About Elvan Akin

Education

  • Univ Of Nebraska Lincoln, Doctor of Philosophy, 2000

Professional links

Elvan Akin

Professor
Mathematics & Statistics
313 Rolla Bldg

573-341-6677 | akine@mst.edu

Education

  • Univ Of Nebraska Lincoln, Doctor of Philosophy, 2000

Professional links

Biography

Elvan Akin was born in Hereke in Turkey and lived in Ankara, Turkey for 16 years before she came to America. She received a scholarship from the Ministry of Turkey and went abroad for her higher education in 1996. She finished her PhD at University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2000 and was hired by Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2012. Since 2015, she holds a position as a full professor.

Research

Research interests

Half-Linear Dynamic Equations, Time scales, Differential Equations, Nonlinear Difference equations, Asymptotic Behaviour of Solutions, Boundary Value Problems, Initial Value Problems, Lyapunov functionals, Sturm-Liouville equations, Functional Dynamic equations, Dynamic Equations and Inequalities, Quasilinear Dynamic Equations, Measure Chains, Oscillation, Riccati Tranformation Technique, Oscillation Theory, Dynamical Systems, Disease modeling, Control Theory

Awards and recognition

Awards

  • The Emeritus Faculty Fellowship, UNL: 1999-2000
  • Fellowship from the Ministry of Education, Turkey: 1995-2000
  • Outstanding Teaching Awards, Missouri S&T: 2005, 2010, 2016
  • We Love Your Class Award, Missouri S&T: 2009, 2012
  • College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award, Missouri S&T: 2005

Recognition

  • Honorary Knights, Missouri S&T: 2006