PSU Mark
Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

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Joel Anderson

Emeritus
anderson@math.psu.edu
427 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9097
Education:
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1971
Research Interests:
Operator algebras
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George Andrews

Evan Pugh Professor
Associate Head for Faculty Development

andrews@math.psu.edu
306 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 6642
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1964
Research Interests:
Number theory, partitions
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Steve Armentrout

Emeritus
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Sonny Arora

Graduate Assistant
sza149@psu.edu
008 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 2471
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Akopyan Arseniy

Visitor
akopjan@gmail.com
232 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-8590
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Paul Axt

Emeritus
pxa4@psu.edu
334 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3647
Education:
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1958
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Christine Ayoub

Emerita
cwa1@psu.edu
427 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9097
Education:
Ph.D., Yale University, 1947
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Raymond Ayoub

Emeritus
rga1@psu.edu
427 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9097
Education:
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1950
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Fariba Bahrami

Visiting Research Scholar
fxb20@psu.edu
308 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9019
Research Interests:
Visiting 8/31/13 - 8/31/14
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Qichuan Bai

Graduate Student
bai@math.psu.edu
010 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9675
Thesis Adviser: Andrew Belmonte
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Alok Bakshi

Graduate Assistant
bakshi@math.psu.edu
009 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9672
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson
Research Interests:
Geometry, Representation Theory and Physics
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Shilpak Banerjee

Graduate Assistant
banerjee@math.psu.edu
010 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9675
Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok
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Seunghoon Bang

Lecturer
bang@math.psu.edu
407 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9670
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Pichkitti Bannangkoon

Graduate Teaching Assistant
bannang@math.psu.edu
413 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9126
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson
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Augustin Banyaga

Professor
banyaga@math.psu.edu
303 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 2736
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Geneva, 1976
Research Interests:
Symplectic, contact geometry and topology
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K. Wayne Barger

Printer
barger@math.psu.edu
022A McAllister Building
+1 814 863 2679
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Thomas Barthelme

Chowla Postdoc
thomas.barthelme@psu.edu
235 McAllister Building
+1-814-865-1613
Personal Web Page
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Sankha Basu

Lecturer
basu@math.psu.edu
217 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9052
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D. Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University, 2013
M.S. Mathematics, Marquette University, 2008
M.Sc. Pure Mathematics, University of Calcutta, 2004
B.Sc. Mathematics (Hons.), University of Calcutta, 2002
Research Interests:
Mathematical Logic and Foundations of Mathematics
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Panagiotis Batakidis

Lecturer
batakidis@psu.edu
331 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9119
Education:
Ph.D. Mathematics, Université Paris 7, 2009
Research Interests:
Quantization in Algebra and Geometry
Representation Theory
Lie groups and Lie algebras
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Juan Batista

Graduate Student
jxb1131@psu.edu
013 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-2209
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Barbara Baum

Staff Assistant
bqb8@psu.edu
313 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 4124
Education:
A. B., Modern History and Literature, Radcliffe College, 1958
Certificate in Business Administration, Harvard-Radcliffe Program in Business Administration, 1960
Job Description:
Staff assistant to George Andrews, assists with journal work, travel arrangements, and award nominations.
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Paul Baum

Evan Pugh Professor
baum@math.psu.edu
312 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 0545
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1963
Research Interests:
Topology and operator algebras
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Andrew Baxter

Lecturer
baxter@math.psu.edu
006 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 5002
Personal Web Page
Education:
B.A. Millersville University (2005)
Ph.D. Rutgers University (2011)
Research Interests:
Enumerative Combinatorics, permutation patterns, computer-aided discovery
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Andrew Belmonte

Professor
alb18@psu.edu
322 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 2491
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1994
Research Interests:
Fluid dynamics, complex fluids, evolutionary game theory, fragmentation and solid deformation, electrofluidics.
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Amine Benkiran

Instructor
benkiran@math.psu.edu
401 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9020
Personal Web Page
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Leonid Berlyand

Professor
berlyand@math.psu.edu
337 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9683
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Kharkov State University, 1984
Research Interests:
PDEs, variational problems and applications to materials and biology
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Tyrus Berry

Research Associate
thb11@psu.edu
425 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-4135
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Stephanie Blanda

Graduate Teaching Assistant
blanda@math.psu.edu
020 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 4108
Thesis Adviser: Diane Henderson
Education:
B.S. in Mathematics, Lebanon Valley College, 2009
B.S. in Computer Science, Lebanon Valley College, 2009
Research Interests:
Wind Generated Ocean Waves
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Dorothy Bordner

Emerita
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James Brannick

Assistant Professor
jjb@math.psu.edu
311 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 2737
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., CU Boulder, 2005
Research Interests:
Lattice field theory, numerical solutions to PDEs, multigrid methods
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James Brasseur

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering and Mathematics
brasseur@psu.edu
+1 814 865 3159
Personal Web Page
Education:
B. S., Aerospace Engineering, Univ. of Maryland, 1973
M. S., Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering, Stanford University, 1976
Ph.D. Aeronautical & Astronautical Science, Minor in Physics, Stanford Univ, 1979
Research Interests:
Fluid turbulence physics; Mathematical modeling of gastrointestinal physiology; Direct Numerical Simulation, Large-Eddy Simulation, modeling of turbulent flows; Image segmentation; High-performance computing.
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Mark Bregar

Lecturer
mjb8@psu.edu
205 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9035
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Alberto Bressan

Eberly Family Professor
bressan@math.psu.edu
201 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1667
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1982
Research Interests:
Theory of hyperbolic conservation laws, nonlinear hyperbolic systems, partial differential equations
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Damien Broka

Graduate Assistant
dsb226@psu.edu
013 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-2209
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Aaron Brown

Post Doc
brown@math.psu.edu
230 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9124
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Nathanial Brown

Professor
nbrown@math.psu.edu
320 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9095
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1999
Research Interests:
Operator algebras
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Dale Brownawell

Emeritus
wdb@math.psu.edu
328 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7104
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1970
Research Interests:
Number theory, transcendence
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Ann Brunner

Staff Assistant
azc1@psu.edu
104 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7528
Job Description:
Staff assistant in the Undergraduate Office. Provides information to students and faculty regarding the Undergraduate Program, maintains schedule of classes, and web pages.
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Dmitri Burago

Distinguished Professor
burago@math.psu.edu
237 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7741
Education:
Ph.D., St. Petersburg State University, 1992.
Research Interests:
Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Algorithmic Complexity
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Brian Burns

Lecturer
bgb3@psu.edu
226 McAllister Building
+1-814-865-1613
Education:
Master in Science with Honours in the 1st class,Mathematics, M.Sci. (Hons), University of Glasgow 1998
Master of Science, M.Sc. Information Systems Management, University of Stirling 1999
Master of Science, M.S. Computational and Applied Mathematics, Old Dominion University 2005
Doctorate of Philosophy Ph.D. Computational and Applied Mathematics, Old Dominion University 2007
Research Interests:
Operators in Hilbert Space
Singular Integral Equations
Special Functions
Potential Theory
Elasticity
Stock Control Management
Logistics
Educational Analytics
Educational Retention and Intervention Strategies
Algorithmic and Adaptive Educational Software
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Andrew Bydlon

Graduate Assistant
atb168@psu.edu
020 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 4108
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Eli Byrne

Research Associate and Assistant Professor of Mathematics
byrne@math.psu.edu
006 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 4343
Personal Web Page
Education:
B.S., Mathematics, Minor in German, The Pennsylvania State University, 1986
M.A., Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University, 1989
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1995
Research Interests:
Operations Research, Game Theory, Optimization, Multivariate Factor Analysis.
- process modeling and analysis of incentive structures, information dependencies, asynchronous decision making (funded by DoD)
- mathematical modeling of microstructure in fiber composites (funded by DoD)
- mathematical modeling of the interaction of psychological and situational factors in decision making and outcomes; (funded by NSF)
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Jesse Calvert

Graduate Assistant
calvert@math.psu.edu
411 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9120
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Fei Cao

Graduate Assistant
cao_f@math.psu.edu
015 McAllister Building
+814 865 1214
Thesis Adviser: James Brannick
Education:
B.S. Nankai University, 2010
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Wenwu Cao

Professor
cao@math.psu.edu
339 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8895
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1987
Research Interests:
Applied mathematics, computer simulations, materials sciences
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Jose Carrion

S. Chowla Research Assistant Professor
jcarrion@psu.edu
212 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9678
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2013
Research Interests:
Operator Algebras, K-theory
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Jincai Chang

Visiting Research Scholar
jincai@heuu.edu.cn
232 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8590
Education:
B. S., Applied Mathematics, Ocean University of China, 1996
M. S., Computational Mathematics, Yanshan University, China, 2005
Ph.D., Computational Mathematics, Dalian University of Technology, China, 2008
Research Interests:
Visiting 3/1/13 -3/1/14
Numerical Approximation; Numerical methods for partial differential equations; Computer Aided Geometric Design; Adaptive Data Analysis
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Matthew Chao

Graduate Assistant
muc40@psu.edu
416 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-8676
Personal Web Page
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Dong Chen

Graduate Assistant
chen_d@math.psu.edu
402 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9036
Thesis Adviser: Dmitri Burago
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Long-Qing Chen

Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Engineering Science and Mechanics

and Mathematics

lqc3@psu.edu
N321 Millennium Science Complex
+1 814-863-8101
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., MIT, 1990
Research Interests:
Mathematical Modeling of Phase Transitions and Microstructure Evolution
Phase-field Method
Computational Materials Design
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Luoping Chen

Visiting PhD. Scholar
clpchenluoping@163.com
016 McAllister
+1 814 865 8951
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Minxin Chen

Post Doc
mxc89@psu.edu
429 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9049
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William Chen

Graduate Assistant
chen_w@math.psu.edu
419 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9049
Thesis Adviser: Wen-Ching W. Li
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Taerim Choe

Graduate Assistant
tuc169@psu.edu
009 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9672
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Neena Chopra

Senior Instructor
chopra@math.psu.edu
401 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9020
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Paromita Chowla

Emerita
Education:
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1961
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Jennifer Chubb

Visiting Assitant Professor
chubb@math.psu.edu
221 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 0326
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Pierre Clare

Lecturer
clare@math.psu.edu
221 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 0326
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Joao Pedro Correia-Matias

Graduate Assistant
jpc294@psu.edu
009 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9672
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Francesco Costanzo

Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Mathematics
fxc8@psu.edu
+1 814 863 2030
Personal Web Page
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Carl Cotner

Lecturer
cotner@math.psu.edu
212 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9678
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Tammy Coval

Staff Assistant
tlc21@psu.edu
104 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7528
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Calder Daenzer

S. Chowla Research Assistant Professor
daenzer@math.psu.edu
230 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9124
Personal Web Page
Education:
University of Pennsylvania, PhD. (2007)
Research Interests:
Noncommutative geometry, stacks, T-duality and more.
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Nguyen Viet Dang

Instructor
nvd1@psu.edu
429 McAllister Building
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Tyler Dare

Lecturer
tpd10@psu.edu
422 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-4127
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Anirban Das

Graduate Assistant
axd353@psu.edu
402 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9036
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Russell deForest

Graduate Teaching Assistant
deforest@math.psu.edu
018 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 4291
Thesis Adviser: Andrew Belmonte
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Anthony Deluca

Graduate Assistant
ajd330@psu.edu
417 McAllister Buidling
+1-814-863-8909
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Chao Deng

Visiting Research Scholar
dengxznu@gmail.com
203 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3783
Research Interests:
Visiting 12/7/12 - 3/1/14
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Jiansong Deng

Visiting Scholar
dengjs@ustc.edu.cn
234 McAllister
+1 814 863 8867
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Manfred Denker

Visiting Professor
denker@math.psu.edu
330 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9107
webpage
Education:
Ph.D., Erlangen University, 1972
Research Interests:
Probability Theory, Ergodic Theory, Statistics, Dynamical Systems.
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Frank Deutsch

Emeritus
deutsch@math.psu.edu
406 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3844
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Brown University, 1966
Research Interests:
Approximation theory, functional analysis
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Changguang Dong

Graduate Assistant
cud159@psu.edu
013 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 2209
Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok
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Daniel Droz

Graduate Teaching Assistant
droz@math.psu.edu
018 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 4291
Thesis Adviser: Gary Mullen
Education:
B.A. Mathematics and Physics, Franklin & Marshall College, 2010.
Research Interests:
Latin squares, finite fields, transcendental number theory.
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Qiang Du

Verne M. Willaman Professor
qdu@math.psu.edu
239 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3674
Personal Web Page
Education:
B. S., Univ. of Science & Technology of China, 1983
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1988
Research Interests:
Computational and Applied Mathematics,
Scientific Computation, Applications to info,
life and materials sciences.
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Flossie Dunlop

Staff Assistant
fed2@psu.edu
111 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 8462
Job Description:
Administrative Assistant to the Director of the MASS Program, REU and Peking Programs. Coordinates MASS seminars and departmental seminars, colloquia, and lectures.
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Nicholas Early

Graduate Teaching Assistant
early@math.psu.edu
019 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9050
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Adrian Ocneanu
Research Interests:
Representation Theory, Mathematical Physics, Cluster Algebras
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Ryan Eberhart

Lecturer
rde3@psu.edu
001 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-8500
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2013
Research Interests:
Algebraic geometry, arithmetic geometry, Galois theory
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Hillary Einziger

Lecturer
einziger@math.psu.edu
420 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9061
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Kirsten Eisentraeger

Associate Professor
eisentra@math.psu.edu
422 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 4127
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2003
Research Interests:
Number theory, arithmetic geometry
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Alena Erchenko

Graduate Student
axe930@psu.edu
016 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 8951
Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok
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Marc Fabbri

Senior Lecturer
fabbri@math.psu.edu
409 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 5220
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Guoliang Fang

Graduate Student
fang_g@math.psu.edu
013 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 2209
Thesis Adviser: Tim Reluga
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Lynda Fisher

Staff Assistant
ldf1@psu.edu
104F McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7528
Job Description:
Staff assistant to the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Supervises the Undergraduate Office staff, assists with recruiting, and coordinates course grades.
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Ryan Flynn

Lecturer
flynn@math.psu.edu
004 McAllister Building
+1-814-865-7527
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Darla Forsha

Senior Instructor
forsha@math.psu.edu
403 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3329
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Peter Gael

Graduate Student
gael@math.psu.edu
015 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1214
Research Interests:
Thesis Adviser: Lyle Long
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Carol Gaertner

Instructor
gaertner@math.psu.edu
412 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3210
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Ayla Gafni

Graduate Assistant
gafni@math.psu.edu
009 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9672
Thesis Adviser: Robert Vaughan
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Rob Geist

Research Engineer
rgeist@math.psu.edu
024 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 0516
Job Description:
Research Engineer and caretaker of the William G. Pritchard Fluids Laboratory. Helps design and then builds apparati for research experiments, and educational and outreach demonstrations.
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Moses Glasner

Emeritus
glasner@math.psu.edu
318C McAllister Building
+1 814 865 8439
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., UCLA, 1966
Research Interests:
Potential theory, complex variables and differential geometry
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Edward Green

eug2@psu.edu
+1 814 865 8493
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Gary Greene

Lecturer
greene@math.psu.edu
434 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3673
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Christopher Griffin

Research Associate and Assistant Professor of Mathematics
cxg286@psu.edu
005 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8937
Education:
Ph.D. Operations Research, Penn State University 2007
Research Interests:
Game Theory, Statistical Pattern Analysis, Control Theory, Optimization
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Moisey Guysinsky

Senior Lecturer
112A McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9117
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1998
Research Interests:
Dynamical Systems
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James Hager

Senior Lecturer and Assistant Director for Undergraduate Education
211 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8753
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Stanford University
Research Interests:
Computational Complexity, Natural Language Processing, Automatic Theorem Proving and Program Synthesis,Formal Methods
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Kyong T. Hahn

Emeritus
hahn@math.psu.edu
Education:
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1964
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Steven Hair

Lecturer & Coordinator of First Year Courses
hair@math.psu.edu
104A McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7528
Thesis Adviser: John Roe
Education:
Ph.D. Penn State University, 2010
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Becky Halpenny

Staff Assistant
rlh5@psu.edu
104D McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7529
Job Description:
Staff Assistant for the Graduate Studies Program. Oversee and manage all aspects of graduate admissions. Maintain student records, monitor student progress. Assist with the scheduling of graduate courses, process curriculum changes. Collect payroll information, prepare I-9 forms and process graduate assistantship appointments.
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Nestor Handzy

Lecturer
handzy@math.psu.edu
309 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 6398
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John Harlim

Associate Professor
jharlim@psu.edu
214 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9024
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D. University of Maryland, 2006.
Research Interests:
applied mathematics, filtering, multi-scale dynamical systems, fluctuation-dissipation theory, parameter estimation of stochastic differential equations
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Richard Harris

Lecturer
rah44@psu.edu
429 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9049
Education:
Ph.D. Mathematics, Mexico State University, 1974
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Mike Harrison

Graduate Assistant
harrison@math.psu.edu
402 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9036
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Diane Henderson

Professor
dmh@math.psu.edu
002 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3712
Personal Web Page
Education:
M. S., Engineering Sciences, University of Florida
Ph.D., Physical Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography / UCSD
Research Interests:
Applied Math, Fluid Mechanics, Nonlinear Waves,
William G. Pritchard Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
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Nigel Higson

Evan Pugh Professor
higson@math.psu.edu
228 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9069
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Dalhousie University, 1986
Research Interests:
Operator algebras and K-theory
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Cheryl Hile

Advisor & Senior Lecturer
hile@math.psu.edu
104G McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7528
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1993
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Chia-Yu Hsieh

Visiting Ph.D. Scholar
f96221005@ntu.edu.tw
234 McAllister Building
+ 1 814 863 8867
Research Interests:
Visiting 8/1/13 - 7/31/14
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Xiaozhe Hu

Postdoc
hu_x@math.psu.edu
309 McAllister Building
+814 863-6398
Personal Web Page
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Feiteng Huang

Visiting Ph.D. Scholar
hftenger@126.com
431 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9127
Research Interests:
Visiting 9/1/12-4/30/14
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Jingchi Huang

Research Associate
juh43@psu.edu
210 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-8578
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D. Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences 2013
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Tao Huang

Research Associate
txh35@psu.edu
218 McAllister Building
+1-814-865-5201
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Kentucky, 2013
Research Interests:
Partial Differential Equations
Fluid Mechanics
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Zhan Huang

Graduate Teaching Assistant
zhuang@math.psu.edu
416 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8676
Thesis Adviser: Qiang Du
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Robert Huff

Emeritus
huff@math.psu.edu
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1969
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David Hughes

Graduate Student
drh272@psu.edu
019 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9050
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Hein Hundal

Lecturer
hsh104@psu.edu
205 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9035
Blog
Education:
Ph.D. Math, MS Comp Sci, BS Math, BS Engr Sci
Research Interests:
Machine Learning, Numerical Analysis, Approximation Theory.
Work Phone 867-1831
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Robert Hunter

Emeritus
hunter@math.psu.edu
433 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3647
Education:
Ph.D., The Louisiana State University, 1958
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Oleksandr Iaroshenko

Graduate Assistant
iaroshenk@math.psu.edu
12 McAllister Building
+1 814 865-1271
Thesis Adviser: Leonid Berlyand
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Donald James

Emeritus
james@math.psu.edu
433 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3647
Education:
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1963
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Sara Jamshidi

Graduate Assistant
jamshidi@math.psu.edu
419 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9049
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Jason Morton
Research Interests:
Mathematical Physics, Applied Algebra, Category Theory
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Thomas Jech

Emeritus
jech@math.psu.edu
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Universitas Carolina Prague, 1966
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Kris Jenssen

Professor
jenssen@math.psu.edu
202 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9123
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 1998
Research Interests:
Partial differential equations, conservation laws, compressible flow, combustion
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Svetla Jivkova

Lecturer
stj2@psu.edu
420 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9061
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Boris Kalinin

Associate Professor
kalinin@math.psu.edu
338 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 5181
Personal Web Page
Education:
B.S., St. Petersburg State University, 1995
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2000
Research Interests:
Dynamical Systems, Ergodic Theory, Geometry
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Anatole Katok

Raymond N. Shibley Professor
Director of Center for Dynamics and Geometry

katok_a@math.psu.edu
301 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 2266
Personal Web Page
Education:
M. A., Moscow State University, 1965
Ph.D., Moscow State University, 1968
Research Interests:
Ergodic theory and dynamical systems, geometry, analysis
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Svetlana Katok

Professor and Associate Head for Graduate Studies
katok_s@math.psu.edu
302 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 0628
Personal Web Page
Education:
M. A., Moscow State University, 1969
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1983
Research Interests:
Automorphic forms, hyperbolic geometry and Fuchsian groups, analysis on symmetric spaces, symbolic dynamics, application of dynamical systems to analysis and number theory.
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Matthew Katz

Lecturer
katz@math.psu.edu
004 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-8729
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Ehssan Khanmohammadi

Graduate Teaching Assistant
khanmoha@math.psu.edu
008 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 2471
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson
Research Interests:
Group Representations, Operator Algebras
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Arkadz Kirshtein

Graduate Assistant
azk194@psu.edu
413 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9126
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Alberto Bressan
Education:
B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Belarusian State University, 2012
Research Interests:
PDE analysis and computations, hyperbolic systems of conservation laws, mathematical modelling in biology, fluid dynamics, finite difference schemes, applications of exact difference schemes.
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Sergey Kryzhevich

Visiting Assistant Professor
232 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8590
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Ilya Lashuk

Research Associate
ivl2@psu.edu
212 McAllister Building
863-9678
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Camille Laurent-Gengoux

Visiting Research Scholar - Shapiro
camille.laurent-gengoux@univ-lorraine.fr
332 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9125
Research Interests:
Visiting 12/27/13 - 1/27/14
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Ana Garcia Lecuona

Visiting Scholar
lecuona@math.psu.edu
308 McAllister
+1 814 863 9019
Personal Web Page
Education:
M.A., Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2006
Ph.D., Università di Pisa, 2010
Research Interests:
Knot theory, low dimensional topology
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Biao Leng

Visiting Scholar
232 McAllister
+1 814 863 8590
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Mark Levi

Professor
levi@math.psu.edu
236 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3661
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., New York University, 1978
Research Interests:
Dynamical systems and their applications in physics and engineering
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Jiequan Li

Visiting Professor
jul48@psu.edu
426 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-4140
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Luen-Chau Li

Professor
luenli@math.psu.edu
319 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3563
Education:
Ph.D., New York University, 1983
Research Interests:
Integrable systems, mathematical physics, and Poisson geometry
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Nan Li

Lecturer
nul12@psu.edu
221 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 0326
Personal Web Page
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Qiang Li

Visiting Research Scholar
liqjlmath@gmail.com
234 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8867
Research Interests:
Visiting 1/15/13 - 1/15/14
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Wen-Ching W. Li

Distinguished Professor
wli@math.psu.edu
326 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1669
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1974
Research Interests:
Automorphic forms, number theory, coding theory, and spectral graph theory
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Xiantao Li

Associate Professor
xli@math.psu.edu
219C McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9081
Personal Web Page
Education:
B. S., Peking University, 1998
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002
Research Interests:
Numerical analysis, computational mechanics, multiscale modeling in crystalline solids.
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Xiaoe (Jenny) Li

Associate Professor
li@math.psu.edu
220 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9106
Education:
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1993
Research Interests:
Mathematical economics, mathematical finance, computational economics
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Chao Liang

Graduate Student
liang@math.psu.edu
430 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9121
Thesis Adviser: Xiantao Li
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Hsuan-Yi Liao

Graduate Assistant
hul170@psu.edu
404 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9060
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Hung-Chang Liao

Graduate Assistant
liao@math.psu.edu
417 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-8909
Thesis Adviser: Nathanial Brown
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David Little

Senior Lecturer
dlittle@math.psu.edu
403 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3329
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2000
Research Interests:
Combinatorics
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Chun Liu

Professor
liu@math.psu.edu
321 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3611
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., New York University, 1995
Research Interests:
Partial differential equations, calculus of variations, applied mathematics
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Lyle Long

Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mathematics
lnl@psu.edu
+1 814 865 1172
Personal Web Page
Education:
B. M. E., Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Minnesota, 1976
M. S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford Univ., 1977
D. Sc., Aerospace Engineering, George Washington Univ., 1983
Research Interests:
Intelligent systems software, neural networks, computational fluid dynamics, software engineering, and high performance computing
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Jinpeng Lu

Graduate Assistant
jzl226@psu.edu
017 McAllister Building
+1-814-865-2862
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Wei Lu

Graduate Assistant
wxl199@psu.edu
417 McAllister Buidling
+1-814-863-8909
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Nikita Lukyanov

Graduate Assistant
nzl124@psu.edu
402 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9036
Education:
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, BS 2010, MS 2012
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Xianfeng Ma

Visitor
xianfengma@gmail.com
332 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9125
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Yicong Ma

Graduate Assistant
ma_y@math.psu.edu
418 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9021
Thesis Adviser: Jinchao Xu
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Adrian Maler

Graduate Student
maler@math.psu.edu
009 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9672
Thesis Adviser: Stephen Simpson
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Richard Mansfield

Emeritus
melvin@math.psu.edu
433 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3647
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1970
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Peter Maserick

Emeritus
maserick@math.psu.edu
406 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3844
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Research Interests:
Abstract Harmonic Analysis on Semigroups
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Anna Mazzucato

Professor
mazzucat@math.psu.edu
324 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 2036
Personal Web Page
Education:
BS/MS, State University, Milan, Italy, 1994
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2000
Research Interests:
Partial differential equations, fluid mechanics, elasticity, harmonic and microlocal analysis, inverse problems
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Lisa Melanson

Lecturer
lmm63@psu.edu
210 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-8578
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Tadele Mengesha

Research Associate
mengesha@math.psu.edu
212 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9678
Personal web page
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Maximilian Metti

Chowla Postdoc
msm37@psu.edu
331 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9119
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Richard Meyer

Lecturer
rsm2@psu.edu
205 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9035
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Matthew Mizuhara

Graduate Assistant
msm344@psu.edu
010 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9675
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Leonid Berlyand
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Peter Morris

Emeritus
morris@math.psu.edu
406 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3844
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Texas, 1966
Research Interests:
Banach Spaces, Approximation Theory
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Travis Morrison

Graduate Assistant
txm950@psu.edu
012 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1271
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Jason Morton

Assistant Professor
morton@math.psu.edu
219B McAllister Building
+1 814 863 0444
Personal Web Page
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Hossein Movahedi-Lankarani

Professor Penn State Altoona
hml@math.psu.edu
224 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9118
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Gary Mullen

Professor
mullen@math.psu.edu
304 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 2312
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1974
Research Interests:
Finite fields and combinatorics
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Bharath Narayanan

Lecturer
narayana@math.psu.edu
410 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1401
Personal Web Page
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Tien Khai Nguyen

S. Chowla Research Assistant Professor
ktn2@psu.edu
235 McAllister Building
+1-814-865-1613
http://www.personal.psu.edu/ktn2/
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Toan Nguyen

Assistant Professor
nguyen@math.psu.edu
238 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 4123
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Indiana University, 2009
Research Interests:
Partial Differential Equations, Fluid Dynamics, Systems of Conservation Laws, Kinetic theory.
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Jun Ni

Graduate Assistant
jzn132@psu.edu
411 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9120
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Victor Nistor

Professor
nistor@math.psu.edu
226 McAllister Building
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1991
Research Interests:
Analysis on singular spaces, Operator Algebras, Numerical Methods, Partial differential equations, Applications to Physics and Finance, Geometric Analysis
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Viorel Nitica

Lecturer
nitica@math.psu.edu
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Alexei Novikov

Professor
anovikov@math.psu.edu
233 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 2738
Personal Web Page
Education:
M. A., Moscow State University, 1993
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1999
Research Interests:
Analysis
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Adrian Ocneanu

Professor
adrian@math.psu.edu
225 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 4061
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Warwick, 1983
Research Interests:
Operator algebras
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Mihran Papikian

Assistant Professor
423 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 4134
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2003
Research Interests:
Algebraic Number Theory
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John Pardo

Graduate Assistant
pardo@math.psu.edu
018 McAllister
+1 814 865-4291
Thesis Adviser: Jan Reimann
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Cindy Parsons

Senior Lecturer & Coordinator of Calculus
cjp@math.psu.edu
104C McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7528
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Donny Passary

Graduate Student
dxp299@psu.edu
402 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9036
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Krzysztof Pawelec

Graduate Student
kmp5423@psu.edu
016 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 8951
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Guangzhong Peng

Graduate Teaching Assistant
peng@math.psu.edu
015 McAllister
+1 814 865 1214
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson
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Yakov Pesin

Distinguished Professor
pesin@math.psu.edu
213 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 0012
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Moscow State University, 1979
Research Interests:
Dynamical systems, ergodic theory, Riemannian geometry, dimension Theory, mathematical and statistical physics
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Anton Petrunin

Professor
petrunin@math.psu.edu
333 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 0931
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995
Research Interests:
Geometry
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Roger Plymen

Adjunct Professor of Math
roger.plymen@gmail.com
332 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9125
Research Interests:
10/1/12 - 12/31/15
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Gabriel Ponce

Visiting Research Scholar
gaponce@icmc.usp.br
419A McAllister Building
+1 814 865 8446
Research Interests:
Visiting 1/14/13 - 1/13/14
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Mykhailo Potomkin

Instructor
mup20@psu.edu
405 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9096
Personal Web Page
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Kasha Przybyla

Instructor
przybyla@math.psu.edu
005 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8937
Education:
M. S., University of Wroclaw, Poland, 1999
M. S., Communication Systems and Signal Processing, University of Bristol, UK, 2006
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Robert Purcell

Graduate Assistant
rwp149@psu.edu
017 McAllister Building
+1 814 865-2862
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Changhe Qiao

Graduate Teaching Assistant
qiao_c@math.psu.edu
419 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9049
Thesis Adviser: Jinchao Xu
Education:
B.S.,Peking University
Research Interests:
Reservoir Simulation
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Sarah Rajtmajer

Postdoc
smr48@psu.edu
001 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-8500
Education:
PhD (Mathematics) - University of Zagreb, Croatia
BA (Mathematics and Music) - Columbia University
Research Interests:
Network Science (in particular social networks, functional neural networks)
Graph Theory
Game Theory
Statistics
Machine Learning
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Asok Ray

Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics
axr2@psu.edu
329 Reber Building
+1 814 865-6377
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Mary Anne Raymond

Administrative Assistant
mad3@psu.edu
107G McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9051
Education:
Associate Degree, Legal Program, Centre Business School
Job Description:
Administrative Assistant to the Department Head. Responsible for the general management of the department offices and personnel coordinator for the department.
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Jamie Reep

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Jan Reimann

Assistant Professor
reimann@math.psu.edu
318B McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9679
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Heidelberg (Germany), 2004
Research Interests:
Mathematical logic, algorithmic information theory, fractal geometry and geometric measure theory
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Tim Reluga

Associate Professor
424 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3883
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2004
B. S, Tufts University, 1998
Research Interests:
Mathematical biology and applied mathematics
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Joseph Roberts

Lecturer
jpr223@psu.edu
001 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-8500
Education:
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2013
Research Interests:
Euler equations, conservation laws
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Federico Rodriguez Hertz

Professor
hertz@math.psu.edu
227 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 2204
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John Roe

Professor
john.roe@psu.edu
204 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 9465
Personal Web Page
Education:
M. A., Cambridge University, 1981
D. Phil., Oxford University, 1984
Research Interests:
Coarse geometry, index theorems, operator algebras, non-commutative geometry, topology, analysis
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Angel Roman-Martinez

Graduate Student
arr228@psu.edu
404 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9060
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Diego Romeira Cigaran Chaves

Graduate Student
chaves@math.psu.edu
19 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9050
Thesis Adviser: George Andrews
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Mari Royer

Administrative Support Assistant
mur19@psu.edu
107B McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7520
Education:
Business Administration Accounting, South Hills School of Business & Technology 1999
Job Description:
Staff Assistant to the Department Head. Assists with promotion and tenure and reviews, new hire visas and background checks, and award nominations. Supervise three staff members.
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Oleg Rudenko

Graduate Assistant
oxr907@psu.edu
012 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1271
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Donald C. Rung

Emeritus
rung@math.psu.edu
334 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8665
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1961
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Jason Rute

Research Associate
jmr71@math.psu.edu
421 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-4125
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2013
Research Interests:
Mathematical logic, algorithmic randomness, effective probability theory, dynamical systems.
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Shawn Ryan

Graduate Student
ryan@math.psu.edu
404 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9060
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Leonid Berlyand
Education:
B.S. Applied Mathematics, The University of Akron, 2009
M.S. Applied Mathematics, The University of Akron, 2009
Research Interests:
Mathematical Biology, Partial Differential Equations, Homogenization, Calculus of Variations, Material Science
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Victoria Sadovskaya

Associate Professor
sadovskaya@math.psu.edu
112 McAllister Building
+1 814 865-6485
Personal Web Page
Education:
B.S., St. Petersburg State University, 1995
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2000
Research Interests:
Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory
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Pat Schulte

Senior Instructor
Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising

schulte@math.psu.edu
104E McAllister Building
+1 814 863 0617
Personal Web Page
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Karl Schwede

Assistant Professor
schwede@math.psu.edu
318C McAllister Building
+1 814 865 8439
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2006
Research Interests:
Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Homological Algebra
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James Sellers

Professor
Associate Head for Undergraduate Studies

sellersj@math.psu.edu
104L McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7528
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1992
Research Interests:
Number theory, partitions, enumerative combinatorics
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Hope Shaffer

Staff Assistant
hps4@psu.edu
107A McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9017
Job Description:
Staff assistant to Anatole Katok, Jinchao Xu, Andrew Belmonte, and Winnie Li. Coordinates departmental conferences and works with the Commonwealth College faculty.
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Wen Shen

Associate Professor
shen_w@math.psu.edu
223A McAllister Building
+1 814 863 0436
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of Oslo, 1998
Research Interests:
Hyperbolic conservation laws, relaxation, partial differential equations, numerical simulation, numerical analysis, control theory
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Shi Shu

Shapiro Visitor/Professor & Dean/Visiting Scholar
shushi@xtu.edu.cn
316 McAllister
+1 814 863 9059
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Stephen Simpson

Professor
simpson@math.psu.edu
305 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 0775
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971
Research Interests:
Logic, foundations of mathematics, computability, set theory, combinatorics
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Stanley Smith

Associate Professor
Director of Online Instruction

smith_s@math.psu.edu
222 McAllister Building
+1 814 867 2681
Education:
Ph.D., University of Wyoming, 1992
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Montana State University, 1983
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Christine Stachniewicz

Senior Instructor
stachnie@math.psu.edu
007 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3285
Personal Web Page
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Mathieu Stienon

Associate Professor
stienon@math.psu.edu
325 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 5181
Personal Web Page
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Amy Stover

Financial Assistant
azs5@psu.edu
107C McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9023
Job Description:
Financial assistant in the Finance Office. Supervises office staff, prepares financial reports, approves financial forms, assists with research grants, and processes appointments. Facility contact for Department. Serves as key custodian and card reader access for Department.
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Feng Sun

Research Associate
fsun@math.psu.edu
217 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9052
Personal homepage
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Pengtao Sun

Visiting Assistant Professor
pengtao.sun@univ.edu
332 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9125
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Sergei Tabachnikov

Professor
Director of MASS Program

tabachni@math.psu.edu
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Moscow State University, 1987
Research Interests:
Differential topology, dynamical systems, symplectic geometry and differential geometry
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Qijun Tan

Graduate Student
qut101@psu.edu
411 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9120
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson
Education:
B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Fudan University, 2012
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Yunzhe Tao

Graduate Assistant
vinzer@psu.edu
419 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9049
Education:
B. S., Univ. of Science & Technology of China, 2013
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Adam Telatovich

Graduate Assistant
aet156@psu.edu
411 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9120
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Arkady Tempelman

Professor
aat@math.psu.edu
214 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9024
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Vilnius State University, 1975
Research Interests:
Ergodic theory, statistics
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Chao Tian

Graduate Student
cot5090@psu.edu
430 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9121
Thesis Adviser: Qiang Du
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Xiaochuan Tian

Graduate Assistant
tian_x@math.psu.edu
418 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9021
Thesis Adviser: Qiang Du
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Magali Tournus

Postdoc
mut14@psu.edu
405 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9096
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Serge Troubetzkoy

Shapiro Visitor/Professor /Visiting Scholar
troubetz@iml.univ-mrs.fr
209 McAllister
+1 814 863 9129
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Zachary Tseng

Instructor
tseng@math.psu.edu
410 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1401
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Pavlo Tsytsura

Graduate Teaching Assistant
tsytsura@math.psu.edu
411 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9120
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok
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Jacob Turner

Graduate Assistant
turner@math.psu.edu
418 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9021
Personal Storehouse of Maelstrom
Thesis Adviser: Jason Morton
Education:
B.A., Western Kentucky University, 2010
Research Interests:
Complexity Theory, Category Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Vikings
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John C. Urschel

Graduate Student
jcu5018@psu.edu
018 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 4291
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John D. Urschel

Graduate Student
jdu113@psu.edu
012 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1271
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Vishal Vasan

S. Chowla Research Assistant Professor
vxv10@psu.edu
217 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9052
Personal webpage
Education:
University of Washington, PhD. (2012)
Research Interests:
Water waves, Partial differential equations, Applied Mathematics
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Leonid Vaserstein

Professor
vstein@math.psu.edu
215 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 0584
Personal Web Page
Education:
M. A., Moscow State University, 1966
Ph.D., Moscow State University, 1969
Research Interests:
Classical groups over rings and algebraic K-theory; number theory; operations research; systems with local interactions
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Panayot Vassilevski

Adjunct Professor
vassilevski1@llnl.gov
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Robert Vaughan

Professor
rvaughan@math.psu.edu
335 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3583
Personal Web Page
Education:
B. Sc., University of London, 1966
Ph.D., University of London, 1970
D. Sc., University of London, 1990
Research Interests:
Analytic number theory
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Kurt Vinhage

Graduate Teaching Assistant
vinhage@math.psu.edu
432 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3644
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok
Education:
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Florida State University, 2010
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Rybalko Volodymyr

Visiting Research Scholar
v_rybalko@yahoo.com
234 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8867
Research Interests:
Visiting 3/23/13 - 6/24/13
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Aissa Wade

Associate Professor
wade@math.psu.edu
317 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7311
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University Montpellier 2, 1996
Research Interests:
Differential Geometry; symplectic geometry; Poisson geometry; contact geometry.
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Chenying Wang

Lecturer
wang_c@math.psu.edu
412 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3210
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Wen-Ching W. Li
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Fei Wang

Research Associate
fuw7@psu.edu
316 McAllister
+1 814 863 9059
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph. D in Zhejiang University
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Haining Wang

Graduate Assistant
wang_h@math.psu.edu
008 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 2471
Thesis Adviser: Wen-Ching W. Li
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Lu Wang

Graduate Student
wang_l@math.psu.edu
010 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9675
Thesis Adviser: Jinchao Xu
Education:
B.A. Peking University, China
Research Interests:
finite element method and Multigrid method
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Roger Ware

Emeritus
rxw10@psu.edu
Education:
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara, 1970
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Ryan Wasson

Graduate Assistant
rdw183@psu.edu
418 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9021
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William Waterhouse

Emeritus
wcw@math.psu.edu
431 McAllister Building
Education:
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1968
Research Interests:
Algebra, number theory, affine group schemes,
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Deling Wei

Graduate Student
wei@math.psu.edu
010 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9675
Thesis Adviser: Alberto Bressan
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Robert Wells

Emeritus
wells@math.psu.edu
224 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9118
Education:
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1964
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Kazimierz Wiesak

Senior Lecturer
wiesak@math.psu.edu
007 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3285
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Matthew Willyard

Instructor
willyard@math.psu.edu
231 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9163
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Erica Workman

Financial Assistant
elw18@psu.edu
107C McAllister Building
+1 814 865 4350
Job Description:
Financial assistant in the Finance Office. Prepares financial forms, processes student appointments and payroll for graders/proctors. Maintains Keurig Machine in 114 MB. Back-up for keys/card reader.
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William Wright

Graduate Assistant
wcw124@psu.edu
430 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9121
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Matthew Wroten

Research Associate
mmw23@psu.edu
+1-814-863-4125
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Weisheng Wu

Graduate Student
wu@math.psu.edu
016 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 8951
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok
Education:
B. S., University of Science and Technology of China, 2008
Research Interests:
Dynamical systems and Ergodic theory.
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Xiaojie Wu

Graduate Assistant
xxw139@psu.edu
432 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-3644
Education:
B.S. in Information and Computational Science, Wuhan University, 2011
B.E. in Computer Science and Technology, Wuhan University, 2011
M.S. in Computational Mathematics, Wuhan University, 2013
Research Interests:
Computational Mathematics, Computational Materials.
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Beata Wysocka

Lecturer
wysocka@math.psu.edu
434 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3673
Education:
Ph.D., Emory University, 1995
Research Interests:
Graph theory
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Kris Wysocki

Professor
wysocki@math.psu.edu
208 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3881
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1989
Research Interests:
Symplectic and contact topology, Hamiltonian dynamics
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Jinchao Xu

Francis R. and Helen M. Pentz Professor of Science
xu@math.psu.edu
314 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1110
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1989
Research Interests:
Numerical methods for partial differential equations and applications
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Jinlan Xu

Visiting Ph.D. Scholar
jinlanxu@mail.ustc.edu.cn
419A McAllister Building
+1 814 865 8446
Research Interests:
Visiting 8/29/12-2/28/14
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Ping Xu

Distinguished Professor
ping@math.psu.edu
329 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3517
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1990
Research Interests:
Symplectic geometry and mathematical physics
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Wenfang Xu

Graduate Assistant
wxx107@psu.edu
404 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9060
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Kai Yang

Graduate Assistant
432 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 3644
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Jinchao Xu
Education:
BS in Mathematics, Jilin University, 2010
Research Interests:
Fluid-structure interaction, Multigrid, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Finite Element Exterior Calculus, Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
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Ying Yang

Visiting Research Scholar
yuy17@psu.edu
203 McAllister
Research Interests:
Visit 11-20-13 to 11-20-14
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Ae Ja Yee

Associate Professor
yee@math.psu.edu
327 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3873
Personal Web Page
Education:
M. S., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1995
Ph.D., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 2000
Research Interests:
Partition theory, q-series, enumerative combinatorics, special functions
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Jeff Yelton

Graduate Student
yelton@math.psu.edu
017 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 2862
Thesis Adviser: Yuri Zarhin
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Andy Youstic

The Magus
ajy2@psu.edu
107 McAllister Building
0000000000
Job Description:
IT Magician
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Fang Yu

Research Associate
fuy3@psu.edu
218 McAllister Building
+1-814-865-5201
Personal Web Page
Education:
Ph.D of Applied Mathematics
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Research Interests:
Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
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Liming Yuan

Graduate Assistant
yuan@math.psu.edu
20 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-4108
Thesis Adviser: Qiang Du
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David Zach

Instructor
zach@math.psu.edu
408 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9108
Education:
B.S. Mathematics, Kent State University, 2011
M.A. Mathematics, Penn State University, 2013
Research Interests:
Mathematics Education
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Yuri Zarkhin

Professor
zarhin@math.psu.edu
336 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 1901
Education:
Ph.D., Leningrad State University, 1986
Research Interests:
Algebraic geometry
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Kathy Zekan

Administrative Support Assistant
kjz10@psu.edu
104D McAllister Building
+ 1 814 865-7528
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Aleksey Zelenberg

Graduate Student
zelenberg@math.psu.edu
417 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8909
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Nathanial Brown
Education:
B.S. in Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, 2009
Research Interests:
Operator Algebras
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Agnieszka Zelerowicz

Graduate Assistant
axz157@psu.edu
411 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9120
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Stephanie Zerby

Administrative Support Assistant
saz11@psu.edu
107 McAllister Building
814-865-7527
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Dongmei Zhang

Graduate Student
zhang_d@math.psu.edu
404 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9060
Thesis Adviser: Alberto Bressan
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Hongxuan Zhang

Graduate Assistant
huz114@psu.edu
416 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8676
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Qingtian Zhang

Graduate Assistant
zhang_q@math.psu.edu
432 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-3644
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Shuo Zhang

Visiting Research Scholar
szhang@lsec.cc.ac.cn
234 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 8867
Research Interests:
Visiting 8/15/13 - 5/15/14
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Siyan Zhang

Graduate Assistant
zhang_s@math.psu.edu
015 McAllister Building
+1 814 865-1214
Thesis Adviser: Victor Nistor
Research Interests:
Co-Adviser: Anna Mazzucato
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Tianyou Zhang

Research Associate
zhang_t@math.psu.edu
408 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9108
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Ting Zhang

Visitor
zhangting79@hotmail.com
308 McAllister Building
+1-814-863-9019
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Xuan Zhang

Graduate Assistant
zhang_x@math.psu.edu
017 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 2862
Education:
Thesis adviser: Manfred Denker
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Yajie Zhang

Graduate Assistant
zhang_ya@math.psu.edu
413 McAllister Building
+1 814 863-9126
Thesis Adviser: Anna Mazzucato
Education:
B.S. Nankai Univerisity 2011
Research Interests:
PDE
Co-Advisor: Victor Nistor
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Yun Zhao

Visitor
yzsoochow@163.com
419A McAllister Building
+1-814-865-8446
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Yicun Zhen

Graduate Assistant
zhen@math.psu.edu
425 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 4135
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: John Harlim
Education:
B.S.,Mathematics, Peking University
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Xiaofei Zheng

Graduate Assistant
xxz145@psu.edu
430 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9121
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Yuxi Zheng

Professor
Department Head

yzheng@math.psu.edu
107J McAllister Building
+1 814 865 7527
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Ludmil Zikatanov

Professor
Associate Head for Computing

ludmil@psu.edu
310 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9682
Personal Web Page
Education:
B. Sc., Sofia University, St. Kliment Ohridski, 1988
Ph.D., Sofia University, St. Kliment Ohridski, 1995
Research Interests:
Numerical Analysis, Finite Element methods, Multigrid and Domain Decomposition methods
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Albena Zikatanova

Instructor
albena@math.psu.edu
407 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9670
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Adam Zydney

Graduate Assistant
zydney@math.psu.edu
16 McAllister Building
+1 814 865-8951
Personal Web Page
Thesis Adviser: Svetlana Katok
Education:
B.S. in Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University