Benjamin W. Ong

Benjamin W. Ong

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  • Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences
  • Director, Data Science Graduate Program
  • PhD, Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
  • BSc, Mathematical Physics, Simon Fraser University

Biography

Ben received  a PhD from the Mathematics Department at Simon Fraser. After his graduation, he worked as a research assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University and a research consultant at the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research at Michigan State University. He joined the faculty ranks in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Michigan Technological University in 2015.

His research focuses on high-order, parallel numerical methods for solving partial differential equations, including tackling challenges in exa-scale scientific computing and the modeling and simulations of plasma.

He is a member of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematical Society.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Scientific computing
  • Numerical PDEs
  • Parallel Computing
  • Plasma modeling and simulation
  • Dimension Reduction