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About Youssef N. Raffoul

Dr. Youssef Raffoul is a professor and a graduate faculty member in the Department of Mathematics. He joined the faculty at UD in 1999. Dr. Raffoul obtained a B.S. and M.S. from UD in mathematics in 1987 and 1989. After receiving his Ph.D. in mathematics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1996, he joined the faculty of the Mathematics Department at Tougaloo College, in Mississippi. He then became the department chair for two years until he came to UD in 1999. Dr. Raffoul has published in the areas of differential/difference equations, integral equations , dynamical systems, and boundary value problems. The 2005 College Award for Outstanding Research and The Alumni Award in Scholarship for 2009 were bestowed upon Dr. Raffoul for his extensive and quality contributions to research at the University of Dayton.


1999 - Present Professor, University of Dayton Department of Mathematics

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Honors and Awards

  • College Award for Outstanding Research at UD, 2005
  • The Alumni Award in Scholarship at UD, 2009


  • MTH 168 Analytic Geometry & Calc I
  • MTH 169 Analytic Geometry & Calc II
  • MTH 219 Applied Differential Equations
  • MTH 403 Boundary Value Problems
  • MTH 440 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling
  • MTH 531 Advanced Differential Equations
  • MTH 535 Partial Differential Equations
  • MTH 538 Mathematical Finance
  • MTH 541 Mathematics Clinic
  • MTH 551 Methods of Mathematical Physics
  • MTH 552 Methods of Applied Mathematics
  • MTH 565 Linear Algebra
  • MTH 590 Advanced Topics in Difference Equations


1996 PhD, Southern Illinois University
1991 MA, Indiana University
1989 MS, University of Dayton
1987 BS, University of Dayton

Contact Information

Phone: 937-229-2104


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