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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 423
Phone: 504-862-3428
Research Interests: Combinatorics, Number Theory, Special Functions, Partial Differential Equations, Computer Algebra, Algorithmic Proof Theory, Harmonic Analysis

Mahir Can | Professor
Gibson Hall 318A
Phone: 504-862-3448
Research Interests: Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry

Ricardo Cortez | Pendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor | Department Chair
Gibson Hall 410
Phone: 504-862-3436
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
Gibson Hall 309B
Phone: 504-862-3440
Research Interests: Numerical Analysis

Gustavo Didier | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 403
Phone: 504-862-3428
Research Interests: Probability, Stochastic Processes, Time Series Analysis

Maurice Dupre | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 309 A
Phone: 504-862-3430
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
Research Interests: Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Biology

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

Tài Huy Hà | Professor
Gibson Hall 408
Phone: 504-862-3429
Research Interests: Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Computational Algebra, Combinatorics

Robert Herbert | Professor of Practice
Gibson Hall 421
Phone: 504-862-3444
Research Interests: Statistics

Mac Hyman | Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Professor in Mathematics
Gibson Hall 401 D
Phone: 504-862-3433
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

Xiang Ji | Assistant Professor
Gibson Hall 411
Phone: 504-862-3443
Research Interests: TBA

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

Morris Kalka | Professor
Gibson Hall 319
Phone: 504-862-3435
Research Interests: Complex Analysis, Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations

Rafal Komendarczyk | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 320 A
Phone: 504-862-3459
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
Research Interests: Combinatorial Methods in Topology and Geometry

Slawomir Kwasik | Professor
Gibson Hall 401 A
Phone: 504-862-3437
Research Interests: Algebraic and Geometric Topology

Michelle Lacey | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 417 C
Phone: 504-862-3439
Research Interests: Phylogeny Reconstruction and Evolutionary Models, Bioinformatics

Scott McKinley | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 427
Phone: 504-862-3426
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.

Kalina Mincheva | Assistant Professor
Gibson Hall 409
Phone: 504-862-***
Research Interests: TBA

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

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

Norbert Riedel | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 402
Phone: 504-862-3445
Research Interests: Functional Analysis, Operator Algebras

Mentor Stafa | Professor of Practice
Gibson Hall 405
Phone: 504-862-3464
Research Interests: Algebraic Topology, Toric Topology

Frank Tipler | Professor of Mathematics and Physics
Gibson Hall 305
Phone: 504-862-3449
Research Interests: Mathematical Physics, Cosmology

Albert Vitter | Associate Professor
Gibson Hall 406 B
Phone: 504-862-3450
Research Interests: Differential Geometry, Several Complex Variables, Algebraic Geometry

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

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

Emeritus Faculty

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

Pierre Grillet Ph.D. | Emeritus

Ronald Knill Ph.D. | Professor Emeritus

Arnold Levine Ph.D. | 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

Steven Rosencrans Ph.D. | Professor Emeritus
Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations

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