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= '''Applied Mathematics at UW-Madison''' =
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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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= '''Applied and Computational Mathematics at UW-Madison''' =
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Welcome to the Applied and Computational 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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To pursue graduate studies in Applied and Computational Mathematics, see the [https://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate Mathematics Graduate Program].
  
 
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== News and opportunities ==
 
== News and opportunities ==
  
* '''Qin Li''' (student of Shi Jin) graduated in Summer 2013.  She was awarded an ''Excellence in Research'' award by the math department and has accepted a von Karman Instructor position at Caltech. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2013-06-11 -->
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* '''Leonardo Andrés Zepeda-Núñez''' has joined the department (Fall 2019). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 -->
  
* '''Shi Jin''' was elected to [http://fellows.siam.org/index.php?sort=year&value=2013 SIAM Fellow].  Last year he was part of the inaugural class of [http://www.ams.org/profession/fellows-list AMS Fellows].
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* '''Amy Cochran''' has joined the department (Fall 2019). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 -->
  
* '''Sarah Tumasz''' (student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault) was awarded the 2012/13 John Nohel Prize in Applied Mathematics for her thesis, "Topological stirring."
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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 -->
  
* '''Qiang Deng''' (student of Leslie Smith) graduated in Summer 2012 and has a postdoc at Courant Abu-Dhabi starting Sept 2012.
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* '''Nan Chen''' has joined the department (Fall 2018). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 -->
  
* '''Hesam Dashti''' (student of Amir Assadi) received an MSc in Computational Mathematics in May 2012 and continues his PhD in Biophysics at UW Madison. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2012-08-09 -->
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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 -->
  
* '''Anakewit (Tete) Boonkasame''' (Ph.D. student of Paul Milewski) graduated in Summer 2012, and is now a postdoc with Leslie Smith and Fabian Waleffe. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2012-08-09 -->
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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 -->
  
* '''Zhan Wang''' (Ph.D. student of Paul Milewski) graduated in Summer 2012, and is now a postdoc with Jean-Marc Vanden-Broeck at UCL. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2012-08-09 -->
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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 -->
  
* '''Peng Qi''' (Ph.D. student of Shi Jin) graduated in Summer 2012 and took a Quantitative Associate position at Wells Fargo Bank in California. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2012-08-09 -->
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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 -->
  
* '''Li (Aug) Wang''' (Ph.D. student of Shi Jin) graduated in Summer 2012 and is now an postdoctoral Assistant Professor at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2012-08-09 -->
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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 -->
  
* Research Projects in High Performance Computation and BIGDATA resources are available for graduate students taking courses or participating in [http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/hpc Persepolis  research projects]. <!-- Added by jeanluc 2012-08-09 -->
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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 -->
  
* Funding opportunity for a '''postdoctoral researcher''' in the area of '''stochastic and statistical modeling of climate''' (contact [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~stechmann/ Sam Stechmann], supported by [http://www.onr.navy.mil/ ONR], apply at [http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/3803 mathjobs.org]). <!-- Added by stechmann 2012-07-24 -->
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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  -->
  
* '''[http://www.math.msu.edu/~seal/ David Seal]''' (Ph.D. student with James Rossmanith) graduated in 2012 and is now a post-doc at [http://www.math.msu.edu/ Michigan State University]. <!-- Added by rossmani 2012-06-14 -->
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<!-- * '''Gheorghe Craciun''' has received a [http://grad.wisc.edu/vilaswinners2013 Vilas Associate Award]! -->  <!-- Added by jeanluc 2014-02-19 -->
  
* '''E. Alec Johnson''' (Ph.D. student with James Rossmanith) graduated and is now a post-doc at the [http://wis.kuleuven.be/cpa/index.php Centre for Plasma Astrophysics (KU-Leuven)]. <!-- Added by rossmani 2012-06-14 -->
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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 -->
  
* Funding opportunity for a '''graduate student''' to study dynamics of large-scale molecular systems, such as cell membranes (contact [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mitchell Julie Mitchell], supported by [http://nsf.gov NSF]). <!-- Added by mitchell 2012-06-11 -->
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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 -->
  
* Funding opportunity for a '''graduate student''' to study mathematics of fluids - regularity and mixing, more for information check http://www.math.wisc.edu/~kiselev/graduate.html  (contact [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~kiselev Sasha Kiselev], supported by [http://nsf.gov NSF]). <!-- Added by kiselev 2012-04-19 -->
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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 -->
  
* Funding opportunity for a '''graduate student''' to study chemotaxis and applications in mathematical biology, more for information check http://www.math.wisc.edu/~kiselev/graduate.html (contact [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~kiselev Sasha Kiselev], supported by [http://nsf.gov NSF]).  <!-- Added by kiselev 2012-04-19 -->
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<!-- * '''Masanori Koyama''' (Ph.D. student of David Anderson) graduated in Fall 2014He began a postdoc at the Department of Systems Science, Kyoto University starting in January 2014. --> <!-- Added by Anderson 2014-02-10 -->
  
* '''[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~spagnolie/ Saverio Spagnolie]''' has accepted a position as a tenure-track assistant professor in our department.  Saverio will join us this Fall. Welcome to the group, Saverio!  <!-- Added by jeanluc 2012-03-15 -->
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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 -->
  
* '''Bokai Yan''' (PhD student with Shi Jin) graduated in Fall 2011 and is now a postdoc at UCLA.  <!-- Added by jeanluc 2012-02-05 -->
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<!-- * '''Shi Jin''' was elected to [http://fellows.siam.org/index.php?sort=year&value=2013 SIAM Fellow].  Last year he was part of the inaugural class of [http://www.ams.org/profession/fellows-list AMS Fellows]. --> <!-- Added by jeanluc 2013-06-11 -->  
  
* Funding opportunity for a '''graduate student''' to study '''persistence and multistability in biological networks''' (contact [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~craciun Gheorghe Craciun], supported by [http://nih.gov NIH]).  <!-- Added by craciun 2011-09-01 -->
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* Funding opportunity for a '''graduate student''' to study '''mathematical analysis of mass spectrometry data and proteomics''' (contact [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~craciun Gheorghe Craciun], supported by [http://nsf.gov NSF]).  <!-- Added by craciun 2011-09-01 -->
 
 
 
* '''Li Wang''' (PhD student with Leslie Smith) graduated and has a job at [http://www.epic.com/ Epic].  <!-- Added by jeanluc 2011-09-01 -->
 
 
 
* Funding opportunity for a '''graduate student''' to study '''waves in geophysical flows and tropical cyclogenesis''' (contact [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~lsmith Leslie Smith], supported by [http://nsf.gov NSF]).  <!-- Added by jeanluc 2011-09-01 -->
 
  
* Funding opportunity for a '''graduate student''' to study '''nonlinear critical layers and exact coherent states in turbulent shear flows''' (contact [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~waleffe Fabian Waleffe], supported by [http://nsf.gov NSF]).  <!-- Added by Wally 2011-09-02 -->
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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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* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Applied/ACMS  Applied and Computational Math Seminar] (Fridays at 2:25pm, VV 901)
 
* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Applied/ACMS  Applied and Computational Math Seminar] (Fridays at 2:25pm, VV 901)
* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Applied/GPS  GPS Applied Math Seminar] (Fridays at 9:00am, 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)
* Joint Math/Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Informal Seminar (Thursdays at 3:45 pm, AOS 811)
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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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* [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Colloquia  Mathematics Colloquium] (Fridays at 4:00pm, VV B239)
 
* [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)
 
* [http://silo.ece.wisc.edu/web/content/seminars SILO Seminar] (Wednesdays at 12:30pm, 3rd floor WID)
 
* [http://silo.ece.wisc.edu/web/content/seminars SILO Seminar] (Wednesdays at 12:30pm, 3rd floor WID)
* [http://www.cs.wisc.edu/category/event-types/wid-dow-presentation-series 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)
 
* [http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/Chaos-Complexity/ Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar] (Tuesdays at 12:05pm, 4274 Chamberlin Hall)
* [http://www.engr.wisc.edu/news/events/index.phtml?start=2011-09-02&range=3650&search=Rheology RRC Lecture] (Fridays at 12:05pm, 1800 Engineering Hall)
 
 
* [http://www.physics.wisc.edu/twap/view.php?name=PDC Physics Department Colloquium] (Fridays at 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall)
 
* [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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[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/~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.  
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[https://www.math.wisc.edu/~chennan/ Nan Chen:] (Courant, 2016) contemporary applied mathematics, geophysics, applied stochastics, algorithms and data science.
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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/~craciun/ Gheorghe Craciun:] (Ohio State, 2002) mathematical biology, biochemical networks, biological interaction networks.
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~craciun/ Gheorghe Craciun:] (Ohio State, 2002) mathematical biology, biochemical networks, biological interaction networks.
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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/~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/~jin/ Shi Jin:] (Arizona, 1991) applied & computational mathematics.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~qinli/ Qin Li:] (Wisconsin, 2012) applied & computational mathematics.
 
 
[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.
 
  
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~maribeff/ Gloria Mari-Beffa:] (Minnesota, 1991) differential geometry, applied math.
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~maribeff/ Gloria Mari-Beffa:] (Minnesota, 1991) differential geometry, applied math.
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mitchell/ Julie Mitchell:] (Berkeley, 1998) computational mathematics, structural biology.
 
  
 
[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/~roch/ S&eacute;bastien Roch:] (Berkeley, 2007) applied probability, statistics and theoretical computer science, with emphasis on biological applications.
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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/~lsmith/ Leslie Smith:] (MIT, 1988) applied mathematics. Waves and coherent structures in oceanic and atmospheric flows.   
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~spagnolie/ Saverio Spagnolie:] (Courant, 2008) fluid dynamics, biological locomotion, computational mathematics.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~spagnolie/ Saverio Spagnolie:] (Courant, 2008) fluid dynamics, biological locomotion, soft matter, computational mathematics.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~stechmann/ Sam Stechmann:] (Courant, 2008) fluid dynamics, atmospheric science, 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.
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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.
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~waleffe/ Fabian Waleffe:] (MIT, 1989) applied and computational mathematics. Fluid dynamics, hydrodynamic instabilities. Turbulence and unstable coherent flows.
  
[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://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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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~boonkasa Anakewit (Tete) Boonkasame:] (UW Madison, 2012)
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~boonkasa Anakewit (Tete) Boonkasame:] (UW Madison, 2012)
  
[http://mbudisic.wordpress.com Marko Budi&#x161;i&#x107;:] (UC Santa Barbara, 2012)
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[http://mbudisic.wordpress.com Marko Budi&#x161;i&#x107;:] (UC Santa Barbara, 2012) dynamical systems
  
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~caiy Yongyong Cai:] (National University of Singapore, 2012)
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~caiy Yongyong Cai:] (National University of Singapore, 2012)
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~hernande Gerardo  Hernandez-Duenas:] (Michigan, 2011) geophysical fluid dynamics
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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
  
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mjohnston3 Matthew Johnston:]
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mjohnston3 Matthew Johnston:]
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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/24-hamisha-ardalani Hamisha Ardalani:] Student of Amir Assadi.
 
[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/24-hamisha-ardalani Hamisha Ardalani:] Student of Amir Assadi.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~blackman/ Claire Blackman:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jdbrunner/index.html James Brunner:] Student of Gheorghe Craciun.
 
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~crompton/ Bryan Crompton:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie.
 
  
 
[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/26-alireza-fotuhi-siahpirani Alireza Fotuhi:] Student of Amir Assadi.
 
[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/26-alireza-fotuhi-siahpirani Alireza Fotuhi:] Student of Amir Assadi.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jefferis/ Leland Jefferis:] Student of Shi Jin.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jhao8/ Jing Hao:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.
  
 
[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/27-mohammad-khabazian Mohammad Khabbazian:] Student of Amir Assadi.
 
[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.
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~koyama/ Masanori (Maso) Koyama:] Student of David Anderson.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~leili/ Lei Li:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie.
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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.
  
 
[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/32-hasti-mirkia Hasti Mirkia:] Student of Amir Assadi.
 
[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/32-hasti-mirkia Hasti Mirkia:] Student of Amir Assadi.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~whmitchell/ Will Mitchell:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~tamorrell/ Thomas Morrell:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie and Jean-Luc Thiffeault.
  
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mueller/ Peter Mueller:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~nan/ Ting-Ting Nan:] Student of Nigel Boston.
  
 
[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/28-arash-sangari Arash Sangari:] Student of Amir Assadi.
 
[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.
 
[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/29-ebru-selin-selen Ebru Selin Selen:] Student of Amir Assadi.
  
Yun Sun: Student of Shi Jin.
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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.
  
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~skubak/ Elizabeth Skubak Wolf:] Student of David Anderson.
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~skubak/ Elizabeth Skubak Wolf:] Student of David Anderson.
  
 
Qian You: Student of Sigurd Angenent.
 
Qian You: Student of Sigurd Angenent.
 
[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~zhou/ Zhennan Zhou:] Student of Shi Jin.
 
  
 
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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. -->
 
<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~hu/ Jingwei Hu:] Student of Shi Jin. -->
 
<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~hu/ Jingwei Hu:] Student of Shi Jin. -->
 
<!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~yan/ Bokai Yan:] Student of Shi Jin. -->
 
<!-- [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. -->
 
<!--Zhan Wang: Student of Paul Milewski.-->
 
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<!--Anekewit (Tete) Boonkasame: Student of Paul Milewski.-->
 
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== Graduate course offerings ==
 
== Graduate course offerings ==
  
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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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* 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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* 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 605: Stochastic Methods for Biology (David Anderson)
 
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* Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (Sam Stechmann)
 
* Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (Sam Stechmann)
 
* Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Jean-Luc Thiffeault)
 
* Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Jean-Luc Thiffeault)
* Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics: Biological Continuum Mechanics (Saverio Spagnolie)
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Applied and Computational Mathematics at UW-Madison

Welcome to the Applied and Computational 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.

To pursue graduate studies in Applied and Computational Mathematics, see the Mathematics Graduate Program.


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.






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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