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Math Faculty Research Areas

Active research across a wide range of topics

The Department of Mathematics at Drexel University features a diverse group of faculty members in the most active research phases of their careers. Faculty research falls into a variety of areas, including: partial differential equations, dynamical systems, mathematical neuroscience, numerical analysis, approximation theory, combinatorics, functional analysis, representation theory, geometry and topology, matrix and operator theory, inverse problems, and stochastic analysis.

Faculty research receives robust support from government agencies including the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency.

Contact Specialization
David Ambrose
Korman Center 290

mathematical analysis; fluid dynamics; nonlinear partial differential equations; boundary integral methods

Jonah Blasiak
Associate Professor

Korman Center 275
Algebraic Combinatorics, Representation Theory, Complexity Theory
B. Cooper Boniece
Assistant Professor

Time series; High-frequency data; Change-point detection; Wavelet methods; Fractional/self-similar stochastic processes

Pavel Grinfeld
Associate Professor

Korman Center 271
Application of the Differential Calculus of moving surfaces and Variational Calculus, with heavy emphasis on computation, to problems in Bioengineering, low temperature Physics, Quantum Mechanics and Elasticity
Yixin Guo
Associate Professor

Korman Center 218
Biomathematics, Dynamical Systems, Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
R. Andrew Hicks
Professor; Undergraduate advisor
Korman Center 266

Manifold; Geometric optics; Robotics; Inverse problems; Optical design; Blind spot

Pawel Hitczenko

Korman Center 270
Probability Theory and its Applications to Analysis, Combinatorics, Wavelets, and the Analysis of Algorithms
Georgi Medvedev

Korman Center 222
Dynamical systems, large networks, mathematical neuroscience
Cecilia Mondaini, PhD - Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Drexel University
Assistant Professor
Korman Center 265

Analysis of Partial Differential Equations; Fluid Dynamics; Stochastic Processes

Shari Moskow, PhD
Undergraduate Adviser; Professor
Korman Center 276
Applied PDEs and numerical analysis, in particular homogenization theory, inverse problems, and related asymptotic and numerical methods
James Pascoe
Assistant Professor
Korman 257

Functional analysis; complex analysis; noncommutative algebra; matrix analysis

Ronald Perline
Associate Professor
Korman Center 294
Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis, Symbolic Computation, Differential Geometry, Modeling of Nonlinear Optical Phenomena, Mathematical Physics
Marci Perlstadt
Associate Professor

Korman Center 272
Applied Mathematics, Computed Tomography, Numerical Analysis of Function Reconstruction, Signal Processing, Combinatorics
Dr. Eric Schmutz

Korman Center 264

Discrete mathematics; Probabilistic methods; Combinatorial number theory

Li Sheng
Associate Professor

Korman Center 274

Discrete Mathematics; Graph Theory

Gideon Simpson
Associate Department Head; Graduate Adviser; Associate Professor
Korman Center, room 262

Applied mathematics; Numerical analysis; Scientific computing; Stochastic simulation

Xiaoming Song
Associate Professor

Korman Center 273
Stochastic Calculus, Large Deviation Theory, Theoretical Statistics, Data Network Modeling and Numerical Analysis
Jurij Volčič
Assistant Professor
Korman Center, room 269

Real algebraic geometry; free analysis, noncommutative algebra; quantum information theory; polynomial optimization

Drexel University Professor of Mathematics, Hugo Woerdeman
Korman Center 272
Matrix and Operator Theory; Systems Theory; Signal and Image Processing; Harmonic Analysis; Multivariable Interpolation; Factorization; Quantum Computing.
J. Doug Wright
Department Head; Professor
Korman Center 296

nonlinear waves; partial differential equations; dynamical systems; lattice differential equations; coherent structures

Thomas Yu

Korman Center 268
Applied Analysis, Applied Geometry, Multiscale Methods