Forest Mannan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
How did you discover Western?
I grew up in Carbondale, Colorado, so I am familiar with the Western Slope and I always knew I wanted to teach at a university in the area.
What are some of the highlights of your career?
Doing research with a professor as an undergraduate student had a big impact on my decision to attend graduate school. I have particularly enjoyed experiencing this from the other side and supporting undergraduate research as a professor.
What most excites you about your field?
Math is at the heart of all scientific disciplines. It is amazing to be part of a subject that is integral to any quantitative investigation of the world.
What is your favorite thing about the Gunnison Valley?
Outdoor recreation and the balmy weather.
- Intro to Scientific Computing
- Abstract Algebra
- Linear Algebra
- Calculus III
- Forest Mannan, Ricardo Cortez. An Explicit Formula for 2D Regularized Stokeslets Flow with Periodicity in one Direction and Bounded by a Plane Wall, Communications in Computational Physics, Jan. 2018.
- Forest Mannan, K. Leiderman. Weak Inertial Effects on Arbitrarily Shaped Objects in the Presence of a Wall. Submitted to Physical Review Fluids
- Forest Mannan, K. Leiderman. A minimal model of the hydrodynamical coupling of cilia on a spherical body. Will be submitted to Physical Review Letters
External Professional Affiliations
Colorado School of Mines