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Faculty

Math Faculty Faculty by Research Interests

Listed below are current faculty at Tulane. When available the research interest of the faculty member is included.

If you need to meet with a faculty member, here are their office hours.

If you are a prospective graduate student, this list should help you find faculty working in your area of interest. You may also look at the description of research areas and participating faculty.



Regular Faculty



SENIOR PROFESSOR of PRACTICE
Gibson Hall 423
Phone: 504-862-3428

Email: Amdeberhan, Tewodros


Research Interests: Combinatorics, Number Theory, Special Functions, Partial Differential Equations, Computer Algebra, Algorithmic Proof Theory, Harmonic Analysis



CanCan, Mahir

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 318A
Phone: 504-862-3448


Email: Can, Mahir


Research Interests: Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry




Cortez111Cortez, Ricardo

PENDERGRAFT WILLIAM LARKIN DUREN PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 410
Phone: 504-862-3436


Email: Cortez, Ricardo

Research Interests: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, Biological Fluid Flow Applications




Didier111Didier, Gustavo

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 403
Phone: 504-862-3428

Email: Didier, Gustavo


Research Interests: Probability, Stochastic Processes, Time Series Analysis




Dupre111

Dupre, Maurice

Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 309 A
Phone: 504-862-3430

Email: Dupre, Maurice


Research Interests: Application of Topological and Differential Geometric Methods and Bundle Theory in Functional Analysis and Physics




Lisa fauciFauci, Lisa

PENDERGRAFT NOLA LEE HAYNES PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 321
Phone: 504-862-3431

Email: Fauci, Lisa



Research Interests:
Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Biology




glatt_holtz111Glatt-Holtz Nathan

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 305 B
Phone: 504-862-3451

Email: Glatt-Holtz Nathan



Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations, Stochastic Processes, Fluid Dynamics




FBavatarHà, Tài Huy

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 408
Phone: 504-862-3429

Email: Hà, Tài Huy


Research Interests:
Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Computational Algebra, Combinatorics




Robert_Herbert111Herbert, Robert

PROFESSOR of PRACTICE
Gibson Hall 421
Phone: 504-862-3444

Email: Herbert, Robert



Research Interests: Statistics




hymanHyman, Mac

EVELYN and JOHN G. PHILLIPS DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR IN MATHEMATICS
Gibson Hall 401 D
Phone: 504-862-3433

Email: Hyman, Mac



Research Interests: Building a solid mathematical foundation for difference approximations to partial differential equations and using mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of epidemics




Michael_Joyce111
Joyce, Michael


PROFESSOR of PRACTICE
Gibson Hall 318 B
Phone: 504-862-3438


Email: Joyce, Michael



Research Interests: Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, Representation Theory




Kalka_MorrisKalka, Morris (Chair)

PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Gibson Hall 319
Phone: 504-862-3435

Email: Kalka, Morris


Research Interests: Complex Analysis, Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations





KomendarczykKomendarczyk, Rafal

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 320 A
Phone: 504-862-3459

Email: Komendarczyk, Rafal


Research Interests: Geometric Topology, Geometric Analysis, Contact and Symplectic Geometry, Topological Hydrodynamics




kurganov111Kurganov, Alexander

PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 417B
Phone: 504-862-3443

Email: Kurganov, Alexander



Research Interests: Numerical Methods for Time-Dependent PDEs, Hyperbolic Conservation Laws, Degenerate Parabolic Equations, Numerical Analysis




Kwasik11Kwasik, Slawomir

PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 401 A
Phone: 504-862-3437

Email: Kwasik, Slawomir


Research Interests: Algebraic and Geometric Topology




Michelle_Lacy1Lacey, Michelle

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 417 C
Phone: 504-862-3439

Email: Lacey, Michelle


Research Interests: Phylogeny Reconstruction and Evolutionary Models, Bioinformatics




Mckinley_Scott111McKinley, Scott

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 427
Phone: 504-862-3426

Email: McKinley, Scott


Research Interests:  Stochastic processes, especially with application to movement in biological systems.  Microrheology, Intracellular Transport, Mucosal Immunology, Movement Ecology; Qualitative Behavior of Stochastic Differential Equations.





Mike_MisloveMislove, Michael

PENDERGRAFT HERBERT BUCHANAN  PROFESSOR in MATHEMATICS

Gibson Hall 400 C
Phone: 504-862-3441

Email: Mislove, Michael


Research Interests: Topological Algebra, Domain Theory and Ordered Structures, Non-Well-Found Set Theory, the Semantics of High-Level Programming Languages, Concurrency Theory




Victor_Moll111Moll, Victor

PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 404
Phone: 504-862-3442

Email: Moll, Victor




Research Interests: Classical Analysis, Symbolic Computation, Special Functions and Number Theory




Riedel111

Riedel, Norbert

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 402
Phone: 504-862-3445

Email: Riedel, Norbert



Research Interests: Functional Analysis, Operator Algebras




tiplerwebTipler, Frank

PROFESSOR of MATHEMATICS and PHYSICS
Gibson Hall 305
Phone: 504-862-3449

Email: Tipler, Frank


Research Interests: Mathematical Physics, Cosmology




VitterVitter, Alberts

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 406 B
Phone: 504-862-3450

Email: Vitter, Albert





Research Interests: Differential Geometry, Several Complex Variables, Algebraic Geometry




WentzellWentzell, Alexander

PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 409
Phone: 504-862-3452

Email: Wentzell, Alexander


Research Interests: Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes, Functional Analysis, Partial Differential Equations




David_Yang111Yang, Dagang

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 400 B
Phone: 504-862-3453

Email: Yang, Dagang



Research Interests:
Riemannian Geometry, Analysis on Manifolds, Differential Geometry




Kun ZhaoZhao, Kun

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Gibson Hall 411
Phone: 504-862-5015

Email: Zhao, Kun


Research Interests: Analysis of  nonlinear partial differential equations PDEs, Hyperbolic conservation/balance laws, Mathematical fluid mechanics, Mathematical Biology


Emeritus Faculty

Diem, John E. Ph.D.Professor emeritus

Ph.D., 1965, Purdue University
Research Interests: Probability & Statistics

Fuchs, Laszlo Ph.D.

Emeritus / Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Chair in Mathematics

Ph.D., 1947, The University, Budapest, Hungary
Research Interests: Abelian Groups, Commutative Domains and Their Modules

Grillet, Pierre Ph.D.Emeritus

Knill, Ronald  Ph.D.Professor Emeritus

Levine, Arnold Ph.D.Emeritus

Lawson, Terry  Ph.D.Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., 1971, Stanford University
Research Interests: Geometric Topology, Differential Topology, 4-Manifolds


Liukkonen, John Robie Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., 1970, Columbia University
Research Interests: Probability & Statistics

Rosencrans,Steven Ph.D.Professor emeritus

Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations

Mathematics Department, 424 Gibson Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5727 math@math.tulane.edu