### Faculty

#### Graduate Faculty (Photographs)

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**Amod Agashe** - Associate Professor*Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2000*;

Number theory (in particular: arithmetic algebraic geometry), Cryptography

Office: LOV 216

Phone: (850)644-8704

**Ettore Aldrovandi** - Professor*Ph.D., International School for Advanced Studies, 1992*;

Algebraic Geometry, Homological and Homotopical Algebra, Category Theory, Mathematical Physics

Office: LOV 215

Phone: (850) 644-2202

**Paolo Aluffi** - Professor*Ph.D., Brown University, 1987*;

Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Singularities

Office: LOV 209

Phone: (850) 644-1047

**Sam Ballas** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2013*;

Low Dimensional Topology/Geometry, Projective Geometry

Office: LOV 321

**Feng Bao** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., Auburn University, 2014*;

data assimilation, uncertainty quantification, stochastic optimization

Office: LOV 312

**Martin Bauer** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., University of Vienna, 2011*;

Shape Analysis, Medical Imaging, Riemannian Geometry, Analysis of PDEs, Geometric Analysis

Office: LOV 110

**Steve Bellenot** - Associate Chair for Academic Affairs*Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, 1974*;

Scientific Visualization, Analysis

Office: LOV 223

Phone: (850) 644-7405

**Richard Bertram** - Professor*Ph.D., Florida State University, 1993*;

Mathematical Neuroscience, Mathematical Physiology, Dynamical Systems

Office: LOV 213

Phone: (850) 644-7195

**Philip L. Bowers** - Dwight B. Goodner Professor of Mathematics*Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1983*;

Complex Analysis, Geometric Topology

Office: LOV 118

Phone: (850) 644-2202

**Nick Cogan** - Marion Bradley Brennan Professor*Ph.D., University of Utah, 2003*;

Bacterial dynamics, Fluid/structure interaction, Sensitivity methods, Uncertainty

Office: LOV 002-E

Phone: (850) 644-2202

**Ibrahim Ekren** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2014*;

Stochastic Control Theory, Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical Finance, Rough Paths , Malliavin Calculus

Office: LOV 224

**Arash Fahim** - Associate Professor*Ph.D., Ecole Polytechnique, 2010*;

Probability, Partial Differential Equations, Financial Mathematics

Office: LOV 217

Phone: (850) 644-0617

**Aseel Farhat** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2012*;

Partial Differential Equations, Euler and Navier-Stokes equations, data assimilation (downscaling algorithms).

Office: LOV 002A

**Sergio Fenley** - Professor*Ph.D., Princeton University, 1989*;

Geometric Topology, Dynamical Systems

Office: LOV 214

Phone: (850) 644-8711

**Tyler Foster** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., Yale University, 2013*;

Algebraic Geometry

Office: LOV 109

**Kyle Gallivan** - Professor*Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983*;

Computational Mathematics, High performance algorithms

Office: LOV 318

Phone: (850) 645-0306

**Wolfgang Heil** - Professor*Ph.D., Rice University, 1970*;

Geometric Topology

Office: LOV 115

Phone: (850) 644-8706

**Mark van Hoeij** - Professor*Ph.D., University of Nijmegen, 1996*;

Algebraic Geometry, Symbolic Computation

Office: LOV 212

Phone: (850) 645-6593

**Sam Huckaba** - Professor and Dean College of Arts and Sciences*Ph.D., Purdue University, 1986*;

Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Geometry

Office: LOV 213

Phone: 644-1081

**Monica K. Hurdal** - Professor*Ph.D., Queensland University of Technology, 1999*;

Biomedical Mathematics, Scientific Visualization, Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics

Office: LOV 113

Phone: (850) 644-7183

**M. Yousuff Hussaini** - Sir James Lighthill Professor of Mathematics Computational Science and Engineering*Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1970*;

Computational fluid dynamics, Nanofluid mechanics, Optimization and Control, Uncertainty quantification, Scientific visualization

Office: MCH 413

Phone: (850) 644-0601

**Harsh Jain** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2008*;

Mathematical Biology, Cancer Growth, Evolution and Treatment, Tissue Engineering Applications, Infectious Diseases and Oncology

Office: LOV 219

Phone: (850) 645-0523

**Alec Kercheval** - Professor*Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1987*;

Financial Mathematics, Stochastic Processes, Mathematical Economics, Geometric Analysis, Data Science

Office: LOV 202B

Phone: (850) 644-8701

**Kyounghee Kim** - Professor*Ph.D., Indiana University, 2003*;

Complex Dynamical Systems, Stochastic Calculus and Mathematical Finance

Office: LOV 210

Phone: (850) 645-7694

**Eric P. Klassen** - Professor*Ph.D., Cornell University, 1987*;

Shape Analysis, Geometric Topology, Differential Geometry

Office: LOV 114

Phone: (850) 644-2202

**Sanghyun Lee** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2014*;

Numerical Analysis, Finite Element Methods, Scientific Computing

Office: LOV 002D

Phone: (850) 644-1587

**Jerry F. Magnan** - Associate Professor*Ph.D., University of Miami (Physics), 1979*;

Financial Mathematics and Econophysics, Dynamical Systems, Chaos, and Complex Systems, Bifurcation Analysis of Partial Differential Equations with Applications, Industrial Mathematics, Machine learning.

Office: MCH 121

Phone: (850) 644-8966

**Washington Mio** - Chair*Ph.D., Courant Institute, New York University, 1984*;

Pattern Analysis, Biomedical Imaging, Geometric Topology

Office: LOV 112

Phone: (850) 645-0185

**Nick Moore** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2010*;

fluid dynamics, PDE, modeling, simulation

Office: LOV 210A

**Ziad Musslimani** - Full Professor*Ph.D., Technion-Israel Ins. of Technology, 2000*;

Applied Mathematics, Computational Methods, Integrable Nonlocal Systems, Solitons, Mathematical Physics, PDEs and Mathematical Modeling

Office: LOV 218

Phone: 850-644-2295

**Tom Needham** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2016*;

Geometry, Topology, Applications to Data Science and Signal Processing

Office: LOV 002A

Phone: (850) 644-7643

**Craig Nolder** - Professor*Ph.D., University of Michigan*;

Financial Mathematics, Complex Analysis

Office: LOV 117

Phone: (850) 644-7586

**Richard Oberlin** - Associate Professor*Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2007*;

Harmonic Analysis, specifically generalized Radon transforms and time-frequency analysis

Office: LOV 116

**Giray Ökten** - Associate Chair for Graduate Studies / Director of Financial Mathematics*Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, 1997*; *B.S., Bogazici University, 1991*;

Computational Finance, Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods

Office: LOV 221

Phone: (850) 644-8713

**Steve Paris** - Coordinator of Actuarial Science (ASA)*Ph.D., LSU, 1995*;

Actuarial Education

Office: LOV 202A

Phone: (850) 644-4419

**Kathleen Petersen** - Associate Professor*Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2005*;

Geometric Topology, Number Theory

Office: LOV 211

**Alexander Reznikov** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2014*; *B.S., St. Petersburg State University, 2009*;

Harmonic Analysis, Complex Analysis, Potential Theory

Office: LOV 214A

**Mark Sussman** - Christopher Hunter Professor of Mathematics*Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1994*;

Numerical Analysis, Fluid Dynamics, Deforming Boundary Problems, Computational Geometry, Optimization, Algorithms for Distributed and Exascale Computer Systems, Algorithms for simulating Multiscale Phenomena

Office: LOV 002C

Phone: (412) 818-9932

**Christopher Tam** - Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor*Ph.D., Caltech, 1966*;

computational mathematics, large scale numerical simulation, jet and aircraft noise, fluid mechanics

Office: LOV 314

Phone: (850) 644-2455

**Lingjiong Zhu** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., New York University, 2013*; *B.A., University of Cambridge, 2008*;

applied probability, data science, financial engineering, operations research

Office: LOV 226

#### Post Doc (Photographs)

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**Francesca Bernardi***Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018*;

Fluid Mechanics, Complex Fluids, Biofluids

Office: MCH 416

**Alex Casella** - Postdoc*Ph.D., The University of Sydney, 2018*; *Ph.D., University of Sydney, 2018*;

Low Dimensional Topology, Hyperbolic Manifolds, Embedded Surfaces, Teichmüller Theory, Geometric (G,X)-Structures

Office: MCH 403A

**Kelsey Gasior**

Office: 416 MCH

**Owen Lewis***Ph.D., UC Davis, 2014*; *M.S., Harvey Mudd College, 2005*;

Mathematical Biology, Fluid Mechanics, Physiology, Complex Fluids/Materials

Office: MCH 417

**Osman Okutan** - Dean's Post-Doctoral Scholar*Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2019*;

Topological Data Analysis, Metric Geometry

Office: MCH 403F

**Lorenzo Ruffoni** - Dean's Post-Doctoral Scholar*Ph.D., University of Bologna, 2017*;

Geometric Topology, Hyperbolic Geometry, Complex Analysis, Teichmüller Theory, Geometric Group Theory

Office: MCH 405B

Phone: N/A

**Alex Vlasiuk***Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2018*;

Geometric measure theory, Mathematical physics, Computational geometry

Office: MCH 403A

#### Visiting Faculty (Photographs)

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#### Specialized Faculty (Photographs)

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**Annette Blackwelder** - Coordinator of Basic Mathematics*M.S., Appalachian State University, 1983*;

Office: MCH 115G

Phone: (850) 644-1787

**Mickey Boyd** - Director of Computing Resources*M.S., Florida State University, 1993*;

Office: LOV 004D,

Phone: (850) 644-2202

**Brian Ewald** - Instructor of Actuarial Mathematics*Ph.D., Indiana University--Bloomington, 2002*;

Probability, Stochastic Processes, Actuarial Mathematics

Office: LOV 205C

Phone: (850)644-5805

**Ishkhan HJ Grigorian** - Research Associate in Math*M.S., Iowa State University, 1986*;

Office: MCH 108D

Phone: (850) 644-8572

**Angie Harris** - Assistant Instructor

Office: None

**Leah Hollingsworth**

Office: MCH 115-C

**Penelope Kirby** - Coordinator of Graduate Teaching Assistants*Ph.D., Florida State University, 1999*;

Algebraic Topology, Education

Office: MCH 108B

Phone: (850) 644-3737

**Penny LeNoir** - Teaching Faculty III*Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1989*;

Office: MCH 115O

Phone: (850)645-2659

**Yaineli Valdes***Ph.D., Florida State University, 2018*; *M.S., Florida State University, 2015*; *B.S., Florida State University, 2013*;

Category Theory, Homology Theory

Office: MCH 209-C

#### Emeritus & Retired Faculty (Photographs)

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**Steve Blumsack** - Emeritus Professor*Ph.D., MIT, 1969*; *B.S., Caltech, 1965*;

Applied Mathematics, Fluid Dynamics

**John Bryant** - Emeritus Professor*Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1965*;

Geometric Topology

**Bettye Anne Case** - Olga Larson Professor Emerita of Mathematics*Ph.D., University of Alabama, 1970*;

History, Biography and Sociology of Mathematics, Collegiate Mathematics Education

Office: LOV 202C

Phone: (850) 644-2202

**Kenneth A. Dodaro** - Teaching Faculty III*M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1982*;

Office: None

**Karen Everage** - Associate in Mathematics*M.S., Florida State University, 1989*;

Office: MCH 115-E

Phone: (850)644-7419

**Robert Gilmer** - Emertius Professor*Ph.D., Louisiana State University*;

Office: LOV 110

**Eriko Hironaka** - Professor Emeritus*Ph.D., Brown University, 1990*;

Geometric Topology, Algebraic Geometry

Office: None

**David Kopriva** - Professor*Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1982*;

Computational Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Office: LOV 112

Phone: 850-645-0185

**Fred Kreimer** - Emeritus Professor

**Mary Kutter** - Research Associate in Mathematics*Ph.D., Florida State University, 1982*;

Office: MCH 111

Phone: (850) 644-3042

**Mike Mesterton-Gibbons** - Professor*Ph.D., University of Oxford, 1977*;

Models of animal behavior and social structure

Office: LOV 202B

Phone: (850) 644-2580

**Joe L. Mott** - Emeritus Professor*Ph.D., Louisiana University, 1963*; *M.S., Louisiana State University, 1960*; *B.S., East Texas Baptist College, 1958*;

Communtative Algebra, Number Theory

**Warren D. Nichols** - Professor*Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1975*;

Financial Mathematics

Office: LOV 212

Phone: (850) 644-2718

**Phil Novinger** - Retired Professor

**Dan Oberlin** - Professor*Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1974*;

Office: LOV 321

Phone: (850) 644-2202

**Jack Quine** - Charles W. McArthur Professor*Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1971*;

Complex Analysis, Biomathematics

Office: LOV 114

Phone: (850) 644-6050

**Wilbur J. Stiles** - Retired Professor*Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology *;

Functional Analysis

**De Witt L. Sumners** - Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor*Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 1967*; *B.S., Louisiana State University, 1963*;

Biomedical Mathematics, Geometric Topology

Office: LOV 202

**James Wooland** - Teaching Faculty III

Office: MCH 115H

Phone: (850) 644-2202

**T. Perrin Wright** - Emertius Professor*Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1967*;

Geometric Topology

#### Courtesy Appointment (Photographs)

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**Paul Beaumont**

Office: None

**Ana-Maria Croicu**

Phone: (678) 797-2076

**François-Xavier Le Dimet** - Professor

**Gordon Erlebacher** - Professor*Ph.D., Columbia University, 1983*;

Numerical Analysis, Scientific Visualization

Office: DSL 489

Phone: (850) 644-0186

**Mingwen Fei**

Office: MCH 405A

** Pierre Garreau**

Office: LOV 251

**Matilde Marcolli***Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1997*;

Functional Analysis, Geometric Topology, Dynamical Systems, Number Theory, Partial Differential Equations

**Ionel Michael Navon** - Professor*Ph.D., University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1979*;

Astrophysics/Geophysics , Financial Mathematics , Numerical Analysis, Numerical Optimization, Optimal control, Numerical optimization

Office: DSL 470

Phone: (850) 644-6560

**Janet Peterson** - Professor*Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1980*;

Superconductivity, Finite Elements

Office: DSL 495

Phone: (850) 644-2202

**Bahri Uzunoglu** - Research Fac I

**Xiaoming Wang** - Professor*Ph.D., Indiana University - Bloomington, 1996*;

Applied Mathematics, PDEs and their Applications, Fluid and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Groundwater research, Big data and machine learning

Office: LOV 312

Phone: (850)644-2202

**Xiaoqiang Wang** - Assistant Professor*Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2005*;

Numerical analysis and applied partial differential equations, Mathematical biology, Image processing, scientific visualization and data mining, High-performance scientific computing

Office: DSL 495

Phone: (850)644-4274

#### Adjunct Faculty (Photographs)

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