**Abbas, Casim**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 1997

**Office:** C215 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4650
**Email:** abbas@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Symplectic and contact geometry, Hamiltonian dynamics

**Akbulut, Selman**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1975

**Office:** C335 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-7997
**Email:** akbulut@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Geometric topology, topology of real algebraic varieties

**Allen, Susan Friedlinde**, Instructor

M.S., Western Michigan University, 1987

**Office:** C229 WH

**Phone:** (517) 355-9694
**Email:** allen@math.msu.edu

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**Bao, Gang**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Rice University, 1991

**Office:** D318 WH

**Phone:** (517) 432-7743
**Email:** bao@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Applied mathematics, numerical analysis, inverse & optimal design problems,optics & electromagnetics

**Bates, Peter William**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Utah, 1976

**Office:** D211 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4875
**Email:** bates@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Infinite-dimensional dynamical systems, nonlinear elliptic and parabolic PDE, phase transitions

**Bell, Robert W**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2003

**Office:** C305 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4485
**Email:** rbell@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Geometric Group Theory

**Bieda, Kristen Nicole**, Assistant Professor (T E)

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2008

**Phone:** (517) 432-9925
**Email:** kbieda@msu.edu

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**Chadwick, Brian R**, Advising Specialist

M.A., Michigan State University, 2004

**Office:** C221 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-5019
**Email:** bchadwick@math.msu.edu

**Chen, Tianran**, Research Instructor

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2012

**Office:** C201 WH

**Phone:** (517) 884-1500
**Email:** chentia1@msu.edu

**Cheng, Yingda**, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Brown University, 2007

**Office:** D316 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4671
**Email:** ycheng@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Numerical analysis, scientific computing, applied mathematics

**Chiu, Chichia C**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1987

**Office:** C205 WH

**Phone:** (517) 432-1618
**Email:** chiu@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Mathematical biology

**Christlieb, Andrew Jason**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001

**Office:** D319 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-3831
**Email:** christlieb@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing and Transport Theory

**Cioni, Julie E**, Instructor

M.S., Michigan State University, 2000

**Office:** C235 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-1915
**Email:** cionijul@msu.edu

**Cohen, Albert**, Teaching Specialist, Asst. Director of Actuarial Science

Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2007

**Office:** C336 WH

**Phone:** (517) 355-4592
**Email:** albert@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Application of Probability to PDE's. Grain Growth. Optimal Stopping and Stochastic control

**Courtney, John Alan**, Assistant to the Chair of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1993

**Office:** D203 WH

**Phone:** (517) 355-5277
**Email:** courtney@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Finite difference, finite element, Monte Carlo methods for transport equations

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**Drachman, Alexander M**, Assistant Instructor of Mathematics

M.A., Eastern Michigan University, 1996

**Office:** C131 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-0844
**Email:** adrachma@math.msu.edu

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**Fintushel, Ronald A**, University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton, 1975

**Office:** D218 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8146
**Email:** ronfint@math.msu.edu

**Research:** 4-dimensional manifolds, gauge theory

**Francsics, Gabor**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1992

**Office:** D310 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-7962
**Email:** francsics@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Partial Differential Equations, Several Complex Variables, Complex Hyperbolic Spaces, Financial Math

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**Gerhardt, Teena M**, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., MIT, 2007

**Office:** D322 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4693
**Email:** teena@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Algebraic Topology and Algebraic K-theory

**Griffin, Sharon V**, Teaching Specialist

M.S., Clemson University, 1989

**Office:** C545 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-7821
**Email:** griffin@math.msu.edu

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**Hall, Jonathan I**, Professor of Mathematics

D.Phil., University of Oxford, England, 1974

**Office:** D219 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4653
**Email:** jhall@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Group theory, combinatorics, incidence geometry, algebraic coding theory

**Hedden, Matthew Edward**, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Columbia University, 2005

**Office:** D325 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-0881
**Email:** mhedden@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Floer homology, low-dimensional manifolds, knot theory, gauge theory, symplectic geometry

**Hensh, Richard John**, Assistant to the Chair of Mathematics

M.S., Michigan State University, 1989

**Office:** D201 WH

**Phone:** (517) 432-3591
**Email:** hensh@math.msu.edu

**Hu, Huyi**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1993

**Office:** D307 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8497
**Email:** hu@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Dynamical systems and ergodic theory

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**Ivanov, Nikolai**, Professor of Mathematics

Doctor of Sci., Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow, 1988

**Office:** D220 WH

**Phone:** (517) 432-3585
**Email:** ivanov@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Low dimensional topology, Algebraic topology, Riemann surfaces, Hyperbolic geometry

**Iwen, Mark A**, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2008

**Office:** C342 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-6880
**Email:** markiwen@math.msu.edu

**Research:** computational harmonic analysis, analysis of high dimensional and massive data sets

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**Kadyrova, Irina Inoyaiovna**, Teaching Specialist

Ph.D., Institute of Mathematics of National Academy of Science of Ukraine, 1978

**Office:** C333 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4680
**Email:** kadyrova@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Differential Equations with random functions

**Kalfagianni, Efstratia**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1995

**Office:** D323 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-6333
**Email:** kalfagia@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Low dimensional topology; knot theory, 3-manifolds

**Keller, Brin A**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Western Michigan University, 1993

**Office:** D215 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8490
**Email:** brin@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Curriculum, Technology, Algebra and Symbols, Integrated Mathematics and Science

**Kulkarni, Rajesh Shrikrishna**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1999

**Office:** D303 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8145
**Email:** kulkarni@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Algebra, algebraic geometry, number theory

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**Lamm, Patricia K**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Brown University, 1981

**Office:** D324 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-3746
**Email:** lamm@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Inverse and ill-posed problems

**Lappan, Glenda**, University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, Connected Math Project

Ed.D., University of Georgia, Athens, 1965

**Office:** C718 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4657
**Email:** glappan@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Teaching, student learning, and curriculum

**Leefers, Rebecca May**, Instructor

M.S., Michigan State University, 1981

**Office:** C233 WH

**Phone:** (517) 355-5278
**Email:** leefers@math.msu.edu

**Levin, Aaron D**, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2005

**Office:** C308 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-0693
**Email:** adlevin@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Diophantine approximation and geometry, value distribution theory

**Li, Tien Yien**, University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1974

**Office:** C324 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-3836
**Email:** li@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Dynamical systems, numerical analysis

**Liu, Di**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Princeton University, 2003

**Office:** D217 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8143
**Email:** richardl@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Stochastic analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Numerical methods

**Ludden, Gerald D**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1965

**Office:** D302 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-6335
**Email:** ludden@math.msu.edu

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**Magyar, Peter Matthew**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1993

**Office:** D326 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-6330
**Email:** magyar@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Combinatorics of Lie groups and their representations, flag and Schubert varieties

**Mccarthy, John D**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1983

**Office:** C228 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-7996
**Email:** mccarthy@math.msu.edu

**Research:** surface mapping class groups, symplectic topology

**Mccollum, Thomas Christopher**, Instructor

M.S., Michigan State University, 2011

**Office:** C338 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-0839
**Email:** mccoll31@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Actuarial Science

**Meierfrankenfeld, Ulrich**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Bielefeld, Germany, 1986

**Office:** C206 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4487
**Email:** meier@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Group theory

**Miklavcic, Milan**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1981

**Office:** C231 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-5086
**Email:** milan@math.msu.edu

**Research:** PDE, applied mathematics, numerical analysis

**Moradifam, Amir**, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2010

**Phone:** (517) 353-0844
**Email:** amir@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Inverse Problems, Partial Differential Equations, Medical Imaging

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**Nelson, Nancy L**, Instructor

M.A., MSU, 1977

**Office:** C309 WH

**Phone:** (517) 352-3483
**Email:** nelson@math.msu.edu

**Newhouse, Sheldon E**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1969

**Office:** D311 WH

**Phone:** (517) 355-9684
**Email:** newhouse@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Orbit structure of vector fields and diffeomorphims of manifolds

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**Pappas, George**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, 1992

**Office:** D306 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4655
**Email:** pappas@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Arithmetic algebraic geometry, number theory

**Parker, Thomas H**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Stanford University, 1980

**Office:** C346 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8493
**Email:** parker@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Geometric analysis

**Peller, Elena**, Instructor

Ph.D., Rostov State University, 1998

**Office:** C331 WH

**Phone:** (517) 884-1519
**Email:** epeller@math.msu.edu

**Peller, Vladimir**, Professor of Mathematics

D. Sci, Steklov Inst. of Mathematics, Leningrad, 1985

**Office:** C203 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8144
**Email:** peller@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Hankel and Toeplitz operators, noncommutative analysis, Schur multipliers, stationary processes

**Phillips, Elizabeth A**, Senior Teaching Specialist, Connected Math Project

**Phone:** (517) 353-3835
**Email:** ephillip@math.msu.edu

**Powers, Jennifer Sue**, Instructor

M.S., Western Michigan University, 1998

**Office:** C232 WH

**Phone:** (517) 432-8432
**Email:** powers@math.msu.edu

**Powers, Ronald William**, Assistant to the Director of UG Studies

M.S., Western Michigan University, 1997

**Office:** C222 WH

**Phone:** (517) 432-1007
**Email:** rpowers@math.msu.edu

**Promislow, Keith S**, Professor of Mathematics, Chair of the Department of Mathematics

Ph.D., Indiana University, 1991

**Office:** D212 WH

**Phone:** (517) 432-7135
**Email:** kpromisl@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Nonlinear PDE and Material Science

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**Qian, Jianliang**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Rice University, 2000

**Office:** C306 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-6334
**Email:** qian@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Applied math, scientific computing, numerical analysis

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**Rotthaus, Christel**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Muenster, Germany, 1975

**Office:** D321 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8498
**Email:** rotthaus@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Commutative algebra, algebraic geometry

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**Sagan, Bruce E**, Professor of Mathematics, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979

**Office:** C312 WH

**Phone:** (517) 355-8329
**Email:** sagan@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Enumerative & algebraic combinatorics, representation theory, graph theory

**Schenker, Jeffrey Hudson**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Princeton, 2002

**Office:** D221 WH

**Phone:** (517) 432-3590
**Email:** jeffrey@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Mathematical Physics

**Schmidt, Benjamin I**, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2006

**Office:** D214 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8484
**Email:** schmidt@math.msu.edu

**Schwab, Russell**, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2009

**Office:** C334 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4486
**Email:** rschwab@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Partial Differential Equations

**Senk, Sharon L**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1983

**Office:** D320 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4691
**Email:** senk@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Curriculum, instruction & assessment in secondary schools; mathematics teacher education

**Shapiro, Michael**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Moscow State University, 1993

**Office:** D226 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-9248
**Email:** mshapiro@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Moduli spaces, cluster algebras, total positivity and real algebraic geometry

**Sikorskii, Pavel**, Senior Teaching Specialist, Executive Associate Director of the UG Program

M.S., Michigan State University, 1996

**Office:** C220 WH

**Phone:** (517) 355-9683
**Email:** sikorskii@math.msu.edu

**Sreedharan, V P**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1961

**Office:** D315 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8142
**Email:** sreed@math.msu.edu

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**Tang, Moxun**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Alberta, Canada, 1996

**Office:** C230 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-8488
**Email:** tang@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Nonlinear elliptic equations, reaction-diffusion systems, and mathematical biology

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**Uriarte-Tuero, Ignacio**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Yale University, 2004

**Office:** D317 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4672
**Email:** ignacio@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Quasiconformal maps, harmonic and complex analysis, singular integrals, geometric measure theory

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**Valdez, Emiliano**, Professor of Mathematics, Director of Actuarial Science

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1998

**Office:** C337 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-6332
**Email:** valdezea@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Actuarial Science

**Vaninsky, Kirill L**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., New York University, 1993

**Office:** C314 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-6339
**Email:** vaninsky@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Mathematical Physics

**Volberg, Alexander L**, University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Leningrad University, Russia, 1982

**Office:** D314 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-6884
**Email:** volberg@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Harmonic analysis, singular integrals, operator theory

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**Wald, Jeanne**, Professor of Mathematics, Associate Chair for the UG Program

Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1979

**Office:** D209 WH

**Phone:** (517) 884-4668
**Email:** wald@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Noncommutative ring theory

**Wang, Chang Yi**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966

**Office:** C322 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-3837
**Email:** cywang@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Fluid mechanics, perturbation theory, biomathematics

**Wang, Xiaodong**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2001

**Office:** D202 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-5414
**Email:** xwang@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Differential Geometry and Geometric Analysis

**Wang, Yang**, Professor of Mathematics (On leave)

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1990

**Office:** D205 WH

**Phone:** (517) 884-1518
**Email:** ywang@math.msu.edu

**Wang, Zhenqi**, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

**Office:** C310 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-9690
**Email:** wangzq@math.msu.edu

**Wei, Guowei**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1996

**Office:** D301 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-4689
**Email:** wei@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Mathematical biology, Applied mathematics, Numerical analysis

**Weiss, Michael K**, Assistant Professor (TE)

**Office:** 223 NKL

**Phone:** (517) 353-0844
**Email:** mweiss@msu.edu

**Wolfson, Jon G**, Professor of Mathematics, Director of Graduate Studies

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1982

**Office:** D213 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-5172
**Email:** wolfson@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Geometric analysis, pde, variational problems

**Wu, Peiru**, Director of PSM in Industrial Mathematics

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991

**Office:** C328 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-3839
**Email:** peiruw@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Industrial Mathematics

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**Yan, Baisheng**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1993

**Office:** D308 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-9692
**Email:** yan@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Calculus of variations, partial differential equations, nonlinear elasticity, and applications

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**Zeidan, Vera Michel**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Canada, 1982

**Office:** D312 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-0857
**Email:** zeidan@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Calculus of variations and optimal control

**Zhan, Dapeng**, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2004

**Office:** C327 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-3838
**Email:** zhan@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Probability, Statistical lattice models, SLE

**Zhou, Zhengfang**, Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., New York University, 1986

**Office:** D210 WH

**Phone:** (517) 353-6744
**Email:** zfzhou@math.msu.edu

**Research:** Partial differential equations and mathematical physics

**Zimmerman, Jane Kathleen**, Teaching Specialist, Manager of the Math Learning Center

M.S., Ferris State University, 2009

**Office:** C126 WH

**Phone:** (517) 884-7414
**Email:** zimmerman@math.msu.edu