I am a Teaching Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at NCSU and the coordinator for Distance Education in the Mathematics department.


Brief Bio

Positions held

  • 2020-present, Teaching Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, NCSU
  • 2016-2020, Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, NCSU
  • Summer 2016, Instructor for Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP)
  • 2014-2016, MathCEP Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
    Part of my postdoctoral teaching experience including teaching courses and mentoring students on projects with the University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP)



  • 2014, Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Advisor: Dr. Christopher K.R.T. Jones
    Thesis: The geometry of radial states in nonlinear elliptic problems
  • 2009, B.S. in Mathematics/B.A. in French (with highest distinction), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

My education included a full year at Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III in France and a semester in Kenya and Tanzania. I also spent a summer at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution as a Geophysical Fluid Dynamics fellow.



  • Thank a Teacher Award, NCSU (2022)
  • DELTA Faculty Fellow, NCSU (2021-2022)
  • John Franke Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, NCSU Department of Mathematics (2021)
  • Thank a Teacher Award, NCSU (2021)
  • Certificate of Reflective Teaching, NCSU (2020)
  • The Linker Award for excellence in teaching by a graduate student, UNC-Chapel Hill (2014)
  • WHOI Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (2012)
  • The Alfred Brauer Award for Algebra and Number Theory, UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Mathematics (2009)
  • Chancellor’s Award (Jacques Hardré Prize), UNC-Chapel Hill (2009)


Full CV



Courses at NCSU
MA 116: Introduction to Scientific Programming (MATLAB)
MA 242: Multivariable Calculus
MA 305: Introductory Linear Algebra and Matrices
MA 341: Applied Differential Equations I
MA 425: Mathematical Analysis I
MA 426: Mathematical Analysis II

MA 501: Advanced Mathematics for Engineers & Scientists I (PDEs)
MA 507: Survey of Real Analysis
MA 510: Selected Topics In Mathematics For Secondary Teachers (Modeling)
MA 511: Advanced Calculus I
MA 523: Linear Transformations and Matrix Theory


Previous Teaching

  • As a postdoctoral fellow at UMN: Calculus I, Calculus III, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations with Applications
  • As a graduate instructor at UNC (all courses listed are as primary instructor of record, not as a TA): College Algebra, Selected Topics in Mathematics, Calculus I, Calculus II, Multivariable Calculus III, Advanced Calculus/Real Analysis
  • Duke University TIP: Topology




  • C.K.R.T. Jones and B. Maultsby, A dynamical approach to phytoplankton blooms, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems, 37(2):859-878, November 2016.
  • B. Maultsby, Uniqueness of solutions to singular p-Laplacian equations with subcritical nonlinearity, Advances in Nonlinear Analysis, 6.1 (2016): 37-59.
  • The Geometry of Radial States in Nonlinear Elliptic Problems, Ph.D. Thesis (2014).
  • B. Maultsby, 2:1 spatial resonance in Langmuir circulation, Proceedings of the 2012 Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (2012), 334-361.




Department of Mathematics at NC State
Mathematics Center for Educational Programs at the University of Minnesota
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution GFD Program