• Ph.D. Purdue University, Applied Mathematics, 1976
  • B.S. Vanberbilt University, Mathematics, 1973


At North Carolina State University since 1978.

Prior to arriving at NCSU, Kelley was an assistant scientist (aka postdoc) at the US Army Mathematics Research Center in Madison WI.

Kelley is a Drexel Professor of Mathematics and is a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and the American Assocaiation for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


Kelley’s research interests are in linear/nonlinear equations, radiative transfer problems, multilevel methods for integral equations, optimal control, optimization of noisy functions, flow in porous media, and computational quantum chemistry and physics.