Mark J. Pekkér (formerly Mark J. Friedman)



Personal Information

Mathematical Sciences Department
University of Alabama in Huntsville
201N SC
Huntsville, AL 35899

Tel: (256) 824-6879

Fax: (256) 824-6173


Teaching Schedule for Spring 2016

MA 614 MW: 2:20 - 3:40 PM, 203 SC

MA 458/508 TuTh: 2:20 - 3:40 PM, 158 SC

Office Hours: M,Tu,W,Th: 3:40 - 5:10 PM or by appointment



  • Ph.D. (Mathematics), Cornell University, 1982
  • M.A. (Mathematics), Cornell University, 1981
  • M.S. (Physics/Mathematics), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, 1971


  • Numerical linear algebra. Development of efficient algorithms and software for continuation of invariant subspaces of large parameter dependent matrices.
  • Numerical bifurcation analysis. Development of algorithms and software for bifurcation analysis in large systems, via subspace reduction, and their implementation in MATLAB.
  • Applications to science, including computational biology, systems biology, and engineering.

Selected recent publications


Current CV