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
Chen,  Yu-Ting
Office: DTB-A521
Probability theory, stochastic partial differential equations, and interacting particle systems
Edwards,  Rod
Office: DTB-A542
Ordinary differential equations, mathematical biology, neural and gene networks.
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).
Ma,  Junling
Office: DTB-A536
Applied math, math biology.
Oshkai,  Svetlana
Office: DTB-A551
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: NA
Illner, Reinhard
Office: DTB-A546
Mathematical physics, fluid dynamics, kinetic theory of gases, statistical mechanics, partial differential equations, industrial mathematics.
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: NA
Symplectic geometry; Differential Spaces; Hamiltonian mechanics; Non-holonomic constraints; Geometric quantization; Multisymplectic systems; Yang-Mills theory;
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Postdoctoral fellows

NameContactSupervisor
Bramburger, Jason
Office: DTB-A453
Chernyavskiy, Alexandr
Office: DTB-A453
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PhD students

NameContactSupervisor
Ma,  Xiaoxiao
Office: NA
Ye
Oeri,  Hans
Office: DTB-A527
Goluskin
Sadat Hosseini Khajouei,  Narges
Office: DTB-A534
Goluskin, Ibrahim
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Master's students

NameContactSupervisor
Alam,  Fahim
Office: DTB-A434
Khouider
Dore-Hall,  Skye
Office: DTB-A557
Edwards
Hoang,  My Duyen
Office: NA
Ibrahim, Khouider
Lin,  Mufan
Office: NA
Ma, van den Driessche
Long,  Chenqian
Office: NA
Khouider
Ma,  Guojun
Office: NA
Chen
Manke,  Kurtis
Office: DTB-A434
Ibrahim, Ma
Preissl,  Dayton
Office: DTB-A457
Ibrahim
Qian,  Lingjun
Office: NA
Ibrahim
Wang,  Manting
Office: NA
Ma
Xiao,  Zhuoyu
Office: NA
Ye
Xie,  Xinqi
Office: DTB-A457
Ma, van den Driessche
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