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Visiting Assitant Professor
Office Location: CU Building 639
Phone: (303) 315 1730
Areas of Expertise:
Computational Mathematics, Approximation Theory,
Numerical Linear Algebra
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Cornell University, 2013
M.S., Applied Mathematics, Cornell University, 2009
B.S., Applied Mathematics,
Illinois Institute of Technology, 2007
Mike McCourt grew up in Northeast Ohio and completed his
PhD at Cornell University under Charles Van Loan. From 2010-2013, some of his research was
conducted in the Mathematics and Computer Science division at Argonne National
Laboratory in Chicago under Hong Zhang and Lois McInnes. His current research deals with kernel-based
approximation theory and practices and his main collaborator is Greg Fasshauer
at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Using Gaussian eigenfunctions to solve boundary valueproblems, M. McCourt, Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 5:569–594,2013.
Improving parallel scalability for edge plasma transportsimulations with neutral gas species, M. McCourt, T. D. Rognlien, L. C.McInnes, H. Zhang, Computational Science and Discovery, 5:014012, 2012.
Stable evaluation of Gaussian RBF interpolants, G.Fasshauer, M. McCourt, SIAM Journal of Scientific Computing, 34(2):A737–A762,2012.
Math 3200 - Elementary Differential Equations
Math 4810/5310 - Probability
Math 3195 - Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
Math 3250 - Problem Solving In Matlab
Math 3800 - Probability and Statistics for Engineers
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