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**Eric Numfor
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Office:
GE 2032

Phone:
706-667-4488

Email: __enumfor@augusta.edu__

**Ph.D. Mathematics**, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, August 2014

**M.S. Mathematics**, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, December 2010

**M.Sc. Mathematics**, University of Buea, Buea, October 2003

**B.Sc. Mathematics**, University of Buea, Buea, August 1999

**Associate Professor**, Department of Mathematics, Augusta University, August 2020 - present

**Assistant Professor**, Department of Mathematics, Augusta University, August 2014 - July 2020

**Graduate Teaching Associate**, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, August 2010 -July 2012 and August 2013 - July 2014

**Graduate Research Assistant**, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), University of Tennessee-Knoxville, August 2012 -July 2013

**Graduate Teaching Assistant**, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, East Tennessee State University, January 2009 - July 2010

**Assistant Lecturer**, Department of Mathematics, University of Buea, April 2008 - January 2009

**Instructor**, Department of Mathematics, University of Buea, October 2003 - March 2008

**Instructor**, Christ the King College, Tiko, September 2003 - August 2006

**Graduate Teaching Assistant**, Department of Mathematics, University of Buea, October 2001 - August 2002

- Eric Numfor, Necibe Tuncer and Maia Martcheva, Optimal Control of a Multi-scale HIV-Opioid Model, Journal of Biological Dynamics (submitted).
- Makayla Preston* , Alexandria Carter*, and Eric Numfor, Modeling the Effects of Media on SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in Georgia, Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations (submitted).
- Farron Aarronson* , Kyle Cartledge* , and Eric Numfor, A Within-host Model of HIV with Cell-to-cell Transmission and Drug Resistance, Spora: A Journal of Biomathematics (submitted).
- Folashade Agusto, Eric Numfor, Srinivasan Karthik, Enahoro Iboi, Alexander Fulk, Quays Abu-Saymeh, Jarron Saint Onye, and Townsend Peterson, Public Sentiments on the Transmission of COVID-19 Across a Geographical Gradient, PeerJ, 11:e14736 (2023).
- Eric Numfor and Jemal Mohammed-Awel, A Malaria-HIV/AIDS Co-infection Model with Optimal Treatment and Insecticide-treated Nets, Book Chapter in: Nevai et al., Contemporary Research in Mathematical Biology: Modeling, Computation and Analysis,World Scientific, September 2023. ISBN 978-981-124-912-9
- Eric Che, Eric Numfor, Suzanne Lenhart, and Aziz Yakubu, Mathematical Modeling of the Influence of Cultural Practices on Cholera Infections in Cameroon, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 18 (2021),8374 - 8391.
- J. Mohammed-Awel, E. Numfor, R. Zhao and S. Lenhart, A New Mathematical Model Studying Imperfect Vaccination: Optimal Control Analysis, J. Math. Anal. Appl., 500 (2021), 125132.
- Eric Numfor, Optimal Treatment in a Multi-strain Within-host Model of HIV with Age Structure, J. Math. Anal. Appl., 480 (2019), 123410.
- J. Mohammed-Awel, R. Zhao, E. Numfor and S. Lenhart, Management Strategies in a Malaria Model Combining Human and Transmission-Blocking Vaccines, Discrete Continuous Dyn. Syst. Ser B, 22 (2017), pp. 779 - 1000.
- E. Numfor, F. Hilker and S. Lenhart, Optimal Culling and Biocontrol in a Predator-Prey Model, Bull. Math. Biol., 79 (2017), pp. 88 - 116.
- J. Mohammed-Awel and E. Numfor, Optimal Insecticide-treated Bed-net Coverage and Malaria Treatment in a Malaria-HIV Co-infection Model, J. Biol. Dyn., 11 (2017), pp. 160 - 191.
- K. R. Fister, H. Gaff, S. Lenhart, E. Numfor, E. Schaefer and J. Wang, Optimal Control of Vaccination in an Age-structured Cholera Model, Book Chapter In: Chowell G., Hyman J. (eds) Mathematical Modeling of Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, Springer, Cham, pp. 221 - 248, 2016.
- E. Numfor, S. Bhattacharya, S. Lenhart and M. Martcheva, Optimal Control in a Multi-group Coupled Within-host and Between-host Models, Electron J. Differ. Equ., Conf. 23 (2016), pp. 87 - 117.
- E. Numfor, S. Bhattacharya, S. Lenhart and M. Martcheva, Optimal Control in Coupled Within-host and Between-host Models, Math. Model. Nat. Phenom., 9(2014), pp. 171 - 203.

- Rachel A Ellman, MS (May 2023)
- William A Mobley, MS (May 2022)
- Maggie M Morales, MS (May 2022)

- Makayla Preston, BS (May 2023)

- Makayla Preston, Undergraduate Research III (CURS 4990), Summer 2022
- Alexandria Carter and Makayla Preston, Undergraduate Research I (CURS 2990), Summer 2021
- Malique Harvey, Undergraduate Research (MATH 4990), Spring 2021
- Jared Lopez, Undergraduate Research (MATH 4990), Spring 2021
- Madeline Dubin and Devin Johnson, Undergraduate Research III (CURS 4990), Summer 2020
- Madeline Dubin, Undergraduate Research (MATH 4990), Spring 2020
- Farron Aaronson, Undergraduate Research (MATH 4990), Fall 2019
- Farron Aaronson and Kyle Cartledge, Undergraduate Research III (CURS 4990), Summer 2019
- Andrew Perez-Manso, Tara Smith and Jocelyn Sloan, Undergraduate Research III (CURS 4990), Summer 2018
- William Mobley and Marissa Newsom, Undergraduate Research III (CURS 4990), Summer 2017
- Kathryn McDonald, Undergraduate Research (MATH 4990), Fall 2016 and Spring 2017
- Rahaf Abdelhaq, Undergraduate Research (MATH 4990), Spring 2016, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017
- Akul Munjal, Selected Topics (MATH 2950), Fall 2015

- MATH 2011: Calculus I
- MATH 6580: Computational Linear Algebra

- MATH 2013: Calculus III
- MATH 6630: Topics in Mathematical Biology

- MATH 1113: Precalculus (online)
- MATH 2011: Calculus I

- HONR 3999: Honors Prospectus
- MATH 2013: Calculus III
- MATH 6580: Computational Linear Algebra

- MATH 6200: Applied Partial Differential Equations
- MATH 6630: Topics in Mathematical Biology

- MATH 1113: Precalculus (online)

- MATH 2013: Calculus III
- MATH 6580: Computational Linear Algebra

- MATH 2011: Calculus I
- MATH 2011: Calculus I Honors
- MATH 6200: Applied Partial Differential Equations

- MATH 2011: Calculus I (online)

- MATH 1113: Precalculus (2 sections)

- MATH 2011: Calculus I
- MATH 4720: Partial Differential Equations

- MATH 1113 Precalculus (online)
- MATH 3020: Differential Equations
- MATH 2011: Calculus I
- MATH 4110: Mathematical Biology

- MATH 2011: Calculus I
- MATH 2013: Calculus III

- MATH 2011 Calculus I (online)

- MATH 2011: Calculus I
- MATH 2013: Calculus III

- MATH 2012: Calculus II
- MATH 4011: Real Variables I

- MATH 2013: Calculus III
- MATH 4110: Mathematical Biology

- MATH 2013: Calculus III
- MATH 3020: Differential Equations

- MATH 2011: Calculus I
- MATH 4950: Special Topics (Partial Differential Equations)

- MATH 2950: Selected Topics
- MATH 2011: Calculus I
- MATH 3020: Differential Equations

- MATH 2011: Calculus I

- MATH 2011: Calculus I

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- MATH 151: Mathematics for the Life Sciences I

- MATH 141: Calculus I

- MATH 151: Mathematics for the Life Sciences I

- MATH 130: Precalculus I

- MATH 119: College Algebra

- MATH 115: Statistical Reasoning

- MATH 1710: Precalculus I

- Special Session on "Mathematical Biology, Stochastic Differential Equations and Disease Modeling", Botswana Central Mathematics and Statistical Sciences Conference (BCMSSC), June 18, 2021.
- Minisymposium Session on "From Primates to Vectors to Humans: Undestanding the Underlying Mechanisms of Infectious Disease Transmission and Control", 2021 SMB Annual Meeting, University of California, Riverside, June 13 -- 17, 2021.
- Special Colloquium Series for Mathematical Sciences (SCSM) "A Special Day for Pure Mathematics", Georgia Southern University, Stateboro, November 20, 2020.
- AMS Special Session on "Differential Equations in Mathematical Biology", Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Auburn University, March 15 -- 17, 2019.
- Frontiers of Mathematical Biology: Modeling, Computation and Analysis, University of Central Florida, May 2 -- 4, 2018.
- Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of South Carolina Aiken, April 11, 2018.
- I-Exchange Forum, College of Science and Mathematics, Augusta University, March 23, 2018.
- SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences, session on "Modeling and Control in Biological System", Boston, Massachusetts, July 11 -- 14, 2016.
- Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Biology special session on "Recent Development on Immuno-epidemiological Modeling" Nottingham, UK (did not participate), July 11 -- 14, 2016.
- Carolina Math Seminar, University of South Carolina, Salkehatchie, April 3, 2015.
- AMS Special Session on "Recent Trends in Mathematical Biology", University of Alabama-Huntsville, March 27 -- 29, 2015.
- MATH 4950: Selected Topics - Partial Differential Equations
- MBI Workshop: "From Within Host Dynamics to the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases", Mathematical Biosciences Institute, April 7 -- 11, 2014.
- 38th Annual SIAM Southeastern Atlantic Sectional Conference: Minisymposium on "Modeling Vaccination and Antiviral Treatment in Infectious Diseases", Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, March 28 -- 30, 2014.
- AMS Special Session: "Mathematical Modeling of the Within-host and Between-host Dynamics of Infectious Diseases", University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 21 -- 23, 2014.

- International Symposium of Biomathematics & Ecology Education and Research (BEER), Illinois State University, Normal, November 11 -- 13, 2022.
- International Symposium of Biomathematics & Ecology Education and Research (BEER), Illinois State University, Normal, November 13 -- 15, 2020 (virtual).
- Biology and Medicine through Mathematics Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, May 15 -- 17, 2019.
- 2nd SIAM Southeastern Atlantic Sectional Conference, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, March 9 -- 11, 2018.
- 37th Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, October 7 -- 8, 2017.
- AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Mathematical Biology, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, January 4 -- 7, 2017.
- International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education and Research (BEER), College of Charleston, Charleston, October 14 -- 16, 2016.
- Biology and Medicine through Mathematics Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, May 20 -- 22, 2016.
- AMS Session on Mathematical Biology and Related Fields, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, January 6 -- 9, 2016.
- 35th Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, October 10 -- 11, 2015.
- 34th Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, University of Memphis, October 11 -- 12, 2014.
- Joint Mathematics Meeting, Baltimore, January 15 -- 18, 2014
- The Fourth International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Populations in Biological Systems: Mathematical Modeling of Complex Dynamics from Cells to Ecosystems, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, October 4 -- 6, 2013.
- 33rd Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, September 21 -- 22, 2013.
- SIAM Mini-symposium: Numerical Methods in PDE-constrained Optimization, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.
- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and Southeastern Atlantic Section (SIAM-SEAS) Annual Meeting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee-Knoxville, March 22 -- 24, 2013.
- Mathematics Association of America (MAA) Southeastern Section Spring Meeting, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, March 15 -- 16, 2013.
- 32nd Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, September 21 -- 22, 2013.
- Everything Disperses to Miami (The Role of Movement and Dispersal in Spatial Ecology, Epidemiology and Environmental Science), University of Miami, Coral Gables, December 14 -- 16, 2012.
- Annual Meeting of the Society of Mathematical Biology (SMB) University of Tennessee-Knoxville, July 25 -- 28, 2012.
- 31st Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, September 30 -- October 1, 2011.

- Young Mathematicians Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, August 12 -- 14, 2022.
- NSF-CBMS Conference on Computational Methods in Optimal Control, Jackson State University, Mississippi, July 23 -- 27, 2018.
- 36th Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, November 4 -- 5, 2017.
- The 2016 Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Award Ceremony, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, October 28 -- 29, 2016.
- The 46th Annual John H. Barrett Memorial Lectures on "Modeling and Analysis of Nonlinear PDEs in Spatial Ecology", University of Tennessee-Knoxville, May 16 -- 18, 2016.
- Workshop on Mathematics Inspired by Immuno-epidemiology, American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, California, August 24 -- 28, 2015.
- Workshop for Young Researchers in Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, Columbus, August 26 -- 29, 2013.
- Joint MBI{NIMBioS{CAMBAM Summer Graduate Workshop on Connecting Connecting Biological Data with Mathematical Models, NIMBioS, University of Tennessee-Knoxville,June 17 -- 28, 2013 .
- Summer School on Mathematics of Infectious Diseases, York University, Toronto, Canada, May 19 -- 27, 2013.
- National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) InvestigativeWorkshop on Mathematical Modeling of Malaria University of Tennessee-Knoxville, June 15 -- 18, 2011.
- Reseau d'Afrique Centrale de Modelisation Mathematique et Informatique en Epidemiologie et Immunologie (Epimath Workshop), University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon, September 1 -- 6, 2008.

- Special Session on Mathematical Biology, Southern Georgia Mathematics Conference, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, April 2 -- 3, 2021.
- (w/ Zhishing Shuai, Guihong Fan and Andrew Nevai) AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Mathematical Biology, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, January 4 -- 7, 2017.
- (w/ Michael Kelly) Management and Control in Infectious Disease Models, Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting Atlanta, June 30 -- July 3, 2015.
- (w/ Suzanne Lenhart) Optimal Control and Optimization in Biological Models, Models, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Conference on the Life Sciences, Charlotte, August 4 -- 7, 2014.

- National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), University of Tennessee-Knoxville, July 21 -- 26, 2019.
- National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), University of Tennessee-Knoxville, July 18 -- 22, 2016.