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Mathematics Department

Faculty

  • ​Matthews, Jennifer

    CDR, USN Associate Chair, Permanent Military Professor Arrived at USNA: 2019 Ph.D., Computational and Applied Mathematics (Biostatistics), Old Dominion University M.S., Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School M.S., Defence Technology and Systems, National University of Singapore B.S., Mathematics, United States Naval Academy (2000)
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  • Cowden, Brad

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

  • Alameda, Joseph

    Research Assistant Professor Ph.D., Iowa State University
    Research Interests
    Graph Theory
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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
  • Brock, Timothy B.

    LCDR, USN Permanent Military 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
  • Cathro, Lindsay

    LCDR, USNR Mathematics Instructor M. Ed. Education with an Emphasis in Mathematics, Old Dominion University, 2014 B.S. Economics, United States Naval Academy, 2007
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  • 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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  • Creutz, Darren

    Assistant Professor Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles M.A., University of California, Los Angeles B.A., Williams College
    Research Interests
    Ergodic Theory, Measurable Group Actions, Actions of Lattices in Lie Groups, Rank-One Transformations
  • 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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  • del Zoppo, Thomas

    CDR, USNR Military Instructor Arrived at USNA: July 2020 M.S. Business Analytics, Seattle University M.A. National Security & Strategic Studies, U.S. Naval War College B.S. Economics, U.S. Naval Academy
  • 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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  • Forisha, Andrew

    LCDR, USN Mathematics Instructor Arrived at USNA: July 2020 M.Ed., Math Specialization, Southern Methodist University, 2019 B.S., Chemistry, Purdue University, 2008
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  • Gaglione, Anthony M.

    Prof. Emeritus (retired)
    Research Interests
    Group Theory
  • Garcia, Sonia M.

    Associate Professor (retired) Ph.D., University of Chicago
    Research Interests
    Numerical Analysis of Finite Element Methods, Stability and Convergence of Parabolic Equations
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  • Graves, Mitch

    Capt, USMC Mathematics Instructor Arrived at USNA: June 2020 M.S. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School, 2020 M.S.E. Robotics, University of Pennsylvania, 2014 B.S. Systems Engineering, United States Naval Academy, 2013
  • Hanna, Charles

    Professor (retired)
    Research Interests
    Commutative algebra
  • Hawks, Matthew A

    CAPT (Sel), USN Permanent Military Professor Arrived at USNA: June 2015 Ph.D. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School Naval Engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 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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  • Hawxhurst, Kevin

    LT, USN Mathematics Instructor Arrived at USNA: June 2021 M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, 2016 B.S. Mechanical Engineering, United States Naval Academy, 2015
  • Hoffman, Michael E.

    Professor Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Research Interests
    Algebraic Topology and Algebraic Combinatorics
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  • Im, Mee Seong

    Assistant Professor Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign M.A. in Mathematics, University of Georgia M.Phil. in Mathematics, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom B.S. in Mathematics and Physics, University of Georgia
    Research Interests
    Algebraic geometry, representation theory, mathematical physics, low-dimensional topology
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  • Jamison, George

    Capt, USMC Mathematics Instructor Arrived at USNA: July 2021 M.S. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School, 2021 B.S. Quantitative Economics, United States Naval Academy, 2015
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  • Knitt, Matthew

    CDR, USN Master Instructor Arrived at USNA: 2019 M.S., Applied Science (Operations Research), Naval Postgraduate School 2007 B.S., Mathematics, United States Naval Academy 2006
  • Konkowski, Debbie A.

    Professor (Retired) Ph.D. (Physics), University of Texas at Austin
    Research Interests
    Mathematical Physics, General Relativity and Cosmology
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  • Lazzaro, Gary

    CDR, USN 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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  • Lee, Jinho

    CDR, ROKN Exchange Instructor Arrived at USNA: July 2020 Ph.D. Operations Research, University of Texas at Austin, 2012 M.S. Industrial Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea, 2006 B.S. Electrical Engineering, ROK Naval Academy, 2002
    Research Interests
    Stochastic Optimization, Network Science and Optimization, Simulation
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  • Lesaja, Goran

    Adjunct Professor William R. Davis '68 Distinguished Chair in Mathematics Visiting Professor for the Academic Year 2020-2021 Ph.D. in Applied Mathematical & Computational Sciences, University of Iowa 1996
    Research Interests
    Optimization Theory and Methods, Interior-Point Methods, Operations Research, Statistical Disclosure Limitation, Dynamical Systems
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  • Lineberry, Jeffrey

    LCDR, USN Mathematics Instructor Arrived at USNA: July 2020 Doctoral Candidate, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Univ. of Oklahoma M.S. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School, 2012 B.B. Marketing, St. Edward's University, 2003 A.A. Liberal Arts, San Antonio College, 1999
    Research Interests
    Operations Research, Risk-Based Systems Analytics
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  • Lockhart, Jody M.

    Associate Professor (Retired) Ph.D., University of Illinois
    Research Interests
    Combinatorial Group Theory, Recursive Unsolvability, Chain Addition Cycles, Cryptography
  • Lourenco, Chris

    Assistant Professor Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2020 B.S. Industrial Engineering, Clemson University, 2015
    Research Interests
    Operations Research, Sparse Matrix Algorithms, Computational Linear Algebra, Exact Optimization, Graph Theory
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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 Shear Band Stability
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  • Martinez, Ryan

    Capt, USMC Mathematics Instructor Arrived at USNA: July 2021 M.S. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School, 2021 B.S. Operations Research, United States Naval Academy, 2015
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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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  • Meyerson, Mark

    Prof. Emeritus (retired) Ph.D., Stanford University
    Research Interests
    Topology, Geometry
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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
  • Moulis, Edward

    Associate Professor (retired)
    Research Interests
    Geometric Function Theory
  • Mylander, Charles

    Prof. Emeritus (retired)
  • Nakos, George

    Professor (Retired) Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
    Research Interests
    Topology, Computer Algebra
  • NeSmith, Taylor

    Adjunct Instructor M.S., Mathematics (Pure), Georgia Southern University (2018) B.S., Mathematics with Teacher Certification, Kennesaw State University (2015)
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  • Park, Junhyung

    Assistant Professor Ph.D., Statistics, University of California, Los Angeles M.S., Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles M.A., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles B.A., Economics and Mathematics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
    Research Interests
    Statistics, Point Processes
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  • Peterson, Chris

    Distinguished Visiting Professor Ph.D. Duke University
    Research Interests
    Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Data Analysis, Applications
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  • Price, Geoffrey

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

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

    LCDR (Ret.), USN Adjunct Instructor 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 Permanent Military Instructor 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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  • Smith, Christian

    LCDR, USN Permanent Military Instructor Arrived at USNA: 2019 M.S., Systems Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School 2020 M.S., Engineering Management, Old Dominion University 2012 B.S., Mathematics, United States Naval Academy 2007
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  • Soane, Ana Maria

    Associate Professor Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County
    Research Interests
    Applied Mathematics
  • 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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  • Svirsko, Anna

    Assistant Professor Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh M.S. Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill B.S. Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
    Research Interests
    Optimization, Simulation, Healthcare Operations
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  • Szurovy, Melissa

    LCDR, USN Permanent Military Instructor M.S. Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School B.S. Industrial Engineering, Penn State University
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  • Thompson, Kate

    Assistant Professor Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Georgia M.A., Mathematics, University of Georgia B.S., Mathematics, Oglethorpe University B.A., Music History and Theory, Oglethorpe University
    Research Interests
    Number Theory
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  • Withers, Wm. Douglas

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

    Assistant Research Professor Ph. D. Ohio State University
    Research Interests
    Machine Learning, Chemical Informatics, Chemical Reaction Network Theory
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