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= Applied Mathematics at UW Madison =
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= '''Applied Mathematics at UW-Madison''' =
  
 
Welcome to the Applied Mathematics Group at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  Our faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, and students are involved in a variety of research projects, including fluid dynamics, partial and stochastic differential equations, scientific computing, biology, biochemistry, and topology.
 
Welcome to the Applied Mathematics Group at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  Our faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, and students are involved in a variety of research projects, including fluid dynamics, partial and stochastic differential equations, scientific computing, biology, biochemistry, and topology.
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== News and opportunities ==
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* '''Leonardo Andrés Zepeda-Núñez''' has joined the department (Fall 2019). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 -->
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* '''Amy Cochran''' has joined the department (Fall 2019). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 -->
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* '''Jason Turner''' (Ph.D. student of Sam Stechmann) has been awarded a Computational Science Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Energy (Spring 2019). <!-- Added by stechmann 2019-07-21 -->
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* '''Nan Chen''' has joined the department (Fall 2018). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 -->
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* '''Will Mitchell''' (former Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie) has accepted a faculty position at Macalester College to begin in Fall 2019. <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-03-18 -->
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* '''Lei Li''' (former Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie) has accepted a faculty position at Shanghai Jiao Tong University to begin in Fall 2018. <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-03-18 -->
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* '''Jean-Luc Thiffeault''' was featured in [https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/08/19/the-secret-mesmerizing-math-of-taffy-pulling/ Washington Post's Wonkblog] on his paper exploring the mathematical history of taffy pullers. [http://arxiv.org/pdf/1608.00152v1.pdf link to paper] <!-- Added by saverio 2016-09-16 -->
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* '''Gheorghe Craciun''' was featured in [https://sinews.siam.org/DetailsPage/tabid/900/ArtMID/2243/ArticleID/781/Default.aspx SIAM News] on his recent proof of the Global Attractor Conjecture. [http://arxiv.org/pdf/1501.02860.pdf link to paper] <!-- Added by saverio 2016-09-16 -->
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* '''Scott Hottovy''' (former postdoc of Sam Stechmann) has accepted a faculty position at the US Naval Academy to begin in Fall 2016. <!-- Added by stechmann 2019-07-21 -->
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* '''Reed Ogrosky''' (former postdoc of Sam Stechmann) has accepted a faculty position at Virginia Commonwealth University to begin in Fall 2016. <!-- Added by stechmann 2019-07-21 -->
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<!-- * '''Lei Li''' (Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie) has accepted a postdoc offer from Duke University and will begin in Fall 2014. <!-- Added by saverio 2015-03-17  -->
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* '''Gheorghe Craciun''' has received a [http://grad.wisc.edu/vilaswinners2013 Vilas Associate Award]!  <!-- Added by jeanluc 2014-02-19 -->
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* '''Sam Stechmann''' has been awarded a [http://www.sloan.org/sloan-research-fellowships/2014-sloan-research-fellows/ Sloan Fellowship]!  <!-- Added by jeanluc 2014-02-19 -->
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* '''Zhennan Zhou''' (Ph.D. student of Shi Jin) has accepted a postdoc offer from Duke University and will begin in Fall 2014. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2014-02-14 -->
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* '''Jingwei Hu''' (former Ph.D. student of Shi Jin, currently a postdoc at Texas-Austin) has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at Purdue University and will begin in Fall 2014. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2014-02-14 -->
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* '''Masanori Koyama''' (Ph.D. student of David Anderson) graduated in Fall 2014.  He began a postdoc at the Department of Systems Science, Kyoto University starting in January 2014. <!-- Added by Anderson 2014-02-10 -->
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* '''Leland Jefferis''' (Ph.D. student of Shi Jin) was awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship and will be a postdoc at Department of Mathematics, Stanford University starting in Fall 2014. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2014-02-01 -->
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== Workshops ==
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* [https://indico.flatironinstitute.org/event/30/ Mathematical Fluids, Materials & Biology] Ann Arbor, MI, June 12-15, 2019
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* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/apamrtg/?q=meetings/rtgseminars/turbulence RTG Workshop: Turbulent and Coherent Convection] 224 Ingraham Hall, May 27-29, 2015
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== Seminars ==
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''organized by Applied Math''
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* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Applied/ACMS  Applied and Computational Math Seminar] (Fridays at 2:25pm, VV 901)
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* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Applied/GPS  Graduate Applied Math Seminar] (Mondays at 3:40pm, VV 901)
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* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Applied/Physical_Applied_Math Physical Applied Math] Group Meeting (Spagnolie/Thiffeault) (Thursdays at 4:00pm, VV 901)
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* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Networks_Seminar Networks Seminar] (Anderson/Johnston/Craciun) (Wednesdays at 2:25pm, VV 901)
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<!-- * Joint Math/Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Informal Seminar (Thursdays at 3:45 pm, AOS 811) -->
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''other seminar series of interest''
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* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Colloquia  Mathematics Colloquium] (Fridays at 4:00pm, VV B239)
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* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Probability_Seminar  Probability Seminar] (Thursdays at 2:25pm, VV 901)
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* [http://silo.ece.wisc.edu/web/content/seminars SILO Seminar] (Wednesdays at 12:30pm, 3rd floor WID)
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<!-- * [http://wid.wisc.edu/research/optimization/seminars/wid-dow/ WID-DOW Seminar] (Mondays at 4:00pm, 3rd floor WID) -->
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* [http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/Chaos-Complexity/ Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar] (Tuesdays at 12:05pm, 4274 Chamberlin Hall)
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* [http://www.physics.wisc.edu/twap/view.php?name=PDC Physics Department Colloquium] (Fridays at 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall)
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* [http://today.wisc.edu/events/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&search%5Bterm%5D=aos+colloquium AOS Colloquium] (Mondays at 3:30 pm; 811 AOSS building)
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* [http://www.astro.wisc.edu/news-events/events/category/1/1 Astronomy Colloquium] (Thursdays at 3:45 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall)
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== Tenured and tenure-track faculty ==
 
== Tenured and tenure-track faculty ==
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~anderson/ David Anderson:] (Duke, 2005) probability, mathematical/systems biology.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~anderson/ David Anderson:] (Duke, 2005) probability and stochastic processes, computational methods for stochastic processes, biochemical networks, mathematical/systems biology.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~angenent/ Sigurd Angenent:]
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~angenent/ Sigurd Angenent:] (Leiden, 1986) partial differential equations.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~assadi/ Amir Assadi:]
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~assadi/ Amir Assadi:] (Princeton, 1978) computational & mathematical models in molecular biology & neuroscience.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~boston/ Nigel Boston:]
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~boston/ Nigel Boston:] (Harvard, 1987) algebraic number theory, group theory, arithmetic geometry, computational algebra, coding theory, cryptography, and other applications of algebra to electrical engineering.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~craciun/ Gheorghe Craciun:]
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[https://www.math.wisc.edu/~chennan/ Nan Chen:] (Courant, 2016) contemporary applied mathematics, geophysics, applied stochastics, algorithms and data science.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jin/ Shi Jin:]
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[https://sites.google.com/site/amylouisecochran/home Amy Cochran:] (Cornell, 2013) population health science, computational psychiatry.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~kiselev/ Alex Kiselev:]
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~craciun/ Gheorghe Craciun:] (Ohio State, 2002) mathematical biology, biochemical networks, biological interaction networks.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~maribeff/ Gloria Mari-Beffa:]
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~shamgar/ Shamgar Gurevich:] (Tel Aviv, 2006) Representation theory of groups, algebraic geometry, applications to signal Processing, structural biology, mathematical physics.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~milewski/ Paul Milewski:]
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~qinli/ Qin Li:] (Wisconsin, 2012) applied & computational mathematics.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mitchell/ Julie Mitchell:] (Berkeley, 1998) computational mathematics, structural biology.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~maribeff/ Gloria Mari-Beffa:] (Minnesota, 1991) differential geometry, applied math.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~rossmani/ James Rossmanith:] (Washington, 2002) computational math, hyperbolic conservation laws, models of collisionless plasma, numerical relativity.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~roch/ S&eacute;bastien Roch:] (Berkeley, 2007) applied probability, statistics and theoretical computer science, with emphasis on biological applications.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~lsmith/ Leslie Smith:]
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~lsmith/ Leslie Smith:] (MIT, 1988) applied mathematics. Waves and coherent structures in oceanic and atmospheric flows. 
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~stech/ Sam Stechmann:]
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~spagnolie/ Saverio Spagnolie:] (Courant, 2008) fluid dynamics, biological locomotion, soft matter, computational mathematics.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~stechmann/ Sam Stechmann:] (Courant, 2008) applied math, stochastic modeling, fluid dynamics, atmospheric science, computational mathematics.
  
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jeanluc/ Jean-Luc Thiffeault:] (Texas, 1998) fluid dynamics, mixing, biological swimming and mixing, topological dynamics.
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jeanluc/ Jean-Luc Thiffeault:] (Texas, 1998) fluid dynamics, mixing, biological swimming and mixing, topological dynamics.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~waleffe/ Fabian Waleffe:]
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~waleffe/ Fabian Waleffe:] (MIT, 1989) applied and computational mathematics. Fluid dynamics, hydrodynamic instabilities. Turbulence and unstable coherent flows.
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[http://math.mit.edu/~lzepeda/ Leonardo Andrés Zepeda-Núñez:] (MIT, 2015) machine learning, numerical analysis, wave propagation, inverse problems.
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~kiselev/ Alex (Sasha) Kiselev:] (CalTech, 1997) partial differential equations, Fourier analysis and applications in fluid mechanics, combustion, mathematical biology and Schr&ouml;dinger operators.-->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~zlatos/ Andrej Zlatos:] (Caltech, 2003) partial differential equations, combustion, fluid dynamics, Schrödinger operators, orthogonal polynomials-->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jin/ Shi Jin:] (Arizona, 1991) applied & computational mathematics. -->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mitchell/ Julie Mitchell:] (Berkeley, 1998) computational mathematics, structural biology. -->
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== Postdoctoral fellows and researchers ==
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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/30-majid-arabgol Majid Arabgol:]
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HPC & Visualization Research Scholar
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~boonkasa Anakewit (Tete) Boonkasame:] (UW Madison, 2012)
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[http://mbudisic.wordpress.com Marko Budi&#x161;i&#x107;:] (UC Santa Barbara, 2012) dynamical systems
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~caiy Yongyong Cai:] (National University of Singapore, 2012)
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[https://artioevans.wordpress.com/ Arthur Evans:] (UCSD, 2011) soft matter, complex fluids
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[https://www.math.wisc.edu/~pgera/ Prerna Gera:] (Buffalo, 2018) fluid-structure interactions
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mjohnston3 Matthew Johnston:]
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(University of Waterloo, 2011) dynamical systems
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~dwei/ Dongming Wei:] (Maryland, 2007) nonlinear partial differential equations, applied analysis, and numerical computation. -->
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== Postdoctoral fellows ==
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== Current Graduate Students ==
  
== Seminars ==
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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/23-adel-ardalan Adel Ardalan:] Student of Amir Assadi.
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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/24-hamisha-ardalani Hamisha Ardalani:] Student of Amir Assadi.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jdbrunner/index.html James Brunner:] Student of Gheorghe Craciun.
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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/26-alireza-fotuhi-siahpirani Alireza Fotuhi:] Student of Amir Assadi.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jhao8/ Jing Hao:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.
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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/27-mohammad-khabazian Mohammad Khabbazian:] Student of Amir Assadi.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~koyama/ Masanori (Maso) Koyama:] Student of David Anderson.
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Liu Liu: Student of Shi Jin
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[https://www.physics.wisc.edu/people/wilson-bennettlough Wilson Lough:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie.
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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/32-hasti-mirkia Hasti Mirkia:] Student of Amir Assadi.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~tamorrell/ Thomas Morrell:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie and Jean-Luc Thiffeault.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~nan/ Ting-Ting Nan:] Student of Nigel Boston.
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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/28-arash-sangari Arash Sangari:] Student of Amir Assadi.
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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/29-ebru-selin-selen Ebru Selin Selen:] Student of Amir Assadi.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jskim/ Jinsu Kim:] Student of David Anderson.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~wen/ Huanyu Wen:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~skubak/ Elizabeth Skubak Wolf:] Student of David Anderson.
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Qian You: Student of Sigurd Angenent.
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<!-- Yun Sun: Student of David Anderson.-->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~zhou/ Zhennan Zhou:] Student of Shi Jin.-->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mueller/ Peter Mueller:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.-->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jefferis/ Leland Jefferis:] Student of Shi Jin. -->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~hu/ Jingwei Hu:] Student of Shi Jin. -->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~yan/ Bokai Yan:] Student of Shi Jin. -->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~crompton/ Bryan Crompton:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie. -->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~whmitchell/ Will Mitchell:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie. -->
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<!--Zhan Wang: Student of Paul Milewski.-->
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<!--Anekewit (Tete) Boonkasame: Student of Paul Milewski.-->
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<!--Peng Qi: Student of Shi Jin. -->
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<!--Li (Aug) Wang: Student of Shi Jin. -->
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<!-- Lei Li: Student of Saverio Spagnolie. -->
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<!--Li Wang: Student of Leslie Smith. -->
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<!--David Seal: Student of James Rossmanith. -->
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<!--E. Alec Johnson: Student of James Rossmanith. -->
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<!--Hesam Dashti: MSc Student of Amir Assadi.-->
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<!--Qiang Deng: Student of Leslie Smith.-->
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<!--[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~matz/ Sarah Tumasz:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.-->
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<!--[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~qinli/ Qin Li:] Student of Shi Jin.-->
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<!--Yongtao Cheng: Student of James Rossmanith.-->
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<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mueller/ Peter Mueller:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. -->
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== Graduate course offerings ==
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=== [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2019] ===
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* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (David Anderson, Timo Seppalainen, Benedek Valko)
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* Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I (Saverio Spagnolie)
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* Math 705: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics (Leslie Smith)
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* Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Sam Stechmann)
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=== [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring Spring 2020] ===
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* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (TBA)
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* Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (TBA)
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* Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (TBA)
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<!-- === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2016] ===
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* Math 606: Mathematical Methods for Structural Biology (Julie Mitchell)
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* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Sebastien Roch)
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* Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I (Gheorghe Craciun)
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* Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Shi Jin)
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* Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics: Hydrodynamic instabilities and bifurcations (Fabian Waleffe)
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=== [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring Spring 2017] ===
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* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Daniele Cappelletti, Jun Yin)
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* Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (Jean-Luc Thiffeault)
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* Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Qin Li)
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=== [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2014] ===
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* Math 606: Mathematical Methods for Structural Biology (Julie Mitchell)
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* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Sebastien Roch, Benedek Valko)
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* Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I (Gheorghe Craciun)
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* Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Sam Stechmann)
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* Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics (Shi Jin)
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=== [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring Spring 2015] ===
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* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Sebastien Roch, Jun Yin)
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* Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (Sam Stechmann)
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* Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Saverio Spagnolie)
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* Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics: Nonlinear dynamics and applications (Gheorghe Craciun) -->
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<!-- === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2013] ===
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* Math 605: Stochastic Methods for Biology (David Anderson)
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* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Gregory Shinault)
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* Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics 1 (Jean-Luc Thiffeault)
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* Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Shi Jin)
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* Math 826: Advanced Topics in Functional Analysis and Differential Equations (Alexander Kiselev)
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=== [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring Spring 2014] ===
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* Math 609: Mathematical Methods for Systems Biology (Gheorghe Craciun)
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* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Gregory Shinault)
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* Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (Sam Stechmann)
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* Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Jean-Luc Thiffeault)
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* Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics: Biological Continuum Mechanics (Saverio Spagnolie) -->
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<!-- === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2012] ===
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* Math 606: Mathematical Methods for Structural Biology (Julie Mitchell)
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* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (David Anderson)
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* Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics 1 (Jean-Luc Thiffeault)
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* Math 705: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics (Saverio Spagnolie)
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* Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Shi Jin)
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* Math 833: Topics in Probability - Stochastic Processes in Evolution and Genetics (Sebastien Roch)
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* Math 842: Topics in Applied Algebra for EE/Math/CS students (Shamgar Gurevich)
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=== [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring Spring 2013] ===
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* Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics 2 (Sam Stechmann)
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* Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Saverio Spagnolie)
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* Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics -- Mathematical Aspects of Mixing (Jean-Luc Thiffeault) -->
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* Math 714: [http://www.math.wisc.edu/math-714-scientific-computing Methods of Computational Math I] (S. Stechmann) -->
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=== [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2011] ===
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* Math 605: [http://www.math.wisc.edu/math-727-calculus-variations-0 Stochastic Methods for Biology] (D. Anderson)
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* Math 703: [http://www.math.wisc.edu/math-703-methods-applied-mathematics-i Methods of Applied Mathematics II] (L. Smith)
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* Math 707: [http://www.math.wisc.edu/math707-ema700-theory-elasticity Theory of Elasticity] (F. Waleffe)
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* Math 714: [http://www.math.wisc.edu/math-714-scientific-computing Methods of Computational Math I] (J. Mitchell)
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* Math 801: [http://www.math.wisc.edu/801-waves-fluids Comp Math Applied to Biology] (A. Assadi)
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* Math 837: [http://www.math.wisc.edu/math-837-topics-numerical-analysis Topics in Numerical Analysis] (S. Jin)
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Spring 2011:
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* Math 609: [https://www.math.wisc.edu/609-mathematical-methods-systems-biology Mathematical Methods for Systems Biology] (G. Craciun)
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* Math 704: [https://www.math.wisc.edu/704-methods-applied-mathematics-2 Methods of Applied Mathematics II] (S. Stechmann)
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* Math/CS 715: [https://www.math.wisc.edu/715-methods-computational-math-ii Methods of Computational Math II] (S. Jin)
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* Math 801: [https://www.math.wisc.edu/math-801-hydrodynamic-instabilities-chaos-and-turbulence Hydrodynamic Instabilities, Chaos and Turbulence] (F. Waleffe)
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* Math 826: [https://www.math.wisc.edu/826-Functional-Analysis Partial Differential Equations in Fluids and Biology] (A. Kiselev)
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* Math/CS 837: [https://www.math.wisc.edu/837-Numerical-Analysis Numerical Methods for Hyperbolic PDEs] (J. Rossmanith)
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Return to the [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php Mathematics Department Wiki Page]
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~rossmani/ACMS/ Applied and Computational Math Seminar] (Fridays at 2:25, VV901)
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Applied Mathematics at UW-Madison

Welcome to the Applied Mathematics Group at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Our faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, and students are involved in a variety of research projects, including fluid dynamics, partial and stochastic differential equations, scientific computing, biology, biochemistry, and topology.


News and opportunities

  • Leonardo Andrés Zepeda-Núñez has joined the department (Fall 2019).
  • Amy Cochran has joined the department (Fall 2019).
  • Jason Turner (Ph.D. student of Sam Stechmann) has been awarded a Computational Science Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Energy (Spring 2019).
  • Nan Chen has joined the department (Fall 2018).
  • Will Mitchell (former Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie) has accepted a faculty position at Macalester College to begin in Fall 2019.
  • Lei Li (former Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie) has accepted a faculty position at Shanghai Jiao Tong University to begin in Fall 2018.
  • Gheorghe Craciun was featured in SIAM News on his recent proof of the Global Attractor Conjecture. link to paper
  • Scott Hottovy (former postdoc of Sam Stechmann) has accepted a faculty position at the US Naval Academy to begin in Fall 2016.
  • Reed Ogrosky (former postdoc of Sam Stechmann) has accepted a faculty position at Virginia Commonwealth University to begin in Fall 2016.
  • Zhennan Zhou (Ph.D. student of Shi Jin) has accepted a postdoc offer from Duke University and will begin in Fall 2014.
  • Jingwei Hu (former Ph.D. student of Shi Jin, currently a postdoc at Texas-Austin) has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at Purdue University and will begin in Fall 2014.
  • Masanori Koyama (Ph.D. student of David Anderson) graduated in Fall 2014. He began a postdoc at the Department of Systems Science, Kyoto University starting in January 2014.
  • Leland Jefferis (Ph.D. student of Shi Jin) was awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship and will be a postdoc at Department of Mathematics, Stanford University starting in Fall 2014.



Workshops

Seminars

organized by Applied Math


other seminar series of interest


Tenured and tenure-track faculty

David Anderson: (Duke, 2005) probability and stochastic processes, computational methods for stochastic processes, biochemical networks, mathematical/systems biology.

Sigurd Angenent: (Leiden, 1986) partial differential equations.

Amir Assadi: (Princeton, 1978) computational & mathematical models in molecular biology & neuroscience.

Nigel Boston: (Harvard, 1987) algebraic number theory, group theory, arithmetic geometry, computational algebra, coding theory, cryptography, and other applications of algebra to electrical engineering.

Nan Chen: (Courant, 2016) contemporary applied mathematics, geophysics, applied stochastics, algorithms and data science.

Amy Cochran: (Cornell, 2013) population health science, computational psychiatry.

Gheorghe Craciun: (Ohio State, 2002) mathematical biology, biochemical networks, biological interaction networks.

Shamgar Gurevich: (Tel Aviv, 2006) Representation theory of groups, algebraic geometry, applications to signal Processing, structural biology, mathematical physics.

Qin Li: (Wisconsin, 2012) applied & computational mathematics.

Gloria Mari-Beffa: (Minnesota, 1991) differential geometry, applied math.

Sébastien Roch: (Berkeley, 2007) applied probability, statistics and theoretical computer science, with emphasis on biological applications.

Leslie Smith: (MIT, 1988) applied mathematics. Waves and coherent structures in oceanic and atmospheric flows.

Saverio Spagnolie: (Courant, 2008) fluid dynamics, biological locomotion, soft matter, computational mathematics.

Sam Stechmann: (Courant, 2008) applied math, stochastic modeling, fluid dynamics, atmospheric science, computational mathematics.

Jean-Luc Thiffeault: (Texas, 1998) fluid dynamics, mixing, biological swimming and mixing, topological dynamics.

Fabian Waleffe: (MIT, 1989) applied and computational mathematics. Fluid dynamics, hydrodynamic instabilities. Turbulence and unstable coherent flows.

Leonardo Andrés Zepeda-Núñez: (MIT, 2015) machine learning, numerical analysis, wave propagation, inverse problems.



Postdoctoral fellows and researchers

Majid Arabgol: HPC & Visualization Research Scholar

Anakewit (Tete) Boonkasame: (UW Madison, 2012)

Marko Budišić: (UC Santa Barbara, 2012) dynamical systems

Yongyong Cai: (National University of Singapore, 2012)

Arthur Evans: (UCSD, 2011) soft matter, complex fluids

Prerna Gera: (Buffalo, 2018) fluid-structure interactions

Matthew Johnston: (University of Waterloo, 2011) dynamical systems



Current Graduate Students

Adel Ardalan: Student of Amir Assadi.

Hamisha Ardalani: Student of Amir Assadi.

James Brunner: Student of Gheorghe Craciun.

Alireza Fotuhi: Student of Amir Assadi.

Jing Hao: Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Mohammad Khabbazian: Student of Amir Assadi.

Masanori (Maso) Koyama: Student of David Anderson.

Liu Liu: Student of Shi Jin

Wilson Lough: Student of Saverio Spagnolie.

Hasti Mirkia: Student of Amir Assadi.

Thomas Morrell: Student of Saverio Spagnolie and Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Ting-Ting Nan: Student of Nigel Boston.

Arash Sangari: Student of Amir Assadi.

Ebru Selin Selen: Student of Amir Assadi.

Jinsu Kim: Student of David Anderson.

Huanyu Wen: Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Elizabeth Skubak Wolf: Student of David Anderson.

Qian You: Student of Sigurd Angenent.



Graduate course offerings

Fall 2019

  • Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (David Anderson, Timo Seppalainen, Benedek Valko)
  • Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I (Saverio Spagnolie)
  • Math 705: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics (Leslie Smith)
  • Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Sam Stechmann)

Spring 2020

  • Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (TBA)
  • Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (TBA)
  • Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (TBA)







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