Office: Martin O-222
Phone: (864) 656-6907
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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
  • 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, to appear.
  • 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.
  • J Bokhira, KR Fowler, and EW Jenkins, "Modeling and optimization for crop portfolio management under limited irrigation strategies", Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, 3(1), 209--237, 2014.
  •  EW Jenkins, C Paribello, and NE Wilson, "Discrete mass conservation for porous media saturated flow", Numerical  Methods for Partial Differential Equations, 30(2), 625--640, 2014.
Selected Talks
  • 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.

  • Mathematics for Water Management Strategies.   MPE 2013+ Workshop on Natural Resources, Howard University, Washington, SC, June 2015.
  • The Strawberries of Wrath:  Farming Under the Realities of Drought.  SAMSI Undergraduate Workshop, Research Triangle Park, NC, May 2015.
  • Optimization of a Managed Aquifer Recharge Network, 2014 South Carolina Water Resources Conference, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Columbia, SC, October 2014.
  • Analysis of a Managed Aquifer Recharge System. 2014 SIAM Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2014.
  • Look for the Mathematics. Keynote address, Mathematics Conference and Competition of Northern New York, Potsdam, NY, March 2014.
personal webpage

Helping California's berry farmers manage irrigation challenges
Last Updated: 5/18/16