Dawn Alisha Lott is an applied mathematician at Delaware State University, where she is a professor in the department of physical and computational sciences and, since 2009, the director of the university's honors program.
Education and career
Lott is African-American. She graduated from Bucknell University in 1987, with a bachelor's degree in mathematics, and earned a master's degree in mathematics from Michigan State University in 1989. She did her doctoral work in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics at Northwestern University, completing her Ph.D. in 1994. Her dissertation, Adaptive Chebyshev Pseudo-Spectral Approximation for Shear Band Formation in Viscoplastic Materials, was jointly supervised by Alvin Bayliss and Ted Belytschko.
After postdoctoral research from 1994 to 1997 at the University of Maryland, College Park, Lott became a faculty member at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1998. She moved to Delaware State in 2003.
- Biography of Dr. Dawn A. Lott, retrieved 2018-10-31
- Faculty Profiles, Delaware State University, retrieved 2018-10-31
- Dr. Dawn Lott named new director of Honors Program at DSU, Delaware State University, July 9, 2009, retrieved 2018-10-31
- "Dawn Lott", Past Falconer Lecturers, Association for Women in Mathematics, retrieved 2018-10-31. See also Lott's talk abstract.
- Williams, Scott W., "Dawn A. Lott", Black Women in Mathematics, University at Buffalo, retrieved 2018-10-31
- Dawn Lott at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- DSU Presents its 2013 Faculty Excellence Awards, Delaware State University, May 30, 2013, retrieved 2018-10-31
- DSU Announces 2014 Faculty Excellence Award Recipients, Delaware State University, May 30, 2014, retrieved 2018-10-31