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Judy D. Day

Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Research Interests:

  • dynamical systems
  • acute inflammation/immunology
  • model predictive control
  • translational medicine



    December 11, 2015 is the next deadline for submitting requests for postdoctoral support. All areas of research at the interface of biology and mathematics will be considered. We are especially interested in activities expanding beyond the research supported to date, including research in areas of molecular biology, cell biology, network biology, immunology and systems biology.
    How to apply: Complete the online application and submit a brief project description, references, and CV following the guidelines available at
  • Deadline: NIMBioS postdoctoral requests for support are reviewed two times per year, and the selected researchers are offered positions at NIMBioS where they conduct research that is mostly self-directed. The deadline for activities beginning in summer/fall 2016 is December 11, 2015 but applications for positions starting later in 2016 are also accepted at this time. All letters of recommendation must be submitted before the request deadline.


    I am currently a joint faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. I am also senior personnel at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS). My 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. My interests are motivated by the potential of mathematical and engineering techniques to assist in answering vital questions in the medical field. My main 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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    210 Ayres Hall

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    Department of Mathematics
    The University of Tennessee
    227 Ayres Hall
    1403 Circle Dr
    Knoxville, TN 37996-1320

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    Phone: (865) 974-8419
    Fax: (865) 974-6576