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Mathematics Department

Faculty


  • Lazzaro, Gary

    CDR, USN Associate Chair, Permanent Military Professor Arrived at USNA: August 2016 Ph.D. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School, 2016 M.S. Management, Naval Postgraduate School, 2013 B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 1996
    Research Interests
    Operations Research, Optimization, Network Defense and Interdiction
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  • Szurovy, Melissa

    LCDR, USN Associate Chair, Junior Permanent Military Professor M.S. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School B.S. Industrial Engineering, Penn State University
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  • Alevras, Alexis

    Associate Professor Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
    Research Interests
    Operator Algebras, E0-semigroups
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  • Andre, Peter

    Professor (retired) Ph.D., Yale University
    Research Interests
    Operations Research, Monte Carlo Events with Analysis of Tactics and Equipment

  • Baker, B. Mitchell

    Professor Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
    Research Interests
    Mathematical Physics, Operator Algebras, Dynamical Systems, Random Walks, Chaos
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  • Brock, Timothy B.

    LCDR, USN Master Instructor M.S., Applied Science (OR), Naval Postgraduate School, 2007 B.S., Mathematics, United States Naval Academy, 2006
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  • Buchanan, James L.

    Professor (Emeritus) Ph.D., University of Delaware
    Research Interests
    Partial Differential Equations


  • Chun, Carolyn

    Assistant Professor Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2009 M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Louisiana State University 2009 M.S. in Mathematics, Louisiana State University 2005 B.S. in Physics and Mathematics, Rutgers University 2002
    Research Interests
    Matroids, combinatorics, graph theory
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  • Cowden, Brad

    LCDR, USN Junior Permanent Military Professor M.S., Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School (2012) B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University (2003) Arrived at USNA: July 2017

  • Creutz, Darren

    Assistant Professor Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2011
    Research Interests
    Ergodic Theory of Group Actions, Rigidity Theory, Algebraic and Topological Groups

  • Curry, Rob M.

    Assistant Professor Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University, 2018 M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of Florida, 2014 B.S. in Industrial Engineering from University of Arkansas, 2013
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  • Danielson, Matt

    Capt, USMC Arrived at USNA: June 2018 M.S. Operations Research, Naval Post Graduate School, 2018 B.S. History, United States Naval Academy, 2010
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  • Davis, Kirsten E.

    LCDR, USN Senior Instructor Arrived at USNA: May 2012 M.S. in Operations Research, University of Delaware, Jan 2009 B.S. in Quantitative Economics, United States Naval Academy, May 2007

  • Foraker, Jay

    CAPT, USN Permanent Military Professor Arrived at USNA: October 2011 Ph.D. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School M.A. National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology B.S. Electrical Engineering, United States Naval Academy (1993)
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  • Gaglione, Anthony M.

    Prof. Emeritus (retired)
    Research Interests
    Group Theory

  • Garcia, Sonia M.

    Associate Professor Ph.D., University of Chicago
    Research Interests
    Numerical Analysis of Finite Element Methods, Stability and Convergence of Parabolic Equations
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  • Goodenough, John

    LCDR, USNR Arrived at USNA: July 2018 M.B.A., University of Maryland B.S., Quantitative Economics, United States Naval Academy
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  • Hanna, Charles

    Professor (retired)
    Research Interests
    Commutative algebra

  • Hawks, Matthew A

    CDR, USN Ph.D. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology M.B.A., University of Memphis B.S., Mechanical Engineering, United States Naval Academy (1994)
    Research Interests
    Optimization, Graph Theoretic Statistics
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  • Herzog, Martin D.

    Academic Center Math Learning Specialist M.S., Johns Hopkins University M.Ed., University of North Florida
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  • Hetherington III, Noble

    LCDR, USN Junior Permanent Military Professor Arrived at USNA: June 2012 M.S. Engineering Acoustics (USW), Naval Postgraduate School B.S. Applied Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.
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  • Hoffman, Michael E.

    Professor Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Research Interests
    Algebraic Topology and Algebraic Combinatorics
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  • Johnston, Ian E.

    LT, USN Instructor M.S., Operations Research, George Mason University, 2018 B.S., Mathematics, University of Utah, 2013





  • Konkowski, Debbie A.

    Professor Ph.D. (Physics), University of Texas at Austin
    Research Interests
    Mathematical Physics, General Relativity and Cosmology
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  • Lockhart, Jody M.

    Associate Professor Ph.D., University of Illinois
    Research Interests
    Combinatorial Group Theory, Recursive Unsolvability, Chain Addition Cycles, Cryptography
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  • Malek-Madani, Reza

    Professor, USNA Director of Research Ph.D., Brown University
    Research Interests
    Applied Mathematics, Shock waves, Nonconvex Functionals, Thermoelastic Shearband Stability
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  • McCoy, Peter A.

    Prof. Emeritus (retired) Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
    Research Interests
    Partial Differential Equations, Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions, Signal and Image Processing, Wavelets, Electromagnetics

  • McGrath, Richard

    CAPT, USN, Permanent Military Professor Ph.D., Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School M.A., National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College M.S., Civil Engineering, Stanford University B.S., Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Research Interests
    Operations Research, Stochastic Models, Decision Theory, Game Theory
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  • Messenger, James P.

    Adjunct Instructor M.S., Florida State University
    Research Interests
    Florida State University M.S.
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  • Minut, Aurelia

    Associate Professor Ph.D., Michigan State University
    Research Interests
    Partial Differential Equations, Applied Mathematics, Nonlinear Optics, Scattering Theory, Integral Equations, Inverse Problems

  • Moen, Courtney H.

    Associate Professor (retired) Ph.D., University of Chicago
    Research Interests
    Number Theory and Group Representations


  • Nakos, George

    Professor Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
    Research Interests
    Topology, Computer Algebra

  • Nelsen, Clifford

    Capt, USMC Mathematics Instructor Arrived at USNA: July 2018 M.S. Operations Research, George Mason University, 2012 B.S. Applied Mathematics, United States Naval Academy, 2012
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  • Price, Geoffrey

    Professor Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
    Research Interests
    Operator Algebras
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  • Rayburg, Casey

    LCDR, USN Junior Permanent Military Professor M.S. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School B.S. Computer Science, University of North Florida Arrived at USNA: April 2013


  • Ridings, William

    LCDR (Ret.), USN Adjunct Professor M.S. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School B.S. Mathematics, United States Naval Academy
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  • Ruth, David

    CAPT, USN Permanent Military Professor Ph.D., Naval Postgraduate School M.A., Mathematics, University of Texas B.S., Mathematics, United States Naval Academy
    Research Interests
    Nonparametric statistics and operations research
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  • Seglem, Kai

    LCDR, USN Junior Permanent Military Professor Arrived at USNA: Aug 2017 M.S. in Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School, 2012 B.S. in Ocean Engineering, United States Naval Academy, 2005
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  • Strickland, Coleman

    Capt, USMC Mathematics Instructor Arrived at USNA: July 2018 M.S.Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School, 2018 B.S. Mechanical Engineering, United States Naval Academy, 2012
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  • Tabar, Matthew

    LCDR M.S., Operations Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati
    Research Interests
    Game Theory, Optimization
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  • Ungar, Larry

    LCDR, USN Instructor M.S., Mathematics, University of Cincinnati M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Concordia University
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  • Wheeley, Chad

    Capt, USMC Instructor Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, May 2012 M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, December 2007 B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, August 2006
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  • Withers, Wm. Douglas

    Professor Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
    Research Interests
    Image Compression, Dynamical Systems
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