John Ringland

John Ringland.

John Ringland

Associate Chair, Associate Professor
PhD, University of Texas, Austin

Contact Information:

244 Mathematics Building
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-2900

Tel:  (716) 645-8773
Fax: (716) 645 5039

Personal website: John Ringland

News Highlight


Professor John Ringland was the faculty speaker at the College of Arts Commencement on Sunday, May 19, 2019. See the video of Ringland's commencement address. Faculty commencement speakers are selected by nominations and a vote of graduating students from among all CAS faculty. This distinction adds to several recognitions of John Ringland’s outstanding record of teaching and mentoring of students. He is a recipient of the SUNY Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the MAA Seaway Section Clarence Stephens Award for distinguished university teaching.  


Applied mathematics, bifurcation theory, mathematical modeling, computational mathematics.
Professor Ringland works in the qualitative and quantitative analysis of deterministic and stochastic dynamical systems.

Selected Publications

Characterization of food cultivation along roadside transects with Google Street View imagery and deep learning, John Ringland, Martha Bohm, So-Ra Baek, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 158, 36-50, 2019.

Boundaries of Sustainability in Simple and Elaborate Models of Agricultural Pest Control with a Pesticide and a Nontoxic Refuge, J. Mohammed-Awel, J. Bantle, A. Festinger, H. Jo, R. Klafehn, J. Ringland, J. Biol. Dyn., 6, 80-95, 2012.

Analysis of Sustainable Pest Control Using a Pesticide and a Screened Refuge, J. Ringland and P. George, Evolutionary Applications, 4, 459-470, 2011.

A Situation in which a Local Nontoxic Refuge Promotes Pest Resistance To Toxic Crops, Jemal Mohammed-Awel, Karen Kopecky, John Ringland, Theoretical Population Biology, 71, 2, 131-146, 2007.