Dr. Xiu Ye has been named a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. This is a special honor conferred only upon active faculty who are recognized nationally and/or internationally as intellectual leaders in their academic disciplines as a result of extraordinary accomplishments in research, teaching, published works, creative activities in the arts or endeavors of similar merit in other venues. Dr. Ye is a prolific researcher in the disciplines of mathematics and statistics. Her research interests include numerical solutions of partial differential equations and finite element methods. She has received more than $800,000 in grant funds for her research and published more than 120 research articles in academic journals.
“I truly appreciate all the support from my colleagues in the math department, especially Dr. Nguyen for his initiation,” Ye said. “I have published 11 research papers in peer review journals in 2020, the most productive year for me. I will keep trying to be a good teacher and a good researcher.”