First Name | Last Name | Homepage | Research Topics | |
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Susan | Allen | Homepage | sallen@eos.ubc.ca | Modelling the underlying fluid dynamical structures in the ocean using idealized numerical models, laboratory experiments, and mathematical analysis |

Richard | Anstee | Homepage | anstee@math.ubc.ca | Discrete mathematics; extremal set theory; graph theory; matching theory |

Uri | Ascher | Homepage | ascher@cs.ubc.ca | Scientific computation, particularly involving differential equations with constraints; data inversion in geophysics, 3D electromagnetic simulations; modeling and simulation for physical systems in virtual environments [selected publications] |

Phil | Austin | Homepage | paustin@eos.ubc.ca | Cloud physics; understanding the processes that determine the radiative properties of layer clouds; formation, lifetime and dissipation of stratus and cirrus clouds; influence of clouds on the global climate |

Mattia | Bacca | Homepage | mattia.bacca@mech.ubc.ca | Microstructural evolution under severe plastic deformation, dry adhesion, cell mechanics, homogenization, multi-scale mechanics, acoustic metamaterials. |

Susan | Baldwin | Homepage | sue.baldwin@ubc.ca | Bioprocess engineering and modelling of physiological processes |

Neil | Balmforth | Homepage | njb@math.ubc.ca | Geophysical and astrophysical fluid mechanics |

Martin | Barlow | Homepage | barlow@math.ubc.ca | Probability theory, fractal sets; cluster growth models, in particular diffusion limited aggregation (DLA) |

Roger | Beckie | Homepage | rbeckie@eos.ubc.ca | The role of scale in site characterization and modeling of groundwater systems |

George | Bluman | Homepage | bluman@math.ubc.ca | Similarity and perturbation methods, Stefan problems |

Robert | Bridson | Homepage | rbridson@cs.ubc.ca | Computer graphics and animation, geometric modeling and implicit surfaces, scientific computing, numerical PDEs, sparse matrix methods, mesh generation |

David | Brydges | Homepage | db5d@math.ubc.ca | Statistical mechanics, quantum field theory, functional integration, probability |

Yankai | Cao | Homepage | yankai.cao@ubc.ca | Design and implementation of large-scale local and global optimization algorithms |

Matt | Choptuik | Homepage | choptuik@physics.ubc.ca | Numerical relativity |

James | Colliander | Homepage | colliand@math.ubc.ca | Partial differential equations using tools from harmonic analysis and dynamical systems |

Anne | Condon | Homepage | condon@cs.ubc.ca | Computational complexity theory and biomolecular computing, biomolecular computation |

Daniel | Coombs | Homepage | coombs@math.ubc.ca | Mathematical biology: cell signaling |

Elizabeth | Croft | Homepage | ecroft@mech.ubc.ca | Robotics; high level planning and control; sensor integration and artificial intelligence applications to robotics, machine vision, industrial automation, and computer-integrated manufacturing |

Eric | Cytrynbaum | Homepage | cytryn@math.ubc.ca | Mathematical biology: cell biology, cardiac electrophysiology |

Michael | Doebeli | Homepage | doebeli@math.ubc.ca | Theoretical ecology and evolution; integration of ecological and population genetic modeling approaches; ecology and evolution of spatially structured populations |

Roger | Donaldson | Homepage | rdonald@math.ubc.ca | Industrial Mathematics |

Ivar | Ekeland | Homepage | ekeland@math.ubc.ca | Mathematical finance: demand theory, contract theory, hedonic models |

Gwynn | Elfring | Homepage | gelfring@mech.ubc.ca | Theoretical Fluid Mechanics, Complex Fluids, Cell Biomechanics, Capillary Phenomena, Applied Mathematics |

Jimmy | Feng | Homepage | james.feng@ubc.ca | Fluid dynamics and rheology of complex fluids |

Michael | Friedlander | Homepage | mpf@cs.ubc.ca | Numerical optimization, numerical linear algebra, design and implementation of algorithms for constrained optimization, scientific computing |

Joel | Friedman | Homepage | jf@math.ubc.ca | Laplacians, eigenvalues, and expansion, primarily on graphs; explicit construction questions, primarily from theoretical computer science |

Ian | Frigaard | Homepage | frigaard@math.ubc.ca | Non-Newtonian fluid mechanics, visco-plastic fluids, non-Darcy flows with limiting pressure gradients, mathematical modelling of metal sprayforming |

Richard | Froese | Homepage | rfroese@math.ubc.ca | Mathematical physics, spectral and scattering theory of Schrödinger operators and Laplacians resonances |

Nassif | Ghoussoub | Homepage | nassif@math.ubc.ca | Nonlinear analysis and partial differential equations |

Bhushan | Gopaluni | Homepage | bhushan.gopaluni@ubc.ca | Process modelling and control with applications to oil and gas industry, biomedical engineering, and pulp and paper industry |

Sheldon | Green | Homepage | green@mech.ubc.ca | Fluid dynamics: twin wire blade forming, pulp fibre separation, cavitation, marine propellers, wing tip vortices; biomechanics: blood vessel dynamics, glaucoma |

Chen | Greif | Homepage | greif@cs.ubc.ca | Scientific computing, numerical linear algebra |

Eldad | Haber | Homepage | ehaber@eoas.ubc.ca | Scientific computing in geophysical and medical imaging |

Nick | Harvey | Homepage | nickhar@cs.ubc.ca | Combinatorial optimization, discrete algorithms and randomized algorithms |

Christoph | Hauert | Homepage | christoph.hauert@math.ubc.ca | Evolutionary game theory in structured populations |

Nancy | Heckman | Homepage | nancy@stat.ubc.ca | Functional data analysis, applications in evolutionary biology, nonparametric regression, shapes of regression function |

Felix | Herrmann | Homepage | fherrmann@eoas.ubc.ca | Theoretical aspects of exploration and global reflection seismology |

Holger | Hoos | Homepage | hoos@cs.ubc.ca | Empirical algorithmics, stochastic search, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, combinatorial auctions, computer music |

Mark | Jellinek | Homepage | mjellinek@eos.ubc.ca | Application of experimental and theoretical fluid dynamics and field and laboratory observations to the understanding of the formation and thermal evolution and differentiation of planets |

Harry | Joe | Homepage | harry.joe@ubc.ca | Multivariate models and dependence, extreme value inference, statistical computing, random utility models |

W. | Kendal Bushe | Homepage | wkb@mech.ubc.ca | Combustion, turbulence, numerical simulation, computational fluid dynamics, IC engines, thermal power generation |

Leah | Keshet | Homepage | keshet@math.ubc.ca | Mathematical biology: dynamics of actin filaments in the cytoskeleton, swarming behaviour, type 1 diabetes |

C. | Kevin Lyons | Homepage | kevin.lyons@ubc.ca | Continuum mechanics, logging mechanics, operations research |

David | Kirkpatrick | Homepage | kirk@cs.ubc.ca | Computational complexity, combinatorial algorithms, computational geometry, parallel and distributed computation |

Rachel | Kuske | Homepage | rachel@math.gatech.edu | Chaotic dynamical systems, modulated two-dimensional patterns in reaction-diffusion systems |

Greg | Lawrence | Homepage | lawrence@civil.ubc.ca | Environmental fluid mechanics, hydraulics, hydrodynamic stability and mixing, physical limnology, water quality management |

Dong | Li | Homepage | dli@math.ubc.ca | Analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations, especially on the fundamental wellposedness/illposedness issues, and long time asymptotic behavior of solutions |

Yue-Xian | Li | Homepage | yxli@math.ubc.ca | Calcium signalling in neuroendocrine cells, fertilization calcium waves in oocytes, synchrony in neuroendocrine cells and rhythmogenesis in hormonal signals |

Philip | Loewen | Homepage | loew@math.ubc.ca | Calculus of variations, optimal control theory, nonsmooth analysis, mathematical programming |

Colin | Macdonald | Homepage | cbm@math.ubc.ca | The Closest Point Method, Time-stepping for PDEs, WENO spatial discretizations, the Predicted Sequential Regularization Method |

Brian | Marcus | Homepage | marcus@math.ubc.ca | Coding and information theory, symbolic dynamics, ergodic theory and dynamical systems |

Mark | Martinez | Homepage | mark.martinez@ubc.ca | Hydrodynamics and heat transfer in paper machines |

Ian | Mitchell | Homepage | ian.mitchell@ubc.ca | PDE methods for control, level set methods, hybrid and embedded systems, verification, mathematical software |

Wayne | Nagata | Homepage | nagata@math.ubc.ca | Dynamical systems, especially bifurcation theory and applications |

Michael | Novak | Homepage | michael.novak@ubc.ca | The energy and mass-flow interactions between the soil and the lower atmosphere, and the ways that these are affected by surface modifications such as covering the soil with a mulch |

Doug | Oldenburg | Homepage | doug@eos.ubc.ca | Development of rigorous and approximate methods to invert geophysical data and to apply those techniques to solve practical problems |

Carl | Ollivier-Gooch | Homepage | cfog@mech.ubc.ca | Creating a general framework for solving PDEs on unstructured meshes, and unstructured mesh generation; application areas of particular interest include computational fluid dynamics, external aerodynamics, and aerodynamic/hydrodynamic optimization |

Sally | Otto | Homepage | otto@zoology.ubc.ca | Population genetics and evolutionary biology |

Dinesh | Pai | Homepage | pai@cs.ubc.ca | Robotics, graphics, modeling, and simulation; Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS) |

Marc | Parlange | Homepage | Marc...@ubc.ca | Water Resources; Atmospheric Boundary Layer; Wind engineering; Evaporation; Turbulence; Large Eddy Simulation; Soil and snow physics; Environmental wireless sensor networks; Watershed and eco-hydrology; Lidar. |

Anthony | Peirce | Homepage | peirce@math.ubc.ca | Asymptotic and numerical methods, modeling fracture processes in rocks, reactive flows in porous media, control of quantum molecular systems |

Ed | Perkins | Homepage | perkins@math.ubc.ca | Random processes which model the distribution of a population undergoing random migration and reproduction; Brownian motions and random walks on "fractals" and discrete graphs |

Yaniv | Plan | Homepage | yanivplan@math.ubc.ca | Applied probability, high-dimensional inference, geometric functional analysis, random matrix theory, compressive sensing, matrix completion, and big data analysis |

Steven | Plotkin | Homepage | steve@physics.ubc.ca | Dynamics and disorder in the theory of protein folding and function, genetic and phylogenetic networks, pattern formation and symmetry breaking in morphogenesis |

Mauricio | Ponga | Homepage | mponga@mech.ubc.ca | Multiscale modeling of materials; temporal and spatial coarse grained molecular dynamics; coarse grained density functional theory; large scale computer simulations. |

Babak | Pourbohloul | Homepage | babak.p@ubc.ca | Modeling the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases, impact of different control strategies on disease dynamics, designing optimal public health policy |

Marty | Puterman | Homepage | martin.puterman@sauder.ubc.ca | Markov decision processes, statistical models for discrete data, applied statistics and forecasting |

Valentina | Radic | Homepage | vradic@eoas.ubc.ca | Global climate change: climate change impact studies, the contribution of glaciers to sea level rise, estimates of present and future glacier mass changes on regional and global scale, downscaling of global and regional climate models, and the evaluation of climate model performance. |

Nimal | Rajapakse | Homepage | raja...@mech.ubc.ca | Theoretical and computational modelling of fracture and domain switching of ferroelectrics for applications in adaptive structures; computational modeling of superelastic behaviour and fatigue of shape memory alloys; SMA reinforced composites; computer-aided analysis of guyed towers and latticed towers |

Andrew | Rechnitzer | Homepage | andrewr@math.ubc.ca | Random knotting; the combinatorics of lattice animals, polyominoes and self-avoiding walks; exact solutions, series expansions and simulations of such objects; the relationships between these objects and chemical and physical models; kettle arithmetic. |

Rosemary | Redfield | Homepage | redfield@zoology.ubc.ca | Study of molecular signals that induce DNA uptake, examination of earliest precursors of real meiotic sex in eukaryotes, mathematical analysis and computer-simulation modelling |

Elina | Robeva | Homepage | erobeva@math.ubc.ca | Mathematical statistics, machine learning, combinatorics, multilinear algebra, and applied algebraic geometry. |

Tim | Salcudean | Homepage | tims@ece.ubc.ca | Robotics and teleoperation; design, modelling and control of electro-mechanical devices; optimization-based CAD of control systems |

Gary | Schajer | Homepage | schajer@mech.ubc.ca | Appropriate use of renewable resources, advanced processes for grading lumber, dynamics and stability of circular and band saws, computational methods for residual stress analysis |

Geoffrey | Schiebinger | Homepage | geoff@math.ubc.ca | Developmental stochastic processes, single cell analysis, optimal transport. |

Mark | Schmidt | Homepage | schmidtm@cs.ubc.ca | |

Christian | Schoof | Homepage | cschoof@eos.ubc.ca | Non-Newtonian fluid dynamics in geophysics, ice sheet dynamics |

Dominik | Schötzau | Homepage | schoetzau@math.ubc.ca | Numerical methods for partial differential equations, finite element methods, discontinuous Galerkin methods |

Gordon | Semenoff | Homepage | gordonws@phas.ubc.ca | Superstring theory, quantum field theory, statistical mechanics, elementary particle physics; gauge field theories, large N limits, effective string theories of confinement; conformal field theory, renormalization theory and the conformal bootstrap; chiral symmetry breaking by strongly coupled gauge theories |

Brian | Seymour | Homepage | seymour@math.ubc.ca | Linear and nonlinear wave propagation, fluid mechanics, elasticity, acoustics, meteorology |

Alla | Sheffer | Homepage | sheffa@cs.ubc.ca | Digital geometry processing, parameterization of mesh surfaces |

Bruce | Shepherd | Homepage | fbrucesh@cs.ubc.ca | Algorithms, optimization |

Gordon | Slade | Homepage | slade@math.ubc.ca | Probability theory and statistical mechanics |

Jozsef | Solymosi | Homepage | solymosi@math.ubc.ca | Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Discrete Geometry, and Combinatorial Number Theory |

Simcha | Srebnik | Homepage | simcha.srebnik@ubc.ca | Statistical thermodynamic simulations and theory applied to polymers and biological systems |

A. | Srikantha Phani | Homepage | srikanth@mech.ubc.ca | Dynamics of Multiscale Materials, Structures and Devices; Applied Mechanics; Micromechanics; MEMS and Biomedical Applications of Lattice Devices |

Douw | Steyn | Homepage | dsteyn@eoas.ubc.ca | Observational studies and mathematical modelling of micro- and mesoscale flow and turbulence phenomena in the atmospheric boundary layer; atmospheric pollution |

Nicholas | Swindale | Homepage | swindale@mail.ubc.ca | Pattern formation and visual cortex models |

Mark | Thachuk | Homepage | thachuk@chem.ubc.ca | Dynamics of chemical reactions/processes using mathematical and computational techniques [selected publications] |

Stephanie | van Willigenburg | Homepage | steph@math.ubc.ca | Coxeter group, representation theory, graded operation on posets, quasisymmetric function, Schur function, Schur P function, Macdonald polynomial |

Reza | Vaziri | Homepage | reza.vaziri@ubc.ca | Mechanics of composite materials, impact dynamics, nonlinear finite element analysis, constitutive modelling of materials, plasticity, damage mechanics, numerical studies in impact and processing of fibre-reinforced composite structures |

Anthony | Wachs | Homepage | wachs@math.ubc.ca | Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Multiphase Flows and High Performance Computing |

Patrick | Walls | Homepage | pwalls@math.ubc.ca | TBA |

Yan Alexander | Wang | Homepage | yawang@chem.ubc.ca | Quantum chemistry, ab initio methods, density-functional theory, computational chemistry, computational chemical biology |

Michael | Ward | Homepage | ward@math.ubc.ca | Applied analysis, singular perturbations, mathematical modeling and scientific computation [selected publications] |

Jun-Cheng | Wei | Homepage | jcwei@math.ubc.ca | Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Semilinear Elliptic Equations, Applied Analysis, Mathematical Biology, Singular Perturbation Problems, Phase Transition |

Brian | Wetton | Homepage | wetton@math.ubc.ca | Numerical analysis of finite difference methods with applications to computational fluid dynamics, particularly to incompressible flow, and to interface problems |

Michael | Whitlock | Homepage | whitlock@zoology.ubc.ca | Evolution in structured populations: What are the forces that control the nature and distribution of genotypes in subdivided populations? How does this affect the outcome of other evolutionary processes? These and other questions are addressed in a variety of ways, from theoretical analyses to experimental lab model systems to field research |

Matthew | Yedlin | Homepage | matty@ece.ubc.ca | Acoustic wave propagation; applied digital signal processing |

Özgür | Yilmaz | Homepage | oyilmaz@math.ubc.ca | Applied harmonic analysis, wavelets, signal processing, information theory |

Bruno | Zumbo | Homepage | bruno.zumbo@ubc.ca | Statistical theory and quantitative methods for conducting research, testing, and evaluation |