Applied Mathematics Faculty

Guillaume Bal

Applied mathematics, partial differential equations with random coefficients, theory of inverse problems

Daniel Bienstock

Applied mathematics, methodology and high-performance implementation of optimization algorithms, applications of optimization: preventing national-scale blackouts, emergency management, approximate solution of massively large optimization problems, higher-dimensional reformulation techniques for integer programming, robust optimization

 Mark A. Cane

Climate dynamics; impacts of climate on society; climate forecasting; physical oceanography; geophysical fluid dynamics; computational fluid dynamics

Qiang Du

Numerical analysis, mathematical modeling and scientific computation with selected applications in physical, biological, materials, data and information sciences
Pierre-David Létourneau
Applied Mathematics

Applied mathematics, mathematical physics, multiple scattering, waves in inhomogeneous and random media, computational wave propagation, numerical analysis

Kyle Mandli

Computational and analytical aspects of geophysical problems dealing with shallow mass; Development of adaptive mesh re finement strategies for geophysics; Design and implementation of wave propagation software
Lorenzo M. Polvani

Atmospheric and climate dynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics, numerical methods for weather and climate modeling, planetary atmospheres


Christopher H. Scholz

Tectonophysics, experimental and theoretical rock mechanics, especially friction, fracture, hydraulic transport properties, nonlinear systems, mechanics of earthquakes and faulting
Tiffany Shaw

Atmospheric and climate dynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics, wave-mean flow interaction, the coupling between moisture and the large-scale circulation

Adam H. Sobel

Atmospheric and climate dynamics, tropical meteorology, extreme weather
Marc W. Spiegelman

Advanced computation for multi-physics problems with applications to coupled fluid-solid mechanics in Earth Sciences (e.g. magma dynamics, carbon sequestration)

Michael Tippett

Predictability and variability of the climate system, with emphasis on the application of statistical methods to data from observations and numerical models


Michael I. Weinstein
Applied Mathematics

Partial Differential Equations, applied analysis, dynamical systems, waves and multiscale phenomena in inhomogeneous, nonlinear and random media
Chris H. Wiggins

Applied mathematics, mathematical biology, biopolymer dynamics, soft condensed matter, genetic networks and network inference, machine learning


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