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William Kath

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics and (by courtesy) Neurobiology

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Kath Research


Centers

Institute on Complex Systems


Departments

Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics


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Education

Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

S.B. Mathematics, MIT, Cambridge, MA


Research Interests

Quantitative biological modeling, circadian rhythms, growth and development; computational neuroscience, action potential propagation and dendritic integration in neurons; optical fibers and waveguides, polarization mode dispersion; importance sampling and rare event simulation; stochastic and nonlinear dynamics


Significant Recognition

  • Fellow, Optical Society of America
  • ASEE Mathematics Division Distinguished Educator and Service Award
  • McCormick School Teaching Award

Significant Professional Service

  • Editor of Wave Motion

Selected Publications