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John Adam

  • John Adam
  • Professor
  • Department of Mathematics & Statistics
  • 2113 Engr and Comp Sci Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3694
  • jadam@odu.edu
  • Education

    University College, 1975
    Major: Theoretical Astrophysics/Applied Mathematics
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Queen Elizabeth College, University of London, 1971
    Major: Theoretical Physics
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Mathematical Theory of Waves; Magnetohydrodynamic Waves and Stability in Astrophysics; Spectral Theory of Singular Ordinary Differential Equations Arising in Mathematical Physics, Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Modeling, especially in the context of cancer biology, and wound healing in bone, Meteorological Optics
  • Mathematics and Statistics Professional/Scholarly Award, Association of American Publishers
  • 2009: Outstanding Faculty Members, Old Dominion University
  • 2007: Outstanding Faculty Award for the State of Virginia, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • 2004: Outstanding Academic Title (Mathematics in Nature: Modeling Patterns in the Natural World), Choice
  • 1999: Designated University Professor, Old Dominion University
  • 1990: Gene W. Hirschfeld Award for Faculty Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service, Old Dominion University
  • 1989: Listed in "American Men and Women of Science"
  • 1983: Fullbright Scholar