Teaching & Mentoring

Current Teaching (Temple University) Whiteboard
Fall 2017 1041. Calculus I
Past Teaching (Temple University)
Spring 2017 8024. Numerical Differential Equations II
Fall 2016 8023. Numerical Differential Equations I
Spring 2016 2100. Topics in Science and Technology: Modeling and Simulation in Science and Technology
Spring 2015 9200. Topics in Numerical Analysis I: Computational Methods for Flow Problems
Spring 2014 1042. Calculus II
Fall 2013 8107. Mathematical Modeling for Science, Engineering, and Industry, co-taught with Yury Grabovsky, Isaac Klapper, and Daniel Szyld
Spring 2012 3044. Numerical Analysis II
Fall 2011 3043. Numerical Analysis I
  8200. Topics in Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Modeling Course, co-taught with Yury Grabovsky and Daniel Szyld
Fall 2010 8024. Numerical Differential Equations II
Spring 2010 8023. Numerical Differential Equations I
  8200. Topics in Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Modeling Course, co-taught with Yury Grabovsky and Daniel Szyld
Fall 20092043. Calculus III
Past Teaching (MIT)
Spring 200918.336 - Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations  →  MIT OCW , lecture notes
Fall 2008Recitations on 18.02 - Multivariable Calculus
Spring 200818.086 - Computational Science and Engineering II
Fall 2007Recitations on 18.03 - Differential Equations
Spring 200718.086 - Mathematical Methods for Engineers II
Fall 2006Recitations on 18.02 - Multivariable Calculus
Past Teaching (University of Kaiserslautern)
Spring 2004 Tutorials on Partial Differential Equations
Spring 2003 Tutorials on Partial Differential Equations
Spring 2002Tutorial on Computational Fluid Dynamics
Fall 2001/2002Tutorials on Analysis 1
Spring 2002Tutorials on Ordinary Differential Equations
Fall 1999/2000   Introduction to MATLAB
Advising and Mentoring
2017-present Abhijit Biswas (PhD student)
2017-present Najmeh Salehi (PhD student)
2016-present Joshua Finkelstein (PhD student)
2016-present Rabie Ramadan (PhD student)
2015-2016 Shumo Cui (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)
2015 Hannah Pohlmann (undergraduate researcher, summer)
2014-present Dong Zhou (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)
2014-2015 Julia Somers (MS student, research)
2014-2015 Louis Graup (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2014 Joseph Buhler (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2013 Samuel Lee (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2013 Louis Graup (undergraduate researcher, Temple CST Science Scholar)
2012-2016 Sunnie Joshi (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)
2012 Kathryn Lund (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2012 Elisheva Stern (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2010-2014 Dong Zhou (PhD student)
2010-2013 Prince Chidyagwai (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)
2010-2013 Shimao Fan (PhD student)
2010 Priyankkumar Patel (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2009 Mallika Randeria (undergraduate researcher, MIT UROP)
2009 Sara Sheehan (undergraduate researcher, MIT UROP)
PhD Students Graduated
2014 Dong Zhou: High-Order Numerical Methods for Pressure Poisson Equation Reformulations of the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations
(next position: postdoctoral researcher at Temple University)
2013 Shimao Fan: Data-Fitted Generic Second Order Macroscopic Transportation Traffic Flow Models
(next position: postdoctoral researcher at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
MS Students Graduated with Research Thesis
2015 Julia Somers: Macroscopic Coupling Conditions with Partial Blocking for Highway Ramps
(next position/job: Deloitte Consulting)
Lectures Notes, Video Lectures, and Teaching Software
MIT Open CourseWare site of my course 18.336 in Spring 2009, a graduate level course on Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations.
→ Lecture notes for this course.
Video lectures of the Mathematical Approaches for Traffic Flow Management Tutorials at IPAM, UCLA
A mathematical introduction to traffic flow theory: Part I (video of talk: 1080p and 480p)
A mathematical introduction to traffic flow theory: Part II (video of talk: 1080p and 480p)
A mathematical introduction to traffic flow theory: Part III (video of talk: 1080p and 480p)
(presentation slides for all talks)
Matlab codes on the Computational Science and Engineering webpage to the book by Gilbert Strang.
Used by teachers and scientists at other universities are: