Full Department Directory

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Nawaf Alansari
Graduate Assistant
419 McAllister Building
814 863 9049
Thesis Adviser: Yakov Pesin
Joel Anderson
Joel Anderson
Emeritus
427 McAllister Building
814 863 9097
Education: Ph.D., Indiana University, 1971
Research Interests: Operator algebras
George Andrews
George Andrews
Evan Pugh University Professor and Associate Head for Faculty Development
306 McAllister Building
814 865 6642
Education: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1964
Research Interests: Number theory, partitions
Igor Aronson
Igor Aronson
Professor
Office:N/A
Sonny Arora
Sonny Arora
Graduate Assistant
008 McAllister Building
814 865 2471
Thesis Adviser: Kirsten Eisentraeger
Research Interests: Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory, Cryptography
Dylan Attwell-Duval
Dylan Attwell-Duval
Lecturer
7 McAllister Building
814 865 3285
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Paul Axt
Emeritus
334 McAllister Building
814 863 3647
Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1958
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Christine Ayoub
Emerita
427 McAllister Building
814 863 9097
Education: Ph.D., Yale University, 1947
Alok Bakshi
Alok Bakshi
Graduate Assistant
009 McAllister Building
814 863 9672
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson
Research Interests: Geometry, Representation Theory and Physics
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Tatiana Bandman
Lecturer
425 McAllister Building
Shreejit Bandyopadhyay
Shreejit Bandyopadhyay
Graduate Assistant
411 McAllister Building
814 863 9120
Ian Banfield
Ian Banfield
Chowla
203 McAllister Building
814 865 3783
Research Interests: Low dimensional topology, braid theory, knot homologies.
Seunghoon Bang
Seunghoon Bang
Assistant Teaching Professor
407 McAllister Building
814 863 9670
Augustin Banyaga
Augustin Banyaga
Distinguished Senior Scholar
303 McAllister Building
814 863 2736
Education: Ph.D., University of Geneva, 1976
Research Interests: Symplectic, contact geometry and topology
Rui Bao
Rui Bao
Graduate Assistant
419 McAllister Building
814 863 9049
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Thomas Bartee
Administrative Support Assistant
104 McAllister Building
814 863 9567
Job Description: Coordinates and distributes evening and final math exams, including conflict and make-up exams; works closely with SDR to accommodate students with disabilities: hires and assigns undergraduate graders and proctors; handles credit by examination processes; assists calculus coordinator and works closely with all other coordinators.
Juan Batista
Juan Batista
Graduate Student
013 McAllister Building
814 863 2209
Thesis Adviser: Ludmil Zikatanov
Paul Baum
Paul Baum
Evan Pugh University Professor
312 McAllister Building
814 863 0545
Education: Ph.D., Princeton University, 1963
Research Interests: Topology and operator algebras
Barbara Baum
Barbara Baum
Staff Assistant
313 McAllister Building
814 863 4124
Education: A. B., Modern History and Literature, Radcliffe College, 1958
Job Description: Staff assistant to George Andrews, assists with journal work, travel arrangements, and award nominations.
Andrew Baxter
Andrew Baxter
Assistant Teaching Professor
006 McAllister Building
814 865 5002
Education: B.A. Millersville University (2005) Ph. D. Rutgers University (2011)
Job Description: Lecturer, Director of Pennsylvania Mathematics Initiative
Research Interests: Teacher preparation and professional development, mathematics for teaching ( Enumerative combinatorics, permutation patterns
Andrew Belmonte
Andrew Belmonte
Professor
322 McAllister Building
814 865 2491
Education: Ph.D., Princeton University, 1994
Research Interests: Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluid dynamics, evolutionary games / game theory, mathematical modeling of cell biology.
Amine Benkiran
Amine Benkiran
Assistant Teaching Professor
401 McAllister Building
814 863 9020
Leonid Berlyand
Leonid Berlyand
Professor
337 McAllister Building
814 863 9683
Education: Ph.D., Kharkov State University, 1984
Research Interests: PDEs, variational problems and applications to materials and biology
Matthew Bernstein
Matthew Bernstein
Graduate Assistant
418 McAllister Building
814 863 9021
Kristin Berrigan
Kristin Berrigan
Administrative Support Assistant
107 McAllister Building
814 865 7527
Job Description: Main receptionist for the administrative complex; maintains directory; schedules and approves conference/seminar rooms; works with purchasing cards, group meals, and travel related expenses; processes mail and orders supplies.
Stephanie Blanda
Stephanie Blanda
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Office:N/A
Thesis Adviser: Diane Henderson
Education: B.S. in Mathematics, Lebanon Valley College, 2009
B.S. in Computer Science, Lebanon Valley College, 2009
Research Interests: Wind generated ocean waves, applied mathematics, numerical methods, partial differential equations
Fernanda Bonafini
Fernanda Bonafini
Lecturer
5 McAllister Building
Allyson Borger
Allyson Borger
Staff Assistant
104G McAllister Building
814 865 7529
Job Description: Assists the Director of Graduate Studies; assists with recruiting efforts; provides information and requirements regarding graduate program; assists with the scheduling of 500 - level and special topics courses; prepares and processes letters of recommendations for graduate students; processes key requests and maintains key files.
Jacob Bradd
Jacob Bradd
Graduate Assistant
015 McAllister Building
814 865 1214
James Brannick
James Brannick
Associate Professor
311 McAllister Building
814 863 2737
Education: Ph.D., CU Boulder, 2005
Research Interests: Lattice field theory, numerical solutions to PDEs, multigrid methods
Mark Bregar
Mark Bregar
Lecturer
425 McAllister Building
814 863 4135
Alberto Bressan
Alberto Bressan
Eberly Family Chair Professor
201 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1982
Research Interests: Hyperbolic Conservation Laws, Nonlinear Wave Equations, PDE Models of Biological Growth, Optimal Control, Differential Games and Applications
Damien Broka
Damien Broka
Graduate Assistant
013 McAllister Building
814 863 2209
Thesis Adviser: Ping Xu
Nathanial Brown
Nathanial Brown
Professor, Associate Head for Equity and Diversity
320 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., Purdue University, 1999
Research Interests: Operator algebras
Dale Brownawell
Dale Brownawell
Emeritus
328 McAllister Building
814 865 7104
Education: Ph.D., Cornell University, 1970
Research Interests: Number theory, transcendence
Sarah Browne
Sarah Browne
Postdoc
205 McAllister Building
814 863 9035
Ann Brunner
Ann Brunner
Staff Assistant
104 McAllister Building
814 865 7528
Job Description: Supervises the Undergraduate Office Staff; secretary to the Director of Undergraduate Studies; provides information and requirements regarding the Undergraduate Program; works closely with math majors; assists with recruiting efforts; distributes and collects grade sheets; updates Undergraduate Handbook; Undergraduate Baccalaureate Degree Programs Bulletin.
Dmitri Burago
Dmitri Burago
Distinguished Professor
237 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., St. Petersburg State University, 1992.
Research Interests: Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Algorithmic Complexity
Christopher Byrne
Christopher Byrne
Associate Professor of Mathematics
006 McAllister Building
814 863 4343
Education: Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1995
Research Interests: Game Theory, Optimization, Mathematical Modeling
Wenwu Cao
Wenwu Cao
Professor
339 McAllister Building
814 863 8895
Education: Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1987
Research Interests: Applied mathematics, computer simulations, materials sciences
Jeffrey Case
Jeffrey Case
Associate Professor
221 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010
Research Interests: Geometric analysis, conformal and CR geometry
Matthew Chao
Matthew Chao
Graduate Assistant
416 McAllister Building
814 863 8676
Thesis Adviser: Federico Rodriguez Hertz
Ana Chavez Caliz
Ana Chavez Caliz
Graduate Assistant
012 McAllister Building
814 865 1271
Chien-Hua Chen
Chien-Hua Chen
Graduate Assistant
432 McAllister Building
814 863 3644
Jianhong Chen
Jianhong Chen
Graduate Student
411 McAllister Building
814 863 9120
Thesis Adviser: Jinchao Xu
Qipin Chen
Qipin Chen
Graduate Assistant
009 McAllister Building
814 863 9672
Xiaohang Chen
Xiaohang Chen
Graduate Assistant
008 McAllister Building
814 865 2471
Thesis Adviser: George Andrews
Education: Academic Name: Shane Chern
Research Interests: Number theory, Partitions, q-Series, Sieve methods.
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Youming Chen
Visiting Post Doc
234 McAllister Building
814 863 8867
Job Description: Visiting Dates: 9/1/18 - 8/31/19
Long-Qing Chen
Long-Qing Chen
Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
N229 Millennium Science Complex
814 863 8101
Education: Ph.D., MIT, 1990
Research Interests: Mathematical Modeling of Phase Transitions and Microstructure Evolution; Phase-field method; Microelasticity, micromagnetics, and electrostatics
Hai Chi
Hai Chi
Graduate Assistant
010 McAllister Building
814 863 9675
Neena Chopra
Neena Chopra
Assistant Teaching Professor
401 McAllister Building
814 863 9020
Weiqi Chu
Weiqi Chu
Graduate Assistant
012 McAllister Building
814 865 1271
Thesis Adviser: Xiantao Li
Hao-Wei Chu
Hao-Wei Chu
Graduate Assistant
432 McAllister Building
814 863 3644
Scott Conrad
Scott Conrad
Graduate Assistant
416 McAllister Building
814 863 8676
Thesis Adviser: Zhiren Wang and Federico Rodriguez Hertz
Jessica Conway
Jessica Conway
Assistant Professor
332 McAllister Building
814 863 9125
Education: Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2008
Ignacio  Correa Duran
Ignacio Correa Duran
Graduate Assistant
020 McAllister Building
814 863 4108
Thesis Adviser: Federico Rodriguez Hertz
Joao Correia Matias
Joao Correia Matias
Graduate Assistant
Office:N/A
Thesis Adviser: Winnie Li
Francesco Costanzo
Francesco Costanzo
Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Mathematics
Office:N/A
814 863 2030
Robert Creese
Robert Creese
Graduate Student
413 McAllister Building
814 863 9126
Carina Curto
Carina Curto
Associate Professor
331 McAllister Building
814 863 9119
Education: A.B. Harvard University, 2000; Ph.D. Duke University, 2005
Research Interests: Theoretical and computational neuroscience. Applications of algebra, geometry, and topology to neuroscience.
Anirban Das
Anirban Das
Graduate Assistant
402 McAllister Building
814 863 9036
Thesis Adviser: Manfred Denker
Education: Maths And Computing , Msc+ Bsc, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Research Interests: Probability
Russell deForest
Russell deForest
Teaching Lecturer
005 McAllister Building
814 863 8937
Manfred Denker
Manfred Denker
Visiting Professor
230 McAllister Building
814 863 9124
Education: Ph.D., Erlangen University, 1972
Research Interests: Probability Theory, Ergodic Theory, Statistics, Dynamical Systems.
Frank Deutsch
Frank Deutsch
Emeritus
406 McAllister Building
814 865 3844
Education: Ph.D., Brown University, 1966
Research Interests: Approximation theory, functional analysis
Pengyong Ding
Pengyong Ding
Graduate Assistant
432 McAllister Building
814 863 3644
Education: B.Sc in Mathematics, Nankai University, 2016.
Alexander Drumm
Alexander Drumm
Graduate Student
411 McAllister Building
814 863 9120
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Huagui Duan
Visiting Professor
428 McAllister Building
814 865 8440
Research Interests: Visiting dates: 8/1/2018 - 8/1/2019
Kirsten Eisentraeger
Kirsten Eisentraeger
Professor and Associate Head for Administration
330 McAllister Building
814 863 4127
Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2003
Research Interests: Number theory, arithmetic geometry
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Tigran Eritsyan
Graduate Assistant
417 McAllister Building
814 863 8909
Marc Fabbri
Marc Fabbri
Teaching Professor
409 McAllister Building
814 865 1401
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Ryan Flynn
Assistant Teaching Professor
004 McAllister Building
814 867 5625
Darla Forsha Simpson
Darla Forsha Simpson
Assistant Teaching Professor
403 McAllister Building
814 865 3329
Michael Francis
Michael Francis
Graduate Assistant
008 McAllister Building
814 8652471
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson and John Roe
Carol Gaertner
Carol Gaertner
Assistant Teaching Professor
Office: N/A
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Sondre Galtung
Visiting Scholar
232 McAllister Building
814 863 8590
Research Interests: Visiting Dates 8/24/2018 - 5/14/2019
Sumita Garai
Sumita Garai
Graduate Assistant
020 McAllister Building
Thesis Adviser: Mihran Papikian
Research Interests: Algebraic Number Theory
Rob Geist
Rob Geist
Research Engineer
024 McAllister Building
814 863 0516
Job Description: Research Engineer and caretaker of the William G. Pritchard Fluids Laboratory. Helps design and then builds apparati for research experiments, and educational and outreach demonstrations.
Faheem Gilani
Faheem Gilani
Graduate Assistant
019 McAllister Building
814 863 9050
Kenneth Gill
Kenneth Gill
Graduate Assistant
018 McAllister Building
814 865 4291
Moses Glasner
Moses Glasner
Emeritus
334 McAllister Building
814 863 8665
Education: Ph.D., UCLA, 1966
Research Interests: Potential theory, complex variables and differential geometry
Shihua Gong
Shihua Gong
Postdoc
316 McAllister Building
814 863 9059
Edward Green
Edward Green
Professor of Econ and Math
415 Kern Graduate Building
814 865 8493
Moisey Guysinsky
Moisey Guysinsky
Teaching Professor
112A McAllister Building
Degree Year: 1998
Education: Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1998
Research Interests: Dynamical Systems
James Hager
James Hager
Teaching Professor and Assistant Director for Undergraduate Education
211 McAllister Building
814 441-4550
Education: Ph.D., Stanford University
Research Interests: Computational Complexity, Natural Language Processing, Automatic Theorem Proving and Program Synthesis,Formal Methods
Steven Hair
Steven Hair
Associate Teaching Professor & Coordinator of First Year Courses
104A McAllister Building
814 865 7528
Degree Year: 2010
Education: Ph.D. Penn State University, 2010
Ahmadreza Hajsaeedisadegh
Ahmadreza Hajsaeedisadegh
Graduate Assistant
008 McAllister Building
814 865 2471
Education: B.Sc., Sharif University of Technology M.Sc., Sharif University of Technology
Nestor Handzy
Nestor Handzy
Associate Teaching Professor
117 McAllister Building
Degree Year: 2005
Wenrui Hao
Wenrui Hao
Assistant Professor
208 McAllister Building
814 865 3881
John Harlim
John Harlim
Professor
214 McAllister Building
814 863 9024
Education: Ph.D. University of Maryland, 2006.
Research Interests: Applied Mathematics: Filtering multiscale systems, stochastic parameterization, uncertainty quantification, diffusion maps, non-parametric modeling
Diane Henderson
Diane Henderson
Professor
002 McAllister Building
814 867 5866
Education: Ph.D., Physical Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
Research Interests: Applied Math, Fluid Mechanics, Nonlinear Waves,
Nigel Higson
Nigel Higson
Evan Pugh University Professor
228 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., Dalhousie University, 1986
Research Interests: Operator algebras and K-theory
Cheryl Hile
Cheryl Hile
Teaching Professor & Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising
104E McAllister Building
814 865 7528
Education: Ph.D., Engineering Science and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1993
Qingguo Hong
Qingguo Hong
Postdoc
334 McAllister Building
814 863 8665
Jingzhi  Huang
Jingzhi Huang
Professor of Finance, David H. McKinley Professor of Business, Professor of Mathematics
350 Business Building
814-863-3566
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Robert Huff
Emeritus
Office:N/A
Education: Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1969
David Hughes
David Hughes
Graduate Assistant
430 McAllister Building
814 863 9121
Thesis Adviser: Dmitri Burago
Research Interests: Dynamical Systems
Jack Huizenga
Jack Huizenga
Assistant Professor
324 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., Harvard University 2012
Research Interests: Algebraic Geometry
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Robert Hunter
Emeritus
433 McAllister Building
814 863 3647
Education: Ph.D., The Louisiana State University, 1958
Vladimir Itskov
Vladimir Itskov
Associate Professor
226 McAllister Building
814 865 1613
Education: Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2002
Research Interests: Applied algebraic topology, and geometry.
Donald James
Donald James
Emeritus
433 McAllister Building
814 863 3647
Education: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1963
Thomas Jech
Thomas Jech
Emeritus
Office:N/A
Education: Ph.D., Universitas Carolina Prague, 1966
Kris Jenssen
Kris Jenssen
Professor
202 McAllister Building
814 863 9123
Education: Ph.D., Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 1998
Research Interests: Partial differential equations, conservation laws, compressible fluid flow
Shixiao Jiang
Shixiao Jiang
Postdoc
231 McAllister Building
814 863 9163
Yilun Jiang
Yilun Jiang
Graduate Assistant
013 McAllister Building
814-863-2209
Thesis Adviser: Alberto Bressan
Svetla Jivkova
Svetla Jivkova
Assistant Teaching Professor
420 McAllister Building
814 863 9061
Boris Kalinin
Boris Kalinin
Associate Professor
338 McAllister Building
814 865 5181
Education: Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2000
Research Interests: Dynamical Systems, Ergodic Theory, Geometry
Jeffrey Katen
Jeffrey Katen
Graduate Assistant
017 McAllister Building
814 865 2862
Svetlana Katok
Svetlana Katok
Professor
301 McAllister Building
814 863 0628
Education: Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, 1983
Research Interests: Automorphic forms, hyperbolic geometry and Fuchsian groups, analysis on symmetric spaces, symbolic dynamics, application of dynamical systems to analysis and number theory.
Matthew Katz
Matthew Katz
Assistant Teaching Professor
004 McAllister Building
814 867 5625
Degree Year: 2013
Ayush Khaitan
Ayush Khaitan
Graduate Student
417 McAllister Building
814 863 8909
Suzanne Kiehl
Suzanne Kiehl
Staff Assistant
104 McAllister Building
814 865 7528
Job Description: Provides information to students and faculty regarding the Undergraduate Program; processes add/drop forms; solves student problems; contacts textbook publishers to order desk copies for instructors; communicates textbooks with the Penn State Bookstore and distributes desk copies of textbooks; provides room capacity numbers. Serves as a back up to the Undergraduate Office.
Arkadz Kirshtein
Arkadz Kirshtein
Graduate Teaching Associate
413 McAllister Building
814 863 9126
Thesis Adviser: Chun Liu and James Brannick
Education: B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Belarusian State University, 2012
Research Interests: PDE analysis and computations, fluid dynamics, complex fluids, hyperbolic systems of conservation laws
Taehee Ko
Taehee Ko
Graduate Assistant
404 McAllister Building
814 863 9060
James Kowalski
James Kowalski
Graduate Assistant
404 McAllister Building
814 863 9060
Thesis Adviser: Robert Vaughan
Alex Kunin
Alex Kunin
Graduate Assistant
017 McAllister Building
814 865 2862
Thesis Adviser: Vladimir Itskov
Research Interests: Applied homological algebra, topological data analysis, mathematical neuroscience
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Christopher Langdon
Postdoc
210 McAllister Building
814 863 8578
Hai Le
Hai Le
Graduate Assistant
019 McAllister Building
814 863 9050
Thesis Adviser: Alexei Novikov
Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations, Probability, Stochastic Processes
Younhee Lee
Younhee Lee
Lecturer
420 McAllister Building
814 863 9061
Jihyeon lee
Jihyeon lee
009 McAllister Building
814 863 9672
John Lesieutre
John Lesieutre
Assistant Professor
204 McAllister Building
814 865 7527
Mark Levi
Mark Levi
Department Head and Professor
107 McAllister Building
814 865 7527
Education: Ph.D., New York University, 1978
Research Interests: Dynamical systems and their applications in physics and engineering
Daniel Levine
Daniel Levine
Graduate Assistant
010 McAllister Building
814 863 9675
Thesis Adviser: Jack Huizenga
Research Interests: Algebraic geometry
Wen-Ching W. Li
Wen-Ching W. Li
Distinguished Professor
326 McAllister Building
814 865 1669
Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1974
Research Interests: Automorphic forms, number theory, coding theory, and spectral graph theory
Zhitai Li
Zhitai Li
Graduate Assistant
402 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9036
Chuanbin Li
Chuanbin Li
Postdoc
412 McAllister Building
814 863 3210
Xiaoe (Jenny) Li
Xiaoe (Jenny) Li
Associate Professor
220 McAllister Building
814 863 9106
Education: Ph.D., Cornell University, 1993
Research Interests: Mathematical economics, mathematical finance, computational economics
Mingyang Li
Mingyang Li
Graduate Assistant
016 McAllister Building
814-865-8951
Thesis Adviser: Jan Reimann
Education: B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Shandong University
Luen-Chau Li
Luen-Chau Li
Professor
319 McAllister Building
814 865 3563
Education: Ph.D., New York University, 1983
Research Interests: Integrable systems, mathematical physics, and Poisson geometry
Xiantao Li
Xiantao Li
Professor
219C McAllister Building
814 863 9081
Education: B. S., Peking University, 1998; PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002.
Research Interests: Computational mechanics, bio-molecular models, approximation of stochastic models, quantum-mechanical calculations.
Caitlin Lienkaemper
Caitlin Lienkaemper
Graduate Student
402 McAllister Building
814 863 9036
David Little
David Little
Teaching Professor
403 McAllister Building
814 865 3329
Education: Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2000
Research Interests: Combinatorics
Pei Liu
Pei Liu
Postdoc
321 McAllister Building
814 863 9163
Chun Liu
Chun Liu
Adjunct Professor
Education: Ph.D., New York University, 1995
Research Interests: Partial differential equations, calculus of variations, applied mathematics
Shiqi Liu
Shiqi Liu
Graduate Assistant
419 McAllister Building
814 863 9049
Qiao Liu
Qiao Liu
Graduate Assistant
018 McAllister Building
814 865 4291
Thesis Adviser: Zhiren Wang
Chang Liu
Chang Liu
Lecturer
205 McAllister Building
814 863 9061
Yiannis Loizides
Yiannis Loizides
Eberly Research Fellow
230 McAllister Building
814 863 9124
Lyle Long
Lyle Long
Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mathematics
814 865 1172
Education: B. M. E., Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Minnesota, 1976
Research Interests: Intelligent systems software, neural networks, computational fluid dynamics, software engineering, and high performance computing
Jinpeng Lu
Jinpeng Lu
Graduate Assistant
017 McAllister Building
814 865 2862
Thesis Adviser: Dmitri Burago
Yushuang Luo
Yushuang Luo
Graduate Assistant
020 McAllister Building
814 863 4108
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Tom Lutz
Office:N/A
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Limin Ma
321 McAllister Building
814 865 3611
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Gabriela Malenova
Visiting Grad Student
232 McAllister Building
Research Interests: Visiting Dates: 8/1/17- 8/15/18
Richard Mansfield
Richard Mansfield
Emeritus
433 McAllister Building
814 863 3647
Education: Ph.D., Stanford University, 1970
Anna Mazzucato
Anna Mazzucato
Distinguished Senior Scholar and Professor
305 McAllister Building
814 863 2036
Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2000
B.S./M.S. University of Milan, Italy, 1994
Research Interests: Partial differential equations, fluid mechanics, elasticity, harmonic and microlocal analysis, inverse problems
Lisa Melanson
Lisa Melanson
Teaching Lecturer
408 McAllister Building
814 863 9108
Peter Morris
Peter Morris
Emeritus
406 McAllister Building
+1 814 865 3844
Education: Ph.D., University of Texas, 1966
Research Interests: Banach Spaces, Approximation Theory
Jason Morton
Jason Morton
Associate Professor
219B McAllister Building
814 863 0444
Hossein Movahedi-Lankarani
Hossein Movahedi-Lankarani
Professor Penn State Altoona
224 McAllister Building
+1 814 863 9118
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Allen Muir
Adjunct Instructor
Office:N/A
Gary Mullen
Gary Mullen
Professor
304 McAllister Building
814 865 2312
Degree Year: 1974
Education: Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1974
Research Interests: Finite fields and combinatorics
Ryan Murray
Ryan Murray
Chowla
218 McAllister Building
814 865 5201
Education: PhD Carnegie Mellon University 2016
Research Interests: Applied Analysis, PDE
Bharath Narayanan
Bharath Narayanan
Assistant Teaching Professor
410 McAllister Building
814 863 5220
Trinh Nguyen
Trinh Nguyen
Graduate Assistant
418 McAllister Building
814 863 9021
Toan T. Nguyen
Toan T. Nguyen
Associate Professor
238 McAllister Building
814 863 4123
Education: Ph.D., Indiana University, 2009
Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations, Fluid Dynamics, Conservation Laws, Kinetic theory.
Jun Ni
Jun Ni
Graduate Assistant
411 McAllister Building
814 863 9120
Thesis Adviser: Jingzhi Huang
David  Nieves
David Nieves
Lecturer
4 McAllister Building
814 867 5625
Education: Ph.D, Applied Mathematics 2016, University of Colorado Boulder
Research Interests: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Rapidly-Rotating Flows, Oceanography
Shintaro Nishikawa
Shintaro Nishikawa
Graduate Assistant
015 McAllister Building
814 865 1214
Da-Wei Niu
Da-Wei Niu
Visiting Research Scholar
234 McAllister Building
814 863 8867
Research Interests: Visiting Dates: 3/25/18-3/25/19
William Noland
William Noland
Graduate Assistant
015 McAllister Building
814 865 1214
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William Norledge
Assistant Research Professor
210 McAllister Building
814 863 8578
Alexei Novikov
Alexei Novikov
Professor
310 McAllister Building
814 863 2738
Education: M. A., Moscow State University, 1993
Research Interests: Analysis
Adrian Ocneanu
Adrian Ocneanu
Professor
225 McAllister Building
814 865 4061
Education: Ph.D., University of Warwick, 1983
Research Interests: Mathematical Physics, QFT, Higher Representation Theory Operator Algebras
Wenyu Pan
Wenyu Pan
Eberly Research Fellow Postdoctoral Scholar
217 McAllister Building
814 863 9052
Guodong (Gordon) Pang
Guodong (Gordon) Pang
Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Associate Professor and Associate Professor of Mathematics
363 Leonhard Building
814 863 1001
Mihran Papikian
Mihran Papikian
Associate Professor
318C McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2003
Research Interests: Algebraic Number Theory
Cindy Parsons
Cindy Parsons
Teaching Professor & Coordinator of Calculus
104C McAllister Building
814 865 7528
Donny Passary
Donny Passary
Graduate Assistant
402 McAllister Building
814 863 9036
Thesis Adviser: George Andrews and Ae Ja Yee
Krzysztof Pawelec
Krzysztof Pawelec
Graduate Student
016 McAllister Building
814 865 8951
Thesis Adviser: Robert Vaughan
Dmitrii Pedchenko
Dmitrii Pedchenko
Graduate Assistant
419 McAllister Building
814 863 9049
Matthew Peddie
Matthew Peddie
Chowla
218 McAllister Building
814 865 5201
Education: The University of Manchester
Research Interests: Graded and super geometry, mathematical physics
Yakov Pesin
Yakov Pesin
Distinguished Professor
213 McAllister Building
814 865 0012
Education: Ph.D., Moscow State University, 1979
Research Interests: Dynamical systems, ergodic theory, Riemannian geometry, dimension Theory, mathematical and statistical physics
Anton Petrunin
Anton Petrunin
Professor
333 McAllister Building
814 863 0931
Education: Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995
Research Interests: Geometry
Mykhailo Potomkin
Mykhailo Potomkin
Assistant Research Professor
405 McAllister Building
814 863 9096
Kasha Przybyla
Kasha Przybyla
Assistant Teaching Professor
408 McAllister Building
814 863 9108
Robert Purcell
Robert Purcell
Graduate Assistant
017 McAllister Building
814 865 2862
Thesis Adviser: Andrew Belmonte
Asok Ray
Asok Ray
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics
329 Reber Building
814 865 6377
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Audun Reigstad
Visiting Scholar
232 McAllister Building
814 863 8590
Job Description: Visiting Dates: 8/29/18 - 5/15/19
Jan Reimann
Jan Reimann
Associate Professor
318B McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., University of Heidelberg (Germany), 2004
Research Interests: Mathematical logic, algorithmic information theory, fractal geometry and geometric measure theory
Timothy Reluga
Timothy Reluga
Associate Professor
424 McAllister Building
814 865 3883
Education: PhD, University of Washington Department of Applied Mathematics, 2004 BS, Tufts University, Majoring in Mathematics and Biology, 1998
Research Interests: Mathematical biology and applied mathematics
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Johanna Ridder
Eberly Research Fellow
212 McAllister Building
814 863 9678
Joseph Roberts
Joseph Roberts
Assistant Teaching Professor
001 McAllister Building
814 863 8500
Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2013
Research Interests: Euler equations, conservation laws
Federico Rodriguez Hertz
Federico Rodriguez Hertz
Professor
227 McAllister Building
Angel Roman-Martinez
Angel Roman-Martinez
Graduate Assistant
404 McAllister Building
814 863 9060
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson
Research Interests: Representation Theory, Lie Theory, Operator Algebras
Sudeshna Roy
Sudeshna Roy
Postdoctoral Scholar
405 McAllister Building
814 863 9096
Oleg Rudenko
Oleg Rudenko
Graduate Assistant
Office:N/A
Thesis Adviser: Federico Rodriguez Hertz
Donald Rung
Donald Rung
Emeritus
334 McAllister Building
814-863-8665
Education: Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1961
Victoria Sadovskaya
Victoria Sadovskaya
Associate Professor
426 McAllister Building
814 863 4140
Education: Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2000
Research Interests: Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory
Clarke  Safsten
Clarke Safsten
Graduate Assistant
012 McAllister Building
814 865 1271
Jesus Sanchez Jr.
Jesus Sanchez Jr.
Graduate Student
010 McAllister Building
814 863 9675
Gabrielle Scullard
Gabrielle Scullard
Graduate Assistant
013 McAllister Building
814 863 2209
James Sellers
James Sellers
Professor and Associate Head for Undergraduate Studies
104L McAllister Building
814 865 7528
Thesis Adviser: David Bressoud
Thesis Title: A Generalization of the Partition Function
Degree Year: 1992
Career Bio: Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mathematics, Penn State
Education: Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1992
Research Interests: Number theory, partitions, enumerative combinatorics
Seokbong Seol
Seokbong Seol
Graduate Assistant
432 McAllister Building
814 863 3644
Gozde Sert
Gozde Sert
Graduate Assistant
402 McAllister Building
814 865 7527
Farruh Shahidi
Farruh Shahidi
Graduate Assistant
009 McAllister Building
814 863 9672
Thesis Adviser: Yakov Pesin
Wen Shen
Wen Shen
Professor
223A McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., University of Oslo, 1998
Research Interests: Hyperbolic conservation laws, relaxation, partial differential equations, numerical simulation, numerical analysis, control theory
Samuel Shiffman-Ackerman
Samuel Shiffman-Ackerman
Graduate Assistant
020 McAllister Building
814 863 4108
Jonathan Siegel
Jonathan Siegel
Postdoc
316 McAllister Building
814 863 9059
Stephen G. Simpson
Stephen G. Simpson
Emeritus Professor of Mathematics
Office:N/A
+1 814 404 6176
Education: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971
Research Interests: Mathematical logic, foundations of mathematics, recursion theory, set theory, combinatorics
Eric Simring
Eric Simring
Assistant Teaching Professor
108 McAllister Building
814 867 5687
Stanley Smith
Stanley Smith
Associate Professor/ Director of Online Instruction
222 McAllister Building
814 867 2681
Education: Ph.D., University of Wyoming, 1992
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Eric Speight
Adjunct Instructor
Office:N/A
Caleb Springer
Caleb Springer
Graduate Assistant
015 McAllister Building
814 865 1214
Christine Stachniewicz
Christine Stachniewicz
Assistant Teaching Professor
007 McAllister Building
814 865 3285
Mathieu Stienon
Mathieu Stienon
Professor
325 McAllister Building
814 865 3812
Amy Stover
Amy Stover
Financial Assistant
107C McAllister Building
814 863 9023
Job Description: Oversees the department budget office; maintains financial records; assists Faculty with research proposal preparation; coordinates office assignments, building repairs and maintenance; assigns key/card reader access for new employees.
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Izabella Stuhl
Visiting Assistant Professor
412 McAllister Building
814 863 3210
Eyal Subag
Eyal Subag
Chowla
309 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D.,Technion, 2013
Research Interests: Representation Theory
Yuri Suhov
Yuri Suhov
Fixed Term Professor
209 McAllister Building
814 863 9129
Qing Sun
Qing Sun
Graduate Assistant
418 McAllister Building
814 863 9021
Sergei Tabachnikov
Sergei Tabachnikov
Professor
112 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., Moscow State University, 1987
Research Interests: Differential topology, dynamical systems, symplectic geometry and differential geometry
Alan Talmage
Alan Talmage
Graduate Student
418 McAllister Building
814 863 9021
Qijun Tan
Qijun Tan
Graduate Student
430 McAllister Building
814 863 9121
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson
Education: B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Fudan University, 2012
Research Interests: noncommutative geometry, representation of real semisimple Lie groups, Plancherel formula, symplectic geometry
Arkady Tempelman
Arkady Tempelman
Professor
326 Thomas Building
814 863 9024
Education: Ph.D., Vilnius State University, 1975
Research Interests: Ergodic theory, statistics
Chao Tian
Chao Tian
Graduate Student
430 McAllister Building
814 863 9121
Thesis Adviser: Qiang Du
Zachary Tseng
Zachary Tseng
Teaching Lecturer
410 McAllister Building
814 863 5220
Natasha Urbanik
Natasha Urbanik
Staff Assistant
107A McAllister Building
814 863 9017
Job Description: Staff assistant to Jinchao Xu and Andrew Belmonte; coordinates departmental conferences; processes reimbursements; serves as back up for the receptionist.
Alp Uzman
Alp Uzman
Graduate Assistant
417 McAllister Building
814 863 8909
Thesis Adviser: Federico Rodriguez Hertz
Education: B.Sc. in Mathematics & B.A. in Philosophy, KoƧ University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2016.
Research Interests: Dynamics
Leonid Vaserstein
Leonid Vaserstein
Professor
215 McAllister Building
814 863 0584
Education: Ph. D., Moscow State University, 1969
Research Interests: Classical groups over rings and algebraic K-theory; number theory; operations research; systems with local interactions
Robert Vaughan
Robert Vaughan
Professor
335 McAllister Building
Education: B. Sc., University of London, 1966
Research Interests: Analytic number theory
Dominic Veconi
Dominic Veconi
Graduate Assistant
413 McAllister Building
814 863 9126
Thesis Adviser: Yakov Pesin
Education: BA in Mathematics: Hamilton College
Research Interests: Dynamical systems, smooth ergodic theory
Aissa Wade
Aissa Wade
Professor
317 McAllister Building
814 865 7311
Education: Ph.D., University Montpellier 2, France.
Research Interests: Differential Geometry; symplectic geometry; Poisson geometry; contact geometry.
Zhiren Wang
Zhiren Wang
Assistant Professor
308 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D. Princeton University, 2011
Research Interests: Ergodic theory; homogeneous dynamical systems
Hongxu Wei
Hongxu Wei
Graduate Assistant
017 McAllister Building
814 865 2862
Thesis Adviser: Alberto Bressan
Daren Wei
Daren Wei
Graduate Assistant
404 McAllister Building
814 863 9060
Thesis Adviser: Svetlana Katok
Education: B.S., Mathematics&B.S., Computer Science, Peking University, 2014
Research Interests: Dynamical systems, Ergodic theory, Slow entropy
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Robert Wells
Emeritus
224 McAllister Building
814 863 9118
Education: Ph.D., Princeton University, 1964
Linda Westrick
Linda Westrick
Assistant Professor
233 Mcallister Building
814 863 2738
Stephen White
Stephen White
Graduate Assistant
016 McAllister Building
814 865 8951
Kazimierz Wiesak
Kazimierz Wiesak
Emeritus
427 McAllister Building
814 863 9097
Education: Ph.D., University of Idaho, 1988
Research Interests: evolutionary dynamics of human civilization
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Kelli Wilkinson
Administrative Assistant
107G McAllister Building
814 863 9051
Job Description: Responsible for the general management of the department offices; act as personnel coordinator for the department; oversees faculty recruiting, hiring, promotion and tenure dossiers, second and fourth year reviews, leaves of absence, faculty activity reports, departmental committees, and departmental communications; coordinates departmental events and departmental development efforts.
Matthew Willyard
Matthew Willyard
Associate Teaching Professor
001 McAllister Building
814 863 8500
Erica Workman
Erica Workman
Financial Assistant
107C McAllister Building
814 865 4350
Job Description: Financial Assistant in the Finance Office. Prepares financial forms, processes student appointments and payroll. Makes arrangements for visitors. Completes ERS travel reports for employees and visiting scholars. Reconciles P-card charges. Back-up for keys/card reader. Back up for facilities.
William Wright
William Wright
Graduate Assistant
430 McAllister Building
814 863 9121
Thesis Adviser: Jason Morton
Yangqingxiang Wu
Yangqingxiang Wu
Graduate Assistant
012 McAllister Building
814 865 1271
Thesis Adviser: Ludmil Zikatanov
Education: B.S. in Mathematics,University of Science and Technology of China,2014
Research Interests: Computational mathematics, multigrid method.
Simo Wu
Simo Wu
Graduate Assistant
016 McAllister Building
814-865-8951
Thesis Adviser: Chun Liu
Jianchao Wu
Jianchao Wu
Assistant Research Professor
309 McAllister Building
814 863 6398
Hao Wu
Hao Wu
Visiting Professor
234 McAllister Building
814 863 8867
Min-Chun Wu
Min-Chun Wu
Graduate Assistant
018 McAllister Building
814 865 4291
Thesis Adviser: Vladimir Itskov
Xiaojie Wu
Xiaojie Wu
Graduate Assistant
432 McAllister Building
814 863 3644
Thesis Adviser: Xiantao Li
Education: B.S. in Information and Computational Science, Wuhan University, 2011
Research Interests: Computational Mathematics, Computational Materials.
Beata Wysocka
Beata Wysocka
Teaching Professor
434 McAllister Building
814 863 3673
Education: Ph.D., Emory University, 1995
Research Interests: Graph theory
Wenfang Xu
Wenfang Xu
Graduate Assistant
404 McAllister Building
814 863 9060
Thesis Adviser: Ludmil Zikatanov
Jinchao Xu
Jinchao Xu
Verne M. Willaman Professor
314 McAllister Building
814 865 1110
Education: Ph.D., Cornell University, 1989
Research Interests: Numerical methods for partial differential equations and applications
Ping Xu
Ping Xu
Distinguished Professor
329 McAllister Building
814 865 3517
Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1990
Research Interests: Symplectic geometry and mathematical physics
Qile Yan
Qile Yan
Graduate Assistant
019 McAllister Building
814 863 9050
Aliaksandra Yarosh
Aliaksandra Yarosh
Postdoc
422 McAllister Building
814 863 9107
Ae Ja Yee
Ae Ja Yee
Professor
327 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 2000
Research Interests: Partition theory, q-series, enumerative combinatorics, special functions
Zelin Yi
Zelin Yi
Graduate Assistant
418 McAllister Building
814 863 9021
Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson
Matthew Young
Matthew Young
Graduate Assistant
008 McAllister Building
814 865 2471
Thesis Adviser: Andrew Belmonte
Glenn  Young
Glenn Young
Postdoc
235 McAllister Building
814 865 1123
Sergio Zamora Barrera
Sergio Zamora Barrera
Graduate Assistant
018 McAllister Building
814 865 4291
Yuriy Zarkhin
Yuriy Zarkhin
Professor
336 McAllister Building
814 865 1901
Education: Habilitation, Leningrad State University, 1986
Research Interests: Algebraic geometry, Number Theory
Agnieszka Zelerowicz
Agnieszka Zelerowicz
Graduate Assistant
404 McAllister Building
814 863 9060
Thesis Adviser: Yakov Pesin
Stephanie Zerby
Stephanie Zerby
Administrative Support Assistant
107 McAllister Building
814 865 7520
Job Description: Assistant to the Department Head and Administrative Coordinator with various projects including all types of dossiers and sabbatical leaves; assists with award nominations; processes J1 and H1 visa paperwork for new hires; maintains some departmental informational lists; schedules appointments for the Department Head; assists the Director of the MASS Program; assists with recruiting efforts; provides information, procedures, and requirements for the MASS Program.
He Zhang
He Zhang
Graduate Assistant
417 McAllister Building
814 863 8909
Thesis Adviser: Xiantao Li
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Lei Zhang
Visiting Researcher
421 McAllister Building
814 863 4125
Minyan Zhang
Minyan Zhang
Graduate Assistant
413 McAllister Building
814 863 9126
Chunyue Zheng
Chunyue Zheng
Graduate Student
416 McAllister Building
814-863-8676
Yuxi Zheng
Yuxi Zheng
Francis R. Pentz and Helen M. Pentz Professor of Science
229 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D 1990 The University of California at Berkeley.
Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations
Ludmil Zikatanov
Ludmil Zikatanov
Professor and Associate Head for Computing
239 McAllister Building
Education: Ph.D. Sofia University, St. Kliment Ohridski, 1995
Research Interests: Computational Mathematics, Numerical Analysis
Albena Zikatanova
Albena Zikatanova
Assistant Teaching Professor
407 McAllister Building
814 863 9670