## Faculty

### Dubravka Ban

#### Professor

P: 618.453.6595

E: dban@ siu.edu

O: Neckers 461

Website

Professor; Dr. Sci., University of Zagreb, Croatia, 1998. Algebra, representation theory, automorphic forms. Research Interests My research is on topics in the representation theory of p-adic groups in the context of Langlands program. It is motivated by Arthur's conjectures. ...read full profile >>

### Bhaskar Bhattacharya

#### Professor | Department Chair

Professor, Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1993. Order restricted statistical inference, I-projections, linear models, and multivariate analysis. Research Interests I am interested in `constrained statistical inference', which includes solving statistical application problems under some type of ...read full profile >>

### Wesley Calvert

#### Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2005. Research Interests Mathematical Logic and its applications, especially computability theory and model theory; Algebraic geometry and number theory, especially computational aspects; theoretical computer science. Selected Publications (with D. Cummins, ...read full profile >>

### Kristen Ceballos

#### Lecturer

Lecturer, M.S. Mathematics, Southern Illinois University, 2011

### Kwangho Choiy

#### Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, 2012. Number Theory, Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory Research Interests: My research interest lies in the fields of number theory, automorphic forms, representation theory, and harmonic analysis on reductive p-adic groups. I am ...read full profile >>

### H.R. Hughes

#### Associate Professor

Associate Professor; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1988. Stochastic processes and stochastic differential geometry. Research Interests Riemannian geometry and stochastic analysis are applied to address the question of whether one can feel the shape of space by looking at properties of Brownian motion. A ...read full profile >>

### Jerzy Kocik

#### Associate Professor

P: 618.453.6504

E: jkocik@siu.edu

O: Neckers 377

Website

Fall 17 Courses

Associate Professor; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1989. Mathematical physics, Lie algebras, differential-geometric structures, symplectic geometry. Selected Publications Harmonic evolutions on graphs, International Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2 2007, no. 1, pp. 65-82. Clifford algebras ...read full profile >>

### Thara Lowndes

#### Director Computer Based Learning

Lecturer, M.S. Mathematics, Southern Illinois University, 1996

### John McSorley

#### Professor

Associate Professor; Ph.D., Oxford University, 1988. Combinatorics. Research Interests Designs and other combinatorial structures: designs and arrays, single-change circular covering designs, sequential covering designs, orthogonal arrays, properly separated permutations, and Latin squares; have ...read full profile >>

### David Olive

#### Professor, Undergraduate Advisor

Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1998. Applications of high breakdown robust statistics, regression Graphics, applied probability theory. Research Interests One area of my research considers the development of computationally practical robust multivariate location and dispersion estimators, ...read full profile >>

### Christy Parks

#### Lecturer

Lecturer. Graduate of John A. Logan College, University of Louisville and Southern Illinois University. Studied in Real Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Probability, and Statistics.

### Jamie Pfister

#### Lecturer

O: Neckers 467

E: jpfister@siu.edu

P: 618.453.6572

Lecturer, M.S. Mathematics, Southern Illinois University, 2011

### Suri Rajan

#### Lecturer

P: 618.453.6580

E: suri.p.rajan@siu.edu

O: Neckers 265

Lecturer, M.S., University of Illinois, 2011; B.S., Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

### Rasanji Rathnayake

#### Lecturer

Lecturer, M.S. Mathematics, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2010

### Don Redmond

#### Associate Professor

Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1976. Analytic and elementary number theory, classical analysis, and history of mathematics.

### S. Yaser Samadi

#### Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Statistics, Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2014. Multivariate and Matrix Time Series Analysis. Research Interests Multivariate time series analysis - Symbolic data analysis - Dimension reduction for time series data - Sequential analysis for dependent and independent data - Bayesian analysis - Multivariate statistical inference and analysis.

### Henri Schurz

#### Professor

Professor; Ph.D., Humboldt University Berlin, 1997. Stochastic analysis, stochastic dynamical systems, mathematical finance. Research Interests My research focusses on stochastic analysis and its applications. In particular, I am working on the qualitative behavior of stochastic dynamical systems such as systems ...read full profile >>

### Michael Sullivan

#### Professor, Director of Graduate Programs

P: 618.453.6592

E: prof.michael.sullivan@gmail.com

O: Neckers 385

Website

Professor; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1992. Topological dynamical systems and knot theory. Research Interests The lay person's term for my research area is Chaos Theory. I mostly study flows on three-dimensional spaces using tools from topology, knot theory, and symbolic dynamics. Selected ...read full profile >>

### MingQing Xiao

#### Professor

Professor; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1997. Partial differential equations, control theory, optimization theory, dynamical systems, computational science. Research Interests Control Theory; Partial Differential Equations; Dynamical Systems; and Computational Science. Selected Publications High-order finite ...read full profile >>

### Dashun Xu

#### Professor

Professor; Ph.D., Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, 2004. Applied Mathematics. Research Interests My main research interests lie in the area of mathematical biology, particularly in the field of epidemiology and population biology. I apply the mathematical methods of differential equations and dynamical ...read full profile >>

### Jianhong Xu

#### Professor, Vice Chair

P: 618.453.6569

E: jhxu@siu.edu

O: Neckers 361

Professor; Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2003. Numerical analysis, matrix computations, matrix theory and applications. Research Interests Numerical analysis, matrix computations, parallel algorithms, matrix theory and applications. Selected Publications Generalized $\lambda$-Newton inequalities revisited, ...read full profile >>

### Yan Ling Zhou

#### Lecturer

P: 618.453.6573

E: yzhou@siu.edu

O: Neckers 277

Graduate of Zhengzhou Institute of Technology and Georgia Kennesaw State University Publications "The Elimination of Abnormal Values under Gumble Distribution", Journal of Huaibei Normal University, V.4, N.1 (September 1988): 71-75 "The Mathematical Model of Higher-Order Communication", ...read full profile >>