Listed below are current faculty at Tulane. When available the research interest of the faculty member is included.

If you need to meet with a faculty member, here are their office hours.

If you are a prospective graduate student, this list should help you find faculty working in your area of interest. You may also look at the description of research areas and participating faculty.


Tewodros Amdeberhan | Senior Professor of Practice
Gibson Hall 406-B
Phone: 504-862-3428
Email: tamdeber@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Combinatorics, Number Theory, Special Functions, Partial Differential Equations, Computer Algebra, Algorithmic Proof Theory, Harmonic Analysis

Olivia Beckwith | Assistant Professor
Gibson Hall 411                                
Phone: 504-862-3433
Email: obeckwith@tulane.edu
Research Interests: TBA

Daniel Irving Bernstein | Assistant Professor
Gibson Hall 401 A                                       
Phone: 504-862-3437
Email: dbernstein1@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Combinatorics, Discrete Geometry, Applied Algebraic Geometry

Tommaso Buvoli | Assistant Professor
Gibson Hall 309-B
Phone: 504-862-3440
Email: tbuvoli@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, and High Performance Computing

Mahir Can | Professor
Gibson Hall 319
Phone: 504-862-3448
Email: mcan@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry

Ricardo Cortez | Pendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor
Gibson Hall 410
Phone: 504-862-3436
Email: rcortez@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, Biological Fluid Flow Applications

Marie Dahleh | Senior Professor of Practice | Associate Dean for Strategic Innovation & Program Development
Boggs Center
Email: mdahleh@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Numerical Analysis

Gustavo Didier | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 403
Phone: 504-862-3428
Email: gdidier@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Probability, Stochastic Processes, Time Series Analysis

Maurice Dupre | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 309 A
Phone: 504-862-3430
Email: mdupre@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Application of Topological and Differential Geometric Methods and Bundle Theory in Functional Analysis and Physics

Lisa Fauci | Pendergraft NOLA Lee Haynes Professor
Gibson Hall 321
Phone: 504-862-3431
Email: fauci@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Biology

Nathan Glatt-Holtz | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 305 B
Phone: 504-862-3451
Email: negh@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations, Stochastic Processes, Fluid Dynamics

Tài Huy Hà | Professor | Department Chair 
Gibson Hall 408
Phone: 504-862-3429
Email: tha@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Computational Algebra, Combinatorics

Lifeng Han | Professor of Practice 
Gibson Hall 318A
Phone: 504-862-3435
Email: lhan1@tulane.edu
Research Interests:

Xiang Ji | Assistant Professor
Gibson Hall 401D
Phone: 504-862-3443
Email: xji4@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Statistical Phylogenetics, Statistical Computing and Software development, Bioinformatics, Viral and Multigene Family Evolution.

Michael Joyce | Professor of Practice
Gibson Hall 318 B
Phone: 504-862-3438
Email: mjoyce3@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, Representation Theory

Rafal Komendarczyk | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 320 A
Phone: 504-862-3459
Email: rako@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Geometric Topology, Geometric Analysis, Contact and Symplectic Geometry, Topological Hydrodynamics

Robin Forman | Professor Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Phone: 504-862-3459
Email: rforman@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Combinatorial Methods in Topology and Geometry

Michelle Lacey | Professor
Gibson Hall 417 C
Phone: 504-862-3439
Email: mlacey1@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Phylogeny Reconstruction and Evolutionary Models, Bioinformatics

Scott McKinley | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 427
Phone: 504-862-3426
Email: scott.mckinley@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Stochastic processes, especially with application to movement in biological systems.  Microrheology, Intracellular Transport, Mucosal Immunology, Movement Ecology; Qualitative Behavior of Stochastic Differential Equations.

Ken McLaughlin | Professor
The Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Chair in Mathematics
Email: kmclaughlin@tulane.edu

Kalina Mincheva | Assistant Professor
Gibson Hall 409
Phone: 504-862-3452
Email: kmincheva@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Tropical and Algebraic Geometry

Victor Moll | Professor
Gibson Hall 404
Phone: 504-862-3442
Email: vhm@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Classical Analysis, Symbolic Computation, Special Functions and Number Theory

Samuel Punshon-Smith | Assistant Professor
Gibson Hall 423
Phone: 504-862-3446
Email: spunshonsmith@tulane.edu
Research Interests: TBA

Norbert Riedel | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 402
Phone: 504-862-3445
Email: nriedel@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Functional Analysis, Operator Algebras

Frank Tipler | Professor of Mathematics and Physics
Gibson Hall 305
Phone: 504-862-3449
Email: tipler@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Mathematical Physics, Cosmology

Dagang Yang | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 400 B
Phone: 504-862-3453
Email: dgy@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Riemannian Geometry, Analysis on Manifolds, Differential Geometry

Kyle K. Zhao | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 417 B
Phone: 504-862-5015
Email: kzhao@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Analysis of  nonlinear partial differential equations PDEs, Hyperbolic conservation/balance laws, Mathematical fluid mechanics, Mathematical Biology


Adjuncts Faculty

Calmes, Jason | Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2012, Tulane University
Research Interests: Probability and Statistics, Algebraic Topology

Hofmann, Karl H. | Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., 1958, University of Tuebingen,Germany
Research Interests: Toplogical Algebra, Lie Groups and Algebras

Mohajer, Ali | Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2018, University of Illinois at Chicago
Research Interests: Discrete Optimization, Biostatistics

Wenk, Carola | Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., 2002, Freie Universität Berlin
Research Interests: Algorithms and computational geometry, with a focus on shape matching algorithms and interdisciplinary applications ranging from computational biology to intelligent transportation systems.


Emeritus Faculty

Hofmann, Karl H. |  Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., 1958, University of Tuebingen,Germany
Research Interests: Toplogical Algebra, Lie Groups and Algebras

John E. Diem Ph.D. | Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., 1965, Purdue University
Research Interests: Probability & Statistics

Laszlo Fuchs Ph.D. | Emeritus / Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Chair in Mathematics
Ph.D., 1947, The University, Budapest, Hungary
Research Interests: Abelian Groups, Commutative Domains and Their Modules

Robert Herbert | Professor of Practice
Gibson Hall 421
Phone: 504-862-3444
Email: rherber1@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Statistics

Mac Hyman | Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Professor in Mathematics
Email: mhyman@tulane.edu
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

Pierre Grillet Ph.D. | Emeritus

Ronald Knill Ph.D. | Professor Emeritus

Terry Lawson Ph.D. | Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., 1971, Stanford University
Research Interests: Geometric Topology, Differential Topology, 4-Manifolds

John Robie Liukkonen Ph.D. | Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., 1970, Columbia University
Research Interests: Probability & Statistics

Morris Kalka | Professor
Gibson Hall 401-C
Email: kalka@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Complex Analysis, Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations

Michael Mislove | Pendergraft Herbert Buchanan Professor in Mathematics
Gibson Hall 400 C
Phone: 504-862-3441
Email: mislove@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Topological Algebra, Domain Theory and Ordered Structures, Non-Well-Found Set Theory, the Semantics of High-Level Programming Languages, Concurrency Theory

Albert Vitter | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 401 C
Email: avitter@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Differential Geometry, Several Complex Variables, Algebraic Geometry

Alexander Wentzell Ph.D. | Professor Emeritus
Research Interests: Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes, Functional Analysis, Partial Differential Equations