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Dr. Judy Day

Assistant Professor

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Min H. Kao Building, Room 301
1520 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2250
Office Phone: 865-974-8491
Office Fax: 865-974-5483

Areas of Interest

  • Dynamical systems
  • Acute inflammation/immunology
  • Model predictive control
  • Translational medicine
  • Transient dynamics


  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics & Computer Information Systems, Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio, 2000


Judy Day currently holds a joint faculty position as an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She received her Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007 and spent the following three years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Mathematical Biosciences Institute in Columbus, OH.

Dr. Day’s primary research is focused on the development and analysis of mathematical models relating to the immune response to various stimuli and the application of control methodologies to modulate the immune response with therapeutic inputs. Her interests are motivated by the potential of mathematical and engineering techniques to assist in answering vital questions in the medical field. Dr. Day’s objective is to conduct research within an interdisciplinary group to promote a symbiotic relationship among the various areas of expertise in hopes of acquiring results and developing tools of clinical relevance and academic significance.


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