Affiliated Faculty

Ricardo CortezPendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor

Ph.D., 1995, University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, Biological Fluid Flow Applications

Lisa FauciPendergraft Nola Lee Haynes Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., New York University
Research Interests: Fluid dynamics, mathematical biology, scientific computing. In particular, I use methods from computational fluid dynamics to understand biological processes such as sperm motility, the neuromechanics of locomotion, and phytoplankton dynamics in the ocean.

Mac HymanEvelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Chair in Mathematics

Ph.D., 1976, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
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

Lev KaplanProfessor (Associate Department Chair in Physics and Engineering Physics)

Ph.D., Harvard University (1996)
Research Interests: Quantum Chaos

Michelle LaceyAssociate Professor Department of Mathematics

Ph.D., Yale University (2003)
Research Interests: Phylogeny reconstruction and evolutionary models, epigenetics, and bioinformatics.

Michelle Hewlett SanchezProfessor of Practice/Director of K-12 STEM Outreach

Ph.D., Stanford University (2011)
Research Interests: Paralinguistic speech problems including emotion recognition and suicide risk and depression detection

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