Department of Mathematics
Penn State University


Faculty working in Applied Mathematics

(as of Academic Year 2007-08)

Jesse L. Barlow
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering; Adjunct Professor of Mathematics
Numerical linear algebra, least squares problems, eigenvalue problems

Andrew Belmonte
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Experimental fluid dynamics, viscoelastic fluids, wormlike micelles, brittle and elastic solids

Leonid Berlyand
Professor of Mathematics
Multiscale modeling of hetereogeneous materials, partial differential equations, percolation theory

James G. Brasseur
Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Adjunct Professor of Mathematics
Turbulence, gastrointestinal fluid dynamics

Alberto Bressan
Eberly Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations, control theory

Wenwu Cao
Professor of Mathematics (and Professor of Materials Science)
Material science

Francesco Costanzo
Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics; Adjunct Professor of Mathematics
Multiscale modeling and simulation, fracture, continuum thermodynamics, solid mechanics

Qiang Du
Willaman Professor of Mathematics (and Professor of Material Science & Engineering)
Numerical analysis; scientific and parallel computation

Edward Green
Professor of Economics; Adjunct Professor of Mathematics
Economic theory, noncooperative games, models for industry cartels and financial contracts

Diane Henderson
Professor of Mathematics
Water waves, fluid dynamics

Kristian Jenssen
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations

Mark Levi
Professor of Mathematics
Dynamical systems

Jenny X. Li
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Computational economics, economic theory, monetary economics, mathematical finance

Luen-Chau Li
Professor of Mathematics
Integrable systems, partial differential equations, mathematical physics

Xiantao Li
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Multiscale modeling, partial differential equations

Chun Liu
Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations

Lyle N. Long
Professor of Aerospace Engineering; Adjunct Professor of Mathematics
High-performance computing, software development for physics-based and robotic applications

Anna Mazzucato
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations, wavelets/fractals

Victor Nistor
Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations, numerical analysis

Alexei Novikov
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Fluid dynamics, multiscale analysis

Tim Reluga
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Mathematical biology (ecology, epidemiology, immunology, and evolution)

Omri Sarig
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Random phenomena in deterministic dynamical systems, ergodic theory, thermodynamic formalism

Wen Shen
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations

Jinchao Xu
Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
Numerical analysis and computation, wavelets/fractals

Yuxi Zheng
Professor of Mathematics
Partial differential equations

Ludmil Zikatanov
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Theory and applications of multiscale and multigrid numerical methods


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