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Graduate Faculty

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Algebra
David Arnold, Ph.D.
Ralph and Jean Storm Professor of Mathematics
Abelian groups, rings, and modules
Manfred Dugas, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Abelian groups, rings, and modules

Analysis
Paul Hagelstein, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Harmonic analysis
   Constanze Liaw, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Harmonic analysis, complex analysis, spectral theory, mathematical physics
Lance Littlejohn, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Chair of Department of Mathematics
Associate Dean for Research, Graduate School
Operator theory, spectral theory, special functions

Differential Equations
John Davis, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Boundary value problems for differential equations, difference equations, nonlinear analysis
Johnny Henderson, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
Boundary value problems for ordinary differential equations, finite difference equations, dynamic equations on time scales
   Jonatan Lenells, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Nonlinear PDE's, mathematical physics

Mathematics Education
Mary Margaret Shoaf, D.Phil.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Curriculum development, technology in the mathematics classroom, spatial visualization in mathematics

Mathematical Physics
Klaus Kirsten, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Spectral (zeta) functions, quantum field theory under the influence of external conditions, Casimir effect, Bose-Einstein condensation, conical manifolds
Jon Harrison, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Quantum chaos

Numerical Analysis
image Robert Kirby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Finite elements for partial differential equations, preconditioners for multiphysics problems, mathematical software, multicore computing
Frank Mathis, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Associate Dean for Sciences
Numerical analysis, optimization, parameter estimation, and inverse problems
Ron Morgan, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Large systems of linear equations, large eigenvalue problems
Qin (Tim) Sheng, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Singular partial differential equations, adaptive finite difference and finite element methods, approximation theory, singular perturbations

Representation Theory
Markus Hunziker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Representation theory, algebraic geometry
Mark Sepanski, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Graduate Program Director
Lie theory, representation theory of real reductive groups
Ron Stanke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Representation theory, harmonic analysis

Topology
Brian Raines, D.Phil.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Topology, dynamical systems
David Ryden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Continuum theory, dynamical systems