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Instructor

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(205) 934-2154
University Hall 4043

Office Hours: By appointment

Education:

  • M.S., Donetsk State University, Donetsk, Ukraine, Mathematics
  • Ph.D., Institute for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics NASU, Donetsk, Ukraine, Mathematics (Mathematical Analysis)

Elena Kravchuk was born in Ukraine. She received her M.S. from Donetsk State University, and Ph.D. from the Institute for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics of Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Kravchuk joined the Department of Mathematics at UAB in 2002. She teaches courses in PreCalculus, Calculus and Statistics level using various teaching methods and approaches, ranging from classical classroom to online courses.

Research Interests

Real and complex analysis and applications; approximation theory; neural networks and genetic algorithms; new educational technologies that extend, connect, and expand math teaching and learning experience.

Recent Courses

  • EGR/MA 265: Math Tools for Engineering Problem Solving (team taught with faculty at the School of Engineering)
  • MA 485/585 Introduction to Probability
  • MA 645/646: Real Analysis I/II (Measure Theory and Lebesgue Integration)

Select Publications

  • E. V. Kravchuk. On extremal functions for the problem on starlike arcs of level lines, Theory of Mappings and Approximation of Functions: Proceedings of Institute for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics of National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, "Naukova Dumka", 1989, 68-75 (in Russian).
  • E. V. Kravchuk with V. I. Belyi. Metrical Properties of the Conformal Mapping and Some Explicit Relations for the Harmonic Measure, Proc. Symposium "Continuum Mechanics and Related Problems of Analysis", Tbilisi, 112-17, 1991.
  • V. I. Belyi, E. V. Kravchuk. Explicit Relations for the Harmonic Measure and Reduced Module of Separating Curve Families, The First European Congress of Mathematics, Paris, July 6-10,1992.
  • E. V. Kravchuk with V. I. Belyi. Some Explicit Relations for the Reduced Module and Harmonic Measure, Ukr. Math. Jorn, 1993, vol.45, No 4, 576-78 (in Russian).
  • E.V. Kravchuk. On a "reduced" form of Hersch's theorem and its application. ICM 94, International Congress of Mathematicians. Zurich, 3-11 August, 1994, 98.
  • E. V. Kravchuk with V. I. Belyi. Generalized Faber sets and applications, Computational methods and function theory 1997: proceedings of the third CMFT conference, 13 -17 October 1997, Nicosia, Cyprus, edited by N. Papamichael, St. Ruscheweyh and E.B. Saff , 79-85.