Math Faculty Faculty by Research Interests

Listed below are current faculty at Tulane. When available the research interest of the faculty member is included.

If you need to meet with a faculty member, here are their office hours.

If you are a prospective graduate student, this list should help you find faculty working in your area of interest. You may also look at the description of research areas and participating faculty.

Tewodros Amdeberhan, Ph.D.Professor of Practice

Ph.D., 1997, Temple University
Research Interests: Combinatorics, Number Theory, Special Functions, Partial Differential Equations, Computer Algebra, Algorithmic Proof Theory, Harmonic Analysis

Mahir Can, Ph.D.associate Professor

Ph.D., 2006, University of Pennsylvania
Research Interests: Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry

Ricardo Cortez, Ph.D.Pendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor

Ph.D., 1995, University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, Biological Fluid Flow Applications

Gustavo Didier, Ph.D.associate Professor

Ph.D., 2007, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Research Interests: Probability, Stochastic Processes, Time Series Analysis

John E. Diem, Ph.D.Professor emeritus

Ph.D., 1965, Purdue University
Research Interests: Probability & Statistics

Maurice Joseph Dupré, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Ph.D., 1972, University of Pennsylvania
Research Interests: Application of Topological and Differential Geometric Methods and Bundle Theory in Functional Analysis and Physics

Lisa J. Fauci, Ph.D.Pendergraft Nola lee haynes professor

Ph.D., 1986, New York University
Research Interests: Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Biology

Laszlo Fuchs, Ph.D.
Emeritus / Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Chair in Mathematics

Ph.D., 1947, The University, Budapest, Hungary
Research Interests: Abelian Groups, Commutative Domains and Their Modules

Pierre Grillet, Ph.D.Emeritus

Tài Huy Hà, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Ph.D., 2000, Queen's University
Research Interests: Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Computational Algebra, Combinatorics

Robert Herbert, Ph.D.Professor of Practice

Ph.D., 2004, New York University
Research Interests: Statistics

Mac Hyman, Ph.D.Evelyn and John G. PHillips Distinguished professor in Mathematics

Ph.D., 1976, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Research Interests: Building a solid mathematical foundation for difference approximations to partial differential equations and using mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of epidemics

Karl Heinrich Hofmann, Ph.D.Adjunct Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., 1958, Universität Tübingen
Research Interests: Lie Groups, Compact Groups

Morris Kalka, Ph.D.Professor, Department chair

Ph.D., 1975, New York University
Research Interests: Complex Analysis, Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations

Benjamin Klaff, Ph.D.Professor of Practice

Ph.D., 2003, University of Illinois at Chicago
Research Interests: Pure Mathematics

Ronald Knill, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus

Rafal Komendarczyk, Ph.D.associate Professor

Ph.D., 2006, Georgia Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Geometric Topology, Geometric Analysis, Contact and Symplectic Geometry, Topological Hydrodynamics

Alexander Kurganov, Ph.D.Professor

Ph.D., 1997, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Research Interests: Numerical Methods for Time-Dependent PDEs, Hyperbolic Conservation Laws, Degenerate Parabolic Equations, Numerical Analysis

Slawomir Kwasik, Ph.D.Professor

Ph.D., 1980, University of Gdansk, Poland
Research Interests: Algebraic and Geometric Topology

Michelle Lacey, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Ph.D., 2003, Yale University
Research Interests: Phylogeny Reconstruction and Evolutionary Models, Bioinformatics

Terry Lawson, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., 1971, Stanford University
Research Interests: Geometric Topology, Differential Topology, 4-Manifolds

Arnold Levine, Ph.D.Emeritus

John Robie Liukkonen, Ph.D.Associate Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., 1970, Columbia University
Research Interests: Probability & Statistics

Scott McKinley, Ph.D.assistant professor

Ph.D., 2006, The Ohio State University
Research Interests: Stochastic processes, especially with application to movement in biological systems.  Microrheology, Intracellular Transport, Mucosal Immunology, Movement Ecology; Qualitative Behavior of Stochastic Differential Equations.

Michael William Mislove, Ph.D.
Pendergraft Herbert Buchanan Professor in Mathematics

Ph.D., 1969, University of Tennessee
Research Interests: Topological Algebra, Domain Theory and Ordered Structures, Non-Well-Found Set Theory, the Semantics of High-Level Programming Languages, Concurrency Theory

Victor H. Moll, Ph.D.Professor

Ph.D., 1984, New York University
Research Interests: Classical Analysis, Symbolic Computation, Special Functions and Number Theory

Norbert Riedel, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Ph.D., 1977, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Research Interests: Functional Analysis, Operator Algebras

James T. Rogers, Jr., Ph.D.professor emeritus

Research Interests: Dynamical Systems and Continuum Theory

Steven Rosencrans, Ph.D.Professor emeritus

Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations

Frank J. Tipler, Ph.D.Professor of Mathematics and Physics

Ph.D., 1976, University of Maryland
Research Interests: Mathematical Physics, Cosmology

Albert L. Vitter, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Ph.D., 1971, Princeton University
Research Interests: Differential Geometry, Several Complex Variables, Algebraic Geometry

Xuefeng Wang, Ph.D.Professor

Ph.D., 1990, University of Minnesota
Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications

Alexander Wentzell, Ph.D.Professor

Ph.D., 1964, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russia
Research Interests: Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes, Functional Analysis, Partial Differential Equations

David DaGang Yang, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Ph.D., 1986, SUNY at Stony Brook
Research Interests: Riemannian Geometry, Analysis on Manifolds, Differential Geometry

Kun Zhao, Ph.D.Assistant professor

Ph.D., 2009, Georgia Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations PDEs, Hyperbolic conservation/balance laws, Mathematical fluid mechanics, Mathematical Biology

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