# Benjamin W. Ong

## Contact

- ongbw@mtu.edu
- 906-487-3367
- Fisher 217

- 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.

### Links of Interest

### Areas of Expertise

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