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Rola Kiwan

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

School of Arts & Sciences

Mathematics Division


Ph.D. in Pure Mathematics, Université de Tours (Tours, France)
M.S. in Pure Mathematics, Lebanese University (Beirut, Lebanon)
B.S. in Mathematics, Lebanese University (Beirut, Lebanon)

Dr. Rola Kiwan joined AUD in 2011 as an Adjunct Professor, and was appointed Assistant Professor of Mathematics in 2012. Between 2006 and 2007, Dr. Kiwan was an Instructor at the University of Tours-France, where she graduated from. She has worked for four years as an Assistant Professor at the United Arab University in Al Ain in the UAE.

Her research encloses the following:

  • Optimal placement problem for the Eigenvalues of the Laplacian.
  • Nodal sets.
  • Courant-Nodal Theorem and sharp eigenvalues.

Her additional activities away from Mathematics include reading, writing, and spending time with her kids and family.