# Department of Mathematical Sciences

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**Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

My research interests are in applied and computational mathematics. I am interested in developing and analyzing high-order numerical methods for solving partial differential equations and fractional partial differential equations. In particular, I have been focusing on techniques based on the Radial Basis Functions (RBF) method. The application areas range

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**Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

Min Wang graduated from Concordia University in December 2007 with major in Mathematics and Statistics, and then went on to earn an M.S. and Ph.D. from Clemson University, where his research mainly focused on Bayesian hypothesis testing and variable selection in high dimensional regression. After finishing his Ph.D. in

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### Fabrizio Zanello

PhD, Mathematics (Combinatorial Commutative Algebra), Queen's University (Canada)

### Contact

906-487-1480

zanello@mtu.edu

**Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

I came to the US in 2006, as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame. Before then, I was a Ph.D. student at Queen's University, Canada, a postdoc at the University of Genova, Italy, and the Gustafsson postdoc at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm,

## Placement

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