RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP

Faculty in the department are active in theoretical and applied research in both Mathematics and Statistics, often in collaboration with colleagues from other departments and other universities. 

 

Faculty Research Interests

  • Dr. Paul Bernhardt - Missing Data, Joint Models, Censored Data Analysis
  • Dr. Peter Chi - Biostatistics, Statistical Genetics, Phylogenetic Inference, Computational Molecular Evolution
  • Dr. Nathan Corwin - Geometric Group Theory, Combinatorial Group Theory
  • Dr. Alexander Diaz-Lopez - Algebra, Coxeter Groups, Algebraic Combinatorics
  • Dr. Timothy Feeman - Functional Analysis, Operator Theory, Applied Linear Algebra
  • Dr. Jesse Frey - Order Statistics, Nonparametric Statistics, Mathematical Statistics, Sampling
  • Dr. Melissa Fuentes - Extremal Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Probabilistic Combinatoric
  • Dr. Alan Gluchoff - Functional Analysis, Complex Variables, History of Mathematics
  • Dr. Jiangtao Gou - Experimental Design, Clinical Trials, Data Mining, Statistical Computing
  • Dr. Kathryn Haymaker - Error-correcting Codes, Codes for Storage Applications, Applied Discrete Mathematics
  • Dr. Robert Jantzen - General Relativity, Applications of Lie Groups, Differential Geometry
  • Dr. Vikram Kamat - Extremal Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Theoretical Computer Science
  • Dr. Amanda Knecht - Algebraic Geometry, Arithmetic Geometry
  • Dr. Michael Levitan - Probability, Markov Processes, Statistics
  • Dr. Osvaldo Marrero - Combinatorics; Probability; Statistics, Bayesian and frequentist; Stochastic Processes
  • Dr. Kaitlyn Muller - Applied Mathematics, Inverse Problems, Radar Imaging, Signal Processing, Estimation and Detection Theory
  • Dr. Peter Muller - Applied Mathematics, Inverse Problems, Medical Imaging, Mathematical Modeling
  • Dr. Douglas Norton - Dynamical Systems, Modeling in the Life Sciences, Math and the Arts 
  • Dr. Paul Pasles - Number Theory, Modular Forms, History of Mathematics
  • Dr. Bruce Pollack-Johnson - Operations Research, Project Scheduling, Forecasting, Educational Systems, Math & Social Justice, Analytics
  • Dr. Michael Posner - Statistics Education Research, Biostatistics, Causal Inference, Statistics and the Law, Data Science
  • Dr. Robert Styer - Elementary Number Theory, Exponential Diophantine Equations
  • Dr. Michael Tait - Extremal Graph Theory, Spectral Graph Theory, Combinatorial Number Theory 
  • Dr. Klaus Volpert -  Financial Mathematics, Income Inequality 
  • Dr. Le Wang - Two-Phase Efficient Sampling Methods, Missing Data, Genetic Association Studies, Biostatistics
  • Dr. Andrew Woldar - Group Theory, Representation Theory, Graph theory, Algebraic Combinatorics, Extremal Combinatorics
  • Dr. Yimin Zhang - Inference on Ranked Set Sampling, Multiple Comparisons, Predictive Modeling

Algebra

  • Dr. Nathan Corwin
  • Dr. Alexander Diaz-Lopez
  • Dr. Amanda Knecht
  • Dr. Andrew Woldar

Analysis

  • Dr. Timothy Feeman
  • Dr. Alan Gluchoff
  • Dr. Kaitlyn Muller
  • Dr. Peter Muller

Applied Mathematics

  • Dr. Kaitlyn Muller
  • Dr. Peter Muller
  • Dr. Douglas Norton
  • Dr. Bruce Pollack-Johnson

Biostatistics

  • Dr. Paul Bernhardt
  • Dr. Peter Chi
  • Dr. Jiangtao Gou
  • Dr. Michael Posner
  • Dr. Le Wang

Discrete Mathematics/Combinatorics

  • Dr. Nathan Corwin
  • Dr. Alexander Diaz-Lopez
  • Dr. Melissa Fuentes
  • Dr. Kathryn Haymaker
  • Dr. Vikram Kamat
  • Dr. Michael Tait
  • Dr. Andrew Woldar

History of Mathematics

  • Dr. Alan Gluchoff
  • Dr. Paul Pasles

Number Theory

  • Dr. Amanda Knecht
  • Dr. Paul Pasles
  • Dr. Robert Styer

Statistics

  • Dr. Paul Bernhardt
  • Dr. Jesse Frey
  • Dr. Jiangtao Gou
  • Dr. Michael Levitan
  • Dr. Osvaldo Marrero
  • Dr. Michael Posner
  • Dr. Yimin Zhang

Department of Mathematics & Statistics
SAC Room 305
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085 
Tel: 610.519.4850
Fax: 610.519.6928
Email: math@villanova.edu

Chair:
Dr. Timothy Feeman

Staff:
Christine Gadonas 610.519.4809
Maria W. Barrett  610.519.4850