Lawrence Udeigwe, PHD

Lawrence Udeigwe, PHD

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department : Mathematics

Email : lawrence.udeigwe@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7375

Office : RLC 201J

Education

PHD, University of Pittsburgh
MA, University of Pittsburgh
MS, University of Delaware
BA, Duquesne University
BS, Duquesne University

Research

 My research areas of interest are :

  • Differential equations and dynamical systems
  • Oscillations and pattern formation in biology
  • Mathematical and computational neuroscience
  • Applications of neural computations in data mining and machine learning

Publications & Professional Activities


Published or under review
  • L.C. Udeigwe and G.B. Ermentrout. Waves and patterns on regular graphs. SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems, (submitted, revised, and under review, manuscript #096948R) .
  •  L.C. Udeigwe, Dynamical systems of the BCM learning rule: emergent properties and application to clustering (PhD dissertation). University of Pittsburgh, 2014.
  • L.C. Udeigwe and G.B. Ermentrout, and P.W. Munro. Oscillation and chaos in the dynamics of the BCM learning rule. BMC Neuroscience Vol. 14 (1), 2013.
  • D.B. Smith, L. C. Udeigwe, and J. Rubin. Physical interactions between D1 and NMDA receptors as a possible inhibitory mechanism to avoid excessive NMDA currents. BMC Neuroscience Vol. 8 (2), 2007.
  • L.C. Udeigwe, Identification of objects in an acoustic waveguide: Numerical results and an introduction to an alternate approach via the method of images (Masters thesis). 2006.

In Preparation

  •  L.C. Udeigwe and G.B. Ermentrout, and P.W. Munro. Dynamical systems of the cortical neuron

Select presentations and posters

  •  L.C. Udeigwe, G.B Ermentrout, and P. W. Munro. Emerging Dynamics of cortical neuronal selectivity. Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center, USDC, Annual spring retreat La Jolla, Ca. February 6th, 2014
  • L.C. Udeigwe, G.B Ermentrout, and P. W. Munro. Dynamics of cortical plasticity: oscillatory, toroidal, and chaotic properties of the BCM learning model. Complex Biological Systems seminar, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pa. October 10th, 2013
  •  L.C. Udeigwe, G.B Ermentrout, and P. W. Munro. Exploring the dynamics of the BCM learning rule. Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center, USDC, Annual Fall retreat La Jolla, Ca. August 26th, 2013
  • L. C. Udeigwe, G. B. Ermentrout, and P. W. Munro. Oscillatory and chaotic dynamics of the BCM learning rule. Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Paris, France. July 17th, 2013 (poster)
  • L.C. Udeigwe and G.B Ermentrout. Non-synchronous oscillations on graphs. SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems. May 24th, 2011 (poster)
  • L.C. Udeigwe and G.B Ermentrout. Coupled neural oscillators on the surface of a sphere. Complex Biological Systems seminar, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pa. Sept 14th, 2010
  • L.C. Udeigwe and G.B Ermentrout. Application of non-synchronous oscillations on graphs. SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences, Pittsburgh, Pa. July 14th, 2010 (poster) 
 

Professional Memberships

  • Mathematical Association of America (2004—present)
  • Organization for Computational Neuroscience (2012—present), 
  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematician (2004—present), 

Courses Taught/Teaching

Fa 2014:  

  • Math 100: Precalculus
  • Math 185: Calculus I

Sp 2015:

  • Math 185: Calculus I
  • Math 286: Differential Equations  

 

 

Related Documents

Curriculum Vitae
PhD Dissertation