Kevin O'Neil - Faculty & Adjuncts

Kevin O’Neil, PhD

Kevin O’Neil, PhD
Chairperson, Department of Mathematics
Professor of Mathematics
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
918-631-2984 Keplinger Hall Room 3195


PhD – University of Illinois AB – Princeton University


Kevin O'Neil's  research has concentrated on a fascinating but (until recently) neglected area in fluid mechanics called "vortex statics," and on a certain type of problem that can arise in the area of robotic control.

Research Interests

Vortex Dynamics
Celestial Mechanics
Robotics Control

Teaching Interests

Advanced Calculus
Differential Geometry
Number Theory
Complex Functions


Conference Proceedings

  • Letcher, J. H., O’Neil, K. A., and P. Cook (1993), “An Imaging Device that Uses the Wavelet Transformation as the Image Reconstruction Algorithm: Part III”, Proceedings of the IEE, UK., Acoustic Sensing and Imaging, 29-30 March 1993, pp. 56-59

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Complex Functions
  • Introduction to Advanced Mathematics
  • Senior Thesis
  • Calculus III
  • Research and Dissertation
  • Introduction to Mathematics
  • Introduction to Number Theory
  • Independent Study
  • Special Topics in Mathematics
  • Differential Geometry
  • Master's Report
  • Advanced Calculus I