## 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 >>

### Tumpa Bhattacharyya

#### Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

### 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 >>

### Lakshika Gunawardana

#### Clinical Assistant Professor

P: 618.453.6573

E: laksh.gg@siu.edu

O: Neckers 277

Clinical Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

### 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, Director of Graduate Programs

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.

### 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

#### Assistant Professor of Practice

Assistant Professor of Practice; Ph.D. Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2019. Research Interest: Linear Regression, Variable Selection, Prediction Intervals, Bootstrap, Machine Learning, Bayesian Inference and Computational Methods, Order Restricted Statistical Inference, and Acturial Mathematics.

### S. Yaser Samadi

#### Associate Professor

Assistant Professor of Statistics, Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2014. Multivariate and Matrix Time Series Analysis. Research Interests Multivariate time series analysis - High dimensional statistical inference, Tensor data analysis - Big Data - Symbolic data analysis - Dimension reduction for time ...read full profile >>

### Henri Schurz

#### Professor

Professor; Ph.D., Humboldt University Berlin, 1997. Stochastic analysis, stochastic dynamical systems, mathematical finance. Research Interests My research focuses 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

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

P: 618.453.6561

E: jhxu@siu.edu

O: Neckers 387

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 >>