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).
A lecture, 'Euler's Constant,' for the Undergraduate Math Club (UWM).