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= '''Applied Mathematics at UW-Madison''' = | = '''Applied Mathematics at UW-Madison''' = | ||
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== News and opportunities == | == News and opportunities == | ||
+ | * '''Lei Li''' (former Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie, currently a postdoc at Duke) has accepted a faculty position at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and will begin in Fall 2018. <!-- Added by saverio 2018-04-03 --> | ||
− | * | + | * '''Will Mitchell''' (Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie) has accepted a visiting assistant professorship from Macalester College and will begin in Fall 2017. <!-- Added by saverio 2017-03-17 --> |
− | * ''' | + | * '''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 --> |
− | * ''' | + | * '''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 --> |
− | * | + | <!-- * '''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 --> |
+ | * '''Gheorghe Craciun''' has received a [http://grad.wisc.edu/vilaswinners2013 Vilas Associate Award]! <!-- Added by jeanluc 2014-02-19 --> | ||
− | * | + | * '''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 --> |
− | * | + | * '''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 --> |
− | * ''' | + | * '''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 --> |
− | * ''' | + | * '''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 --> |
− | * | + | * '''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 --> |
− | * | + | * '''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 --> |
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− | + | == Workshops == | |
− | * | + | * [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 == | == Seminars == | ||
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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 | + | * [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) | + | * [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) |
+ | * [http://www.math.wisc.edu/wiki/index.php/Networks_Seminar Networks Seminar] (Anderson/Johnston/Craciun) (Wednesdays at 2:25pm, 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/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) | ||
+ | * [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://wid.wisc.edu/research/optimization/seminars/wid-dow/ WID-DOW Seminar] (Mondays at 4:00pm, 3rd floor WID) | ||
* [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) | ||
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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) | * [http://www.physics.wisc.edu/twap/view.php?name=PDC Physics Department Colloquium] (Fridays at 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall) | ||
− | + | * [http://www.aos.wisc.edu/calendar/colloquium.htm AOS Colloquium] (Mondays at 3:30 pm; 811 AOSS building) | |
+ | * [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 and stochastic processes, computational methods for stochastic processes, mathematical/systems biology. | + | [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:] (Leiden, 1986) partial differential equations. | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~angenent/ Sigurd Angenent:] (Leiden, 1986) partial differential equations. | ||
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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jin/ Shi Jin:] (Arizona, 1991) applied & computational mathematics. | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jin/ Shi Jin:] (Arizona, 1991) applied & computational mathematics. | ||
− | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ | + | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~qinli/ Qin Li:] (Wisconsin, 2012) applied & computational mathematics. |
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[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/~mitchell/ Julie Mitchell:] (Berkeley, 1998) computational mathematics, structural biology. | ||
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+ | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~roch/ Sébastien Roch:] (Berkeley, 2007) applied probability, statistics and theoretical computer science, with emphasis on biological applications. | ||
[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. | + | [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. | [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/~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 | + | <!-- [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 Schrödinger operators.--> |
− | + | <!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~zlatos/ Andrej Zlatos:] (Caltech, 2003) partial differential equations, combustion, fluid dynamics, Schrödinger operators, orthogonal polynomials--> | |
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− | == Postdoctoral fellows == | + | == Postdoctoral fellows and researchers == |
− | + | [http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/30-majid-arabgol Majid Arabgol:] | |
+ | HPC & Visualization Research Scholar | ||
− | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ | + | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~boonkasa Anakewit (Tete) Boonkasame:] (UW Madison, 2012) |
− | + | [http://mbudisic.wordpress.com Marko Budišić:] (UC Santa Barbara, 2012) dynamical systems | |
− | + | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~caiy Yongyong Cai:] (National University of Singapore, 2012) | |
− | + | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~sqchen/ Shengqian "Chessy" Chen:] (UNC Chapel Hill, 2013) nonlinear waves, fluid dynamics, atmospheric science | |
− | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ | + | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~hernande Gerardo Hernandez-Duenas:] (Michigan, 2011) geophysical fluid dynamics |
− | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ | + | [https://artioevans.wordpress.com/ Arthur Evans:] (UCSD, 2011) soft matter, complex fluids |
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+ | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~shottovy/ Scott Hottovy:] (Arizona, 2013) probability, stochastic processes, atmospheric science | ||
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+ | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mjohnston3 Matthew Johnston:] | ||
+ | (University of Waterloo, 2011) dynamical systems | ||
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+ | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ogrosky/ Reed Ogrosky:] (UNC Chapel Hill, 2013) nonlinear waves, fluid dynamics, atmospheric science | ||
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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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+ | <br> | ||
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+ | == Current Graduate Students == | ||
− | + | [http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/23-adel-ardalan Adel Ardalan:] Student of Amir Assadi. | |
− | [http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/ | + | [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/~ | + | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jdbrunner/index.html James Brunner:] Student of Gheorghe Craciun. |
− | [http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/ | + | [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/~ | + | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jhao8/ Jing Hao:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. |
− | [http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/ | + | [http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/27-mohammad-khabazian Mohammad Khabbazian:] Student of Amir Assadi. |
[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. | ||
− | + | Liu Liu: Student of Shi Jin | |
− | [http:// | + | [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. | |
− | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ | + | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~tamorrell/ Thomas Morrell:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie and Jean-Luc Thiffeault. |
− | [http:// | + | [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:// | + | [http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/29-ebru-selin-selen Ebru Selin Selen:] Student of Amir Assadi. |
− | + | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jskim/ Jinsu Kim:] Student of David Anderson. | |
− | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ | + | [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. | |
Qian You: Student of Sigurd Angenent. | Qian You: Student of Sigurd Angenent. | ||
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<!-- Past students: --> | <!-- Past students: --> | ||
+ | <!-- Yun Sun: Student of David Anderson.--> | ||
+ | <!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~zhou/ Zhennan Zhou:] Student of Shi Jin.--> | ||
+ | <!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mueller/ Peter Mueller:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.--> | ||
+ | <!-- [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. --> | ||
+ | <!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~crompton/ Bryan Crompton:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie. --> | ||
+ | <!--Zhan Wang: Student of Paul Milewski.--> | ||
+ | <!--Anekewit (Tete) Boonkasame: Student of Paul Milewski.--> | ||
+ | <!--Peng Qi: Student of Shi Jin. --> | ||
+ | <!--Li (Aug) Wang: Student of Shi Jin. --> | ||
+ | <!-- Lei Li: Student of Saverio Spagnolie. --> | ||
+ | <!--Li Wang: Student of Leslie Smith. --> | ||
+ | <!--David Seal: Student of James Rossmanith. --> | ||
+ | <!--E. Alec Johnson: Student of James Rossmanith. --> | ||
+ | <!--Hesam Dashti: MSc Student of Amir Assadi.--> | ||
+ | <!--Qiang Deng: Student of Leslie Smith.--> | ||
+ | <!--[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~matz/ Sarah Tumasz:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.--> | ||
+ | <!--[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~qinli/ Qin Li:] Student of Shi Jin.--> | ||
+ | <!--Yongtao Cheng: Student of James Rossmanith.--> | ||
+ | <!-- [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~mueller/ Peter Mueller:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. --> | ||
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== Graduate course offerings == | == Graduate course offerings == | ||
− | + | === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2016] === | |
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− | === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2012] === | + | * Math 606: Mathematical Methods for Structural Biology (Julie Mitchell) |
+ | * Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Sebastien Roch) | ||
+ | * Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I (Gheorghe Craciun) | ||
+ | * Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Shi Jin) | ||
+ | * Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics: Hydrodynamic instabilities and bifurcations (Fabian Waleffe) | ||
+ | |||
+ | === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring Spring 2017] === | ||
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+ | * Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Daniele Cappelletti, Jun Yin) | ||
+ | * Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (Jean-Luc Thiffeault) | ||
+ | * Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Qin Li) | ||
+ | |||
+ | <!-- === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2014] === | ||
+ | |||
+ | * Math 606: Mathematical Methods for Structural Biology (Julie Mitchell) | ||
+ | * Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Sebastien Roch, Benedek Valko) | ||
+ | * Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I (Gheorghe Craciun) | ||
+ | * Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Sam Stechmann) | ||
+ | * Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics (Shi Jin) | ||
+ | |||
+ | === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring Spring 2015] === | ||
+ | |||
+ | * Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Sebastien Roch, Jun Yin) | ||
+ | * Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (Sam Stechmann) | ||
+ | * Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Saverio Spagnolie) | ||
+ | * Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics: Nonlinear dynamics and applications (Gheorghe Craciun) --> | ||
+ | |||
+ | <!-- === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall 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) | ||
+ | |||
+ | === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring 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) --> | ||
+ | |||
+ | |||
+ | <!-- === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_fall Fall 2012] === | ||
* Math 606: Mathematical Methods for Structural Biology (Julie Mitchell) | * Math 606: Mathematical Methods for Structural Biology (Julie Mitchell) | ||
* Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (David Anderson) | * Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (David Anderson) | ||
− | * Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics 1 ( | + | * Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics 1 (Jean-Luc Thiffeault) |
* Math 705: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics (Saverio Spagnolie) | * Math 705: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics (Saverio Spagnolie) | ||
* Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Shi Jin) | * Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Shi Jin) | ||
+ | * Math 833: Topics in Probability - Stochastic Processes in Evolution and Genetics (Sebastien Roch) | ||
* Math 842: Topics in Applied Algebra for EE/Math/CS students (Shamgar Gurevich) | * Math 842: Topics in Applied Algebra for EE/Math/CS students (Shamgar Gurevich) | ||
=== [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring Spring 2013] === | === [http://www.math.wisc.edu/graduate/gcourses_spring Spring 2013] === | ||
− | * Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics -- Mathematical Aspects of Mixing (Jean Luc Thiffeault) | + | * Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics 2 (Sam Stechmann) |
+ | * Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Saverio Spagnolie) | ||
+ | * Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics -- Mathematical Aspects of Mixing (Jean-Luc Thiffeault) --> | ||
+ | |||
+ | <!-- === Spring 2012 === | ||
+ | * Math 714: [http://www.math.wisc.edu/math-714-scientific-computing Methods of Computational Math I] (S. Stechmann) --> | ||
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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
- Lei Li (former Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie, currently a postdoc at Duke) has accepted a faculty position at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and will begin in Fall 2018.
- Will Mitchell (Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie) has accepted a visiting assistant professorship from Macalester College and will begin in Fall 2017.
- Jean-Luc Thiffeault was featured in Washington Post's Wonkblog on his paper exploring the mathematical history of taffy pullers. link to paper
- Gheorghe Craciun was featured in SIAM News on his recent proof of the Global Attractor Conjecture. link to paper
- Gheorghe Craciun has received a Vilas Associate Award!
- Sam Stechmann has been awarded a Sloan Fellowship!
- 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.
- Shi Jin was elected to SIAM Fellow. Last year he was part of the inaugural class of AMS Fellows.
Workshops
- RTG Workshop: Turbulent and Coherent Convection 224 Ingraham Hall, May 27-29, 2015
Seminars
organized by Applied Math
- Applied and Computational Math Seminar (Fridays at 2:25pm, VV 901)
- Graduate Applied Math Seminar (Mondays at 3:40pm, VV 901)
- Physical Applied Math Group Meeting (Spagnolie/Thiffeault) (Thursdays at 4:00pm, VV 901)
- Networks Seminar (Anderson/Johnston/Craciun) (Wednesdays at 2:25pm, VV 901)
other seminar series of interest
- Mathematics Colloquium (Fridays at 4:00pm, VV B239)
- Probability Seminar (Thursdays at 2:25pm, VV 901)
- SILO Seminar (Wednesdays at 12:30pm, 3rd floor WID)
- WID-DOW Seminar (Mondays at 4:00pm, 3rd floor WID)
- Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar (Tuesdays at 12:05pm, 4274 Chamberlin Hall)
- Physics Department Colloquium (Fridays at 3:30 pm; 2241 Chamberlin Hall)
- AOS Colloquium (Mondays at 3:30 pm; 811 AOSS building)
- Astronomy Colloquium (Thursdays at 3:45 pm; 4421 Sterling Hall)
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.
Qin Li: (Wisconsin, 2012) applied & computational mathematics.
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, soft matter, 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.
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
Arthur Evans: (UCSD, 2011) soft matter, complex fluids
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.
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
Hasti Mirkia: Student of Amir Assadi.
Will Mitchell: Student of Saverio Spagnolie.
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 2016
- Math 606: Mathematical Methods for Structural Biology (Julie Mitchell)
- Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Sebastien Roch)
- Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I (Gheorghe Craciun)
- Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Shi Jin)
- Math 801: Topics in Applied Mathematics: Hydrodynamic instabilities and bifurcations (Fabian Waleffe)
Spring 2017
- Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Daniele Cappelletti, Jun Yin)
- Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (Jean-Luc Thiffeault)
- Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (Qin Li)
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