Katie Oliveras, Ph. D.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS
Katie Oliveras

I am currently an Assistant Professor in the Mathematics Department at Seattle University. Prior to joining Seattle University, I was a graduate student at the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington, Seattle. I received my Ph.D. in 2009 in Applied Mathematics under the direction of Bernard Deconinck. I received my B.S. in Systems Science and Engineering (now in the Electrical Engineering department) at Washington University in St. Louis.



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Education
2005 - 2009
University of Washington
Ph. D. in Applied Mathematics
2003 - 2005
University of Washington
M.S. in Applied Mathematics
1999 - 2003
Washington University in St. Louis
B.S. in Systems Science & Engineering
Recent Publications
Nonlinear Traveling Internal Waves in Depth-Varying Currents
K.L. Oliveras and C.W. Curtis
In this paper, we examine the spectral stability of an interface between two fluids of varying densities with constant vorticity in each layer.
A method to recover water-wave profiles from pressure measurements
V Vasan, K Oliveras, D Henderson, B Deconinck
We propose a method to recover surface elevation profiles from pressure measurements and conduct experimental comparisons show the method works for interacting waves and wave groups.
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