# Applied Mathematics

**Douglas Arnold**

McKnight Presidential Professor

arnold@umn.edu

Numerical analysis, differential equations,

mechanics, computational relativity.

**Jeffrey Calder ***Associate Professor*

jwcalder@umn.edu *partial differential equations, numerical analysis, applied **probability, machine learning, image processing and computer vision*

**Maria-Carme Calderer***Professor*

mcc@math.umn.edu*applied mathematics, continuum mechanics, soft condensed matter physics and materials science, with emphasis on liquid crystals, ferroic materials, partial differential equations and calculus of variations*

**Paul Carter ***Assistant Professor*

pcarter@umn.edu *dynamical systems, nonlinear waves, partial differential equations,
singular perturbations, applied mathematics, pattern formation*

**Bernardo Cockburn***Distinguished McKnight University Professor*

bcockbur@umn.edu*numerical analysis*

**Jasmine Foo***Professor*

jyfoo@umn.edu*mathematical biology and applied mathematics*

**Ru-Yu Lai***Assistant Professor*

rylai@math.umn.edu*inverse problems and partial differential equations*

**William Leeb***Assistant Professor*

wleeb@umn.edu*applied mathematics, computational harmonic analysis, signal and image processing, data analysis*

**Gilad Lerman***Professor*

lerman@math.umn.edu*computational harmonic analysis,analysis of large data sets and statistical learning, bio-informatics*

**Mitchell Luskin***Professor*

luskin@math.umn.edu*numerical analysis, scientific computing, applied mathematics, computational physics*

**Svitlana Mayboroda***Professor*

svitlana@umn.edu*analysis and partial differential equations*

**Richard McGehee***Professor*

mcgehee@math.umn.edu*dynamical systems, applied mathematics*

Norman Meyers

Professor Emeritus*applied mathematics
and functional analysis*

**Duane Nykamp***Associate Professor*

nykamp@math.umn.edu*applied math, mathematical biology,
mathematical neuroscience*

**Andrew Odlyzko***Professor*

odlyzko@math.umn.edu*computational complexity, cryptography, number theory, combinatorics, coding theory, analysis, probability theory, ecommerce, and economics of data networks*

**Peter Olver***Professor*

olver@umn.edu*Lie groups, differential equations, computer vision, applied mathematics, differential geometry, mathematical physics*

**Hans Othmer***Professor*

othmer@math.umn.edu*applied math, mathematical biology, dynamical systems*

**Fadil Santosa***Professor Emeritus*

santosa@math.umn.edu*applied mathematics and modelling, optimization, imaging*

**Arnd Scheel***Professor*

scheel@math.umn.edu*dynamical systems, partial differential equations, applied math*

**Daniel Spirn***Professor*

spirn@math.umn.edu*partial differential equations, applied mathematics*

**Li Wang***Assistant Professor*

wang8818@umn.edu*numerical analysis, scientific computing, applied math*

**Chuan Xue***Associate Professor*

csue@umn.edu*mathematical biology and applied mathematics*

## More About Faculty Research Areas

- Algebra
- Algebraic Geometry
- Algebraic Topology
- Analysis
- Combinatorics
- Data Science
- Differential Geometry
- Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations
- Inverse Problems and Image Processing
- Lie Theory
- Materials Science
- Mathematical Biology
- Mathematical Fluid Mechanics
- Mathematical Logic
- Mathematical Physics
- Mathematics Education
- Number Theory and Automorphic Forms
- Numerical Analysis
- Partial Differential Equations
- Probability and Stochastic Processes
- Research Areas