Vanessa Rivera Quinones

 Vanessa Rivera Quinones

Contact Information

B1A Coble Hall
PhD Student
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I am a fifth-year Ph.D. student in Mathematics and a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, who enjoys teaching, learning applications of math in different disciplines, and making math accessible to everyone.

Research Interests

  • Mathematical Biology
  • Applied Mathematics

Research Description

My main research interests include adaptive dynamics, mathematical modeling and ordinary and partial differential equations which I study under the advisory of Professor Zoi Rapi. In particular, I study how we can use mathematical models to understand how interactions among hosts, parasites, and the environment shape the spread of disease. 

Distinctions / Awards

  • Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow
  • Brahana TA Instructional Award

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