Mathematics Graduate Program Directory


Photo of Blair Sterba-Boatwright Blair Sterba-Boatwright, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Program Coordinator
Office: CI 312
Phone: (361) 825-2724


Applied statistics (particularly to ecological data), Bayesian statistics

Photo of Diane Denny Diane Denny, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Office: CI 313
Phone: (361) 825-3485


Mathematical modeling, fluid dynamics, nonlinear partial differential equations, existence and uniqueness proofs for pde, scientific computation
Photo of James Dogbey James Dogbey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
Office: CI 304
Phone: (361) 825-3159


Math teachers' knowledge for teaching, assessment in math education, curriculum studies and development, developing alternatives methods of doing mathematics

Photo of Jose Guardiola Jose Guardiola, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Office: CI 309
Phone: (361) 825-5544


Circular Statistics, Bayesian analysis and Spatial Statistics.

Applied research with colleagues on Medicine, Economics and Marine Research.

Photo of Lei Jin Lei Jin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Statistics
Office: CI 307
Phone: (361) 825-2099


Time series, missing data and applied statistics

Photo of Devanayagam Palaniappan Devanayagam Palaniappan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Office: EN 211
Phone: (361) 825-2221


Solutions of ordinary and partial differential equations, fluid mechanics, elasticity, electro- and magneto-statics, thermal systems and instability, vortex interactions, porous media
Photo of Valentina Postelnicu Valentina Postelnicu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
Office: CI 357
Phone: (361) 825-3023


Mathematics education, specifically student and teacher understanding of mathematical concepts, comparative studies, research design and methodology.

Photo of Alexey Sadovski Alexey Sadovski, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Office: CI 338
Phone: (361) 825-2477


Mathematical and statistical modeling and their applications to environmental, coastal, marine, and earth sciences and systems
Photo of George Tintera George Tintera, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Office: CI 303
Phone: (361) 825-6028


Ring Theory, Mathematical Preparation of Teachers

Photo of Beate Zimmer Beate Zimmer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Office: CI 310
Phone: (361) 825-2682


Nonstandard Analysis, Functional Analysis, Machine Learning, and Environmental Modeling