Iftikhar Ahmed

PhD Candidate
Department of Mathematics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Email: iahmed8@illinois.edu

Office: Room 326 Illini Hall

I am a graduate student in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign(UIUC), studying mathematical modeling of infectious diseases and dynamical systems under supervision of Zoi Rapti.


Education:

  • PhD Mathematics with Computational Science and Engineering, Mathematics Department, UIUC USA, 2013-Present.
  • MS in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics Department, UIUC USA, 2012-2014.
  • BS Mathematics, Mathematics Department, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad Pakistan, 2005-2009.

  • Academic Positions:

  • Instructor, UIUC Fall 2018
  • Teaching Assistant, UIUC USA 2013-2018.
  • Research Assistant, UIUC USA Fall 2015, Summer 2016.
  • Research Assistant, CIIT Islamabad, Pakistan 2009-2011.

  • Teaching:

  • Fall 2019 Math 241
  • Summer 2019 Math 231
  • Spring 2019 Math 234
  • Fall 2018 Math 241
  • Math 220 Biocalculus , Fall 2018.
  • Math 220 Calculus I , Summer 2018, Fall 2016.
  • Math 231 Calculus II, Spring 2018
  • Math 220 Biocalculus, Fall 2018
  • Math 220 Calculus I, Summer 2017
  • Math 241 Calculus III (Vector Calculus), Spring 2017
  • Math 241 Calculus III (Vector Calculus), Fall 2017
  • Math 415 Applied Linear Algebra, Summer 2016
  • Math 220 Calculus I, Spring 2016
  • Math 231 Calculus II, Fall 2016
  • Math 231 Calculus II, Spring 2015
  • Math 220 Calculus I, Fall 2015
  • Math 221 Calculus I, Fall 2013

  • Honors and Awards:

  • Graduate Teaching Certificate, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, Spring 2018
  • On List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, Summer 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
  • UIUC-USA Fellowship for MS Mathematics (2012-2014)
  • CIIT, Islamabad Pakistan Institute Gold and Campus Silver Medals (2009)
  • CIIT, Islamabad Pakistan Tuition waiver throughout BS Mathematics.(2005-2009)
  • CIIT, Islamabad Pakistan Cash award in all semester's during BS Mathematics. (2005-2009)

  • Mentoring Experience:

    During Fall 2017, I mentored three first time TAs by providing first day of class instructions, visiting their teaching classes, and discussing feedback forms.

    University Service:

    I have served three times as an orals competition judge for the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) State Math finals.