Recent Faculty and Department Highlights

Three SCMNS faculty have been granted Morgan State University's ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research Awards (April, 2017):

  • Mathumathi Rajavel, Ph.D., "Deciphering Phage Resistance Mechanisms for Intelligent Design of Phage Therapy"
  • Mingchao Cai, Ph.D., "Numerical Simulation of Brain Edema Using Poroelastic Models"
  • Md Rahman, Ph.D., "Developing a Retrieval-based Diagnostic Aid for Automated Melanoma Recognition"

Dr. Mingchao Cai has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the NSF for his project entitled, "Research Initiation Award: Fast Solvers for Variable-Coefficient Poroelastic Models" (April, 2017).

Professor Gaston N'Guerekata's manuscript, Spectral Theory for Bounded Functions and Applications to Evolution Equations, has been accepted for publication by Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (April, 2017)

The Traveler's Companies have awarded a grant of $322,000 in support of the Travelers EDGE program at SCMNS and the Pipeline Access to Actuarial Science program (March, 2017).