Applied mathematics

The eight full-time faculty members of our applied mathematics group are active researchers in the theory of ordinary and partial differential equations, mathematical biology, celestial mechanics, climate modeling, atmospheric circulation, fluid dynamics, neural networks, transportation, mathematical physics, statistical analysis, optimization, and stochastic processes. To obtain their results, they use concepts and tools from real and complex analysis, advanced linear algebra, variational techniques, scientific computing, dynamical systems, topology, differential and non-Euclidean geometry, as well as nonlinear methods and microanalysis.

They also supervise post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students, collaborate with visitors, adjunct faculty from our department, and campus colleagues who are experts in biology, biochemistry, earth and ocean science, physics, astronomy, and engineering. This group holds a weekly seminar where its members and associates communicate their results, which are then published in prestigious journals and top book series.

For all these reasons, their activity is fully recognized at the national and international level. Our department is proud that the applied mathematics group contributed towards elevating the University of Victoria to a select circle of the world’s academic institutions.

Faculty

NameContactResearch interests
Diacu,  Florin
Office: DTB A543
Celestial mechanics, dynamical systems, qualitative theory of differential equations.
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Edwards,  Rod
Office: DTB A542
Ordinary differential equations, mathematical biology, neural and gene networks.
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Goluskin,  David
Office: DTB A539
Nonlinear dynamics, Fluid dynamics
Ibrahim,  Slim
Office: DTB A547
Applied mathematics; Analysis of partial differential equations models arising in Mathematical Physics; Fluid Dynamic and Wave propagation
Khouider,  Boualem
Office: DTB A550
Applied mathematics and climate modelling. Numerical methods for PDEs, stochastic modelling, atmospheric large scale circulation, tropical meteorology, convectively coupled waves, and parametrization of moist convection (i.e clouds).
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Ma,  Junling
Office: DTB A536
Applied math, math biology.
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McEachern,  Andrew
Office: DTB A450
Game theory, mathematical biology, mathematics education
Oshkai,  Svetlana
Office: DTB A551
Steacy,  Robert
Office: DTB A521
Mathematics with medical applications, digital signal processing, robotics, optimal motion control and path planning, laser scanners, light detection and ranging, digital terrain modelling, digital elevation modelling, aerial digital photography, nonrelativistic corrections to Newton's inverse-square law of gravitation.
Ye,  Jane
Office: DTB A443
Optimal deterministic and stochastic control theory and its applications, nonsmooth analysis: theory and applications, nonsmooth optimization.
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Professors emeritus

NameContactResearch interests
Hewgill, Denny
Office:
Illner, Reinhard
Office: DTB A546
Mathematical physics, fluid dynamics, kinetic theory of gases, statistical mechanics, partial differential equations, industrial mathematics.
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van den Driessche, Pauline
Office: DTB A448
Aspects of stability in biomathematical models and matrix analysis. Mathematical biology, especially models in epidemiology and ecology. Matrix analysis, especially stability and combinatorial matrix analysis.
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Adjuncts

NameContactResearch interests
Sniatycki, Jedrzej
Office:
Symplectic geometry; Differential Spaces; Hamiltonian mechanics; Non-holonomic constraints; Geometric quantization; Multisymplectic systems; Yang-Mills theory;
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Postdoctoral fellows

NameContactSupervisor
Bahri, Yakine
Office: DTB A451
Ibrahim
Deng, Yanxia
Office: DTB A451
Diacu
Lin, Chin-Hung
Office: DTB A453
van den Driessche
Xing, Li
Office: DTB A451
Nathoo
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PhD students

NameContactSupervisor
Alhowaity,  Sawson
Office: DTB A555
Diacu
Asaduzzaman,  S.M.  (Asad)
Office: DTB A554
Ma, van den Driessche
Bai,  Kuang
Office: DTB A527
Ye
Shen,  Shengyi
Office: DTB A557
Diacu, Ibrahim
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Master's students

NameContactSupervisor
Alotaibi,  Njud
Office: DTB A457
Ma
Alzahrani,  Kholoud
Office: DTB A434
Ibrahim
Jaramillo,  Juan
Office: DTB A557
Ma, van den Driessche
Quee,  Graham
Office:
Edwards
Seinen,  Clinton
Office: DTB A527
Khouider
Shin,  Hyungeun
Office:
Khouider
Xie,  Rongzheng
Office: DTB A418c
Ibrahim
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