The faculty of the Mathematics Department conducts research in a broad variety of areas.  Below are the research groups in our faculty, along with members of the groups and areas they work in.

Departmental Publications on MathSciNet

Algebra

Analysis

Topology

Math Education

  • Jim Gleason: Mathematical knowledge for teaching, educational measurement
  • Martha Makowski: Math education, developmental math, STEM access, quantitative and mixed methods

Applied and Computational Mathematics

Ordinary or Partial Differential Equations

  • Shibin Dai: nonlinear PDEs, applied analysis, numerical analysis
  • Layachi Hadji: fluid dynamics, materials science
  • David Halpern: fluid dynamics, mathematics in the life sciences, scientific computing
  • Mojdeh Rasoulzadeh: homogenization method, flow and transport in heterogeneous porous media
  • Roger Sidje: numerical methods for ODEs, numerical linear algebra, computational biology
  • Chuntian Wang: PDEs, stochastic PDEs, statistical-stochastic modeling with applications
  • Shan Zhao: numerical methods for PDEs, scientific computing, mathematical biology
  • Wei Zhu: image processing, numerical methods for PDEs

Optimization and Statistics

  • Brendan Ames: optimization, machine learning
  • Stavros Belbas: optimal control, game theory
  • Yuhui Chen: big data analysis, Bayesian nonparametric modeling, survival models, statistical computing
  • Dang Nguyen: applied probability, stochastic processes, optimal control, dynamical systems, mathematical biology
  • Min Sun: global optimization and game theory with applications, modeling, simulation