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Affiliated Faculty

Ricardo Cortez | Pendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor
Ph.D., 1995, University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, Biological Fluid Flow Applications

Lisa Fauci | Pendergraft Nola Lee Haynes Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., New York University
Research Interests: Fluid dynamics, mathematical biology, scientific computing. In particular, I use methods from computational fluid dynamics to understand biological processes such as sperm motility, the neuromechanics of locomotion, and phytoplankton dynamics in the ocean.

Mac Hyman | Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Chair in Mathematics
Ph.D., 1976, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Research Interests: Building a solid mathematical foundation for difference approximations to partial differential equations and using mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of epidemics

Lev Kaplan | Professor (Associate Department Chair in Physics and Engineering Physics)
Ph.D., Harvard University (1996)
Research Interests: Quantum Chaos

Michelle Lacey | Associate Professor Department of Mathematics
Ph.D., Yale University (2003)
Research Interests: Phylogeny reconstruction and evolutionary models, epigenetics, and bioinformatics.​​

Michelle Hewlett Sanchez | Professor of Practice/Director of K-12 STEM Outreach
Ph.D., Stanford University (2011)
Research Interests: Paralinguistic speech problems including emotion recognition and suicide risk and depression detection