Daniel Bienstock Applied Mathematics 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 

Simon J. L. Billinge Materials Science and Engineering Amorphous and nanostructured pharmaceuticals and molecular materials, methods for solving the nanostructure problem, nanoscale fluctuations in exotic electronic materials, nanostructured materials for energy and environmental remediation, software for complex modeling and nanostructure determination 

Qiang Du Applied Mathematics Numerical analysis, mathematical modeling and scientific computation with selected applications in physical, biological, materials, data and information sciences 

Eitan Grinspun 

Kyle Mandli
Applied Mathematics 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 

Chris A. Marianetti Materials Science and Engineering Predicting materials properties from firstprinciples computations; materials with energy related applications; densityfunctional theory; dynamical meanfield theory; transitionmetal oxides; actinides, energy storage and conversion materials 

Lorenzo M. Polvani Applied Mathematics Atmospheric and climate dynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics, numerical methods for weather and climate modeling, planetary atmospheres



Vincent QuennevilleBélair Applied Mathematics Numerical analysis, scientific computing, gravitational waves 
Adam H. Sobel Applied Mathematics Atmospheric and climate dynamics, tropical meteorology, extreme weather 

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

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