Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Maya Chhetri
Director of Graduate Studies


Office: Petty 125
Email address:
Personal web page:
Starting year at UNCG: 1999
Office hours: MW 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., T 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon, and by appointment


Ph.D. in Mathematics, Mississippi State University (1999)


Fall, 2018
  • MAT 292-01 LEC (Calculus II), MW 5:00-6:15, Petty Building 223
  • MAT 601-01 SEM (Teaching Math Seminar I), M 11:00-11:50, Brown Building 215
  • MAT 603-01 PRC (Practicum Teaching of Math)
  • MAT 790-01 IND (Directed Doctoral Research)

Research Interests

Applied Math, Mathematical Biology
Current Students: Elliott Hollifield
Descendants: Adam Eury, Abraham Abebe

Selected Recent Publications

  • M. Chhetri and P. Girg - Superlinear elliptic systems with reaction terms involving product of powers, Applied Mathematics Letters (accepted).
  • M. Chhetri, L. Sankar, B. Son and R. Shivaji - An existence result for superlinear semipositone p-Laplacian systems on the exterior of a ball, Differential and Integral Equations (accepted).
  • M. Chhetri and P. Girg – A global bifurcation result for a class of semipositone elliptic systems, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 453 (2017), no. 1, 255–270.
  • M. Chhetri and P. Girg - Global bifurcation of positive solutions for a class of superlinear elliptic systems, Journal of Differential Equations, 261 (2016), no. 10, 5719–5733.
  • M. Chhetri and P. Girg - Asymptotically linear system of three equations, Journal of Differential Equations, 261 (2016), no. 10, 5900–5922.

Brief Bio

Dr. Chhetri earned a Ph.D. in 1999 from Mississippi State University, and she joined the UNCG faculty in 1999. Her research studies nonlinear elliptic boundary value problems.