### Department Chair:

Chaogui Zhang, Ph.D.

czhang@marywood.edu

Science Center, Room 320

(570) 961-4598

### Secretary:

Marcia Gaughan

mgaughan@marywood.edu

Science Center, 3rd floor

(570) 348-6265

Chaogui Zhang, Ph.D.

Chair, Associate Professor of Mathematics

czhang@marywood.edu

Science Center, Room 320

(570) 961-4598

http://math.marywood.edu/~czhang

### Education:

B.S. in Mathematics: University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China

M.S. in Computer Science: Purdue University

Ph.D. in Mathematics: Purdue University

### Research Area:

Computational number theory

### Specific Interests:

- Extension of the Dickman Function
- Cryptology
- Smooth and semi-smooth integer distributions

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Craig M. Johnson, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

johnsonc@marywood.edu

Science Center, Room 319

(570) 348-6291

http://math.marywood.edu/~cjohnson

### Education:

B.S. in Mathematics: University of Illinois

M.S., Ph.D. in Mathematics: Purdue University

### Research Area:

Topology

### Specific Interests:

- Free actions on closed surfaces by finite groups
- Obstructions to embeddings of simplicial complexes into manifolds
- Connections of mathematics to music theory
- Use of technology in teaching

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Thomas F. Kent, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

tfkent@marywood.edu

Science Center, Room 318

(570) 348-6211 ext. 2278

http://math.marywood.edu/~tfkent

### Education:

B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science: Truman State University

M.A., M.S. in Mathematics: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ph.D. in Mathematics: University of Wisconsin-Madison

### Research Area:

Computability theory

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Dhanapati Adhikari, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

dadhikari@marywood.edu

Science Center, Room 339

(570) 348-6211 ext. 2375

http://math.marywood.edu/~dadhikari

### Education:

B.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics: Tribhuvan University, Pokhara, Nepal

M.S. in Mathematics: Tribhuvan University, Pokhara, Nepal

M.S. in Applied Mathematics: Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics: Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

### Research Area:

Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

### Specific Interests:

- Global Regularity Issue of the 2D Boussinesq Equations

## Zaixin Lu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

zlu@marywood.edu

Science Center, Room 337 B

(570) 348-6211 ext. 4521

http://math.marywood.edu/~zlu

### Education:

B.E., Computer Science & Technology, June 2006: Yanshan University

M.S., Computer Science, July 2010: The University of Texas - Pan American

Ph.D., Computer Science, May 2013: The University of Texas at Dallas

### Research Area:

Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor network, Wireless Data Communication, Social Network Analysis, and Computational Biology.

### Teaching Interersts:

- Fundamental Courses in Computer Science such as Programming language, Discrete Math, Data Structure
- Courses on Software and System such as Database Design, Operating System, Network Security
- Theory Courses such as Automata Theory, Computer Algorithm, Computational Theory
- Advanced topics such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Approximation Algorithm, Linear Programming

## Part-time Instructors (Office: Science Center Room 350)

### Katherine Fisne, M.S.

### Carol Laboranti, M.S.