## Mathematical Sciences Faculty

### Professors

**Ugur G. Abdulla, Ph.D.**, partial differential equations, potential theory, nonlinear PDEs, optimal control and inverse problems, free boundary problems, probabilistic potential theory, dynamical systems, chaos theory.

**Jewgeni H. Dshalalow, Dr. Sci.**, real analysis, stochastic processes, queuing theory, mathematical finance, stochastic games, stochastic networks.

**Kastro M. Hamed, Ph.D.**, STEM teaching and learning, physics education, teacher education.

**Cecilia A. Knoll, Ph.D.**, calculus mastery, integrating technology into the curriculum.

**Semen Köksal, Ph.D.**, differential equations, mathematical biology, neural networks, dynamical systems, mathematical modeling.

**Thomas J. Marcinkowski, Ph.D**., environmental education, curriculum and instruction, research and evaluation design.

**Kanishka Perera, Ph.D**., variational and topological methods for nonlinear partial differential equations, semi- and quasi-linear elliptic boundary value problems, problems and singularities, critical point theory, infinite dimensional Morse theory.

**Gnana B. Tenali, Ph.D.**, wavelet analysis, differential operators, dynamical systems.

### Associate Professors

**Jian Du, Ph.D.**, scientific computing, numerical analysis, modeling and mathematical biology.

**Jim Jones, Ph.D.**, computational mathematics, parallel computing, numerical solution of PDEs.

**Tariel I. Kiguradze, Ph.D**., partial differential equations, hyperbolic equations and systems, boundary value problems, qualitative theory.

**Jay J. Kovats, Ph.D.**, elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations, diffusion processes.

**Nezamoddin Nezamoddini-Kachoiue, Ph.D**., biostatistics, bioimaging, signal processing, computer vision.

**Michael D. Shaw, Ph.D.**, nonlinear differential equations, Lyapunov stability theory.

**Munevver M. Subasi, Ph.D.**, stochastic programming, mathematical modeling, bioinformatics, combinatorial data analysis, data mining.

### Assistant Professors

**Vladislav Bukshtynov, Ph.D**., numerical optimization, contol theory, inverse problems.

**Samantha Fowler, Ph.D**., functional scientific literacy, socio-cultural attitudes toward science.

**William T. Girton, Ph.D.,** difference and differential equations.

**Jonathan Goldfarb, Ph.D., **partial differential equations, optimal control and inverse problems, free boundary problems, computational mathematics.

**Joo Young Park, Ph.D**., mathematics education, mathematical modeling.

**Stanley Snelson, Ph.D.**, partial differential equations, integral equations, mathematical physics, nonlinear wave equations.

**Aaron Welters, Ph.D**., mathematical physics, electromagnetic theory, materials science.

**Ryan White, Ph.D**., probability theory and stochastic processes, queueing theory

### Professors Emeriti

Frederick B. Buoni, Ph.D.; Richard E. Enstice, Ph.D.; Robert H. Fronk, Ph.D., Charles T. Fulton, Ph.D.; Dennis E. Jackson, Ph.D.

### Instructor Emerita

Debra Blenis, M.S.