# Adelaide Akers

#### Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Economics

**Phone:**

**O**620-341-5342

**Email:**

aakers1@emporia.edu

Campus Box 4027

1 Kellogg Circle

Emporia State University

Emporia, KS 66801

Office: Science Hall 243

**Joined the department in 2017**

**Education**

Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (2017)

M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (2013)

B.S. Mathematics, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO (2011)

**Research Areas**

My primary research is in the area of steady water waves, which lies at the intersection of nonlinear elliptic partial differential equations, harmonic analysis, functional analysis, and dynamical systems.

**Professional Highlights**

- Project NExT Fellow
- Member of Mathematical Association of America
- Member of Kappa Mu Epsilon

**Teaching**

- MA 161 Calculus I
- MA 240 Discrete Mathematics
- MA 701 Mathematical Proofs

Planned: Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations course, Introduction to Partial Differential Equations

**Hobbies**

Cooking (and eating!) new recipes

Singing and learning to play various musical instruments

Everything baseball/softball

Playing board games

Studying philosophy and theology