Daniel Bienstock
Applied mathematics, methodology and highperformance implementation of optimization algorithms, applications of optimization: preventing nationalscale blackouts, emergency management, approximate solution of massively large optimization problems, higherdimensional 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 

Eitan Grinspun
Computer graphics and scientific computing, computational mechanics, mathematical foundations of graphics, discrete differential geometry, computer science 

Kyle Mandli
Computational and analytical aspects of geophysical problems dealing with shallow mass; Development of adaptive mesh refinement 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 

Adam H. Sobel Atmospheric and climate dynamics, tropical meteorology, extreme weather 

Marc W. Spiegelman Advanced computation for multiphysics problems with applications to coupled fluidsolid mechanics in Earth Sciences (e.g. magma dynamics, carbon sequestration) 

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 and fundamental mathematics, partial differential equations, multiscale analysis, dynamical systems; waves in nonlinear, inhomogeneous and random media; applications to optics and photonics, quantum and fluid systems 

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