Research

The department is active in many research areas.  Students are involved in most of the projects.  Below are the major projects currently underway.

Algebra, Number Theory, Combinatorics, Topology, and Game Theory

Faculty:  Dr. J.P. Cossey, Dr. Stefan Forcey, Dr. Jeffrery Riedl, Dr. Hung Ngoc Nguyen

Mathematics of Materials

Faculty: Dr. Curtis Clemons, Dr. Dmitry Golovaty, Dr. Kevin Kreider, Dr. Patrick Wilber, Dr. Joseph Wilder, Dr. Gerald Young

Corrosion

Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes

Biofilms

Fuel Cells

Other

Analysis, PDEs, Dynamical systems

Faculty: Dr. Curtis Clemons, Dr. Dmitry Golovaty, Dr. Truyen Nguyen, Dr Patrick Wilber

Education in Mathematics

Faculty: Dr. Laurie Dunlap, Dr. Ali Hajjafar, Dr. Antonio Quesada, Dr. Linda Saliga, Dr. Ethel Wheland

Current and recent funded projects in the department:

  • FY11 Project 4A Model for Crevice Corrosion Damage Evolution for Fe-Cr-Ni-Mo Alloys, Payer, Young, Clemons, Golovaty, Kreider, DOD Office of Corrosion Policy and Oversight, $130,000, 7/11-12/12.
  • UCC 2A Corrosion Evolution Model, Payer, Young, Clemons, Golovaty, Kreider, USAF 1000000149 $129,988, 7/10-12/13.
  • Modeling of Nonbonded Interactions in Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes, Golovaty and Wilber, NSF DMS-1009849, $186,420, 7/10-6/13.
  • Calculus of Variations and Hamilton-Jacobi Equations in the Wasserstein Space, T. Nguyen, NSF DMS 0901449, $70,907, 9/09-8/12.
  • Collaborative Research: Polymeric Drug Delivery Systems and Biofilms in the Lung, Young, Youngs, Lopina, Clemons, Wilber, Ely, Milsted, Yun, Cannon, Leid, NIH 3ROI GM086895, $1,320,698, 8/08-6/12.
  • Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program: Student Success in Mathematics, Wilder and others, Ohio Board of Regents, $846,000, 7/08-6/12.
  • Collaborative Research: Transformative Model of STEM Education for First-year Students at an Urban-commuter Campus, Wheland and others, DUE 0920453, $130,070, 10/09-6/12.
  • Collaborative Research: Polymeric Drug Delivery Systems and Biofilms in the Lung, Young, Clemons, Kreider, Wilber and others, NIH Supplement 3ROI GM086895-02S12$223,787, 6/10-5/11.

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