Current Teaching (Temple University)  

Spring 2024  2121. Mathematical Modeling and Simulation  
Past Teaching (Temple University)  
Fall 2023  8200. Topics in Applied Mathematics: Control Theory  
Spring 2023  5044. Introduction to Numerical Analysis II  
Fall 2022  9200. Topics in Numerical Analysis I: Computational Methods for Flow Problems  
Spring 2022  8024. Numerical Differential Equations II  
8107. Mathematical Modeling for Science, Engineering, and Industry, cotaught 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, cotaught 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, cotaught 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, cotaught 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, cotaught with Yury Grabovsky and Daniel Szyld  
Fall 2009  2043. Calculus III  
Past Teaching (MIT)  
Spring 2009  18.336  Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations → MIT OCW , lecture notes  
Fall 2008  Recitations on 18.02  Multivariable Calculus  
Spring 2008  18.086  Computational Science and Engineering II  
Fall 2007  Recitations on 18.03  Differential Equations  
Spring 2007  18.086  Mathematical Methods for Engineers II  
Fall 2006  Recitations 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 2002  Tutorial on Computational Fluid Dynamics  
Fall 2001/2002  Tutorials on Analysis 1  
Spring 2002  Tutorials on Ordinary Differential Equations  
Fall 1999/2000  Introduction to MATLAB  
Advising and Mentoring  
2024present  Fatma Seker (undergraduate researcher)  
2023present  Malvin Prifti (undergraduate researcher)  
2023present  Jaden Howard (undergraduate researcher)  
2022present  Kiera Kean (NSF postdoctoral fellow)  
2022  Brandon Calia (undergraduate researcher)  
2022present  Nicole Zalweski (PhD student)  
2022present  Jacob Woods (PhD student)  
2022  Sean Britt (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)  
2022  Garret Quallet (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)  
20212022  Rebecca Zalkin (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)  
2021present  Rujeko Chinomona (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)  
2021present  Mengsha Yao (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)  
2021  Joseph Trachtman (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)  
2020present  Nour Khoudari (PhD student)  
20202023  Stephanie Lewkiewicz (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor, coadvised by Matthew Helmus, Temple Biology)  
20202022  Craig Fox (undergraduate researcher)  
20202021  Rabie Ramadan (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)  
20202021  Megan Ross (undergraduate researcher)  
20192020  Aidan Loza (undergraduate researcher)  
2019  Renee Johnson (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)  
2019  Ahmad Saad (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)  
20182021  Jacob Wells (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)  
20182019  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 Science Scholar)  
20172021  Abhijit Biswas (PhD student)  
20172020  Najmeh Salehi (PhD student)  
20162020  Joshua Finkelstein (PhD student)  
20162020  Rabie Ramadan (PhD student)  
20152016  Shumo Cui (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)  
2015  Hannah Pohlmann (undergraduate researcher, summer)  
20142018  Dong Zhou (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)  
20142015  Julia Somers (MS student, research)  
20142015  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 Science Scholar)  
20122016  Sunnie Joshi (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)  
2012  Kathryn Lund (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)  
2012  Elisheva Stern (undergraduate researcher, Temple URP)  
20102014  Dong Zhou (PhD student)  
20102013  Prince Chidyagwai (postdoctoral Research Assistant Professor)  
20102013  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:
StructureOptimized and OrderPreserving Methods for Advection and Time Stepping (next position: researcher at Temple University; first position after Temple: postdoctoral researcher at KAUST)  
2020 
Najmeh Salehi:
Realistic OffRamp Coupling Conditions for Macroscopic Highway Network Models (next position: postdoctoral researcher at Penn State University)  
2020 
Joshua Finkelstein:
Accurate Langevin Integration Methods for CoarseGrained Molecular Dynamics with Large Time Steps (next position: postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory)  
2020 
Rabie Ramadan:
NonEquilibrium Dynamics of Second Order Traffic Models (next position: postdoctoral researcher at Temple University; first position/job after Temple: Legal & General America)  
2014 
Dong Zhou:
HighOrder Numerical Methods for Pressure Poisson Equation Reformulations of the Incompressible NavierStokes Equations (next position: postdoctoral researcher at Temple University; first position after Temple: Assistant Professor at California State University, Los Angeles)  
2013 
Shimao Fan:
DataFitted Generic Second Order Macroscopic Transportation Traffic Flow Models (next position: postdoctoral researcher at University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign)  
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:
