- Dedicated to excellence in all aspects of scholarship: research, teaching and service.
- Specialty: Numerical analysis (convergence, stability and algorithm design for partial differential equations (PDE)), computational mathematics (simulations in application typically for PDE models), industrial & interdisciplinary mathematics, applicable functional analysis.
- Ph.D., Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987; Advisor: Prof. J.C. Strikwerda.
- Post-Doctoral Research, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University, 1987-1989; Advisor: Prof. L.B. Wahlbin.
- Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematical Sciences.
- Founder & Director, Center for Industrial Mathematics (CIM), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1999-- 2012. We are now the Interdisciplinary and Industrial Mathematics Group (IIMG).
- Co-Founder & Co-General Chair (with J. Vigo Aguiar), Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering (CMMSE), International Conference Series and scholarship society in applied mathematics.
- Editorial Board, Section B-- Computational Methods: Applications, International Journal of Computer Mathematics (IJCM), Taylor & Francis.
- Scientific Board Member, Midwest Numerical Analysis Day (MWNADAY).
- Quality teaching is the highest priority. Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students is a primary mission.
- Extensive contribution to departmental curriculum, M.S. (18 students) & Ph.D. (11 students) degree advising, and university level service.
- Creator and adviser of the Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (AMCS)
- Curriculum Vitae (click here).