Department of Mathematics

University of Kansas

405 Snow Hall

1460 Jayhawk Blvd

Lawrence, Kansas 66045

USA

Office: 545 Snow Hall

Phone: (785) 864-7307

E-Mail: matjohn(AT)ku(DOT)edu

BS in Mathematics, minor in Physics, Ball State University, 2005.

- Preprints, Reprints, and Presentations
- MathSciNet Publication List
- Research Profile

- Curriculum Vitae (.pdf)

- Picture from the prize ceremony, featuring M.J., Miguel, and Kevin.

- Previous Semesters
- New Interdisciplinary Program: Data Science Certificate for Undergraduates!
- 2017 Participating School in Analysis of PDE
- Numerical PDE's and Geometry/Topology Seminar (Fall 2014)

Lecture Notes:

- From Math 951 -- Advanced PDE II (Spring 2020)
- From 2017 Participating School in Analysis of PDE (Held at KAIST in Daejeon, South Korea)

- 2020 G. Baley Price Award for Outstanding Teaching of Graduate Mathematics, awarded by KU math grad students.
- 2016 Don & Pat Morrison Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching.
- 2015 Outstanding Honors Course Award, awarded by KU Honors Program.
- 2014 G. Baley Price Award for Outstanding Teaching of Graduate Mathematics, awarded by KU math grad students.

- SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, June 11-14, 2018.
- Fluid Dynamics and Dispersive Equations Workshop, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Lund University, Sweeden, June 25-29, 2018.
- SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, May 23-27, 2021.
- SIAM Annual Meeting, July 19-23, 2021
- AMS Fall Central Sectional Meeting, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, October 9-10, 2021.
- Conference on Mathematics of Wave Phenomena, Karlsruhe, Germany, February 14-18, 2022.
- IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena, University of Georgia, March 30-April 1, 2022.
- Dispersive Hydrodynamics: Mathematics, Simulation and Experiments with Applications in Nonlinear Waves, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, July - December 2022.
- SIAM Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Bremen, Germany, August 30-Sept. 2, 2022.

- 7th KUMUNU-ISU PDE Conference, Iowa State University, April 22-23, 2023.
- 6th KUMUNU-ISU PDE Conference, Lincoln, NE, October 23-24, 2021.
- 5th KUMUNU PDE Conference -- Columbia, MO, April 27-28, 2019
- 4th KUMUNU-PDE Conference -- Lawrence, KS April 21-22, 2018
- 3rd KUMUNU PDE Conference -- Lincoln, NE, April 21-23, 2017.
- 2nd KUMU PDE Conference -- Columbia, MO, April 23-24, 2016.
- 1st KUMUNU PDE Conference -- Lawrence, KS, April 18-19, 2015

- Dispersive Wiki Main Page
- Mathworld
- arXiv E-Link Archive
- MathSciNet
- MIT has some online math courses which are fun to look through now and again.

- What theoretical research is REALLY like...
- Why you should be careful when calling yourself an "expert"
- What to expect in your thesis defense
- Calculus Rhapsody
- Importance of Intuition in Mathematics.
- Nigel Stanford: Cool mix of physics and music. See, in particular, his "Cymatics" video.
- Cool resonant / nodal domain experiment
- Vibrations of Soap Membrane Experiment
- Cool optics phenomena... can you explain this?
- Awesome signage in Snow Hall
- Math in the TV show Numb3rs

- Blake Barker
- Jared Bronski
- Robin Ming Chen
- Kyle Claassen
- Bernard Deconinck
- Brett Ehrman
- Mats Ehrnstrom
- William Green
- Mariana Haragus
- Mark Hoefer
- Stephane Lafortune
- Vera Mikyoung Hur
- Todd Kapitula
- Robert Marangell
- Pascal Noble
- Ashish Pandey
- Wesley Perkins
- Bjorn de Rijk
- L. Miguel Rodrigues
- Connor Y. Smith
- Samuel Walsh
- Miles H. Wheeler
- J. Douglas Wright
- Kevin Zumbrun