
Nonlinear and nonparametric regression, regression graphics, computational statistics and statistical genetics, with an emphasis on sufficient dimension reduction in the context of regression

Dr. Yanzhi Zhang

Professor

Research Interests

General Areas of Research
Differential and Difference Equations, Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis

Specific Research Interest
Multiscale modeling and simulations in material science, optimal control problems in superconductivity and superfluidity, Bose-Einstein condensation, quantized vortex dynamics, numerical algorithms for partial differential equations