Justin T. Webster, Ph.D.
Univ. Maryland, Baltimore County, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics


In my room, the world is beyond my understanding / But when I walk, I see that it consists of three or four hills and a cloud. - WALLACE STEVENS

Contact Information

e-mail: websterj@umbc.edu

Phone (Office): 410/455-2183

Office: MP430

Mailing Address:

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Univ. Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250

UMBC Department of Mathematics and Statistics:


Research Interests

General Interest:

mathematical modeling, applied pde, nonlinear evolutions, dynamical systems, (nonlinear) semigroups and monotone operator theory, coupled systems of PDE, control of PDE, numerical simulation of pde

Specific Research Topics:

nonlinear elasticity, von Karman evolutions, fluid and flow-structure interactions, long-time behavior of fluid-structure interactions, axial flow, nonlinear/degenerate advection diffusion equations, evolutions in L^1, poro and visco elasticity


flutter suppression and control, aeroelasticity, snoring and sleep apnea, methane hydrate formation, dynamics of the eye, Biot dynamics (in hydrology and human anatomy)

Dissertation Title: Analysis of Flow-Plate Interactions: Semigroup Well-Posedness and Long-Time Behavior