Applied Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics offers a comprehensive educational program in applied and computational mathematics, promotes both fundamental research and scientific/engineering applications, and houses the Center for Computational & Applied Mathematics.

Current research topics by the Applied Math Faculty members include:

  • Numerical analysis and applications of finite difference, finite element and spectral methods
  • Applied analysis in materials science and condensed matter physics
  • Mathematical biology and mathematical neuroscience
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Wavelet analysis, image and signal processing
  • Nonlinear waves
  • Stochastic Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Earthquake prediction and modeling of seismicity
More detailed descriptions of the research projects are available in our faculty members' web pages.