Teaching & Mentoring

Current Teaching (Temple University) Whiteboard
Fall 2022 9200. Topics in Numerical Analysis I: Computational Methods for Flow Problems
 
Past Teaching (Temple University)
Spring 2022 8024. Numerical Differential Equations II
  8107. Mathematical Modeling for Science, Engineering, and Industry, co-taught with Isaac Klapper, Gillian Queisser, and Daniel Szyld
Fall 2021 8023. Numerical Differential Equations I
Spring 2020 8024. Numerical Differential Equations II
Fall 2019 8023. Numerical Differential Equations I
Spring 2019 5044. Introduction to Numerical Analysis II
Fall 2018 8200. Topics in Applied Mathematics: Control Theory and Practice
Spring 2018 SCTC 2100. Topics in Science and Technology: Modeling and Simulation in Science and Technology
  8107. Mathematical Modeling for Science, Engineering, and Industry, co-taught with Isaac Klapper, Gillian Queisser, and Daniel Szyld
Fall 2017 1041. Calculus I
Spring 2017 8024. Numerical Differential Equations II
Fall 2016 8023. Numerical Differential Equations I
Spring 2016 SCTC 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
2022-present Nicole Zalweski (PhD student)
2022-present Jacob Woods (PhD student)
2022-present Sean Britt (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2022 Garret Quallet (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2021-2022 Rebecca Zalkin (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2021-present Rujeko Chinomona (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)
2021-present Mengsha Yao (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)
2021 Joseph Trachtman (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2020-present Nour Khoudari (PhD student)
2020-present Stephanie Lewkiewicz (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)
2020-2022 Craig Fox (undergraduate researcher)
2020-2021 Rabie Ramadan (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)
2020-2021 Megan Ross (undergraduate researcher)
2019-2020 Aidan Loza (undergraduate researcher)
2019 Renee Johnson (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2019 Ahmad Saad (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2018-2021 Jacob Wells (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2018-2019 Brian Davis (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)
2018 Chau Nguyen (undergraduate researcher, Presidential Scholar)
2018 HeeWon (Bella) Yang (undergraduate researcher)
2018 Joseph Grassi (undergraduate researcher, Temple CST Science Scholar)
2017-2021 Abhijit Biswas (PhD student)
2017-2020 Najmeh Salehi (PhD student)
2016-2020 Joshua Finkelstein (PhD student)
2016-2020 Rabie Ramadan (PhD student)
2015-2016 Shumo Cui (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)
2015 Hannah Pohlmann (undergraduate researcher, summer)
2014-2018 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
2021 Abhijit Biswas: Structure-Optimized and Order-Preserving Methods for Advection and Time Stepping
(next position: researcher at Temple University; first position after Temple: postdoctoral researcher at KAUST)
2020 Najmeh Salehi: Realistic Off-Ramp Coupling Conditions for Macroscopic Highway Network Models
(next position: postdoctoral researcher at Penn State University)
2020 Joshua Finkelstein: Accurate Langevin Integration Methods for Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics with Large Time Steps
(next position: postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory)
2020 Rabie Ramadan: Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Second Order Traffic Models
(next position: postdoctoral researcher at Temple University; first position/job after Temple: Legal & General America)
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; first position after Temple: Assistant Professor at California State University, Los Angeles)
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
2020 Video lectures of the Mathematical Challenges and Opportunities for Autonomous Vehicles Tutorials at IPAM, UCLA
Basic Traffic Models and Traffic Waves, Part 1 (video of talk)
Basic Traffic Models and Traffic Waves, Part 2 (video of talk)
(presentation slides for both talks)
2015 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)
A mathematical introduction to traffic flow theory: Part II (video of talk)
A mathematical introduction to traffic flow theory: Part III (video of talk)
(presentation slides for all talks)
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.
Matlab codes on the Computational Science and Engineering webpage to the book by Gilbert Strang.
Used by teachers and scientists at other universities are: