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Hans-Werner van Wyk
Mathematics and Statistics
Assistant Professor

Research Areas: Numerical Analysis

Office: 242 Parker Hall

Address:
221 Parker Hall
Auburn, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-6575
Fax: (334) 844-6555
E-Mail: hzv0008@auburn.edu


Education

Ph.D., Virginia Tech
May 2012
MSc., University of Pretoria, South Africa
January 2008
BSc., University of Pretoria, South Africa
June 2005


Professional Employment

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Scientific Computing, Florida State
Fall 2012-
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
Fall 2007- Spring 2012
Assistant Lecture, Department of Mathematics, University of Pretoria
Spring 2005- Fall 2006
Tutor and Teaching Assistant, University of Pretoria, Mamelodi Campus
Spring 2004- Fall 2004
Assistant Lecture, Tshwane University of Technology
July 2005- July 2006


Honors and Awards

Steeneck Fellowship: For Outstanding PhD candidate, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
2011
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
2010
Hatcher Fellowship
Summer 2009
Gensec Prize, For most outstanding honors student in financial mathematics, University of Pretoria
2005
Achievement Bursaries, University of Pretoria
2001, 2003, 2004, 2006


Professional Activities

American Mathematical Society
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics


Selected Publications

  1. 2014: J. Burkardt, H.-W. van Wyk Destiny-weighted sparse grid Clenshas-Curtis quadrature schemes over arbitrary hyper-rectangles, in preparation. 
  2. 2014: H.-W van Wyk Multilevel Sampling  with Spatial Adaptivity,  in preparation. 
  3. 2014: H.-W van Wyk, M. Gunzburger, J. Burkardt, M. Stoyanov Power-law noises over general spatial domains and on non-standard meshes, SIAM Journal on Uncertainty Quanification, (revision)
  4. 2014: H.-W van Wyk Multilevel Sparse Grid Methods for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations with Random Coefficients, Computers & Mathematics with Applications, submitted. 
  5. 2014: H.-W van Wyk Identification of Uncertain, Spatially Varying Parameters through Mulitlevel Sampling, 19th IFAC World Congress, 2014






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