Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Shawn W. Walker

Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics and
Center for Computation and Technology (CCT)
Louisiana State University

Research Interests

  • Mathematical modeling and PDEs for moving/free boundary problems
  • Finite element methods
  • Mesh generation
  • PDE-constrained (shape) optimization

Student Projects




  • C. B. Davis, S. W. Walker
    A Saddle-Point Formulation And Finite Element Method For The Stefan Problem With Surface Tension

  • M. Armani, S. Chaudhary, R. Probst, S. W. Walker, B. Shapiro
    Control of Micro-Fluidic Systems: Two Examples, Results, and Challenges
    International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, vol 15, issue 16, pg 785-803, 10 November 2005. [Invited paper].

  • S. W. Walker, B. Shapiro
    Modeling the Fluid Dynamics of Electro-Wetting on Dielectric (EWOD)
    Technical Proceedings of the 2004 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, vol 2, pg 391 - 394, 2004.

Current Teaching

Prior Teaching

NSF Support

  • This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1115636.



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