College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
 
  
    
  Allen Tesdall
Assistant Professor
Mathematics

Allen Tesdall
Assistant Professor

Office : Building 1S Room 224
Phone : 718.982.3621
Fax : 718.982.3631
allen.tesdall@csi.cuny.edu


Degrees :
Ph.D., University of California, Davis
B.S., University of Arkansas




Biography / Academic Interests :
Dr. Tesdall received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in 2001.  His research interests include nonlinear hyperbolic partial differential equations, methods for their numerical solution, and nonlinear wave propagation.

Scholarship / Publications :
Selected publications:

1. Self-similar solutions for the diffraction of weak shocks (with J. Hunter), J. Comput. Sci. (4), 2013, 92-100.

2. The sonic line as a free boundary (with B. Keyfitz, K. Payne, and N. Popivanov), Quart. Appl. Math. (71), 2013, 119-133.

3. On the self-similar diffraction of a weak shock into an expansion wavefront (with J. Hunter), SIAM J. Appl. Math. (72), 2012, 124-143.

4. High resolution solutions for the supersonic formation of shocks in transonic flow, J. Hyperbolic Differ. Equ. (8), 2011, 485-506.

5. A continuous, two-way free boundary in the unsteady transonic small disturbance equations (with B. Keyfitz), J. Hyperbolic Differ. Equ. (7), 2010, 317-338.