# Mathematical Physics

**Doug Arnold** *McKnight Presidential Professor*

*numerical analysis, differential equations, mechanics, computational relativity *

**Wei-Kuo Chen** *Assistant Professor*

wkchen@umn.edu *probability theory, mathematical physics*

**Jack Conn ** *Associate Professor*

*differential geometry, mathematical physics *

**Ru-Yu Lai** *Assistant Professor*

*inverse problems and partial differential equations;*

**Lawrence Markus** *Regents Professor Emeritus*

*differential equations, control theory, differential geometry and relativity*

**Svitlana Mayboroda** *Professor*

*analysis and partial differential equations*

**Willard Miller, Jr. ** *Professor Emeritus*

*Lie groups, special functions, q-series, academic administration *

**Peter Olver** *Professor*

*Lie groups, differential equations, computer vision, applied mathematics, differential geometry, mathematical physics*

**Peter Rejto** *Professor Emeritus*

*functional analysis and its applications to quantum mechanics *

**Alexander Voronov ** *Professor*

*mathematical physics, algebraic topology, algebra, algebraic geometry*