Toby Driscoll

Toby Driscoll

Professor of Mathematical Sciences

University of Delaware

Biography

Toby Driscoll is a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware. His research interests are in scientific computation, mathematical software, and applications of mathematics in the life sciences. He is the head of the Center for Applications of Mathematics in Medicine at UD.

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Interests
  • High-order and spectral methods in scientific computing
  • Mathematical software in Matlab and Julia
  • Applied mathematics, especially in biomedicine
Education
  • PhD in Applied Mathematics, 1996

    Cornell University

  • MS in Applied Mathematics, 1993

    Cornell University

  • BS in Mathematics, 1991

    Pennsylvania State University

  • BS in Physics, 1991

    Pennsylvania State University

Recent Posts

Projects

Fundamentals of Numerical Computation

Fundamentals of Numerical Computation

Undergraduate textbook in computational mathematics.

Exploring ODEs

Exploring ODEs

A different kind of introduction to ODEs.

Learning MATLAB

Learning MATLAB

Streamlined approach to MATLAB for veteran programmers.

Schwarz–Christoffel Mapping

Schwarz–Christoffel Mapping

Monograph on a major conformal mapping method.

Schwarz–Christoffel Toolbox for MATLAB

Schwarz–Christoffel Toolbox for MATLAB

Conformal mapping to regions bounded by polygons.

MATLAB software

MATLAB software

Contributions to the MATLAB ecosystem.

Isospectral drums

Isospectral drums

Eigenmodes of isospectral drums.

Chebfun

Chebfun

Computing with functions instead of numbers.

Recent Publications

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(2021). Dynamics and mechanisms for tear breakup (TBU) on the ocular surface. Math Biosci Eng.

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(2021). Automatic detection of the cornea location in video captures of fluorescence. Modeling and Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology.

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(2021). Fitting Simplified Models to Machine Learning-Identified Tear Film Breakup. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.

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(2021). Parameter estimation for mixed-mechanism tear film thinning. Bull Math Bio.

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(2020). Parameter estimation for evaporation-driven tear film thinning. Bull Math Bio.

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Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Professor
Sep 2010 – Present Newark, Delaware
Department of Mathematical Sciences
 
 
 
 
 
Associate Professor
Sep 2004 – Aug 2010 Newark, Delaware
Department of Mathematical Sciences
 
 
 
 
 
Assitant Professor
Sep 2000 – Aug 2004 Newark, Delaware
Department of Mathematical Sciences
 
 
 
 
 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Sep 1996 – Jun 2000 Boulder, Colorado
Department of Applied Mathematics

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