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William K. Allard

  • Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 233 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2861

wka@math.duke.edu


1. My main research effort will be to continue my collaboration with the Data Driven Modeling and Analysis group at LANL. This group works for the most part in the area of image processing. 2. I... full profile »

J. Thomas Beale

  • Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 231 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708-0320

Office Hours: by appointment.

Phone: (919) 660-2814

beale@math.duke.edu


Here are two recent papers:J. T. Beale, W. Ying, and J. R. Wilson, A simple method for computing singular or nearly singular integrals on closed surfaces,  Comm. Comput. Phys. 20 (2016), 733-753 or  ... full profile »

Lewis D. Blake

  • Associate Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 035 Physics Building, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2800

blake@math.duke.edu


I am interested in teaching mathematics and in how students learn mathematics.  In particular my activities involve observing how students learn in a classroom setting and in a laboratory setting.  I... full profile »

Jack Bookman

  • Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 019 Physics Building, 120 Sci, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2823

bookman@math.duke.edu


My research in mathematics education is currently focusing on three areas: (1) how students learn mathematics, especially in technology rich environments; (2) how graduate students develop their... full profile »

Richard E. Hodel

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 019 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2846

hodel@math.duke.edu


Professor Hodel is currently working on a number of projects. LOGIC, TOPOLOGY, MATROID THEORY: WHAT DO THEY HAVE IN COMMON? A quick answer: fundamental concepts in each of these branches of... full profile »

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Joseph W. Kitchen

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: PO Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2845

kitchen@math.duke.edu


If A is a commutative C* algebra with identity, then a well-known theorem by Gelfand states that A is isomorphic to the algebra C(S) of all continuous complex-valued functions on a compact Hausdorff... full profile »

David P. Kraines

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 233 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2849

dkrain@math.duke.edu


Dr. Kraines contributed to the theory of homology and cohomology operations, particularly to Massey products and loop operations. Among the applications of his work has been his construction of the... full profile »

Lawrence C. Moore

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 22 Physics Building, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2822

lawrence.moore@duke.edu


Currently, Professor Moore's major scholary activity is the development of web-based learning materials. He is Executive Editor of the Mathematical Sciences Digital Library... full profile »

David G. Schaeffer

  • James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
  • Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 231 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2814

dgs@math.duke.edu


Granular flow Although I worked in granular flow for 15 years, I largely stopped working in this area around 5 years ago. Part of my fascination with this field derived from the fact that... full profile »

David A. Smith

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: PO Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2800

das@math.duke.edu


Professor Smith is Co-Director (with Professor Lawrence Moore) of Project CALC, which developed an award-winning curriculum for calculus... full profile »

James B Tomberg

  • Lecturer Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 117 Physics Bldg, 120 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2858

tomberg@math.duke.edu


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John A. Trangenstein

  • Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: 24D Physics Building, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2824

johnt@math.duke.edu


Adaptive mesh refinement for flow in porous media Adaptive mesh refinement for reaction-diffusion problems full profile »

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Xin Zhou

  • Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Office: PO Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-2842

xin.zhou@duke.edu


Professor Zhou studies the 1-D, 2-D inverse scattering theory, using the method of Riemann-Hilbert problems. His current research is concentrated in a nonlinear type of microlocal analysis on... full profile »