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About Barbara Zubik-Kowal

Dr. Barbara Zubik-Kowal ( is a Professor with the Department of Mathematics. Dr. Zubik-Kowal earned her Ph.D. from Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, in 1996. Since coming to Boise State in 2002, Dr. Zubik-Kowal has been active in teaching, research, and serving both the University and the larger mathematics discipline. Her activities have included serving on the Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed journal, Scholarpedia: Numerical Analysis Category. Dr. Barbara Zubik-Kowal is an author of 39 peer-reviewed publications in the applied mathematics field. She has been a speaker at more than 20 international congresses and conferences; and 9 of the talks were invited. Beyond congresses and conferences, she also gave invited talks at international workshops and invited colloquium talks. In March 2011, Dr. Zubik-Kowal was invited to speak at the AMS Meeting, Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, and at the VIGRE Workshop on Numerical Analysis. In July 2011, she was invited to speak in Vancouver, Canada, at the International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, ICIAM11. Her all international invited talks are listed at
The list of all publications is in Dr. Zubik-Kowal's Curriculum Vitae (see the link on the right hand side or go to Below are the papers for which the publisher's agreement was granted. To print her publications for which the agreement was not granted, go through Albertsons Library site to MathSciNet or ScienceDirect.


Present Editor, Numerical Analysis - Scholarpedia, Boise State University
Present Professor, Boise State University Department of Mathematics

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Belgium, Post-doctoral Fellowship Position at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • The Netherlands, Post-doctoral Fellowship Position at Leiden University
  • United Kingdom, Post-doctoral Fellowship Position at University of Strathclyde
  • Recipient of NSF AWM Grants


  • Numerical Analysis
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Numerical Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations

Articles (26)