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Krzysztof Nowak

Associate Teaching Professor

Computer Science

Krzysztof G. Nowak is an Associate Teaching Professor of Computer Science at Drexel University. Before joining Drexel, he held a position at the Mathematics Department of the University of Wroclaw. Over the years he has taught a wide variety of Math and Computer Science courses, starting at Washington University, and then continuing at the University of Wroclaw, Technical University of Darmstadt, SUNY Purchase, and finally at Drexel. His research interests include harmonic analysis, operator theory and discrete mathematics. He is a recipient of the Lise Meitner Fellowship from the Austrian Science Foundation, and has authored or co-authored more than 20 research papers. Nowak received a M.S.C. in Computer Science and Management from the Technical University of Wroclaw in 1983, an M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Wroclaw in 1986, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Washington University in 1991.


  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Washington University, St. Louis, 1991
  • M.A. in Mathematics, University of Wroclaw Poland, 1986
  • M.S.C. in Computer Science and Management, Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland, 1983

Research/Teaching Interests

Fourier analysis, partial differential equations, image processing, wavelets, asymptotic distribution of eigenvalues, numerical methods and algorithms, computer science education

Select Publications

  • With E. Cordero, F. De Mari, A. Tabacco, A dimensional bound for admissible subgroups of the symplectic group, Mathematische Nachrichten 283 (7): 982-993, 2010.
  • With E. Cordero, F. De Mari, A. Tabacco, Analytic features of reproducing groups for the metaplectic representation, J. Fourier Anal. Appl., 12 (2): 157-180, 2006.
  • With E. Cordero, F. De Mari, A. Tabacco, Reproducing subgroups for the metaplectic representation, Operator Theory: Advances and Applications, Vol. 164: 227-244, 2006.