# Faculty Research Areas

## ALGEBRA AND LOGIC

**Ralph McKenzie**, Ph.D. (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Algebra and Logic

**Michael L. Mihalik**, Ph.D. (SUNY, Binghamton)

Geometric Group Theory

**Alexander Yu. Ol’shanskiy**, Ph.D. (Moscow State University, Russia)

Group Theory

**Denis Osin**, Ph.D. (Moscow State University, Russia)

Geometric Group Theory

**John G. Ratcliffe**, Ph.D. (University of Michigan)

Geometric Group Theory

**Mark V. Sapir**, Ph.D. (Moscow State Pedagogical Institute, Russia)

Group Theory, Algorithmic Problems in Algebra

**Steven T. Tschantz**, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

Logic, Universal Algebra, Computer Algebra

**Constantine Tsinakis**, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

Algebraic Logic, Order Algebra

## ANALYSIS AND APPLIED ANALYSIS

See also Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras Research Group

**John F. Ahner**, Ph.D. (University of Delaware)

Integral Equation Methods in Scattering and Potential Theory, Fractional Calculus and Mixed Boundary Value Problems, Elasticity Theory, Conservation Laws

**Akram Aldroubi**, Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University)

Harmonic Analysis, Sampling Theory, Mathematical Biology

**Dietmar Bisch**, Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)

Operator Algebras, Quantum Physics, Quantum Information Theory

**Philip S. Crooke III**, Ph.D. (Cornell University)

Differential Equations, Mathematical Biology, Mathematics Education

**Emmanuele DiBenedetto**, Ph.D. (University of Texas, Austin)

Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical Biology

**Yanqin Fan**, Ph.D. (University of Western Ontario)

Nonparametric Statistics, Econometrics

**Douglas P. Hardin**, Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Harmonic Analysis, Fractal Geometry, Biomedical Informatics

**Vaughan Jones**, Ph.D.(University of Geneva, Switzerland)

Von Neumann Algebras

**Jesse Peterson**, Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)

Operator Algebras, Ergodic Theory

**Alexander M. Powell**, Ph.D. (University of Maryland)

Harmonic Analysis, Signal and Image Processing

**Edward B. Saff**, Ph.D. (University of Maryland)

Complex Analysis, Potential Theory

**Gieri Simonett**, Ph.D. (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

Partial Differential Equations, Free Boundary Problems

**Glenn F. Webb**, Ph.D. (Emory University)

Mathematical Biology, Population Dynamics, Models of Tumor Growth, Differential Equations

**Daoxing Xia**, Ph.D. (Jijiang University, China)

Operator Theory and its Applications

**Dechao Zheng**, Ph.D. (SUNY, Stony Brook)

Functional Analysis, Operator Theory, Complex Analysis, Harmonic Analysis

## COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS

See also Center for Constructive Approximation

**Akram Aldroubi**, Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University)

Wavelet Theory, Image and Signal Processing

**Yanqin Fan**, Ph.D.(University of Western Ontario)

Nonparametric Statistics, Econometrics

**Douglas P. Hardin**, Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Wavelet Theory, Image Processing.

**Mike Neamtu**, Ph.D. (University of Twente, Netherlands)

Approximation Theory, Spline Theory, Numerical Analysis

**Alexander M. Powell**, Ph.D. (University of Maryland)

Harmonic Analysis, Signal and Image Processing

**Edward B. Saff**, Ph.D. (University of Maryland)

Approximation Theory, Orthogonal Expansions

**Larry L. Schumaker**, Ph.D. (Stanford University)

Approximation Theory, Spline Theory, Computer-Aided Design

## GEOMETRY AND TOPOLOGY

See also Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras Research Group

**C. Bruce Hughes**, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky)

Geometric and Algebraic Topology, Manifold Theory, Controlled Topology, Stratified Spaces

**Gennadi Kasparov**, Ph.D. (Moscow State University, Russia)

K-theory, Noncommutative Geometry, Operator Algebras

**Michael L. Mihalik**, Ph.D. (SUNY Binghamton)

Algebraic Topology, Low Dimensional Topology, Geometric Group Theory

**Alexander Yu. Ol’shanskiy**, Ph.D. (Moscow State University, Russia)

Geometric Group Theory

**Denis Osin**, Ph.D. (Moscow State University, Russia)

Geometric Group Theory

**John G. Ratcliffe**, Ph.D. (University of Michigan)

Low Dimensional Topology, Hyperbolic Geometry

**Mark V. Sapir**, Ph.D. (Moscow State Pedagogical Institute, Russia)

Geometric Group Theory, Algorithmic Problems in Algebra

**Ioana Suvaina**, Ph.D. (SUNY, Stony Brook)

Differential Geometry, Kahler Geometry, Seiberg-Witten Theory and Symplectic Topology

**Steven T. Tschantz**, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)

Group Theory, Hyperbolic Geometry

## GRAPH THEORY AND COMBINATORICS

**Paul H. Edelman**, Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Algebraic Combinatorics, Geometric Combinatorics, Cooperative Games

**Mark N. Ellingham**, Ph.D. (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Graph Theory, Paths and Cycles, Topological Graph Theory

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