Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Administration

Department ChairZhuan (John) Ye
Zhuan Ye Education:
Dr. Zhuan Ye
Professor
Office: OS 2007J
Phone: 962-7687
Fields of Interest:
  • Nonlinear wave equations
  • Integrable and Near Integrable Systems
  • Dynamical Systems and Chaos
  • General Relativity
  • Geometric Methods for PDE's
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Generalized Transforms (including wavelets)
  • Instructional Technology
Assistant Chair & Undergraduate CoordinatorRussell L. Herman
Russell L. Herman Education:
  • Ph.D. Physics, Clarkson University
  • M.S. Mathematics, Clarkson University
  • M.A. Physics, Temple University
  • B.A. Mathematics, Empire State College, SUNY
Russell L. Herman
Professor
Office: OS 2007J
Phone: 962-3722
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Nonlinear wave equations
  • Integrable and Near Integrable Systems
  • Dynamical Systems and Chaos
  • General Relativity
  • Geometric Methods for PDE's
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Generalized Transforms (including wavelets)
  • Instructional Technology
Graduate CoordinatorMark Lammers
Education:
  • Ph.D. University of Missouri
Mark Lammers
Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Office: OS 2007I
Phone: 962-3958
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis

Mathematics Faculty

LecturerStephen Boul
Stephen D. Boul Education:
  • M.S. Mathematics, University of Missouri
  • B.S. Mathematics, University of Manchester
Stephen D. Boul
Lecturer
Office: OS 2016G
Phone: 962-7654
 
ProfessorJeffrey Brown
Jeffery L. Brown Education:
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Georgia
  • M.S. Mathematics, University of Georgia
  • B.S. Mathematics, University of Georgia
Jeffery L. Brown
Professor
Office: OS 1001B
Phone: 962-7639
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Computer Aided Geometric Design (Curves and Surfaces)
  • Geometry
ProfessorYaw Chang
Education:
  • Ph.D. Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
  • M.S.E. Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
  • B.S. Applied Mathematics, National Chiao-Tung Universtiy
Yaw Chang
Professor
Office: OS 1007D
Phone: 962-3248
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Mathematical Programming
  • Operations Research
  • Network Optimization
  • Global Optimization
  • Coding Theory
LecturerElizabeth Creath
Elizabeth Creath Education:
  • MS in Mathematics (UNCW 2011)
  • BS in Mathematics with Secondary Teaching Licensure (Longwood University 2009)
Elizabeth Creath
Lecturer
Office: OS 2012A
Phone: 962-3823
Fields of Interest:
  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Lie Algebra and Representation Theory
ProfessorWei Feng
Education:
  • Ph.D. Statistics, University of South Carolina
  • M.S. Statistics, West Virginia University
  • B.S. Applied Mathematics, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Wei Feng
Professor
Office: OS 1007L
Phone: 962-3291
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Hierarchical Models
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Decision Theory
  • Statistical Computing
  • Statistics Education
Senior LecturerTerry Fleck
Education:
  • M.A.T. in Mathematics UNC Chapel Hill
  • B.S. in Mathematics (with Teacher Certification) UNC Wilmington
Terry Fleck
Senior Lecturer
Office: OS 2016H
Phone: 962-3304
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • General Mathematics
  • Teacher Education
ProfessorMichael Freeze
Michael Freeze Education:
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.S. Mathematics, North Carolina State University
Michael Freeze
Professor
Office: OS 1007H
Phone: 962-7653
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Algebraic Number Theory
  • Additive Number Theory
  • Artificial Language
  • Memetics
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Baroque Music
ProfessorDaniel Guo
Education:
  • Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, Indiana University
  • M.S. Computer Sciences, Indiana University
  • M.A. Mathematics, Wuhan University
  • B.S. Mathematics, Wuhan University
Daniel X. Guo
Professor
Office: OS 1007K
Phone: 962-3671
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Numerical Simulation of Atmosphere and Ocean Circulations
  • High Performance Computation
  • Computer System Administration
  • Computer Networks
Assistant ProfessorKenneth Gurganus
Kenneth R. Gurganus Education:
  • Ph.D. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.A. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.A. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kenneth R. Gurganus
Assistant Professor
Office: OS 2016C
Phone: 962-3297
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Functions of a Complex Variable
  • Differential Equations/ Real Functions
LecturerLinda Gurganus
Linda Gurganus Education:
  • A.B. Kentucky Christian College
  • B.A. University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • M.A. University of North Carolina Wilmington
Linda Gurganus
Lecturer
Office: OS 2012F
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
ProfessorXiaojie Hou
Education:
  • Ph.D., Mathematics, The University of Iowa
  • Shandong Normal University, Masters in Mathematics
  • Shandong Normal University, Bachelor in Math, Minor in Education
Xiaojie Hou
Professor
Office: OS 2012B
Phone: 962-7757
Fields of Interest:
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Reaction Diffusion Equations and Systems
  • Bifurcations and Chaos in ODE and PDE Systems
  • Biomathematics
ProfessorDijana Jakelic
Education:
Dijana Jakelic
Professor
Office: OS 2007D
Phone: 962-7658
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
 
ProfessorXin Lu
Education:
  • Ph.D. Applied Math, North Carolina State University
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Xin Lu
Professor
Office: OS 1007C
Phone: 962-3673
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations
  • Numerical Analysis
Associate ProfessorGabriel Lugo
Gabriel G. Lugo Education:
  • Ph.D. Mathematical Physics, University of California - Berkeley
Gabriel G. Lugo
Associate Professor
Office: OS 2016D
Phone: 962-3246
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Differential Geometry
  • General Relativity
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Instructional Technology
  • Hypermedia
LecturerDaniel McGhan
 
Daniel McGhan
Lecturer
Office: OS 2016E
Phone: 962-3290
 
Senior LecturerSonia Parker
Education:
  • M.S. Mathematics University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • B.S. Mathematics/Minor: Physics Fayetteville State University
Sonia Parker
Senior Lecturer
Office: OS 2016F
Phone: 962-7770
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Mathematics
Associate ProfessorMatthew TenHuisen
Education:
  • Ph.D. Clemson University
  • M.S. Clemson University
  • B.S. Hope College
Matthew TenHuisen
Associate Professor
Office: RL 2038B
Phone: 962-3694
 
Fields of Interest:
  • Multiple Objective Programming
  • Mathematical Programming
  • Operations Research

Mathematics Education Faculty

Associate ProfessorGinger Rhodes
Ginger Rhodes Education:
  • Ph.D. Mathematics Education, University of Georgia
  • M.A.Ed. Mathematics Education, East Carolina University
  • B.S. Mathematics Education, North Carolina State University
Ginger Rhodes
Associate Professor
Office: OS 2012C
Phone: 962-7756
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Mathematics Education
  • Professional Development
  • Teacher Content Knowledge
  • Teacher Decisions and Instructional Practices
Associate ProfessorAllison Toney
Allison F. Toney Education:
  • Ph.D. Educational Mathematics, University of Northern Colorado
  • M.A. Mathematics, Indiana University-Bloomington
  • B.A. Mathematics and Music, Salem College
Allison F. Toney
Associate Professor
Office: OS 2012E
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Mathematics Education
  • Graduate School Related Experiences in Math and Math Education
  • Autoethnography
  • Educational Ethnography

Statistics Faculty

ProfessorJames Blum
Education:
James E. Blum
Professor
Office: OS 1001A
Phone: 962-7635
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
Associate ProfessorCuixian Chen
Education:
  • Ph.D. Statistics, SUNY-Binghamton
  • M.A. Statistics, SUNY-Binghamton
  • M.S. Statistics and Probability, Zhongshan University, China
  • B.A. Statistics and Probability, Zhongshan University, China
Cuixian Chen
Associate Professor
Office: OS 1003A
Phone: 962-3686
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Statistical Learning
  • Biometrics
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Biostatistics (Survival Analysis)
Assistant ProfessorIndranil Ghosh
Education:
  • Ph.D. Statistics, University of California, Riverside
  • M.S. Statistics, University of Calcutta, India
  • B.S. Statistics, University of Calcutta, India; Minor: Mathematics, Physics
Indranil Ghosh
Assistant Professor
Office: OS 2016K
Phone: 962-7644
Fields of Interest:
  • Hidden truncation models
  • Characterization of Bivariate Probability models
  • Characterization via generalized order statistics
  • Application of hidden truncation models in Economic and Health Care data
  • Extension of hidden truncation concept in multivariate paradigm
ProfessorSubramanyam Kasala
Education:
  • Ph.D. Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India
  • M.Sc. S.V. University, Tirupati, India
  • B.Sc. S.V. University, Tirupati, India
Subramanyam Kasala
Professor
Office: OS 2016L
Phone: 962-3079
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Time Series
  • Inference
ProfessorYishi Wang
Education:
  • Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton
  • M.S. Zhongshan University
  • B.S. University of Science and Technology Beijing
Yishi Wang
Professor
Office: OS 1007F
Phone: 962-3292
Personal Web Page
Fields of Interest:
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Survival Analysis
  • Generalized Linear Models
  • Statistical Computation