Malena Español is an assistant professor of applied mathematics in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. Formerly an associate professor at The University of Akron, her research interests include the development, analysis and application of mathematical models and numerical models for solving problems in science and engineering.
Dr. Malena Espanol's research interests are in the areas of Applied and Computational Mathematics. She is interested in the development, analysis, and application of mathematical models and numerical methods for solving problems arising in science and engineering. Her work has been focused on problems related to materials science, image processing, and medical diagnostics. More specifically, her research has been at the intersection of many different mathematical areas including numerical analysis, numerical linear algebra, calculus of variations, and machine learning.