Department of Mathematics & Statistics Directory


Photo of Sunil Mathur Sunil Mathur, Ph.D.
Chair of the Department and Professor
Office: CI 302
Phone: (361) 825-4173


Photo of Melanie Morales Melanie Morales
Administrative Assistant
Office: CI 301
Phone: (361) 825-3754



Photo of Jordan Alexander Jordan Alexander, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: CI 213a
Phone: (361) 825-3613


Photo of Baohua Chen Baohua Chen, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Office: CI 351
Phone: (361) 825-6019



Photo of Hae Choi Hae Choi
Instructor
Office: CI 351


Photo of Nene Coulibaly Nene Coulibaly, M.S.
Instructor of Mathematics
Office: CI 117
Phone: (361) 825-2219



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 Celil Ekici Celil Ekici, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: CI 358


Photo of Jose Giraldo Jose Giraldo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Office: CI 317
Phone: (361) 825-5827


Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Combinatorics

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.
Assistant Professor of Statistics
Office: CI 307
Phone: (361) 825-2099


Time series, missing data and applied statistics

Photo of Douglas Johnson Douglas Johnson
Instructor
Office: MB1 105


Photo of Archana Krishnagiri Archana Krishnagiri
Instructor of Mathematics
Office: CI 351
Phone: (361) 825-2430



Photo of Marie McClendon Marie McClendon
Instructor of Mathematics
Office: CI 367
Phone: (361) 825-2844


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 Aubrey Rhoden Aubrey Rhoden, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: CI 213b
Phone: (361) 825-3445



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


Optimal Control, Probability Theory and Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Operation Research and Decision Making, Optimization, Advanced Mathematical Modeling, Modeling of Natural Systems.
Photo of Blair Sterba-Boatwright Blair Sterba-Boatwright, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Office: CI 312
Phone: (361) 825-2724


Applied statistics (particularly to ecological data), Bayesian statistics

Photo of Pablo Tarazaga Pablo Tarazaga, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Office: CI 316
Phone: (361) 825-3187


Linear algebra, numerical analysis, optimization, euclidean distance matrices, applications: distance geometry, multidimensional scaling problem, sensor location, etc.
Photo of Charlene Tintera Charlene Tintera, Ed.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: CI 334
Phone: (361) 825-3483


International study in math education with technology from kinder to higher education.

Promote chess activities and make connection to mathematical problem solving.


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