The Faculty and Their Research
Juergen Bierbrauer
Professor
PhD, Mainz University, Germany
Combinatorics, cryptology, algebra
HuannSheng Chen
Associate Professor
PhD,
University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Statistical genetics, survival data analysis, applied and computational statistics
Jianping Dong
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
PhD, New York University
Statistical genetics, categorical data analysis, nonparametric smoothing
Thomas D. Drummer
Professor
PhD, University of Wyoming
Statistical ecology, modelbased sampling, applications of statistics to wildlife management
Lee Erlebach
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Washington
2Person game theory
Kathleen A. Feigl
Professor
PhD, Illinois Institute of Technology
Modeling and simulating viscoelastic
flows, computational rheology, finite element methods
for
fluids, micromacro simulations, interfacial phenomena
Clark Givens
Professor
MS, The University of Michigan
Applied linear algebra, signal processing, differential geometry, mathematical physics
Mark S. Gockenbach
Professor and Department Chair
PhD, Rice University
Inverse problems, computational optimization, mathematical software
Renfang Jiang
Professor
PhD, Columbia University
Group theory, lowdimensional topology, statistical genetics
Melissa Keranen
Assistant Professor
PhD, Michigan Technological University
Combinatorics
Todd King
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Wyoming
Mechanical Engineering
Robert W. Kolkka
Associate Professor; Adjunct Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering;
Director, Fluids Research Oriented Group
PhD, Lehigh University
Bifurcation and stability theory, viscoelasticity, nonNewtonian
fluid mechanics, polymer
rheology, constitutive equations
Donald L. Kreher
Professor
PhD, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Combinatorics, computational combinatorics, combinatorial designs, coding theory, algorithms,
cryptography
Gilbert N. Lewis
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Asymptotics, singular perturbations, numerical solutions of ordinary differential equations,
boundary value problems, cosmology
Yolanda Muñoz Maldonado
Assistant Professor
PhD, Texas A&M University
Statistics with emphasis on the areas of functional data analysis,
linear models, Kalman filter and multivariate analysis
Phillip Merkey
Assistant Professor
Director of Computational Science and Engineering degree program
PhD, University of Illinois
Computational Science and Engineering
Tamara Olson
Associate Professor
PhD, New York University
Applied mathematics, continuum mechanics, composites
Iosif Pinelis
Professor
PhD, Institute of Mathematics  Novosibirsk, Russia
Probability and statistics
Ying Sha
Assistant Professor
PhD, Michigan Technological University
Statistical Genetics
Ethan S. Smith
Assistant Professor
PhD, Clemson University
Number theory
Shari Stockero
Assistant Professor
PhD, Western Michigan University
Mathematical Education
Allan A. Struthers
Professor
PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
Applied mathematics, continuum mechanics, constitutive theory, phase transitions
Franz X. Tanner
Professor
PhD, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Applied mathematics, computational reacting multiphase
flows, scientific computing, optimal
control
Vladimir D. Tonchev
Professor
DMSc, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; PhD, University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Algorithms, computing, coding theory, combinatorics, finite geometry
Haiying Wang
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Minnesota
Numerical analysis and Scientific Computing
Wenjun Ying
Assistant Professor
PhD, Duke University
Applied mathematics, scientific computing and numerical simulations
Fabrizio Zanello
Assistant Professor
PhD, Queens University, Canada
Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Combinatorics
Le (Adam) Zhang
Assistant Professor
PhD, Louisiana Tech University
Bioinformatics, computational biology, modeling and simulation
Shuanglin Zhang
Professor
PhD, Beijing University
Bioinformatics, statistical genetics, nonparametric function
estimation, wavelets
