Faculty

Bernard Badzioch.
Bernard Badzioch, PhD
PhD, University of Notre Dame

108 & 232 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8798

Fax: (716) 645-5039

badzioch@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Homotopy Theory

108 & 232 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8798

Fax: (716) 645-5039

badzioch@buffalo.edu

Gino Biondini.
Gino Biondini, PhD
PhD, Theoretical Physics, University of Perugia, Italy

226 & 324 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8810

Fax: (716) 645 5039

biondini@buffalo.edu

Professor and Department Chair
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Applied mathematics, nonlinear waves, solitons, integrable systems, inverse problems, applied probability, stochastic processes, optics.

226 & 324 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8810

Fax: (716) 645 5039

biondini@buffalo.edu

Robert Busch.
Robert Busch, MA
MA, University at Buffalo

102 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8760

Fax: (716) 645-5039

rlbusch@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

102 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8760

Fax: (716) 645-5039

rlbusch@buffalo.edu

Mathematics Building.
Michael Casper, MA
MA, University at Buffalo

222 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8779

Fax: (716) 645-5039

mjcasper@buffalo.edu

Online Coordinator, Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

222 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8779

Fax: (716) 645-5039

mjcasper@buffalo.edu

Alexandru Chirvasitu.
Alexandru Chirvasitu, PhD
PhD, University of California at Berkeley (2014)

216 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8831

Fax: (716) 645-5039

achirvas@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Representation theory with a quantum group flavour

216 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8831

Fax: (716) 645-5039

achirvas@buffalo.edu

Ching Chou.
Ching Chou, PhD
PhD, University of Rochester

320 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8806

Fax: (716) 645-5039

chouc@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research: Functional analysis, invariant means

320 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8806

Fax: (716) 645-5039

chouc@buffalo.edu

Lewis A. Coburn.
Lewis A. Coburn, PhD
PhD, University of Michigan

327 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8813

Fax: (716) 645-5039

lcoburn@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Analysis, functional analysis

327 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8813

Fax: (716) 645-5039

lcoburn@buffalo.edu

Michael Cowen.
Michael Cowen, PhD
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

317 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8803

Fax: (716) 645-5039

cowen@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Complex differential geometry

317 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8803

Fax: (716) 645-5039

cowen@buffalo.edu

Thomas Cusick.
Thomas Cusick, PhD
PhD, Cambridge University

315 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8801

Fax: (716) 645-5039

cusick@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Cryptography, number theory, Diophantine approximation

315 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8801

Fax: (716) 645-5039

cusick@buffalo.edu

Mathematics Building.
Jonathan Dimock, PhD
PhD, Harvard University

323 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8809

Fax: (716) 645-5039

dimock@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Mathematical physics, quantum field theory

323 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8809

Fax: (716) 645-5039

dimock@buffalo.edu

James Faran.
James Faran, PhD
PhD, University of California/Berkeley

215 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8776

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jjfaran@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Differential geometry, complex variables

215 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8776

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jjfaran@buffalo.edu

Brian Hassard.
Brian Hassard, PhD
PhD, Cornell University

322 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8808

Fax: (716) 645-5039

hassard@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Applied mathematics, bifurcation theory, precise numerical algorithms.

322 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8808

Fax: (716) 645-5039

hassard@buffalo.edu

Joseph Hundley.
Joseph Hundley, PhD
PhD, Columbia University

203 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8771

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jahundle@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Automorphic forms and L-functions

203 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8771

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jahundle@buffalo.edu

James Javor.
James Javor, MS
MS, Syracuse University

103 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8761

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jjavor@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

103 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8761

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jjavor@buffalo.edu

Jae-Hun Jung.
Jae-Hun Jung, PhD
PhD, Brown University

328 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8814

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jaehun@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Numerical Analysis and scientific computing, high order methods, spectral methods.

328 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8814

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jaehun@buffalo.edu

Cagatay Kutluhan.
Cagatay Kutluhan, PhD
PhD, University of Michigan

117 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8768

Fax: (716) 645-5039

kutluhan@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Low-dimensional topology, contact and symplectic geometry, gauge theory.

117 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8768

Fax: (716) 645-5039

kutluhan@buffalo.edu

Hanfeng Li.
Hanfeng Li, PhD
PhD, University of California at Berkeley

104 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8762

Fax: (716) 645-5039

hfli@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Operator algebras, noncommutative geometry, and dynamical systems.

104 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8762

Fax: (716) 645-5039

hfli@buffalo.edu

Xiaoqing Li.
Xiaoqing Li, PhD
PhD, Rutgers University

202 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8770

Fax: (716) 645-5039

xl29@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Number theory, automorphic forms and L-functions

202 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8770

Fax: (716) 645-5039

xl29@buffalo.edu

Yiqiang Li.
Yiqiang Li, PhD
PhD, Kansas State University

212 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8830

Fax: (716) 645-5039

yiqiang@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Geometric representation theory

212 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8830

Fax: (716) 645-5039

yiqiang@buffalo.edu

Xudan Luo.
Xudan Luo
PhD, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

318 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8804

Fax: (716) 645-5039

xudanluo@buffalo.edu

Post-doctoral Associate
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Xudan Luo's research generally belongs to pure and applied analysis, with a focus on the following areas: complex analysis, integrable systems, nonlinear waves, differential and difference equations, special functions.

318 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8804

Fax: (716) 645-5039

xudanluo@buffalo.edu

Johanna Mangahas.
Johanna Mangahas, PhD
PhD, University of Michigan

116 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8767

Fax: (716) 645-5039

mangahas@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Geometric topology, geometric group theory.

116 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8767

Fax: (716) 645-5039

mangahas@buffalo.edu

William W. Menasco.
William W. Menasco, PhD
PhD, University of California at Berkeley

244 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8765, (716) 645-8782

Fax: (716) 645-5039

menasco@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Low-dimensional topology, hyperbolic geometry and 3-manifolds, knot theory, contact geometry, curve complex and mapping class group.

244 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8765, (716) 645-8782

Fax: (716) 645-5039

menasco@buffalo.edu

Sarah F. Muldoon.
Sarah F. Muldoon, PhD
PhD, University of Michigan, Physics (2009)

244Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-6284

Fax: (716) 645-5039

smuldoon@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Dr. Muldoon's group develops novel techniques and measures to investigate and quantify the role of network organization in brain function. This work is grounded in network theory, a field that draws upon tools from mathematics, physics, engineering, and computer science to understand, predict, and describe complex interactions in systems of connected elements.

244Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-6284

Fax: (716) 645-5039

smuldoon@buffalo.edu

Barbara Prinari.
Barbara Prinari, PhD
PhD in Physics, University of Lecce, Italy

314 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8799

Fax: (716) 645-5039

bprinari@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Combines analysis, applied mathematics, and concrete physical applications

314 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8799

Fax: (716) 645-5039

bprinari@buffalo.edu

Mohan Ramachandran.
Mohan Ramachandran, PhD
PhD, University of Illinois, Chicago, Algebraic geometry

204 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8772

Fax: (716) 645-5039

ramac-m@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Differential and complex geometry

204 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8772

Fax: (716) 645-5039

ramac-m@buffalo.edu

John Ringland.
John Ringland, PhD
PhD, University of Texas, Austin

244 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8773

Fax: (716) 645-5039

ringland@buffalo.edu

Associate Chair, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Applied mathematics, bifurcation theory, mathematical modeling, computational mathematics.

244 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8773

Fax: (716) 645-5039

ringland@buffalo.edu

Gershon Sageev.
Gershon Sageev, PhD
PhD, Hebrew University

310 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8789

Fax: (716) 645-5039

gershons@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Set theory-infinite combinatorics, models, forcing, applications

310 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8789

Fax: (716) 645-5039

gershons@buffalo.edu

Mathematics Building, UB North Campus.
Angela Samul, EdM
EdM, Mathematics Education, University at Buffalo (1993)

217 Baldy Hall, North Campus

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-2394

Fax: (716) 645-5039

asamul@buffalo.edu

Director of ULC, Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

217 Baldy Hall, North Campus

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-2394

Fax: (716) 645-5039

asamul@buffalo.edu

Adam S. Sikora.
Adam S. Sikora, PhD
PhD, University of Maryland, College Park

115 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8766

Fax: (716) 645-5039

asikora@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Professor Sikora's main research areas are: Interactions between topology, algebra and number theory. Moduli spaces of representations, and their quantization.

115 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8766

Fax: (716) 645-5039

asikora@buffalo.edu

Brian Spencer.
Brian Spencer, PhD
PhD, Northwestern University

319 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8805

Fax: (716) 645-5039

spencerb@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Applied mathematics, Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science materials modeling, free boundary problems, instabilities and microstructure formation. Current Research: Shape transitions in faceted quantum dots Liquid meniscus behavior during VLS nanowire growth

319 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8805

Fax: (716) 645-5039

spencerb@buffalo.edu

Dane Taylor.
Dane Taylor, PhD
PhD, Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado, Boulder

311 Mathematics Building

UB, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8796

Fax: (716) 645-5039

danet@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Network-Data Analytics — methodology development for community detection, ranking systems, network inference, and manifold learning; Dynamics on and of Networks — nonlinear and stochastic systems including social contagions, oscillator synchronization, and network evolution.

311 Mathematics Building

UB, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8796

Fax: (716) 645-5039

danet@buffalo.edu

Yi Wang.
Yi Wang, PhD
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

305 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8835

Fax: (716) 645-5039

ywang287@buffalo.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Yi Wang's research involves operator theory in analytic function spaces with some connection to harmonic analysis and several complex variables.

305 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8835

Fax: (716) 645-5039

ywang287@buffalo.edu

Jingbo Xia.
Jingbo Xia, PhD
PhD, SUNY Stony Brook

306 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8788

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jxia@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Analysis

306 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8788

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jxia@buffalo.edu

Xingru Zhang.
Xingru Zhang, PhD
PhD, University of British Columbia

111 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8764

Fax: (716) 645-5039

xinzhang@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Topology and geometry of 3-dimensional manifolds, including knot theory.

111 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8764

Fax: (716) 645-5039

xinzhang@buffalo.edu

Mathematics Building, UB North Campus.
Hui June Zhu, PhD
PhD, University of California at Berkeley

325 Mathematics Building

University at Buffalo, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8811

Fax: (716) 645-5039

hjzhu@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Arithmetic Geometry and Number Theory

325 Mathematics Building

University at Buffalo, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8811

Fax: (716) 645-5039

hjzhu@buffalo.edu

Jieru Zhu.
Jieru Zhu, PhD
PhD, University of Oklahoma

244 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-6284

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jieruzhu@buffalo.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

Research Interests: Lie algebras and superalgebras, centralizer algebras, diagrammatic algebras, Schur-Weyl duality, categorification.

244 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-6284

Fax: (716) 645-5039

jieruzhu@buffalo.edu