Pak-Wing Fok

Mathematical Sciences

Phone: (302) 831-2266


Office: 309 John Ewing Hall

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • An Applied Mathematician, Fok uses mathematical models to gain insight into problems from biology and other physical sciences.
  • Examines mathematical descriptions of DNA and atherosclerosis, DNA repair, wound healing and the evolution of crystalline (semi-conductor and metallic) surfaces at the atomic scale.
  • Can also discuss cell movement.
  • Utlizes Partial Differential Equations (PDEs), asymptotic methods, stochastic analysis and simulation in his research.

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Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

quantitative biology, applied mathematics, mathematics, biology, DNA, cell