Centre College Faculty

Ellen Swanson

Ellen Swanson

• Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Phone: 859-238-6065
E-mail: ellen.swanson@centre.edu
Office: Olin Hall—112

Ellen Swanson is an assistant professor of mathematics. She joined Centre's faculty in 2012.

Her research interests include using partial differential equation and modeling to better understand fluid flow. Her work is used to help develop better medical treatments for lungs, for example treatment of cystic fibrosis. She enjoys incorporating undergraduates in the work and strives to offer them opportunities to see connections between math, numerical techniques, and experiments.

Swanson has a B.S. in mathematics from Wittenberg University. She earned an M.S. in applied mathematics and a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from North Carolina State University. She completed a postdoc at Carnegie Mellon University.

File last updated: 10/16/13