Dr. Akil Narayan - Associate Professor
phone (801) 581-8984
Dr. Narayan received his Bachelor's Degree from Northwestern University, and his Master's and PhD degrees from Brown University. He served as a postdoctoral researcher at Purdue University until starting an Assistant Professorship in the Mathematical Department at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Dr. Narayan is receipient of a 2015 Young Investigator Program Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
Dr. Narayan's primary research interests lie in approximation theory and methods, sparse and regularized representations, mathematical shape analysis, high-order numerical methods, and data assimilation. He applies these methods to parameterized systems, high-dimensional approximation, and hierarchical model simulations.