Sherli Koshy Chenthittayil, Ph.D.

Research Skills and Interests

  • Fields of expertise include Mathematical Biology, Chaos Theory, Numerical Analysis with Maple, MATLAB and Sage, Statistics with R and SAS
  • Interested in Chaos theory for biologically relevant systems, mathematical models based on clinical data for diseases
  • Well versed in interdisciplinary research (mathematics and biology).
  • Highly organized and driven to deliver results on time

Leadership Experience

  • Co-Director of Research Initiatives, Graduate School Government (GSG) (May 2016 – April 2017) - Responsible for organizing the Three minute Thesis Event (30 participants) and Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS) (over 100 attendees and 70 poster presentations).
  • Member of Graduate Advisory Committee (August 2016 – April 2017) - Responsible in recommending academic policies relevant to graduate students)
  • Chair of Accessibility Awareness committee of Clemson Accessibility Commission (Jan 2017-present) - Responsible for promoting the accessibility of Clemson campus and online content
  • Senator in Clemson University GSG (September 2015 – May 2016) - Voted on various legislation pertinent to graduate student body.
  • Outreach Committee Member, GSG (September 2015 – May 2016) - Helped with outreach events like the Service Saturdays.
  • Co-Chair of TEDxClemsonUniversity Committee (November 2015 – April 2016) - Local TEDx committee created in the spirit of TED where x = independently organized TED event
  • Placed in the top 1 percentile (out of 1500 students) of Mahatma Gandhi University, India for Bachelors


Ph.D., Mathematics, Clemson University, South Carolina, USA
August 2013 – May 2017
Dissertation titled ‘Chaos to Permanence- Through Control Theory’

M.S., Mathematics, Clemson University, South Carolina, USA
August 2013 – April 2015

B.Ed., Mathematics, Titus Teachers Training College, Kerala, India
July 2005 – April 2006

M.Sc., Mathematics, TSt. Berchmans College, Kerala, India
July 2003 – May 2005


  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) (December 2013-present).
  • Pi-Mu-Epsilon Mathematics Honor society (April 2013-present).
  • Association for Women in Mathematics (August 2013-present).
  • American Mathematical Society (August 2013-present).
  • Phi-Kappa-Phi Honor society (March 2015-present).