"A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems" - Alfréd Rényi, Hungarian Mathematician, 1921-1970.

The department faculty are active researchers in a wide range of mathematical areas. The research areas of each faculty member are listed below. Recent publications by department faculty can be found here.

The faculty make a big effort to include students in their research projects. Current and prospective students are invited to communicate directly with any faculty member with whom they may have common interests.

## Foundations of Mathematics

##### Andrzej Roslanowski, PhD

Professor

DSC 222 / 402.554.3105

aroslanowski@unomaha.edu- Set Theory, General Topology, Abstract Algebra, Set-Theoretical Aspects of Real Analysis

## Discrete Mathematics & Algebra

##### Griff Elder, PhD

##### Darren Holley, PhD

## Mathematical Analysis

##### Steve From, PhD

##### Valentin Matache, PhD

## Geometry & Topology

##### Ying Hu, PhD

##### Andrzej Roslanowski, PhD

Professor

DSC 222 / 402.554.3105

aroslanowski@unomaha.edu- Set Theory, General Topology, Abstract Algebra, Set-Theoretical Aspects of Real Analysis

## Applied Mathematics

##### Mahboub Baccouch, PhD

Professor

DSC 233 / 402.554.4016

mbaccouch@unomaha.edu- Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, Ordinary, Partial, and Stochastic Differential Equations

##### Betty N. Love, PhD

Professor

Governing Committee Chair

DSC 230 / 402.554.2831

blove@unomaha.edu- Mathematical Programming, Data Analysis, Mathematical Computing, Mathematics Education

##### Dora Velcsov, PhD

Professor

MA/MS Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Curriculum Committee Chair

DSC 228 / 402.554.3295

dvelcsov@unomaha.edu- Modeling and Dynamics of Complex Boolean Networks, Mathematical Biology

##### Fabio Torres Vitor, PhD

Assistant Professor

DSC 239 / 402.554.2691

ftorresvitor@unomaha.edu- Operations Research, Optimization Modeling, Mathematical Programming, Optimization Algorithms

## Probability & Statistics

##### Xiaoyue Cheng, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Upper Curriculum Committee Chair

DSC 225 / 402.554.2848

xycheng@unomaha.edu- Data Visualization and Interactive Graphics, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Statistical Modeling, Data Exploratory Analysis

##### Steve From, PhD

##### Mahbubul Majumder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

MS Data Science Graduate Program Chair

DSC 238 / 402.554.2734

mmajumder@unomaha.edu- Exploratory Data Analysis, Data Visualization and Visual Inference, Statistical Modeling, Data Science

##### Lochana Palayangoda, PhD

Assistant Professor

DSC 235 / 402.554.3437

lpalayangoda@unomaha.edu- Engineering applications of machine learning and statistics, Lifetime data modelling, Highly accurate asymptotic approximations

##### Andrew W. Swift, DSc

Associate Professor

Department Chair

DSC 237 / 402.554.3637

aswift@unomaha.edu- Statistics, Probability, Operations Research, Sports Statistics, Bayesian Statistics

## Operations Research

##### Betty N. Love, PhD

Professor

Governing Committee Chair

DSC 230 / 402.554.2831

blove@unomaha.edu- Mathematical Programming, Data Analysis, Mathematical Computing, Mathematics Education

##### Andrew W. Swift, DSc

Associate Professor

Department Chair

DSC 237 / 402.554.3637

aswift@unomaha.edu- Statistics, Probability, Operations Research, Sports Statistics, Bayesian Statistics

##### Fabio Torres Vitor, PhD

Assistant Professor

DSC 239 / 402.554.2691

ftorresvitor@unomaha.edu- Operations Research, Optimization Modeling, Mathematical Programming, Optimization Algorithms

## Mathematical Biology

##### Jim Rogers, PhD

##### Vyacheslav Rykov, PhD

Professor

DSC 229 / 402.554.3117

vrykov@unomaha.edu- Bioinformatics, Combinatorics, Information and Coding Theory

## Mathematics Education

##### Keith Gallagher

##### Nicole Infante, PhD

Professor

Director of Quantitative Reasoning

Lower Curriculum Committee Chair

DSC 209 / 402.554.3522

ninfante@unomaha.edu- Undergraduate Mathematics Education

##### Michael Matthews, PhD

Professor

MAT Graduate Program Chair

Dr. George Haddix Community Chair of Mathematics

DSC 231 / 402.554.3558

michaelmatthews@unomaha.edu- Math Education

##### Leslie McFee

##### Kenzi Medeiros

##### Janice Rech, PhD

Associate Professor

Core Curriculum Committee Chair

DSC 221 / 402.554.2827

jrech@unomaha.edu- Math Education

##### Gregory Sand, PhD

Lecturer

DSC 247 / 402.554.6745

gsand@unomaha.edu- Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Competition Mathematics, Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching

##### Karina Uhing, PhD

Assistant Professor

Director of Mathematics Education Research

DSC 217 / 402.554.4012

kluhing@unomaha.edu- Undergraduate Mathematics Education

## Data and Decision Sciences

##### Becky Brusky

##### Xiaoyue Cheng, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Upper Curriculum Committee Chair

DSC 225 / 402.554.2848

xycheng@unomaha.edu- Data Visualization and Interactive Graphics, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Statistical Modeling, Data Exploratory Analysis

##### Steve From, PhD

##### Betty N. Love, PhD

Professor

Governing Committee Chair

DSC 230 / 402.554.2831

blove@unomaha.edu- Mathematical Programming, Data Analysis, Mathematical Computing, Mathematics Education

##### Mahbubul Majumder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

MS Data Science Graduate Program Chair

DSC 238 / 402.554.2734

mmajumder@unomaha.edu- Exploratory Data Analysis, Data Visualization and Visual Inference, Statistical Modeling, Data Science

##### Lochana Palayangoda, PhD

Assistant Professor

DSC 235 / 402.554.3437

lpalayangoda@unomaha.edu- Engineering applications of machine learning and statistics, Lifetime data modelling, Highly accurate asymptotic approximations

##### Andrew W. Swift, DSc

Associate Professor

Department Chair

DSC 237 / 402.554.3637

aswift@unomaha.edu- Statistics, Probability, Operations Research, Sports Statistics, Bayesian Statistics

##### Fabio Torres Vitor, PhD

Assistant Professor

DSC 239 / 402.554.2691

ftorresvitor@unomaha.edu- Operations Research, Optimization Modeling, Mathematical Programming, Optimization Algorithms

##### Cong Wang, PhD

Assistant Professor

DSC 235 / 402.554.4044

congwang@unomaha.edu- Parameters estimation using a priori procedure, Multivariate linear models with skew normal error, Distributions of quadratic forms with applications