Research

I am a mathematical biologist specializing in both the analysis of stochastic processes and their application to biological problems.

Students

Current PhD students:
Current and former undergraduates:
  • Brian Bettinson, Fall 2021
  • Noel McAllister, Spring 2021 & Summer 2021
  • Elijah Counterman, Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
  • Emma Coates, Fall 2020
  • Taylor Yates, Fall 2019
  • Hannah Choi, Fall 2017 & Spring 2018
  • Chong Wang, Summer 2017
  • Bo Zhu, Summer 2017
  • Jacob Madrid, Summer & Fall 2016
  • Daniel Armstrong, Spring 2016
  • Marie Tuft, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
  • Oliver Richardson, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
  • Braden Schaer, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
  • Anand Singh, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
  • Adela Yang, Summer 2014
  • Ana Martinez, Summer 2014
  • Jina Yun, Summer 2013
  • Andrew Gao, Summer 2013
  • Charnelle Bland, Summer 2012
  • Kirsten Bell, Summer 2012
  • Priyanka Nadar, Summer 2011
  • Molly Cinderella, Summer 2010
  • more

Funding and awards

Publications

Submitted:
  • 58. Extreme hitting probabilities for diffusion
    S Linn, SD Lawley
    Submitted (arXiv:2110.11277)

  • 57. Designing drug regimens that mitigate nonadherence
    ED Counterman, SD Lawley
    Submitted (arXiv:2108.08358)

  • 56. Spiracular fluttering decouples oxygen uptake and water loss: a stochastic PDE model of respiratory water loss in insects
    SD Lawley, HF Nijhout, MC Reed
    Submitted

  • 55. Extreme statistics of superdiffusive Levy flights and every other Levy subordinate Brownian motion
    SD Lawley
    Submitted (arXiv:2103.07851)
In press:
  • 54. Reaction-subdiffusion equations with species-dependent movement
    AM Alexander, SD Lawley
    SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, in press (arXiv:2104.11151)
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