Description: Z:\Sites\BraunProf1.JPGRichard J. Braun


Professor, UD Mathematical Sciences

Associate Director for Outreach, UD Center for Applications of Mathematics in Medicine

Affiliated faculty, UD Biomedical Engineering

Affiliated faculty, UD Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology


Most of my research is related to mathematical models for the tear film on the eye.

Center for Applications of Mathematics in Medicine

Check out the recently formed Center for Application of Mathematics in Medicine (CAMM). CAMM has a YouTube channel that we occasionally update with short videos about our projects.

Courses in Spring 2017

Math 535 Intro to Partial Differential Equations TR 8-9:15am Classroom: Ewing 204. Text: Farlow, Intro to PDE for Scientists and Engineers, 1982.

Math 810 Asymptotic and Perturbation Methods TR 12:30-1:45 pm Classroom: Ewing 210. Text: Holmes, Introduction to Perturbation Methods, 2nd ed., 2013.

Usual Office Hours

Spring 2017, usually M 2-3 pm, W 9:30-10:30 am, R 9:30-10:30 am and 2-2:30 pm, or by appointment in Ewing 509.

Applied Math Seminar

This year

Recent Mathematical Problems in Industry (MPI) Workshops: 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Workshops on problems from industry are listed at an Oxford-based comprehensive site.

IMA Mathematical Modeling in Industry: Workshops for Graduate Students

I helped run these 10-day IMA workshops for graduate students almost every year from 2005 - 2014.

Career talk slides for Math 268 from 11 Sept 2015

Career talk slides for Grad Student seminar from 17 Sept 2014


Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Department of Mathematical Sciences

501 Ewing Hall

University of Delaware

Newark, DE 19716

Voice: (302) 831-1869

Fax: (302) 831-4511

Email: rjbraun_at_udel_dot_edu