The College of Arts and Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Faculty Research Interests and Department Colloquia


Upcoming Department Colloquia




Dr. Mosisa Aga
Time series analysis, bootstrap approximation methods, and Gaussian long memory processes.

Dr. Scott Brown
Mathematics education, Euclidean geometry, Fibonacci numbers, and history of mathematics.

Dr. Yue Chen
Electromagnetic wave propagation in metamaterials, homogenization theory of partial differential equations, inverse problem, stability analysis of crystal growth, mathematical materials science, solid mechanics.

Dr. Tianran Chen
Numerical analysis, scientific computing, application of numerical methods in physics and chemistry, systems of polynomial equations, homotopy continuation methods, numerical algebraic geometry.

Dr. Luis Cueva-Parra
Numerical analysis, high performance scientific computing, computational fluid dynamics, computational physics, industrial Mathematics, computational mechanics, heat transfer and combustion. He is focused on the study of complex physical phenomena using modern mathematical and computational techniques.

Dr. Jerome Goddard II
Applied mathematics, reaction diffusion equations and nonlinear elliptic boundary value problems arising from population dynamics and combustion theory.

Dr. Enoch Lee
Rings, modules, near-rings, semigroups, universal algebra, radical theory, number theory, cryptology, coding theory.

Dr. Babak Rahbarinia
Computer and network security, machine learning, large-scale data analysis.

Dr. Robert Underwood

Classification of Hopf algebra orders in group rings and application of Hopf orders to Galois module theory and the theory of formal groups.

Dr. Yi Wang
Machine learning, optimization, reliability analysis, signal and image processing.