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Swati Patel


I bring in my own research and experience as an applied mathematician into all my courses. This means I emphasize connections between mathematical theory and their applications in addressing scientific questions.

Introduction to Probability Theory [syllabus]

Stochastic Processes and their Applications [syllabus]

Introduction to Applied Math [syllabus]

Research Opportunities

Currently, I am organizing a reading seminar on Sperm competition and motility. Please email me if you are interested in joining.

If you are interested in discussing research opportunities in mathematics applied to ecology, evolution or, more broadly, biology, please contact me via email and we can set up a time to talk. Here are some additional resources:

Research Experience for Undergraduates: [official website] - summer research opportunities for undergraduate students

NSF Graduate Fellowship: [official website] [example essays] - support for graduate studies

Fulbright Program: [official website] [example essays]- support to do research abroad

Other Resources

Coding in R: [The R Guide] [The R Cheat Sheet] [Tulane R fans]