Dr. Philip Gwanyama
Professor, Advisor for Mathematics Secondary Education Concentration, M.S.
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5781
Courses Taught
Math 187, Calculus I
Math 202, Calculus II
Math 203, Calculus III
Math 328, Complex Variable
Math 305, Probability and statistics
Math 275, Applied and Computational Statistics
Math 253, Linear Algebra
Research Interests
Analysis and Mathematics education (Problem Solving)

1990, Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1986, M.A., Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1981, D.I.P.C.E.G.  Mathematics series, University of Yaounde-ENS, Annexe of Bambili-Bamenda, Cameroon

Selected Publications

A sample of his publications, new and old, national and international include:

Gwanyama, P.W., 2021, Alternate Solution Method to Richards Growth Equation and Application, International Journal of Engineering and Future Technology (IJEFT). Vol 18, No. 1, pp. 15-20

Gwanyama, P.W., Thomas, K., and Miller, G., 2018, From the Logistic Model to the SIR Model for an Epidemic: Example from the 2003 SARS Epidemic in Hong Kong, International Journal of Mathematics and Computation (IJMC). Vol. 29, no.1, pp. 1-10.

Gwanyama, P.W., 2014, A note on the uniform step method and the composition theorem for magic squares,  International Journal of Mathematics and Computation (IJMC). Vol 24, No.3, pp. 9-20

Gwanyama, P.W., 2011, A simplified contour integration for the probability integralInternational Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Applications (IJMSA), Vol 1, No.3, pp. 1507-1510.

Gwanyama, P.W., 2004.The HM-GM-AM-QM Inequalities, The MAA College Mathematics Journal, Vol 35, No.1, pp. 47-50.

Gwanyama, P.W., 2005.K-S Test for Goodness of Fit and Waiting Times for Fatal Plane Accidents, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, Vol. 36, No4, pp. 333-343.

Additional Information

Dr. Gwanyama received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has twice received the Faculty Excellence awards in Teaching from Northeastern Illinois University. Some of his publications have appeared in the MAA College Mathematics Journal, the International journal of Mathematics in science and technology, the International Journal of science and applications, and the International Journal of Mathematics and Computation.

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Northeastern Illinois University
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Office Hours
Summer 2020
By appointment
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