Summer Atkins, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences


301 Sparkman Drive
Shelby Center
Room 201R
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Florida, 2021
  • M.A., Mathematics, University of Alabama, 2016
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Alabama, 2014


  • Mathematical Biology
  • Control Theory

Recent Publications

  • S. Atkins, G. Einarsson, L. Clemmensen, and B. Ames. "Proximal methods for sparse optimal scoring and discriminant analysis." Advances in Data Analysis and Classification, 17, 2023, pp.983-1036, doi: 10.1007/s11634-022-00530-6.

  • S. Atkins, M. Aghaee, M. Martcheva, and W. W. Hager. "Solving singular control problems in mathematical biology using PASA, in Computational and Mathematical Population Dynamics," N. Tuncer, M. Martcheva, O. Prosper, and L. Childs, eds., World Scientific, 2023, ch. 9, pp. 319-419.

  • S. Atkins and M. Malisoff. "Robustness of feedback control for SIQR epidemic model under measurement uncertainty." Mathematical Control Related Fields. doi: 10.3934/mcrf.2023043