Mathematics

Mathematicians use theoretical and computational methods to solve a wide range of problems from the most abstract to the very applied. UBC's mathematics graduate students work in many branches of pure and applied mathematics.

 

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Faculty Members in Mathematics

Name Research Interests
Tsai, Tai-Peng Differential equations and integral equations in pure mathematics; Partial Differential Equations; Mathematical physics
van Willigenburg, Stephanie Combinatorics and discrete mathematics; algebraic combinatorics; Coxeter group; quasisymmetric function; Schur functions and generalizations; chromatic symmetric function
Vatsal, Vinayak Canonical periods, congruence formula, elliptic curve, Iwasawa invariants, Heegner points, L-functions
Wachs, Anthony Fluidization and fluid mechanics; Process control and simulation in chemical engineering; Numerical computation; Fluid mechanics; Particle-laden flows; Non Newtonian flows; Heat and mass transfer; Numerical simulation; High performance computing; Multi-scale modelling
Ward, Michael Jeffrey Applied analysis, singular perturbations, reaction-diffusion theory, mathematical modeling and scientific compution, nonlinear dynamics and applied partial differential equations
Watson, Liam Topology; Low-dimensional topology; Khovanov homology; Heegaard Floer homology
Wei, Juncheng Differential equations and integral equations in pure mathematics; Partial and ordinary differential equations; Mathematics; Geometric analysis; Mathematical biology; Nonlinear partial differential equations; reaction-diffusion systems; singular perturbations and concentration phenomena; singularity formations in fluids; Nonlinear Analysis
Wetton, Brian Scientific computing, fluid mechanics
Williams, Ben Topology; Algebra; Algebraic topology; Motivic homotopy theory; A1 homotopy theory
Yavicoli, Alexia fractal geometry
Yilmaz, Ozgur Mathematical problems related to analog-to-digital conversion, blind source separation, sparse approximations and compressed sensing, and applications in seismic signal processing
Zahl, Joshua Combinatorics and discrete mathematics; Lie groups, harmonic and Fourier analysis; Harmonic Analysis; Combinatorics; Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry

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