Send me an email: awanou (at) uic (dot) edu
Teaching Fall 2023: Math 210 and MCS 471
Short Bio: I received my Ph.D. in mathematics in 2003 from the University of Georgia and spent two years as a postdoctoral associate at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota. I then worked at Northern Illinois University for seven years before coming to UIC in 2012. In 2009, I was awarded a Sloan Fellowship. My research has been partially funded by the National Science Foundation.
Primary research interests: Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations
My current interests consist in extending in various directions work by others on finite elements and numerical methods for the Monge-Ampere equation. This approach yields surprising and unexpected results. In a series of papers, I explained why standard discretizations work for the Monge-Ampere equation. Earlier in my carrier, I contributed, with D. Arnold and R. Winther, to the resolution of an open problem on finite element methods for symmetric tensors. I also obtained (with D. Arnold) other significant and dramatic results on the serendipity finite elements and new finite element differential forms.
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