Faculty
IMS Faculty

John Angus
Professor & IMS Director
email
9096073376 

Large sample theory, applied and theoretical probability, mathematical statistics, computer intensive methods in statistics, ... 



Marina Chugunova
Associate Professor
email
9096079489 

Applied mathematics, scientific computation, partial differential equations, spectral theory, ... 



Ellis Cumberbatch
Professor Emeritus
email
9096073369 

Applied mathematics, industrial modeling, differential equations, ... 



Adrin Gharakhani
Research Professor
email 

Computational fluid dynamics, meshless computational methods, parallel computing on heterogeneous hardware, large Eddy simulation, unsteady vortexdominated and multiphase flows 



Hrushikesh Mhaskar
Research Professor
email 

Approximation theory, computational harmonic analysis, mathematics of data and query processing 



Ali Nadim
Professor & Joseph H. Pengilly Chair
email
9096079413 

Theoretical and computational fluid dynamics, dynamics and rheology of complex fluids, ... 



Andrew Nguyen
Adjunct Professor
email
9096078036 

Probability/statistics 



Qidi Peng
Research Assistant Professor
email
9096079490 

Probability, statistical inference, stochastic volatility models, Ito calculus, fractional and multifractional Processes, Holder regularity and simulations 



Allon Percus
Professor
email
9096070744 

Discrete optimization, random combinatorial structures, network models, statistical physics 



Claudia Rangel
Adjunct Professor
email
2137402404 

Probabilistic methods in computational biology, statistical inference of genetic networks 



Alpan Raval
Senior Research Fellow
email 

Machine learning methods for biosequence analysis, mathematical modelling of biological networks 



Henry Schellhorn
Associate Professor
email
9096074168 

Mathematical finance, credit risk, interest rate models, Monte Carlo simulation, ... 



IMS Staff

Charlotte Ballesteros
Institute Coordinator
email
9096218080 





Associated CGU Faculty

Dale Berger
Professor of Psychology
email
9096073714 

Applied statistics and research methodology, educational technology, ... 



David Drew
Professor of Education and Joseph P. Platt Chair
email
9096218914 

Applied statistics and research methods, mathematics and science, ... 



Kathy Pezdek
Professor of Psychology
email
9096218084 

Applied statistics and research methods, memory and comprehension, ... 
Extended Math Faculty at the Claremont Colleges
FACULTY 
SCHOOL 
RESEARCH INTEREST 
Aksoy, Asuman 
Claremont McKenna 
Analysis 
Bachman, David 
Pitzer 
Lowdimensional topology 
Benjamin, Arthur 
Harvey Mudd 
Combinatorics, game theory, operations research 
Bernoff, Andrew 
Harvey Mudd 
Applied dynamical systems, fluid mechanics, selfsimilarity and scaling 
Castro, Alfonso 
Harvey Mudd 
Partial differential equations, variational methods, inversefunction theorems, water waves (solitons) 
Chaderjian, Anie 
Scripps 
Combinatorics 
Chandler, Gabriel 
Pomona 
Statistics 
de Pillis, Lisette G. 
Harvey Mudd 
Computational fluid dynamics, numerical linear algebra, mathematical biology 
de Silva, Vin 
Pomona 
Computational topology, manifold learning 
Flapan, Erica 
Pomona 
Topology, topological chemistry, knot theory 
Fukshansky, Lenny 
Claremont McKenna 
Number theory, discrete geometry 
Garcia, Stephan 
Pomona 
Complex symmetric operators, operator theory, complex function theory 
Gu, Weiqing 
Harvey Mudd 
Differential geometry, Grassman manifolds 
Hardin, Johanna 
Pomona 
Modelbased clustering, outlier detection, robust clustering, analysis of microarray data 
Hoste, Jim 
Pitzer 
Low dimensional topology and knot theory 
Huber, Mark 
Claremont McKenna 
Computational probability 
Hunter, Blake 
Claremont McKenna 
Data mining and highdimensional data analysis 
Jacobsen, Jon 
Harvey Mudd 
Nonlinear elliptic partial differential equations, fluid dynamics 
Kao, ChiuYen 
Claremont McKenna 
Numerical analysis and scientific computing 
Karaali, Gizem 
Pomona 
Lie & Hopf algebras, quantum groups, PoissonLie structures, combinatorial representation theory 
Karp, Dagan 
Harvey Mudd 
Algebraic geometry 
Landsberg, Adam 
Joint Science 
Scientific modeling of complex systems 
Levy, Rachel 
Harvey Mudd 
Thin films with surfactant, hydrodynamics of whale flukeprints, cooperative strategies for aquatic robotics 
LibeskindHadas, Ran 
Harvey Mudd 
Algorithm design and analysis, complexity theory 
Martonosi, Susan 
Harvey Mudd 
Operations research, applied probability, aviation security 
Milton, John 
Joint Science 
Computational neuroscience 
Needell, Deanna 
Claremont McKenna 
Compressed sensing, randomized algorithms, functional analysis, probability, statistics 
Nelson, Sam 
Claremont McKenna 
Algebraic topology, knot theory 
Omar, Mohamed 
Harvey Mudd 
Combinatorial optimization, graph theory, algebraic geometry 
O'Neill, Mike 
Claremont McKenna 
Complex analysis and harmonic analysis 
Orrison, Michael 
Harvey Mudd 
Harmonic analysis on finite groups, algebraic voting theory 
Ou, Winston 
Scripps 
Harmonic analysis 
Pippenger, Nicholas 
Harvey Mudd 
Discrete mathematics, probability, applications to communications and computation 
Radunskaya, Ami 
Pomona 
Dynamical Systems, stochastic processes, applications of dynamical systems to instrument modeling, sound generation, and interactive composition 
Ray, Animesh 
Keck Graduate Institute 
Genomics, computational and systems biology 
Rumbos, Adolfo 
Pomona 
Nonlinear analysis, differential equations 
Sarkis, Ghassan 
Pomona 
Number theory and commutative algebra, padic formal group 
Shahriari, Shahriar 
Pomona 
Combinatorics, representation theory of finite groups 
Shtylla, Blerta 
Pomona 
Mathematical biology, stochastic differential equations, dynamical systems 
Sterling, James 
Keck Graduate Institute 
Bioengineering, microfluidics 
Su, Francis Edward 
Harvey Mudd 
Geometric and topological combinatorics, game theory, mathematical economics 
Towse, Chris 
Scripps 
Arithmetic geometry, algebraic number theory, combinatorics 
Williams, Talithia 
Harvey Mudd 
Spatialtemporal modeling of rainfall data 
Yong, Darryl 
Harvey Mudd 
Mathematics education, applied mathematics, perturbation theory, partial differential equations 

