^{COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES }
_{Department of Mathematics and Statistics}
Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics is the study of quantification of problems from the real world, and methods to solve those problems. It works on problems from engineering, agriculture, all sciences, anthropology, health; in short its problems come from all human experience. Subdivisions of applied math include porous media, numerical solution of differential equations, decision science and machine learning, signal processing and data compression, and countless other areas of application.
Tom Asaki
http://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/tasaki/ tasaki@wsu.edu Neill 228 DerivativeFree and blackbox optimization, mixedvariable optimization, discrete transformation discovery, inverse problems in data and image analysis. Applied Mathematics Optimization and Data Analytics 
Adaptive Trust Region Algorithms for Unconstrained Optimization Online Distributed Optimization in Radial Power Distribution Systems 
Xiongzhi Chen
http://math.wsu.edu/faculty/xchen/ xiongzhi.chen@wsu.edu Neill 230 Simultaneous inference, theoretical foundation of analysis of nonEuclidean data and of deep learning models, statistics of stochastic differential equations, and harmonic analysis. Applied Mathematics Statistics and Probability Probability and Stochastic Processes 
Uniformly consistently estimating the proportion of false null hypotheses via Lebesgue–Stieltjes integral equations A weighted FDR procedure under discrete and heterogeneous null distributions 
Kevin Cooper
https://www.math.wsu.edu/kcooper kcooper@wsu.edu Neill 322 I enjoy working on interesting problems in any areas involving applied and computational mathematics. Over the years I have used math to assist with problems in economics, food science, physics, anthropology, and other areas. Applied Mathematics Fluid and Solid Mechanics Optimization and Data Analytics 
Kinetic equation for spatially averaged molecular dynamics Panelists bias matrix estimation in a red wine trained panel 
Daryl DeFord
http://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/ddeford/ daryl.deford@wsu.edu Neill 328 My research focuses on applications of combinatorial and algebraic methods to the analysis of social data including political redistricting and social network analysis. Recent projects include the following with more details on my research page:

Maximum a Posteriori Inference of Random Dot Product Graphs via Conic Programming ReCombination: A family of Markov Chains for Redistricting 
Alex Dimitrov
https://labs.wsu.edu/alexdimitrov/ alex.dimitrov@wsu.edu Vanc Informationtheoretic and probabilistic approaches to neural computing and cognitive processes; nonlinear neuronal models; chaotic dynamical systems; nonlinear signal processing and prediction; systems identification; neuralbased intelligent agents. Neuromorphic computing. Applied Mathematics Mathematical Biology Data Analytics Probability and Stochastic Processes 
SymmetryBreaking Bifurcations of the Information Bottleneck and Related Problems. Mapping and Validating a Point Neuron Model on Intel’s Neuromorphic Hardware Loihi 
Alex Khapalov
http://www.math.wsu.edu/math/faculty/khapala/ khapala@wsu.edu Neill 307 Analysis of swimming models, described by the coupled fluid and (integro) ordinary differential equations, and their motion capabilities from the viewpoint of controllability theory. Controllability of linear and nonlinear partial differential equations, governed by multiplicative (bilinear) controls. Smart materials, point sensors and actuators, including mobile ones. Applied Mathematics Pure Mathematics Fluid and Solid Mechanics Analysis and PDEs 
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Bala Krishnamoorthy
http://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/bkrishna/ kbala@wsu.edu Vanc Applied algebraic topology, Geometric measure theory,Mathematical aspects of 3D printing,Discrete and nonlinear optimization,Geometry and topology in physical chemistry,Computational models for surgical and biomedical applications,Computational biology. Applied Mathematics Statistics and Probability Mathematical Biology Optimization and Data Analytics Data Analytics Probability and Stochastic Processes Analysis and PDEs Geometry and Topology 
Optimal homology and linear programming Continuous toolpath planning in 3D printing 
Sergey Lapin
http://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/slapin/ slapin@wsu.edu Evrt 405 Numerical modeling of biological fluids, fluidstructure interaction problems Applied Mathematics Statistics and Probability Mathematics Education Mathematical Biology Fluid and Solid Mechanics Data Analytics 
Waveform parameters of retrobulbar vessels in glaucoma patients with different demographics and disease severity Modeling Refugee Movement Based on a Continuum Mechanics Phase  Field Approach of Porous Media 
V.S. Manoranjan
http://www.math.wsu.edu/math/faculty/mano/ mano@wsu.edu Neill 231 MATHEMATICAL MODELING – Pattern Formation, Contaminant Transport, Spread of Diseases, Population Models & Solitons;COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS – Finite Element/Finite Difference methods, Spectral methods, Operator Splitting methods, Iterative methods & Machine Learning;MATHEMATICS LEARNING – Interactive online lessons & Evidencebased Experiential learning Applied Mathematics Mathematics Education Mathematical Biology Fluid and Solid Mechanics Data Analytics Linear Algebra Analysis and PDEs 
Modeling the Spread of COVID19 in Enclosed Spaces Analysis of a population model with advection and an autocatalytictype growth 
Alexander Panchenko
http://www.math.wsu.edu/math/faculty/panchenko/ panchenko@wsu.edu Neill 329 Network approximation for effective parameters of concentrated suspensions, homogenization of unconsolidated composites and media with moving interfaces, modeling of osteoporosis and blood circulation, and inverse conductivity problem with rough conductivities. Applied Mathematics Mathematical Biology Fluid and Solid Mechanics 

Lynn Schreyer
http://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/lschreyer/ lynn.schreyer@wsu.edu Neill 225 Deformation of, Flow through, Evaporation in Porous Media Applied Mathematics Fluid and Solid Mechanics 

Elissa Schwartz
http://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/schwartz/ ejs@wsu.edu Neill 309 Coupling mathematical and experimental approaches to examine hostparasite dynamics and for the development of effective vaccines. Applied Mathematics Mathematical Biology 

Saranah Selmi
https://tricities.wsu.edu/cas/faculty/ saranah.selmi@wsu.edu TC Applied Mathematics Mathematical Biology Fluid and Solid Mechanics 

Nikolay Strigul
http://directory.vancouver.wsu.edu/people/nikolaystrigul nick.strigul@wsu.edu Vanc Individualbased models, forest dynamics, ecotoxicology. Applied Mathematics Mathematical Biology Probability and Stochastic Processes 

Xueying/Snow Wang
http://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/xueying/ xueying.wang@wsu.edu Neill 201 Integrating techniques from the fields of dynamical systems, stochastic processes and statistics to develop and analyze mathematical models. Application areas: (a) computational neuroscience; (b) infectious disease modeling; (c) population ecology. Applied Mathematics Statistics and Probability Mathematical Biology Optimization and Data Analytics Probability and Stochastic Processes Analysis and PDEs 
A reactionadvectiondiffusion model of cholera epidemics with seasonality and human behavior change Patterns of synchronization in 2D networks of inhibitory neurons 
Nikos Voulgarakis
http://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/nvoul/index.html n.voulgarakis@wsu.edu Neill 325 Nonlinear Dynamics, Stochastic Processes, Fluid Dynamics at small scales, Mathematical Biology and Biophysics Applied Mathematics Mathematical Biology Fluid and Solid Mechanics Probability and Stochastic Processes 
Stochastic pursuitevasion curves for foraging dynamics Emergent Criticality in Coupled Boolean Networks 
HongMing Yin
http://www.math.wsu.edu/math/faculty/hyin/ hyin@wsu.edu Neill 303 Partial Differential Equations and Applications; Mathematical Modeling and Analysis in Life Sciences; Financial Engineering and Portfolio Management. Applied Mathematics Pure Mathematics Mathematical Biology Optimization and Data Analytics Mathematical Finance Analysis and PDEs 
Infectious disease modeling and analysis ReactionDiffusion system 