Hans-Werner van Wyk
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Associate Professor

Research Areas: Numerical Analysis

Office: 308 Parker Hall

Phone: (334) 844-6575

Fax: (334) 844-6555

Email: hzv0008@auburn.edu

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
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
Hatcher Fellowship
Summer 2009
Gensec Prize, For most outstanding honors student in financial mathematics, University of Pretoria
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

Last updated: 09/21/2022