Iqbal Husain

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Iqbal Husain

Dr. Iqbal Husain
LC 219

Dr. Iqbal Husain received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Windsor in 1994. He has taught undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses at the University of Windsor, University of Western Ontario, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan and SIFC before joining Luther College at the University of Regina in 2005. Dr. Husain’s main area of research is in the mathematical modeling of blood flows in arteries. He has published and presented research papers in various areas of Fluid Dynamics. He enjoys teaching mathematics and its applications.


Courses Taught

MATH 101 - Finite Mathematics I
MATH 104 - Calculus I(a)
MATH 105 - Calculus  I(b)
MATH 108 - Mathematical Problems, Ideas and Personalities
MATH 110 - Calculus I
MATH 111 - Calculus II
MATH 122 - Linear Algebra
MATH 217 - Differential Equations & Series
MATH 261 - Numerical Analysis I
MATH 308 - Topics in the History of Mathematics
MATH 381 - Differential Equations II
STAT 289 - Statistics for Engineers
MATH 890AE - Introduction to the Finite Elements Method


Current Research and Community Work

  • Pulsatile blood flows through a stenosis or aneurysm
  • Transient non-Newtonian and MHD flows
  • Analytical analysis of nonlinear differential equations    
  • Numerical solutions of steady viscous and viscoelastic fluid flows


Selected Recent Academic Publications

I. Husain, F. Labropulu and M. Chinichian, MHD stagnation-point flow of a non-Newtonian fluid with slip, Far East J. Applied Mathematics, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 243-256, 2009.

I. Husain and C. Langdon, “Non-Newtonian blood flow through a stenosis: transient simulations”, submitted to Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2008.

I. Husain and C.Langdon, Three-dimensional transient blood flow in a stenosis, presented at the 3rd International Conference on  Experimental/Process/System/ Modelling/Simulation and Optimization, Athens, Greece, 2009.

I.Husain and C. Langdon, Three-dimensional transient blood flow through a stenosis and an aneurysm, presented at the 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Zurich, Switzerland, 2007.

F. Labropulu, I. Husain and M.Chinichian, Stagnation-point Flow of the Walters’ B’ Fluid with Slip, Int. J. Math. & Math. Sci., Vol. 2004, No 61, pp. 3249-3258, 2004.