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Brenton LeMesurier

Professor

Address: RSS 344
Office Hours: M, W, R 10:00-11:00 or by appointment
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 2015

  • Calculus II (MATH 220 section 3) Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4-5:15 pm in MYBK 220 (syllabus).
  • Numerical Methods and Mathematical Computing (MATH 245) Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1-1:50 pm in MYBK 200 (syllabus), and
  • Mathematical Computing and Programming Laboratory (MATH 246), Thursdays from 1:40-4:10pm in the computer classroom MYBK 200 (syllabus).

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.