Faculty Directory » Benjamin Levy

Mathematics

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2017
Monday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Tuesday 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., and Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Office Information:

Room Number: Edgerly 301F
Phone: 978-665-3674
Email: blevy1@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Precalculus (Math 1300)
Calculus I (MATH 2300)

Education:

Ph. D. University of Tennessee, 2016
M.S. University of Tennessee, 2013
B.A. Franklin and Marshall College, 2008

Research Interests:

Mathematical Biology
Infectious Disease Modeling
Population Modeling
Distribution Modeling
Statistical Modeling
Undergraduate Education

Current Projects:

Modeling feral hogs (wild pigs) in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Analyzing the importance of education in and Ebola outbreak.
Region level indicators for the Ebola virus in West Africa.

Representative Publications:

A Metapopulation Model for Feral Hogs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Natural Resource Modeling. October 2015.
Canine Distemper Outbreak in an animal shelter. Letters in Biomathematics, March 2016.

Professional Affiliations:

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB)
Southern African Mathematical Sciences Association (SAMSA)