David A. Edwards
Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716-2553
Voice: (302) 831-1871
FAX: (302) 831-4511


http://www.math.udel.edu/~edwards

Curriculum Vita

(This page contains my most recent accomplishments. For information on older accomplishments, as well as some other supplemental information, click here.)

Education

Graduate:
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
Ph.D. (Applied Mathematics), 1994
Thesis Title: A Model for Nonlinear Diffusion in Polymers
Thesis Advisor: Donald S. Cohen

Undergraduate:
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
B.S. with Honor (Applied Mathematics), 1990

Actuarial Science:
2004 System: Passed Exams P, MF, M, and all VEE
1990s System: Passed Exams 100, 110, 120, 130, 135, 140, 150, 151

Experience

September 2007-present
Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Pursue interesting questions in biochemical reactions, electrogenerated chemiluminescence waves, neural signaling in the olfactory system, solar cells, mathematical finance, box office dynamics, and transport in foams. Teach (undergraduate) Differential Equations with Linear Algebra I and II, Elementary Linear Algebra, Engineering Mathematics I, Ordinary Differential Equations, Application of Mathematics in Economics, Introduction to Partial Differential Equations and (graduate) Introduction to Applied Mathematics I and II, Vector Spaces, Asymptotics and Perturbation Methods, and Introduction to Mathematical Finance.

September 2010-August 2011
Interim Chair
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Led a department of over 50 full-time faculty and staff. Responsible for faculty and personnel development, program development and departmental planning, and budgetary functions.

March 1999-present
Consultant
Jones Day
Washington, District of Columbia
Analyze the validity of mathematical models presented as evidence in litigation. Perform statistical analysis of various data introduced in litigation.

September 2005-August 2010
Associate Chair
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Had primary responsibility for most teaching-related functions of the department. Responsible for course scheduling and instructor assignment for mathematical sciences courses. Served as complaint resolution official. Approved transfers of credit and grade changes. Supervised some instructional personnel.

September 2001-August 2007
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Pursued interesting questions in mathematical finance, neural signaling in the olfactory system, and biological bimolecular reactions. Also did modeling research in polymer skinning. Taught (undergraduate) Analytic Geometry and Calculus A, Ordinary Differential Equations, Differential Equations with Linear Algebra I, and (graduate) Asymptotics and Perturbation Methods, Vector Spaces, and Introduction to Applied Mathematics I and II.

September 1997-August 2001
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Pursued research in polymers, biological bimolecular reactions, shear band formation, and box office dynamics. Teach (undergraduate) Analytic Geometry and Calculus A and C, Elementary Linear Algebra, Differential Equations with Linear Algebra I and II, and (graduate) Topics in Differential and Integral Equations and Introduction to Applied Mathematics I and II.

August 1995-July 1997
Visiting Assistant Professor/NSF Research Instructor
Department of Mathematics
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, Maryland
Pursued interesting questions related to my thesis research in polymers and explore new avenues of investigation, including viscoelastic rod dynamics, shear band formation, and biological bimolecular reactions. Taught (undergraduate) Introduction to Linear Algebra and (undergraduate/graduate) Methods and Models in Applied Mathematics II.

September 1994-August 1995
Assistant Professor of Mathematics/Courant Instructor/NSF Research Instructor
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University
New York, New York
Pursued interesting questions related to my thesis research in polymers and explored new avenues of investigation, including Prandtl boundary-layer flow. Taught (undergraduate) Calculus I and (graduate) Linear Algebra II.

Scholarly Funding

Research:
National Science Foundation, 2013-present
National Institutes of Health, 2002-07 (subcontract PI; PI: Paul Milewski)
National Science Foundation, 1999-2002
University of Delaware Research Foundation, 1999-2001

Workshops:
Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, Support of the Thirty-First Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2015 (co-PI)
National Science Foundation, Support of the Twenty-Ninth through Thirty-Second Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2013-16 (co-PI)
National Science Foundation, Support of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2012 (co-PI)
Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, Support of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2012 (co-PI)
Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, Support of the Twenty-Third Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2007 (co-PI)
Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, Support of the Twentieth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2004 (co-PI)
National Institute for Standards and Technology, Support of the Sixteenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2000 (PI: Richard Braun)
National Institute for Standards and Technology, Support of the Fifteenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 1999 (PI: Richard Braun)
 
Postdoctoral:
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Instructor, 1994-97

Graduate:
Hertz Foundation Fellow, 1993-94
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, 1990-93

Presentations and Workshops

Invited Presentations:
Toyota-UD Applied Math Initiative Workshop for High School Teachers, University of Delaware, July 2014
Conference on Applied Analysis and Mathematical Biology, University of Delaware, August 2012
Degenerate Reaction-Diffusion Equations Arising in Polymer Diffusion and Their Connection to Problems in Mathematical Biology (2 talks), Brunel University, July 2008
The Legacy of John Crank: Developments in Time Dependent PDEs, Diffusion and Free Boundary Problems, Brunel University, July 2008
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, April 2008
Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology, November 2004
Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, October 2004
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, September 2004 (colloquium)
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics , University of Pennsylvania, September 2002
Department of Mathematics , University of Wisconsin, Madison, October 2001
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, October 2000
Biosensor Core Facility, University of Pennsylvania, September 2000
School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, January 2000
Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, April 1999 (Math Awareness Month public lecture)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Nebraska, January 1999 (colloquium)
Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology, September 1998
Department of Chemical Engineering, Drexel University, February 1998
Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati, May 1997
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, September 1996
 
Minisymposia:
AMS Sectional Meeting #1098, Catonsville, MD, March 2014
SIAM Annual Meeting, Denver, July 2009
SIAM Conference on Mathematics for Industry: Challenges and Frontiers, Philadelphia, October 2007
Joint SIAM-SMB Conference on the Life Sciences, Raleigh, August 2006 (co-organizer)
SIAM Annual Meeting, New Orleans, July 2005 (co-organizer)
AMS Sectional Meeting #1005, Newark, DE, April 2005 (session organizer and additional paper)
Fourteenth U.S. National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Blacksburg, June 2002
SIAM Annual Meeting , San Diego, July 2001 (co-organizer)
SIAM Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, July 1993
 
Contributed Papers:
SIAM Annual Meeting, Boston, July 2016
SMB Annual Meeting, Atlanta, July 2015
SIAM Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, July 2010
SIAM Annual Meeting, San Diego, July 2001
SIAM Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico, July 2000
Nonlinear Analysis 2000-->, New York, May 2000 (poster presentation)
Third SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Philadelphia, May 2000
BIAsymposium, San Francisco, November 1999 (poster presentation)
SIAM Annual Meeting, Toronto, July 1998 (two papers: talk 1, talk 2)
Ninth International Coating Science and Technology Symposium, Newark, DE, May 1998
(proceedings published; see [O10])
SIAM Annual Meeting, Kansas City, July 1996
(session chair)
AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 1994
SIAM Annual Meeting, San Diego, July 1994
Workshops resulting in reports:
Thirty-Second Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry, Durham, NC, June 2016
(organizing committee; proceedings published; see [O29])
Thirty-First Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Newark, DE, June 2015
(organizing committee; proceedings published; see [O28])
Thirtieth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Newark, NJ, June 2014
(organizing committee; proceedings published; see [O27])
Twenty-Ninth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Worcester, MA, June 2013
(organizing committee; proceedings published; see [O26])
Pall Corporation Industrial Study Group, Portsmouth, UK, March 2013
Twenty-Eighth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Newark, DE, June 2012
(organizing committee; proceedings published; see [O25])
Twenty-Seventh Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Newark, NJ, June 2011
(proceedings published; see [O24])
Twenty-Sixth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Troy, NY, June 2010
(proceedings published; see [O23])
Twenty-Fifth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Newark, DE, June 2009
(organizing committee, proceedings published; see [O22])
Twenty-Third Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Newark, DE, June 2007
(organizing committee, proceedings published; see [O20])
Twenty-Second Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Needham, MA, June 2006
(organizing committee, proceedings published; see [O19])
Twenty-First Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Worcester, MA, June 2005
(proceedings published; see [O18])
Twentieth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Newark. DE, June 2004
(organizing committee; proceedings published; see [O17])
Seventeenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Troy, NY, June 2001
(proceedings published; see [O14])
Sixteenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Newark, DE, June 2000
(organizing committee; proceedings published; see [O13])
Fifteenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Newark, DE, June 1999
(organizing committee; proceedings published; see [O12])
Fourteenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Troy, NY, June 1998
(proceedings published; see [O11])
Thirteenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Troy, NY, June 1997
(proceedings published; see [O9])
Twelfth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Troy, NY, June 1996
(proceedings published; see [O8])
Eleventh Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, Albuquerque, NM, June 1995
(proceedings published; see [O6])

Advisement

Graduate Research:
Ryan Evans, "A Mathematical Journey Through Optical Biosensors," 2014-2016
Nicholas Kaufman, Summer 2014
Matt Zumbrum, "Extensions for a Surface-Volume Reaction Model with Application to Optical Biosensors," 2010-13
Qinghua Zhu, "Pricing Exchange Options with Stochastic Correlations," 2006-10
Amit Samant (co-advisor with Gilberto Schleiniger), 2002-04
 
Undergraduate Research:
Wenbin Li, Summer 2015-2016
"Modeling Multicomponent Reactions Through the Use of Ordinary Differential Equations", Alyson Grassi, Summer 2014
"Multicomponent Reactions in the BIAcore", Jessica Shearer, Summer 2013
"Continuing Numerical Modeling for the Receptor Layer in the BIAcore," Linsey Norris, Summer 2006
"A Numerical Model for the Receptor Layer in the BIAcore," Ken Bell, Summer 2004
"A Mathematical Model of Blood Clotting," Sumanth Swaminathan, Summer 2003-Winter 2004
(results published; see [O16])
"Effects of Small Receptor Density Variation in the BIAcore," Sumanth Swaminathan, Winter 2003
(results published; see [J26])
"Traveling Wave Solutions of Nonlinear Diffusion Equations," Sumanth Swaminathan, Summer 2002
(results published; see [J24])
"The Effects of a Receptor Layer in the BIAcore Device," Nate Allen, Summer 2001
"A Nonlinear Integral Equation Arising in the IAsys Device," Seth Jackson, Summer 2000 
(manuscript published; see [O15])
"A Nonlinear Integral Equation Arising in Biochemical Systems," Seth Jackson, Summer 1999
(manuscript published; see [J22])

Undergraduate Major:
Undergraduate Advisor, 1997-2005

Technical Skills

Computer Skills:
Extensive classroom implementation of numerical analysis techniques, including finite difference methods, iterative solvers, finite element techniques, multigrid, and spectral methods on ordinary and partial differential equations of all types.
Extensive knowledge of BASIC, Maple, Pascal, and TEX.
Good working knowledge of C, C++, HTML, Matlab, Qualtrics, and LaTEX.
Familiarity with Fortran.
Extensive knowledge of Macintosh, OpenWindows, and MS-DOS operating systems.
Good working knowledge of UNIX, XWindows, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Familiarity with VAX/VMS operating system.

Languages:
Excellent French reading comprehension and writing skills.
Acceptable French oral communication skills.

Departmental Service

Major Duties:
Interim Chair, 2010-2011
Associate Chair, 2005-2010
Ex officio member, Advisory Committee, 2005-2011
Organizer, Departmental Math Awareness Month Activities, 2003-04, 2006
Chair, Outreach Committee: 2002, Spring/Summer 2004
Chair, Colloquium Committee: 1998-99
Secretary, Promotion and Tenure Committee: 2015-16
Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee: 2001-present
Chair, Peer Review Committee: 2013
Member, Peer Review Committee: 2008, 2012
Undergraduate Research Coordinator, 2012-13
Member, Undergraduate Committee: 1999-2000, 2001-02, 2012-13
Member, Graduate Committee: Spring 2001, 2013-present
Member, Convocation Committee: 1998-99, 2000-01, 2002-05
Member, Computer Technology Committee: 1999-2001
Member, Colloquium Committee: 1997-98

Examination Committees:
Chair, Applied Math Candidacy Exam Committee: Winter 2002
Member, Dissertation Defense Committee: 2000, 2003, 2006 (MEEG), 2013
Member, Linear Algebra Preliminary Exam Committee: 2002-06, 2009, 2014
Member, Applied Math Candidacy Exam Committee: 2000-01, 2011, 2013, 2014
Member, PDE Candidacy Exam Committee: 1999
French Examiner: 1999

Course Coordinator for:
Mathematics 302 : Fall 2002
Mathematics 241: Fall 1998, Fall 2001, Spring 2002

Search Committees:
Search Committee Chair: 2014-15
Opportunity Search Committee: 2014
UNIDEL Postdoctoral Search Committee: 2005-10
Probability/Topology Search Committee, 2003-04
Applied Mathematics Search Committee: 2001-02
Temporary Assistant Professor Search Committee: 2000-01

Other Duties:
Department Marshal, Commencement Exercises: 1998-2005, 2007-2011, 2013-present
Co-Organizer, Applied Math Seminar: Spring 2001

Other Service and Awards


College:
Chair, Peer Review Committee, 2009
Secretary of College Senate, 2006-07
Nominee, President-Elect of College Senate, 2005
Member, College Biotech Research Council, 2001-02

University:
Advisor, Actuaries: Risk iS Opportunity RSO, 2015–present
Nominee, Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising and Mentoring, 2016
Member, Council on Pre-Collegiate Programs, 2007
Nominee, Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003

Disciplinary:
Member, Organizing Committee, Thirty-Second Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry, 2016
Member, Organizing Committee, Thirty-First Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2015
Member, Organizing Committee, Thirtieth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2014
Member, Organizing Committee, Twenty-Ninth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2013
Member, Organizing Committee, Twenty-Eighth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2012
Member, Organizing Committee, Twenty-Fifth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2009
Member, Organizing Committee, Twenty-Fourth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2008
Member, Organizing Committee, Twenty-Third Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2007
Member, Organizing Committee, Twenty-Second Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2006
Member, Organizing Committee, Twentieth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2004
Member, Organizing Committee, Sixteenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 2000
Member, Organizing Committee, Fifteenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry, 1999

University Affiliations:
Delaware Biotechnology Institute
Institute for Financial Services Analytics

Professional Affiliations:
SIAM

Reviewer for:
Biological Journals
Biometrical Journal
Biophysical Journal
European Biophysics Journal
Journal of Theoretical Biology
Mathematical Biosciences
Chemical Engineering Journals
AIChE Journal
Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics
Journal of Rheology
Electrical Engineering Journals
IEEE Sensors Journal
General Interest Journals
UMBC Review
Mathematics Journals
Applicable Analysis
Applied Mathematics Letters
Computers, Materials, and Continua
European Journal of Applied Mathematics
International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics
Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Journal of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Journal of Mathematical Biology
Mathematical and Computer Modelling
Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences
Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis
Mathematical Reviews
Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
Quantitative Finance
SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics
SIAM Review (manuscripts and books)
SIAM Undergraduate Research Online
Studies in Applied Mathematics
Addison-Wesley Longman Publishing
Arkansas Science and Technology Authority
Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems
National Science Foundation
Prentice-Hall Publishing
Springer-Verlag Publishing
promotion and tenure consideration (external)
 
Other:
Web-page design for non-profit corporation

Journal Publications

[J1]
"An Unusual Moving Boundary Condition Arising in Anomalous Diffusion Problems." SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 55 (1995): 662-676 (with Donald S. Cohen).
[J2]
"Constant Front Speed in Weakly Diffusive Non-Fickian Systems." SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 55 (1995): 1039-1058.
[J3]
"The Effect of a Changing Diffusion Coefficient in Super-Case II Polymer- Penetrant Systems." IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 55 (1995): 49-66 (with Donald S. Cohen).
[J4]
"A Mathematical Model for a Dissolving Polymer." AIChE Journal, 41 (1995): 2345-2355 (with Donald S. Cohen).
[J5]
"Non-Fickian Diffusion in Thin Polymer Films." Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics Edition, 34 (1996): 981-997.
[J6]
"Perturbation Analysis of Thomas' and Windle's Model of Case II Transport." AIChE Journal, 42 (1996): 2025-2035 (with Christopher J. Durning and Donald S. Cohen).
[J7]
"Viscous Boundary-Layer Effects in Nearly Inviscid Cylindrical Flows."Nonlinearity, 10 (1997): 277-290.
[J8]
"Trace Element Disequilibria and Magnesium Isotope Heterogeneity in 3655A: Evidence for a Complex Multi-Stage Evolution of a Typical Allende Type B1 CAI." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 61 (1997): 1541-1561 (with Allen K. Kennedy et al.).
[J9]
"A Mathematical Model for Trapping Skinning in Polymers." Studies in Applied Mathematics, 99 (1997): 49-80.
[J10]
"Trapping Skinning in Polymers: Theoretical Predictions." Chemical Engineering Communications, 166 (1998): 201-216.
[J11]
"Asymptotic and Computational Analysis of Large Shear Deformations of a Thermoplastic Material."SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 59 (1998): 700-24 (with Donald A. French).
[J12]
"An Asymptotic Analysis of Polymer Desorption and Skinning." Macromolecular Theory and Simulations, 8 (1999): 10-14.
[J13]
"Skinning During Desorption of Polymers: An Asymptotic Analysis." SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 59 (1999): 1134-1155.
[J14]
"Estimating Rate Constants in a Convection-Diffusion System with a Boundary Reaction." IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 63 (1999): 89-112.
[J15]
"Transport Effects on Surface-Volume Biological Reactions." Journal of Mathematical Biology, 39 (1999): 533-561 (with Byron Goldstein and Donald S. Cohen).
[J16]
"Biochemical Reactions on Helical Structures." SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 60 (2000): 1425-1446.
[J17]
"An Alternative Example of the Method of Multiple Scales." SIAM Review, 42 (2000): 317-332.
[J18]
"Surface Reaction Near a Stagnation Point." Studies in Applied Mathematics, 105 (2000): 1-29.
[J19]
"The Effect of a Receptor Layer on the Measurement of Rate Constants." Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 63 (2001): 301-327.
[J20]
"A Spatially Nonlocal Model for Polymer-Penetrant Diffusion." Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 52 (2001): 254-288.
[J21]
"A Differential Equation Model of North American Cinematic Box-Office Dynamics." IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 12 (2001): 41-74 (with Ron A. Buckmire).
[J22]
"Testing the Validity of the Effective Rate Constant Approximation for Surface Reaction with Transport." Applied Mathematics Letters, 15 (2002): 547-552 (with Seth A. Jackson).
[J23]
"Desorption Overshoot in Polymer-Penetrant Systems: Asymptotic and Computational Results." SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 63 (2002): 98-115 (with Richard A. Cairncross).
[J24]
"Traveling Waves for Anomalous Diffusion in Polymers." Applied Mathematics Letters, 17 (2004): 7-12 (with Sumanth Swaminathan).
[J25]
"Refining the Measurement of Rate Constants in the BIAcore." Journal of Mathematical Biology, 49 (2004): 272-292.
[J26]
"The Effect of Receptor Site Nonuniformity on the Measurement of Rate Constants." Applied Mathematics Letters, 18 (2005): 1101-1107 (with S. Swaminathan).
[J27]
"A Spatially Nonlocal Model for Polymer Desorption." Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 53 (2005): 221-238.
[J28]
"Convection Effects in the BIAcore Dextran Layer: Surface Reaction Model." Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 68 (2006): 627-654.
[J29]
"Convection Effects in Thin Reaction Zones: Applications to BIAcore." SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 66 (2006): 1978-1997.
[J30]
"Steric Hindrance Effects on Surface Reactions: Applications to BIAcore." Journal of Mathematical Biology, 55 (2007): 517-539.
[J31]
"Perturbation Approximation of Solutions of a Nonlinear Inverse Problem Arising in Olfaction Experimentation." Journal of Mathematical Biology, 55 (2007): 745-765 (with Donald A. French).
[J32]
"Steric Hindrance Effects in Thin Reaction Zones: Applications to BIAcore." IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 72 (2007): 865-893.
[J33]
"Identification of Cl(Ca) Channel Distributions in Olfactory Cilia." Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 31 (2008): 1860-1873 (with Donald A. French, Dorjsuren Badamdorj, and Steven Kleene).
[J34]
" Characterizing Molecular Diffusion in the Lens Capsule." Matrix Biology, 29 (2010): 228-236 (with Brian Danysh, et al.).
[J35]
"Transport Effects on Surface Reaction Arrays: Biosensor Applications ." Mathematical Biosciences, 230 (2011): 12-22.
[J36]
"Characterization of the American Put Option Using Convexity." Applied Mathematical Finance, 18 (2011): 353-365 (with Dejun Xie, Gilberto Schleiniger, and Qinghua Zhu).
[J37]
"Sharp Fickian Behavior of Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence Waves in Conjugated Polymer Films." Journal of Physical Chemistry, Part C, 117 (2013): 6747-6751.
[J38]
"Wavefunction Delocalization in Quantum Dot Arrays: An Asymptotic Analysis." Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 81 (2013): 191-211 (with William M. Reid and Matt Doty).
[J39]
"An Application of Matrix Theory to the Evolution of Coupled Modes." SIAM Review, 55 (2013): 764-787 (with Joseph Fehribach, Richard Moore, and Colin McKinstrie).
[J40]
"A Mathematical Model of Cinematic Box-Office Dynamics with Geographic Effects." IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 25 (2014): 233-257 (with Ron A. Buckmire and Jacob Ortega-Gingrich).
[J41]
"Multiple Surface Reactions in Arrays with Applications to Optical Biosensors." Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 76 (2014): 1783-1808 (with Matthew E. Zumbrum).
[J42]
"Improving the Fuel Cell Assembly Process." Mathematics-in-Industry Case Studies, 6 (2014): 22-47 (with Ibrahim Diakite, et al.).
[J43]
"Sharp Fickian Fronts in Conjugated Polymer Films." IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 80 (2015): 533-553.
[J44]
"Conformal Mapping in Optical Biosensor Applications." Journal of Mathematical Biology, 71 (2015): 533-550 (with Matthew E. Zumbrum).
[J45]
"Asymptotic Results for a Barrier Potential Model." European Journal of Applied Mathematics, 26 (2015): 863-886 (with Christopher S. Raymond).
[J46]
"Modal Analysis of Spatial Pattern Formation in Fused Silica under Ultraviolet Irradiation." Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 33 (2016): 1709-1715 (with Richard Moore).

Other Publications

[O1]
"A Model for Venous Blood Flow in the Legs." Mathematical Modeling: IMA Summer Program for Graduate Students. IMA Preprint Series 1021 (1992): 31-54 (with Tara Athan [Mary Brewster], et al.).
[O2]
"Risk Assessment for Propane Gas Leakage in Valleys." Mathematical Modeling: IMA Summer Program for Graduate Students. IMA Preprint Series 1021 (1992): 109-34 (with Tara Athan [Mary Brewster], et al.).
[O3]
"Fluid Flow in a Filtering Device" Mathematical Modeling: IMA Summer Program for Graduate Students. IMA Preprint Series 1021 (1992): 191-221 (with Donald Drew, et al.).
[O4]
"Flow Improvement in Hydrofractured Reservoirs." Mathematical Modeling: IMA Summer Program for Graduate StudentsIMA Preprint Series 1021 (1992): 269-95 (with Pat Hagan, et al.).
[O5]
A Model for Nonlinear Diffusion in Polymers. Ph.D. thesis, California Institute of Technology, 1994.
[O6]
"Modeling Large Gas Release Events from 'Dry' Waste Tanks." In Proceedings of the Eleventh Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry, Los Alamos Technical Report LA-UR 95-4038 (1995) (with Tara Athan [Mary Brewster], et al.).
[O7]
"Swelling and Collapse of Elastic Shells." Abstract. In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Congress on Rheology. A. Ait-Kadi et al, eds. Laval University Press, Quebec (1996): 343 (with Christopher J. Durning et al.).
[O8]
"Optimizing Membrane Separations of Two-Component Protein Solutions." In Proceedings of the Twelfth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (1996): 61-84 (with Skand Saksena, et al.).
[O9]
"Gas Concentration Measurements in Underground Waste Storage Tanks." In Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (1997) (with Tara Athan [Mary Brewster], et al.).
[O10]
"Theoretical Predictions of Trapping Skinning in Polymers."  Extended abstract in Proceedings of the Ninth International Coating Science and Technology Symposium(1998).
[O11]
"Thermomechanical Models of Air Gap Nucleation During Pure Metal Solidification on Moving Molds with Periodic Surface Topographies." In Proceedings of the Fourteenth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (1999): 11-47 (with Louis G. Hector, Jr. et al.).
[O12]
"Interference Filters for Thermophotovoltaic Applications." In Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Workshop on Problems in Industry (2000) (with John Les et al.).
[O13]
"Options on Baskets." In Proceedings of the Sixteenth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2001) (with Pat Hagan et al.).
[O14]
"Multi-Name Credit Derivatives." In Proceedings of the Seventeenth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2002) (with Pat Hagan et al.).
[O15]
"Testing the Validity of the Averaged Approximation for the IAsys." University of Delaware Technical Report 2002-3 (2002) (with S. A. Jackson).
[O16]
"A Mathematical Model for Blood Clotting." University of Delaware Technical Report 2004-04 (2004) (with S. Swaminathan).
[O17]
"Multi-Phase Flow in a Thin Porous Material." In Proceedings of the Twentieth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2005) (with Uwe Beuscher et al.).
[O18]
"Advanced Leak Detection." In Proceedings of the Twenty-First Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2006) (with R. P. Hart and D. Reicher et al.).
[O19]
"Development of a Quaternion-Based Alogrithm to Process Data in Robotics Applications." In Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2007) (with J. Ashmore, et al.).
[O20]
"Characterizing Molecular Diffusion in the Lens Capsule." In Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2008) (with M. Duncan, et al.).
[O21]
"An Asymptotic Method to a Financial Optimization Problem." In Advances in Machine Learning and Data Analysis, vol. 72. S. Ao, et al., eds.  New York: Springer (2009): 79-94 (with D. Xie and G. Schleiniger).
[O22]
"Development and Persistence of 'Static' or 'Dead' Zones in Flows." In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2009) (with J. Abbott, et al.).
[O23]
"Medical Ultrasound Imaging." In Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry, (2010) (with B. Haider, et al.).
[O24]
"Modeling Photon Generation." In Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2011) (with C. McKinstrie, et al.).
[O25]
"Fuel Cell Assembly Process Flow for High Productivity." In Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2012) (with R. Ramanan, et al.).
[O26]
"Phase Field Formulation for Microstructure Evolution in Oxide Ceramics." In Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2013) (with L. Button, et al.).
[O27]
"Spatial Pattern Formation in Fused Silica Under UV Irradiation." In Proceedings of the Thirtieth Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2014) (with L. Button, et al.).
[O28]
"Desulfurization of Natural Gas for Fuel Cells." In Proceedings of the Thirty-First Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2015) (with E. Campbell, et al.).
[O29]
"Hybrid Programmatic TV Markets." In Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Workshop on Mathematical Problems in Industry (2016) (with M. Montes de Oca, et al.).


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