James (Mac) Hyman
James Macklin Hyman





James Macklin "Mac" Hyman (born 1950) is an applied mathematician formerly at Los Alamos National Laboratory and currently at Tulane University in the United States. He received his undergraduate degree from Tulane University and his PhD in 1976 from NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences under Peter Lax with thesis The method of lines solution of partial differential equations.[1] Hyman served as president of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) in 2003-2005. He was named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics in 2009.

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Roosa K, Tariq A, Yan P, Hyman JM, Chowell G. (2020). Multi-model forecasts of the ongoing Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, March-October 2019. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 17(169)

(2019). Generating a Hierarchy of Reduced Models for a System of Differential Equations Modeling the Spread of Wolbachia in Mosquitoes Read More: SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, (79)

(2018). Modeling the Transmission of Wolbachia in Mosquitoes for Controlling Mosquito-Borne Diseases. SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, (78)

Azizi A, Dewar J, Wu T, Hyman JM. (2017). Generating Bipartite Networks with a Prescribed Joint Degree Distribution. Journal of complex networks, 5(6)

Margevicius KJ, Generous N, Abeyta E, Althouse B, Burkom H, Castro L, Daughton A, Del Valle SY, Fairchild G, Hyman JM, Kiang R, Morse AP, Pancerella CM, Pullum L, Ramanathan A, Schlegelmilch J, Scott A, Taylor-McCabe KJ, Vespignani A, Deshpande A. (2016). The Biosurveillance Analytics Resource Directory (BARD): Facilitating the Use of Epidemiological Models for Infectious Disease Surveillance. PloS one, 11(1)

Moran KR, Fairchild G, Generous N, Hickmann K, Osthus D, Priedhorsky R, Hyman J, Del Valle SY. (2016). Epidemic Forecasting is Messier Than Weather Forecasting: The Role of Human Behavior and Internet Data Streams in Epidemic Forecast. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 214(suppl_4)

Bergsman LD, Hyman JM, Manore CA. (2016). A mathematical model for the spread of west nile virus in migratory and resident birds. Mathematical biosciences and engineering : MBE, 13(2)

Chowell G, Viboud C, Hyman JM, Simonsen L. (2015). The Western Africa ebola virus disease epidemic exhibits both global exponential and local polynomial growth rates. PLoS currents, (7)

Hickmann KS, Fairchild G, Priedhorsky R, Generous N, Hyman JM, Deshpande A, Del Valle SY. (2015). Forecasting the 2013-2014 influenza season using Wikipedia. PLoS computational biology, 11(5)

Manore CA, Hickmann KS, Hyman JM, Foppa IM, Davis JK, Wesson DM, Mores CN. (2015). A network-patch methodology for adapting agent-based models for directly transmitted disease to mosquito-borne disease. Journal of biological dynamics, (9)

Halloran ME, Vespignani A, Bharti N, Feldstein LR, Alexander KA, Ferrari M, Shaman J, Drake JM, Porco T, Eisenberg JN, Del Valle SY, Lofgren E, Scarpino SV, Eisenberg MC, Gao D, Hyman JM, Eubank S, Longini IM Jr.. (2014). Ebola: mobility data. Science (New York, N.Y.), 346(6208)

Lofgren ET, Halloran ME, Rivers CM, Drake JM, Porco TC, Lewis B, Yang W, Vespignani A, Shaman J, Eisenberg JN, Eisenberg MC, Marathe M, Scarpino SV, Alexander KA, Meza R, Ferrari MJ, Hyman JM, Meyers LA, Eubank S. (2014). Opinion: Mathematical models: a key tool for outbreak response. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(51)

Manore CA, Hickmann KS, Xu S, Wearing HJ, Hyman JM. (2014). Comparing dengue and chikungunya emergence and endemic transmission in A. aegypti and A. albopictus. Journal of theoretical biology, (356)

Manore CA, Davis J, Christofferson RC, Wesson D, Hyman JM, Mores CN. (2014). Towards an early warning system for forecasting human west nile virus incidence. PLoS currents, (6)

Manore CA, Davis JK, Christofferson RC, Wesson DM, Hyman JM, Mores CN. (2014). Towards an early warning system for forecasting human west nile virus incidence. PLoS currents, (6)

Fairchild G, Hickmann KS, Mniszewski SM, Del Valle SY, Hyman JM. (2014). Optimizing human activity patterns using global sensitivity analysis. Computational and mathematical organization theory, 20(4)

McMahon BH, Manore CA, Hyman JM, LaBute MX, Fair JM. (2014). Coupling Vector-host Dynamics with Weather Geography and Mitigation Measures to Model Rift Valley Fever in Africa. Mathematical modelling of natural phenomena, 9(2)

Chowell G, Fuentes R, Olea A, Aguilera X, Nesse H, Hyman JM. The basic reproduction number R0 and effectiveness of reactive interventions during dengue epidemics: the 2002 dengue outbreak in Easter Island, Chile. Mathematical biosciences and engineering : MBE, 10(5-6)

Del Valle SY, Hyman JM, Chitnis N. (2013). Mathematical models of contact patterns between age groups for predicting the spread of infectious diseases. Mathematical biosciences and engineering : MBE, 10(5-6)

Chitnis N, Hyman JM, Manore CA. Modelling vertical transmission in vector-borne diseases with applications to Rift Valley fever. Journal of biological dynamics, (7)

Cummins B, Cortez R, Foppa IM, Walbeck J, Hyman JM. (2012). A spatial model of mosquito host-seeking behavior. PLoS computational biology, 8(5)

Manore C, McMahon B, Fair J, Hyman JM, Brown M, Labute M. (2011). Disease properties, geography, and mitigation strategies in a simulation spread of rinderpest across the United States. Veterinary research, (42)

Tracht SM, Del Valle SY, Hyman JM. (2010). Mathematical modeling of the effectiveness of facemasks in reducing the spread of novel influenza A (H1N1). PloS one, 5(2)

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