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Faculty / Instructor 
Research Interests 
Prerequisites 
Present & Past Students / Other Information 
Andrew Baxter 
Enumerative combinatorics, combinatorics of permutations  MATH
310 or some programming experience 
Ross Nycum, Charles Walker. 
Alberto
Bressan 
Optimal control or game theory, with applications to economics or finance  MATH 220, 230, 250  
George
Andrews 
Number theory, partitions  Read "Integer Partitions" by George Andrews and Kimmo Eriksson 
Sharon
(Chuba) Garthwaite Winner: Undergraduate Student Poster Session on Partitions, AMSMAA, San Diego (2002) Beth Morgan (2003) Frannie Worek (2006) 
Andrew
Belmonte 
Experimental fluid dynamics, viscoelastic materials, and applied mathematics  List
Here
Unavailable Spring 2017 

Eli Byrne 
Operations research, game theory, optimization, multivariate factor analysis  
Jessica Conway 
Math Biology  Math 220, Math 250 or 251, one of MATH 318, 414, 418. Programming in MATLAB, R, Julia, Python, Mathematica, C or Fortran 

Carina
Curto 
Mathematical Neuroscience  
Kirsten Eisentraeger 
Number theory, arithmetic geometry  Unavailable, Spring 2017  
Diane
Henderson 
Experimental fluid mechanics, nonlinear water waves  MATH 220/250/251  List Here Unavailable, Spring 2017 
Vladimir Itskov 
Applied algebraic topology; Neural networks; Theoretical Neuroscience 
More than two proofbased courses plus linear algebra  Available 
Mark
Levi 
I will work with students interested in mathematics motivated by or aimed at applications.  Available academic year.  
Jenny Li 
Mathematical economics, mathematical finance, computational economics  
LuenChau
Li 
Must like matrices/differential equations and be able to program in Matlab  Computational Spectral Theory: Xikai Zhao 

Xiantao
Li 
one of MATH
451 or 455 one of Math 412 or 417 Programming in Matlab or C 
Molecular Modeling and Simulations: Lilith Antinori, Ryan Kane, Ke Yang, Hongyuan Zhan, and Xikai Zhao 

Chun Liu 
Partial differential
equations, calculus of variations, applications in complex fluids 
MATH 250 or 251  
Lyle Long 
neural networks, computational intelligence, and cognitive robotics  must be interested in programming  
Anna
Mazzucato 
Partial differential equations, fluid mechanics, elasticity, harmonic and microlocal analysis, inverse problems, financial math 
Math 220/230/251 required. 412 and 451 or 455 preferred. Some familiarity with MATLAB. Some programming experience.  List
here Unavailable Spring 2017 
Jason Morton 
Applied algebraic geometry and tensor networks in statistics, computer science, and quantum information 
Math311W plus linear algebra. Prefers also abstract algebra  Undergrad projects on (i) time series, (ii) numerical linear algebra, (iii) multilinear logic. 
Gary Mullen 
Finite fields  MATH
311W Some programming 

Toan Nguyen 
Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, with applications to fluid dynamics and plasma physics 
MATH 250 or MATH 251  Unavailable Spring 2017 
Mihran Papikian 
Number Theory and Algebra 
Some knowledge of Abstract and Linear Algebra  Qinhang Sun (reading course); Benjamin Taylor 
Jan Reimann 
Mathematical logic, algorithmic information theory,
fractal geometry and geometric measure theory 
Good knowledge of C/C++ or Matlab/Octave. Some back ground in analysis (ideally measure theory) will be helpful to understand the theoretical foundations. 
Xingyu Zhang, Yikun Zhou:
Fractal dimension of spatial data via algorithmic information theory Patrick Nicodemus 
Tim
Reluga 
Mathematical
biology including evolution, ecology, immunology, epidemiology, and economics 
Must know ODEs, linear algebra, some programming language (python preferred)  Ryan Bradley, 2009 Corrine Jones, Galen Lunch, Allegra Inciardi (honors thesis), 2015 Ailaura Donahoe 
James
Sellers 
Number theory, partitions, enumerative combinatorics  MATH
310 Some programming 
Kevin
Courtright, 2004
Rodseth, O., Sellers, J. A., and Courtright, K. M. , Arithmetic
Properties of NonSquashing Partitions into Distinct Parts , Annals of
Combinatorics 8, no. 3 (2004), 347353 Courtright, K. M. and Sellers , J. A., Arithmetic Properties for Hyper m–ary Partitions , INTEGERS 4 (2004), Article A6 
Wen Shen 
nonlinear PDEs (hyperbolic conservations laws) and applications (to traffic flow, granular flow etc), numerical simulations of PDEs, Game theory and Differential games with applications. 
Math 230, math250/251, MATH/CSE 451, or equivalent 

Sergei
Tabachnikov 
Differential
topology, dynamical
systems, symplectic geometry and differential geometry 
MASS students  See MASS Program 
Matthew Willyard 
Computational Finance  Math 312 and some programming 