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Eleanor Jenkins

Associate Professor
PhD in Mathematics from North Carolina State University, 2000
MS in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University, 1990
BS in Mathematics from Wofford College, 1988
Professional Research Interests
Numerical methods for porous media flow problems, modeling and analysis of problems in filtration and separations, simulation based optimization, sustainable agriculture
Professional Memberships
Selected Publications
  • J Beauregard, B Ritz, EW Jenkins, and KR Kavanagh, "Optimization of a basin network using global search algorithms", Journal or Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 2017.
  • KR Fowler, EW Jenkins, MD Parno, JC Chrispell, AI Colon, RT Hanson, "Development and use of mathematical models and software frameworks for integrated analysis of agricultural systems and associated water use impacts", AIMS Agriculture and Food, 1(2), 2016. 
  • J Wang, EW Jenkins, JR Robinson, AB Wilson, SM Husson, "A new multimodal membrane adsorber for monoclonal antibody purifications", Journal of Membrane Science, 492, 137--146, 2015.
  • KR Fowler, EW Jenkins, CI Ostrove, JC Chrispell, MW Farthing, MD Parno, "A decision making framework with MODFLOW-FMP2 via optimization:  Determining trade-offs in crop selection", Environmental Modelling and Software, 69, 280--291, 2015.
Selected Talks
  • The Strawberries of Wrath:  Farming Under the Realities of Drought. Keynote address, Spring 2017 PASSHEMA Conference, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, March 2017.
  • Virtual Farming:  Combining Knowledge to Enhance Decision-Making in Agricultural Regions.  Minisymposium address, 2017 SIAM CS&E Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2017.
  • Using Simulation-Based Optimization to Guide Allocations of Surface and Ground Water Resources for Agricultural Water Use.  2016 South Carolina Water Resources Conference, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Columbia, SC, October 2016.
  • Exploiting Infiltration Events:  Management of Recharge Networks.  Minisymposium address, 2016 SIAM Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 2016.
  • Headline Hunting: Finding the Mathematics in Events Every Day.Keynote address, 10th Undergraduate Math Conference, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, April 2016.
  • The Math of Chemistry: Using Scientific Computing to Understand Filtration and Separations Processes. AMS Section Meeting, University of George, Athens, GA, March 2016.
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Last Updated: 11/14/18