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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].
 
* '''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].
 
* '''Sarah Tumasz''' (student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault) was awarded the 2012/13 John Nohel Prize in Applied Mathematics for her thesis, "Topological stirring."
 
 
* '''Qiang Deng''' (student of Leslie Smith) graduated in Summer 2012 and has a postdoc at Courant Abu-Dhabi starting Sept 2012.
 
 
* '''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 -->
 
 
* '''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 -->
 
 
* '''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 -->
 
 
* '''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 -->
 
 
* '''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 -->
 
 
* 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 -->
 
 
* 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 -->
 
 
* '''[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 -->
 
 
* '''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 -->
 
 
* 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 -->
 
 
* 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 -->
 
 
* 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 -->
 
 
* '''[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 -->
 
 
* '''Bokai Yan''' (PhD student with Shi Jin) graduated in Fall 2011 and is now a postdoc at UCLA.  <!-- Added by jeanluc 2012-02-05 -->
 
 
* 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 -->
 
 
* 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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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

  • 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.


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.

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.

Shi Jin: (Arizona, 1991) applied & computational mathematics.

Alex (Sasha) Kiselev: (CalTech, 1997) partial differential equations, Fourier analysis and applications in fluid mechanics, combustion, mathematical biology and Schrödinger operators.

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

Julie Mitchell: (Berkeley, 1998) computational mathematics, structural biology.

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, computational mathematics.

Sam Stechmann: (Courant, 2008) 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.

Andrej Zlatos: (Caltech, 2003) partial differential equations, combustion, fluid dynamics, Schrödinger operators, orthogonal polynomials


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)

Shengqian "Chessy" Chen: (UNC Chapel Hill, 2013) nonlinear waves, fluid dynamics, atmospheric science

Gerardo Hernandez-Duenas: (Michigan, 2011) geophysical fluid dynamics

Scott Hottovy: (Arizona, 2013) probability, stochastic processes, atmospheric science

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

Reed Ogrosky: (UNC Chapel Hill, 2013) nonlinear waves, fluid dynamics, atmospheric science



Current Graduate Students

Adel Ardalan: Student of Amir Assadi.

Hamisha Ardalani: Student of Amir Assadi.

Claire Blackman: Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Bryan Crompton: Student of Saverio Spagnolie.

Alireza Fotuhi: Student of Amir Assadi.

Leland Jefferis: Student of Shi Jin.

Mohammad Khabbazian: Student of Amir Assadi.

Masanori (Maso) Koyama: Student of David Anderson.

Lei Li: Student of Saverio Spagnolie.

Hasti Mirkia: Student of Amir Assadi.

Will Mitchell: Student of Saverio Spagnolie.

Peter Mueller: Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Arash Sangari: Student of Amir Assadi.

Ebru Selin Selen: Student of Amir Assadi.

Yun Sun: Student of Shi Jin.

Elizabeth Skubak Wolf: Student of David Anderson.

Qian You: Student of Sigurd Angenent.

Zhennan Zhou: Student of Shi Jin.



Graduate course offerings

Fall 2013

  • Math 605: Stochastic Methods for Biology (David Anderson)
  • Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Gregory Shinault)
  • Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics 1 (Jean-Luc Thiffeault)
  • Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Shi Jin)
  • Math 826: Advanced Topics in Functional Analysis and Differential Equations (Alexander Kiselev)

Spring 2014

  • Math 609: Mathematical Methods for Systems Biology (Gheorghe Craciun)
  • Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Gregory Shinault)
  • Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (Sam Stechmann)
  • 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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