The College of Sciences offers students a scientific education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Faculty Research Interests and Department Colloquia

Upcoming Department Colloquia


Dr. Mosisa Aga
Time series analysis, bootstrap approximation methods, and Gaussian long memory processes.

Dr. Ashraf Alattar
Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Human-Computer Interaction.  

Dr. Scott Brown (retired)
Mathematics education, Euclidean geometry, Fibonacci numbers, and history of mathematics.

Dr. Yue Chen
Electromagnetic wave propagation in metamaterials, homogenization theory of partial differential equations, inverse problem, stability analysis of crystal growth, mathematical materials science, solid mechanics.

Dr. Tianran Chen
Numerical analysis, scientific computing, application of numerical methods in physics and chemistry, systems of polynomial equations, homotopy continuation methods, numerical algebraic geometry.

Dr. Semih Dinc
Machine Learning, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition.

Dr. Zhimin Gao
Blockchain, mobile computing, and cloud computing.

Dr. Jerome Goddard II
Applied mathematics, reaction diffusion equations and nonlinear elliptic boundary value problems arising from population dynamics and combustion theory.

Dr. Enoch Lee
Rings, modules, near-rings, semigroups, universal algebra, radical theory, number theory, cryptology, coding theory.

Dr. David Lipham
Set-theoretic topology, Continuum theory, Discrete geometry, Inverse limits.

Dr. Patrick Pape
Machine Learning, Digital Forensics, Cybersecurity Education, Malware Detection and Analysis, Secure Software Development.

Jieun Park
Nonparametric analysis and functional data analysis to construct robust estimation procedures.

Dr. Matthew Ragland
Algebra, Set Theory, Topology, and Graph Theory.

Dr. Robert Underwood
Classification of Hopf algebra orders in group rings and application of Hopf orders to Galois module theory and the theory of formal groups.

Dr. Yi Wang
Machine learning, optimization, reliability analysis, signal and image processing.

Dr. Lei Wu
Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Mining & Analytics, Secure Software Architecture, Natural Language processing, Robotics, Video Game Development, STEM Education.