Jun 21, 2024  
2009-2011 Graduate Catalog 

Mathematical Sciences

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DuBose, Derrick A.
  (1987), Associate Professor; B.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Graduate Coordinator

Burke, Douglas
  (1994), Associate Professor; B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Graduate Faculty

Amei, Amei
  (2007), Assistant Professor; B.S., Inner Mongolia University; M.S., University of Science and Technology of China; Ph.D., Washington University.
Ananda, Malwane M.A.
  (1990), Professor; B.S., University of Sri Jayewardenepura; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.
Bachman, Gennady
  (1991),, Professor; B.A., Temple University; Ph.D., University of Illinois.
Baragar, Arthur
  (1997), Associate Professor; B.S., University of Alberta; Ph.D., Brown University.
Bellomo, Carryn
  (2003), Associate Professor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion University.
Bhatnagar, Satish C.
  (1974) Professor; B.A. (honor), M.A., Panjab University, India; M.A., Ph.D. Indiana University.
Catlin, Sandra
  (1997), Associate Professor; B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington.
Cho, Hokwon
  (1999), Associate Professor; B.A., Korea University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.
Costa, David
  (1993), Professor; B.S., Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil; Ph.D., Brown University.
Dalpatadu, Rohan
  (1985), Associate Professor; B.S., University of Ceylon; M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Ding, Zhonghai
  (1995), Professor; B.S., Nanjing Institute of Technology; M.S., Institute of Systems Science; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.
Ghosh, Kaushik 
  (2007), Assistant Professor; B. Stat., Indian Statistical Institute; M.Stat., Indian Statistical Institute; Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara.
Ho, Chih-Hsiang
  (1986), Professor; B.S., National Central University; M.S., New Mexico Highlands University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.
Li, Jichun
  (2000), Associate Professor; B.S., M.S., Nanjing University, China; Ph.D., Florida State University.
Li, Xin
  (1992), Associate Professor; B.S., M.S., Jilin University, Changchun; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.
Marcozzi, Michael
  (1997), Associate Professor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware.
Muleshkov, Angel
  (1989), Associate Professor; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington.
Neda, Monika
  (2007), Assistant Professor; B.S., University of Novi Sad; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.
Phanord, Dieudonne´D.
  (2002), Professor; B.S., Gordon College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago.
Salehi, Ebrahim
  (1985), Associate Professor; B.S., University of Tehran; M.S., Institute of Mathematics, Tehran; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington.
Robinette, Michelle
  (1996), Associate Professor; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University.
Shiue, Peter
  (1985), Professor; B.S., National Taiwan Normal University; M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.
Sun, Pengtao
  (2007), Assistant Professor; B.S., M.S., Shandong University; Ph.D. Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica.
Tehrani, Hossein
  (1997), Associate Professor; B.S., Sharif University of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
Westveld, Anton H.
  (2007), Assistant Professor; B.A., M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Washington.
Yang, Hongtao 
  (2007), Assistant Professor; B.S., M.S., Jilin University; Ph.D., University of Alberta.

Professors Emeriti

Aizely, Paul
  (1968-2008), Professor; B.A., Harvard University; M.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., Arizona State University.
Bowman, Harold
  (1972-1999), Emeritus Associate Professor; B.E.E., City College of New York; M.A., Oklahoma University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.
Graham, Malcolm
  (1956-1985), Emeritus Professor; B.S., New Jersey State College; M.S., University of Massachusetts: Ed.D., Columbia University.
Miel, George, J.
  (1977-1985 & 1991-2006), Emeritus Professor; B.S., M.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Wyoming.
Nietling, Lloyd
  (1967-1992), Emeritus Associate Professor; B.A., St. Mary of the Plains College; B.S., Aquinas College; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers both the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The M.S. program has areas of concentration in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Statistics, and Teaching Mathematics. The Ph.D. program has areas of concentration in Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, and Statistics. Specific disciplines include approximation theory, applied complex analysis, bioinformatics, biostatistics, calculus of variations, combinatorics, control theory, finite fields, graph theory, mathematical education, mathematical modeling, number theory, numerical analysis, partial differential equations, scientific computing, set theory, statistics. Excellent computing facilities are available for classroom studies and research. The Department of Mathematical Sciences, through an active faculty, offers graduate students both an unusual amount of personal attention and a lively research atmosphere. The degree programs are designed to provide students with a strong theoretical background in graduate-level mathematics. Our graduates have been successful in finding employment in industry, government and education.



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