Alexandra Rodkina

Teaching (since 1998)

MATH2140/M25A, MATH2150/M25B, MATH1140/M10A, STAT6510/M65A, STAT6520/M65B, MATH3490/M33R, MATH2125/M21Q

Research:

  1. Research interests: Stability, stabilization and control of stochastic dynamical systems, asymptotic behavior of solutions of nonlinear stochastic functional-differential and difference equations, stability of numerical methods for nonlinear stochastic equations, applications in mechanics, engineering, Mathematics of Finance, Risk Theory, Credibility Theory, Modeling of Biological Systems.
  2. List of Publication: about 200 items including 3 monographs.List of the main publication is attached here.

                                               

Grants/Projects


Member of "Stochastic Dynamics searc group" at the Department of Mathematics, UWI.

Weekly seminars for research students.

Took part in more than 35 International Conferences and Congresses.


Invited visits

  • 2013: University of Calgary, Canada, Dr. E. Braverman;
  • 2012: Curtin University, Perth, Australia, Dr. N. Dokuchaev;
  • 2010: University of Calgary, Canada, Dr. E. Braverman;
  • 2006-2008: Mona Research Fellowship Programm,  UWI, Mona, Jamaica;
  • 2008: University of the Southern Illinois, USA;
  • 2007: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, London Mathematical Society grant;
  • 2007: Technical University of Brno, Czech Republic;
  • 2007: University of Madre and Maestro, Santo-Domingo, Dominican Republic;
  • 2005: University College Cork, Cork,  Ireland,  SFI Research Programme "Probability and Its Applications";
  • 2004: Dublin City University, Ireland, Enterprise Ireland International Collaboration Programme;
  • 2002: Instituto Politechnico Nacional, Mexico-City, Mexico, Grant of Mexican Government;
  • 1999: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, London Mathematical Society grant;
  • 1997: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, Royal Society grant;
  • 1996: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, Research fellow of Royal Society Ex-Quota Fellowships  - Former Soviet Union;
  • 1993: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, London Mathematical Society grant;
  • 1990: Institute of Mathematics, Gdansk, Poland;

 

Coworkers

  • Dr. Nikolai Dokuchaev, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Curtin University, Perth, Australia;
  • Prof. Elena Braverman, Department of Mathematics, University of Calgary, Canada,
  • Dr. Conall Kelly, Department of Mathematics, University of the West Indies, Jamaica;
  • Dr. John A. D. Appleby.  School of Mathematical Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland;
  • Prof. Xuerong Mao, Department of Statistics and Modeling Science, University of Strathclyde, UK;
  • Dr. Gregory Berkolaiko, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, USA;
  • Dr. Henri Schurz, Department of Mathematics, Southern Illinois, USA;
  • Prof. Vladimir Kolmanovskii, Department  of Cybernetics, Moscow Technical University of Electronics and Mathematics, Russia;
  • Prof. Valery Nosov,  SEPI-ESIME, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico-City, Mexico;
  • Dr. Michael Basin, Department of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico;
  • Prof. Marian Wiercigroch, Department of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, UK;
  • Prof. Leonid Shaikhet, Department of Higher Mathematics, Donetsk State University of Management, Ukraine;
  • Dr. James P. Gleeson, Department of  Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Limerick, Ireland;
  • Dr. Yoshihiro Hamaya, Department of Information Science, Okayama University of Science, Japan;

and many others.

Past and present students

  1. Peter Palmer, PhD, 2013
    Thesis title: Almost sure asymptotyc stability of the equilibria of discretisations of stochastic differential equations..
  2. Festus Irimisose Arunaye, PhD, 2009
    Thesis title: Symmetries of Differential Equations: Topic in Nonlocal Symmetries of Dynamical Systems.
  3. Mrs. Alphonsa Mathew, M.Phil. in Mathematics, 2008
    Thesis title: Behavior of Some Population Models and Generalized Stochastic Ricker Model.
  4. Mr. Kirk Morgan, M.Phil. in Mathematics, 2008
    Thesis title: On Stability of Difference Equations of Non-hyperbolic type.
  5. Ms. Terry-Ann Russell, MS project, 2005
    Thesis title: Forecasting an object's one-dimensional GPS position using stochastic modeling.
  6. Mr. O’Neil Lee Lynch, M.Phil. in Mathematics, 2003
    Thesis title: Stochastic Approximation Procedure with Some Application in Credibility Theory.


 Education (degrees where and when)

  • M.Phil. in Mathematics,  Voronezh State University (U.S.S.R.), 1972;
    Thesis title: Topological Connectedness Principle for Limit Compact Operators and its Application in Functional-Differential Equations.
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Institute of Mathematics of Ukraine (U.S.S.R.), 1976;
    Thesis title: On Cauchy Problem for the  Equations of Neutral Type.
  • Higher Doctorate, Moscow University of Electronics and Mathematics (Russia), 1996; Thesis title: Analysis of Stochastic Systems with Hereditary.

 

Career / Employment

  • 2004 - until present: Professor, University of the West Indies, Jamaica;
  • 2001—2004: Senior Lecturer, University of the West Indies, Jamaica;
  • 1998—2001: Lecturer, University of the West Indies, Jamaica;
  • 1996—1998: Full Professor, Voronezh State University of Construction and Architecture, Russia;
  • 1979—1996: Associate Professor, Voronezh State University of Construction and Architecture, Russia;
  • 1973--1979: Assistant Professor, Voronezh State University of Construction and Architecture, Russia.

 

Edition and reviewer  activities

For the last 25 years I have been reviewer of Zentralblatt für Mathematik - Mathematics Abstracts. I am member of the editorial board of ''International Journal on Difference Equations''. I am reviewer of international mathematical journals such as ``Stochastic and Stochastic Reports'',  ``Dynamics of Discrete and Continuous Systems'', ``Journal of Applied Mathematics and Stochastic Analysis'', ``Functional-Differential Equations'', “Stochastics”,and ``Applied Mathematics E-Notes''.