Ben Levy

Mathematics School of Health and Natural Sciences
Ben Levy, Ph.D., Mathematics
978.665.3674 Office: Edgerly Hall 301F
Office Hours
Fall 2023

Dr. Levy is on leave for the 2023/2024 academic school year.


Courses Taught

Precalculus (MATH 1300)
Freshman Seminar in Math (MATH 1850)
Calculus I (MATH 2300)
Linear Algebra (MATH 2600)
Methods of Applied Math (MATH 3500)
Operations Research (MATH 4400)


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

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

Assessing threats to diamondback terrapins in a Carolina salt marsh
Faculty mentor for the Nashua River Summer Research Experience
Modeling feral hogs (wild boar) in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

a.      Levy, B., Lenhart, S., Collins, C., and Stiver, W. Evidence for Multiple Transmission Routes for Pseudorabies in Wild Hogs. Submitted to Mathematics of Planet Earth Special Edition on Infectious Disease Modeling January 2019.

b.     Levy, B. and Odoi, A. 2018. Exploratory Investigation of Region Level Risk Factors of Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa. PeerJ.

c.      Levy, B., Edholm, C., Lenhart, S., Gaoue, O., Kgosimore, M., Lungu, E., Nyabadza, F. and Marijani, T. 2017. Modeling the Role of Public Health Education in Ebola Virus Disease Outbreaks in Sudan. Infectious Disease Modeling.

d.     Levy, B., Collins, C., Lenhart, S. and Stiver, W. 2017. Evaluating Wild Hog Preferences to Guide Control Strategies in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Natural Resource Modeling.

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB)

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Southern Africa Mathematical Sciences Association (SAMSA