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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Kathie Cameron

  • Graph algorithms
  • Polytime combinatorial optimization
  • Graph theory

Giuseppe (Joe) Campolieti

  • Applied mathematics
  • Mathematical finance and physics
  • Pricing and hedging of financial derivatives; option pricing and model calibration
  • Path-integral methods; simulation (Monte Carlo) methods

Yuming Chen

  • Dynamical systems
  • Functional differential equations
  • Mathematical biology

Shengda Hu
Associate Professor
Undergraduate Advisor, Mathematics 

  • Algebraic geometry
  • Symplectic topology
  • Generalized geometry

Marc Kilgour

  • Multiple-person, multiple-objective decision analysis including game theory
  • Multiple-criteria decision analysis
  • International strategy
  • Environment management

Y. George Lai

  • Computational finance/Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods and applications
  • Stochastic analysis with applications in finance and insurance
  • Portfolio optimization

Roman Makarov
Associate Professor

  • Mathematical finance
  • Statistical theory and modelling
  • Numerical analysis

Connell McCluskey

  • Mathematical epidemiology
  • Lyapunov methods
  • Global stability

Roderick Melnik
Tier I Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Modelling

  • Mathematical modelling in Applied Sciences and Technologies
  • Applied and Computational Mathematics
  • Low dimensional nanostructures and coupled models
  • Partial differential equations and numerical methods

Adam Metzler
Associate Professor

  • Applied probability
  • Quantitative finance
  • Credit risk

R. Mark Reesor
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Mathematics

  • Applied probability and statistics
  • Quantitative finance
  • Risk measurement and management

Manuele Santoprete

  • Applied mathematics
  • Celestial mechanics
  • Chaotic dynamics
  • Geometric mechanics

David Soave
Assistant Professor

  • Statistical genetics
  • Predictive modelling for health outcomes
  • Design and analysis of two-phase studies

Cristina Stoica
Graduate Advisor, Mathematics 

  • Mathematics of classical mechanics, n-body problems in particular
  • Continuous and discrete symmetries in dynamics
  • Geometric mechanics
  • Data science, in particular functional and shape data analysis

Xu (Sunny) Wang
Associate Professor

  • Statistical learning and data mining in drug discovery
  • Mining business and economic data
  • Applied statistics
  • Industrial statistics

Zilin Wang
Associate Professor

  • Survey sampling theory
  • Resampling techniques
  • Multilevel models
  • Nonparametric regression techniques

Chester Weatherby
Associate Professor

  • Number theory
  • Transcendence/algebraic independence
  • Baker’s theory on linear forms in logarithms
  • Special values

Kaiming Zhao

  • Lie algebra
  • Representation theory
  • Division algebra and linear algebra

Cross-Appointed Faculty

Angèle Foley
Professor, Physics and Computing

  • Combinatorics
  • Algorithms
  • Optimization


Christina Peterson
Senior Administrative Assistant II

Rachel Dann
Administrative Assistant

Contact Us:

Cristina Stoica, Graduate Coordinator

T: 519.884.0710 x2011

General Inquiries

T: 519.884.0710 x3255


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