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Brenton LeMesurier

Professor

Address: RSS 344
Office Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 843-953-5917
E-mail: lemesurierb@cofc.edu
Blog: http://blogs.cofc.edu/lemesurierb/



Education

Ph. D. Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, 1986

M. S. Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, 1982

B. Sc. (honours in Pure Mathematics) Australian National University, 1980


Research Interests

  • Numerical and analytical studies of nonlinear differential equations modeling wave propagation and energy transfer in large molecules and optical waveguide arrays.
  • Conservative time discretization methods for Hamiltonian systems of equations.

Courses Taught

Fall 2018

  • Introductory Calculus (MATH 120, section 10) Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 4-5:15 pm in MYBK 117
  • MATH 229

Publications

Most Recent:

Conservative Unconditionally Stable Discretization Methods for Hamiltonian Equations, Applied to Wave Motion in Lattice Equations Modeling Protein Molecules, Physica D.

Studying Davydov's ODE model of wave motion in alpha-helix protein using exactly energy-momentum conserving discretizations for Hamiltonian systems, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation.