Dedicated to excellence in all aspects of scholarship: research,
teaching, and university and professional 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.
- 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
Founder & Director, Center for Industrial Mathematics (CIM),
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1999-- 2013. Now the Interdisciplinary and Industrial Mathematics Group (IIMG) within the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
Co-Founder & Co-General Chair
(with J. Vigo Aguiar),
Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering
(CMMSE), an international research conference series.
Editorial Board, Section B-- Computational Methods: Applications,
International Journal of Computer Mathematics (IJCM), Taylor & Francis.
Scientific Board Member, Midwest Numerical Analysis Day (MWNADAY).
is the highest priority. Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students is also a primary mission.
Extensive contribution to departmental service, departmental curriculum design & management,
including graduating 19 M.S. students & 12 Ph.D. students as adviser,
and university level service.
Creator and adviser of the Bachelor of Science degree in
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (AMCS).
My lecture, 'Euler's Constant,' for the Undergraduate Math Club (UWM).