**Name:** Duncan Gathungu

**Area of research: **Numerical Analysis, Partial Integro-differential equations (PIDES)

**Office:** NSC First Floor

**Email address:** dkioi@jkuat.ac.ke

**Qualifications**

**PHD **Applied Mathematics, Julius Maximillians Univesität Würzburg

**MSC ** Applied Mathematics, JKUAT

**BSC** Mathematics, JKUAT

**Ongoing Research**

- Multilevel hierarchical matrix method for partial differential equations (PIDES)
- Finite element method for elastic PDEs in biomechanics

**Research Publications**

- D. Gathungu, M. Bebendorf, A. Borzì- Hierarchical matrix method for solving convection-diffusion partial integro-differential equations, Journal of Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (2017-submitted).
- D. Gathungu, A. Borzì- A multigrid scheme for solving convection-diffusion-integral optimal control problems, Computing and Visualization in Science (2017).
- D. Gathungu, A. Borzì- Multigrid solution of an elliptic Fredholm partial integro-differential equations with a Hilbert Schmidt integral operator. Applied Mathematics, 8(2017): 967-986.

**Departmental Responsibilities**

- Examination Officer 2018
- ADP Coordinator 2012-2013