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Mendoza, Victoria May

Associate Professor
RoomMath Building Annex 206

Research Interests
Mathematical modeling
Academic Groups
  • Education
    • Dr.rer.nat. Mathematics (2016)
      Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria

      Dissertation: A Model of Vascular Refilling with Inflammation
      Adviser: Univ. Prof. Dr. Franz Kappel

    • MS Applied Mathematics (2011)
      University of the Philippines Diliman

      Thesis: Dynamics of an Inflammation Model using Bifurcation Analysis and the Matrix Lambert \(W\) Function
      Adviser: Prof. Emeritus Polly W. Sy

    • BS Mathematics (2007)
      University of the Philippines Diliman

      Thesis: Existence of Some Graceful Digraphs and Characterization via Cyclic Neofields
      Adviser: Prof. Manuel Joseph Loquias

  • Postdoctoral Fellowships
    • Konkuk University (2022)
  • Teaching

    2nd semester AY 2022-2023

    • Introduction to Numerical Analysis
  • Publications


    1. Lee, J., Mendoza, R., Mendoza, V. M. P., Lee, J., Seo, Y. and Jung, E. (2023) Modelling the effects of social distancing, antiviral therapy, and booster shots on mitigating Omicron spread. Sci Rep 13, 6914. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-34121-y
    2. Mendoza, V. M. P., Mendoza, R., Ko, Y., Lee, J., and Jung, E. (2022). Managing bed capacity and timing of interventions: a COVID-19 model considering behavior and underreporting. AIMS Math, 7(9), 2201-2225. doi: 10.3934/math.2023114
    3. Ko, Y., Mendoza, V. M. P., Mendoza, R., Seo, Y., Lee, J. and Jung, E. (2022), Estimation of monkeypox spread in a non-endemic country considering contact tracing and self-reporting: a stochastic modeling study. J Med Virol. 1-11. doi: 10.1002/jmv.28232
    4. Cabanilla, K. I., Enriquez, E. A., Velasco, A. C., Mendoza, V. M. P., and Mendoza, R. (2022). Optimal selection of COVID-19 vaccination sites in the Philippines at the municipal level. PeerJ, 10:e14151. doi: 10.7717/peerj.14151
    5. Mendoza, V. M. P., Mendoza, R., Lee, J., and Jung, E. (2022). Adjusting non-pharmaceutical interventions based on hospital bed capacity using a multi-operator differential evolution. AIMS Math, 7(11), 19922-19953. doi: 10.3934/math.20221091
    6. Ko, Y., Mendoza, V. M. P., Mendoza, R., Seo, Y., Lee, J., Lee,J., Kwon, D., and Jung, E. (2022). Multi-Faceted Analysis of COVID-19 Epidemic in Korea Considering Omicron Variant: Mathematical Modeling-Based Study. J Korean Med Sci, 37(26), e209. doi: 10.3346/jkms.2022.37.e209
    7. Ko, Y., Mendoza, V. M. P., Seo, Y., Lee, J., Kim, Y., Kwon, D., and Jung, E. (2022). Quantifying the effects of non-pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical interventions against COVID-19 epidemic in the Republic of Korea: Mathematical model-based approach considering age groups and the Delta variant. Math Model Nat Phenom, 17(39), doi: 10.1051/mmnp/2022024
    8. Jamilla, C. U., Mendoza, R., and Mendoza, V. M. P. (2021). Parameter Estimation in Neutral Delay Differential Equations Using Genetic Algorithm With Multi-Parent Crossover. IEEE Access, 9, 131348-131364. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3113677
    9. Salonga, P. K. N., Mendoza, V. M. P., Mendoza, R., and Belizario, V. Y. Jr. (2021). A mathematical model of the dynamics of lymphatic filariasis in Caraga Region, the Philippines. Royal Soc Open Sci, 8, 201965. doi: 10.1098/rsos.201965(2021)
    10. Jamilla, C. U., Mendoza, R., and Mendoza, V. M. P. (2020). Explicit solution of a Lotka-Sharpe-McKendrick system involving neutral delay differential equations using the \(r\)-Lambert \(W\) function. Math Biosci Eng, 17(5), 5686–5708. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2020306
    11. Mendoza, V. M. P., Kappel, F., and Kotanko, P. (2018). A model of vascular refilling with inflammation, Math Biosci, 303, 101-114. doi: 10.1016/j.mbs.2018.06.007


    Conference Proceedings

    1. Caro, L. A., Mendoza, R., and Mendoza, V. M. P. (2021). Application of Genetic Algorithm with Multi-Parent Crossover on an Inverse Problem in Delay Differential Equations. AIP Conf Proc, 2423, 020010. doi: 10.1063/5.0075363
    2. Ferrolino, A. R. and Mendoza, V. M. P. (2019). Generalized Sensitivity Analysis Applied to Vascular Refilling Models. AIP Conf Proc, 2192, 060008. doi: 10.1063/1.5139154
    3. Riñon, J. B. E., Mendoza, R., and Mendoza, V. M. P. (2019). Parameter Estimation of an S-system Model Using Hybrid Genetic Algorithm with the Aid of Sensitivity Analysis. In P. Fernandez, Jr., H. Adorna, and A. Sioson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th Philippine Computing Science Congress, National University, City of Manila, Computing Society of the Philippines, Inc., 94-102.



    • Rabajante, J. F., Custodio, C. J. D. M., Babierra, A. L., Collera, J. A., de los Reyes V, A. A., del Rosario, R. C. H., Fortun, N. T., Jose, E. C., Lao, A. R., Mata, M. A. E., Mendoza, V. M. P., Tabornal, R. U., and Tubay, J. M. (2019). Birthing a mathematical biology community in the Philippines. Philipp Sci Lett, 12(2), 104-106. https://philsciletters.net/2019-104/