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_{Department of Mathematics and Statistics}

# Mathematics Education

The field of mathematics education studies the tools and methods of communicating mathematical knowledge to those who do not yet have it. It uses inquiry and statistics to analyze how best to awaken understanding of mathematical truths.

#### Sergey Lapin

http://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/slapin/ slapin@wsu.edu Evrt 405 Numerical modeling of biological fluids, fluid-structure 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 & Evidence-based Experiential learning Applied Mathematics Mathematics Education Mathematical Biology Fluid and Solid Mechanics Data Analytics Linear Algebra Analysis and PDEs |
Modeling the Spread of COVID-19 in Enclosed Spaces Analysis of a population model with advection and an autocatalytic-type growth |

#### David Slavit

https://directory.vancouver.wsu.edu/people/david-slavit dslavit@wsu.edu Vanc Teacher collaboration and research; Student learning. Mathematics Education |
An analytic framework for understanding student thinking in STEM contexts The development of prospective teachers’ mathematical knowledge in a multi-site educational setting |

#### Annie Wilhelm

https://www.math.wsu.edu/faculty/awilhelm anne.wilhelm@wsu.edu Neill 327 Mathematics education: mathematics teacher learning and practice. Mathematics Education |
Relations between Teaching Practice, Knowledge, and Conceptions Developing a School-wide Instructional Vision |