# Tenure-Track Faculty

See below our tenure-track faculty. You can see the list of lecturers here.

**Bernardo Abrego**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1303B

E-Mail: bernardo.abrego@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-5868

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Faculty Profile

**Research Interests:** My research interest is in Combinatorics, Discrete and Computational Geometry, Graph Theory

**Alexander Alekseenko**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN130

E-Mail: alexander.alekseenko@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-2645

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests:** My research interest is in Numerical Analysis for Partial Differential Equations, Numerical General Relativity, Inverse Problems, Optimization.

**Ali Al-Sharadqah**

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN123

E-Mail: ali.alsharadqah@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-2703

Faculty Profile

**Research Interests: I.** Statistics: Errors-In-Variables (EIV) Models, Statistical Inference, Geometric Estimation, and Computational Statistics.**II.** The applications of Projective Geometry onto computer vision and 3D reconstruction: Fundamental Matrix and Homography computations and Rotation Matrix estimation.

**Jorge Balbas**

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1301F

E-Mail: jorge.balbas@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-7797

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests:** My research interest is in Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis. In particular,I am interested in the design and implementation of efficient numerical algorithms for solving hyperbolic conservation laws and related time dependent problems. Examples and applications include shallow water flows --channel and coastal flows, gas dynamics, and magnetohydrodynamics.

**Alberto Candel**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN430

E-Mail: alberto.candel@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-6512

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests: **My research interest is in geometry, low dimensional topology, dynamical systems and ergodic theory.

**Rabia Djellouli**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN121/ LO1300

E-Mail: rabia.djellouli@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-5867/ 2721

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests:** Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Wave Propagation Phenomena (Scattering & Guidance), Computational Mechanics, System Identification and Finite Element Model Updating, Scientific Computing, Numerical Analysis, Biomathematics and Biomedical Engineering.

**Franҫois Domagni**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN120

E-Mail: kouakou-francois.domagni@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-7816

**Research Interests:** My research interest spans the field of design and analysis of experiments as well as the Bayesian inference on the volatility of the jump-diffusion stochastic process. I work on optimal design theory, saturated and supersaturated designs.

**Maria-Rita D'Orsogna**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1303D

E-Mail: maria-rita.d'orsogna@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-2781

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests:** My research interests include particle swarming, transport phenomena in biology, viral entry and mathematical modeling of crime and sociological behavior. I am also an environmental activist.

**John Dye**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN431

E-Mail: john.dye@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-2233

Faculty Profile

**Research Interests: **My research interest is in Complexity Theory, Combinatorial Games and Exact Median Complexity.

**Kellie Evans**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1301C

E-Mail: kellie.m.evans@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-2705

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests:** My research interests are secondary teacher preparation, cellular automata and experimental mathematics. I am interested in using interactive and visual approaches to teaching, learning, and studying mathematics at all levels. My goals are to assist undergraduates and prospective and current teachers in leveraging widely available (free) dynamic software to make learning, teaching, and doing math at all levels accessible and equitable so more people can benefit from the certainty of math in our uncertain world.

**Silvia Fernandez**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1303F

E-Mail: silvia.fernandez@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-6445

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests: **My research work is on Discrete Geometry, Combinatorics, and Graph Theory. In the last few years I have been particularly interested on optimization problems for finite sets of points in the plane, including for example the minimum crossing number, the minimum number of directions, and the maximum number of copies of a pattern. I also work with generalizations of this type of problems to topological graphs.

**Terry Fuller**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1301G

E-Mail: terry.fuller@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-7789

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests: **My research interest is in Geometric Topology, 4-Dimensional Manifolds.

**Xiaolong Han**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN429

E-Mail: xiaolong.han@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-2710

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests: **Analysis (microlocal, semiclassical, harmonic, geometric, etc.) and its applications to partial differential equations and geometry.

**Meng-Che (Turbo) Ho**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN129

E-Mail: mengche.ho@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-7907

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**Research Interests: **Group Theory and Mathematical Logic, with an emphasis on complexity notions with a computability-theoretic or combinatorial flavor in finitely-generated group

**Daniel Katz**

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN426

E-Mail: daniel.katz@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-2712

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Faculty Profile

**Research Interests: **My research interest is in Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics, Mostly Concerning Finite Fields, Polynomials, and Character Sums, Often Applicable to Information Theory.

**Jing Li**

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1303C

E-Mail: jing.li@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-7799

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Faculty Profile

**Research Interests: **My research interest is in mathematical modeling of biological phenomena using such mathematical techniques as differential equations (ODE's, PDE's, and DDE's). Recently I have also been applying techniques from game theory to problems from mathematical epidemiology.

**Jason Lo**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN433

E-Mail: jason.lo@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-3212

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Faculty Profile

**Research Interests: **Algebraic geometry.

**Majid Mojirsheibani**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN122

E-Mail: majid.mojirsheibani@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-7814

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Faculty Profile**Research Interests: **Nonparametric estimation and inference; Probabilistic classification and pattern recognition; Missing data; Bootstrap and other resampling methods.

**Michael Neubauer**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN425

E-Mail: michael.neubauer@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-3111

Faculty Profile

**Research Interests: **My research interests include linear algebra, statistical design theory, and apportionment theory.

**Ali Pakzad**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN427

E-Mail: ali.pakzad@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-7790

Faculty Profile

**Research Interests: **Numerical analysis, Navier-Stokes Equations, Turbulence, Data-driven modeling.

**Research description:** My research combines numerical analysis, computational experiment, and rigorous mathematical analysis to understand nonlinear problems with a focus on fluid dynamics and turbulence. I have developed both the theoretical and numerical basis for the equations of motion, tested them computationally in realistic settings, and proved theorems that guide practical choices for the models. I am also branching out to the area of data-driven modeling and Machin Learning.

**Vladislav Panferov**

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN131

E-mail: vladislav.panferov@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-2326

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Faculty Profile

**Research Interests:** applied mathematics, partial differential equations, kinetic theory and statistical physics, mathematical biology.

**Jacek Polewczak**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1310E

E-mail: jacek.polewczak@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-7812

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Faculty Profile

**Research Interests:** mathematical problems in the kinetic theory of gasses, statistical mechanics of fluids, chemically reacting fluids.

**Carol Shubin**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1303A

E-Mail: carol.shubin@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-7813

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Faculty Profile

**Chad Sprouse**

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1303E

E-Mail: chad.sprouse@csun.edu

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Faculty Profile

**Katherine Stevenson**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: LO1303G

E-Mail: katherine.stevenson@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-6446

Faculty Profile

**Research Interests:**

My research interest is in arithmetic geometry and mathematics education. In algebraic geometry I study inverse Galois problems in the context of function fields of curves defined over fields of positive characteristic. That subject uses techniques from commutative algebra, number theory, group theory, representation theory, and topology. I am also very active in curricular innovations at CSUN and beyond with particular focus on transition points like high school to university or undergraduate to graduate.

**Csaba Toth**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN434

E-Mail: csaba.toth@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-2826

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Faculty Profile

**Research Interests: **Discrete Mathematics, Combinatorial and Computational Geometry, Graph Theory, and Theoretical Computer Science.

**Emmanuel Yomba**

Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN124

E-Mail: emmanuel.yomba@csun.edu

Phone: 818-677-2711

Faculty Profile

**Research Interests:** Mathematical Physics. Study of Integrability conditions for Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations (NLPDEs), Qualitative Approaches and Construction of Analytical Approaches for Solving NLPDEs and statistical physics, mathematical biology.

**Adriano Zambom**

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Office: SN126

E-Mail: adriano.zambom@csun.edu

Phone: (818)677-2701

Faculty Profile**Research Interests: **My main research interests are in nonparametric statistics, regression, hypothesis testing, and variable selection. I am also interested in machine learning methods such as clustering and classification, statistical optimization problems, functional data, and time series.