Mathematics Department Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 37240

Office: Stevenson Center 1418 Phone : (615) 343-6139

J. Cohen

Cochlear mechanics - the effect of the cochlear (spiral) geometry on hearing. Cell forces and their role in development. Mathematical modeling of the cell cytoskeleton. Blood vessel formation. Tumor cell biology. Aneurysm and blood vessel mechanics. Mechanical characterization of gels. Image segmentation. Numerical methods for partial differential equations. Perturbation techniques for studying linear and nonlinear problems.