Xuemin Tu

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Mathematics
Associate Professor
Primary office:
Snow Hall, room #524
University of Kansas
1460 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594

  • Scientific Computing
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics


Xuemin Tu's research interests include scientific computing and numerical analysis. She works on domain decomposition methods which provide scalable algorithms for large scale computation by reducing original large problems into collections of smaller problems, nonlinear multigrid methods which provide a framework for solving nonlinear system to better utilize the modern computer systems, and nonlinear filters with applications in oceanography.

Research Interests

  • Scientic Computing
  • Numerical analysis
  • Applied mathematics
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Non-linear lters
  • Domain decomposition methods
  • Non-linear multigrid methods

Events Calendar

Using Math

CTE course transformation grant helps Emily Witt, assistant professor of math, develop active learning with student groups in calculus.  Positive results using modules developed with Justin Lyle and Amanda Wilkens, math graduate students, were attained.  Read more

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

Nicole Johnson found a way to express her baton twirling using math. See video.