# Difference between revisions of "Applied and Computational Mathematics"

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* '''Amy Cochran''' has joined the department (Fall 2019). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 --> | * '''Amy Cochran''' has joined the department (Fall 2019). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 --> | ||

− | * '''Jason | + | * '''Jason Torchinsky''' (Ph.D. student of Sam Stechmann) has been awarded a Computational Science Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Energy (Spring 2019). <!-- Added by stechmann 2019-07-21 --> |

* '''Nan Chen''' has joined the department (Fall 2018). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 --> | * '''Nan Chen''' has joined the department (Fall 2018). <!-- Updated by saverio 2019-07-19 --> | ||

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[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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[https://www.math.wisc.edu/~chennan/ Nan Chen:] (Courant, 2016) contemporary applied mathematics, geophysics, applied stochastics, algorithms and data science. | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/~chennan/ Nan Chen:] (Courant, 2016) contemporary applied mathematics, geophysics, applied stochastics, algorithms and data science. | ||

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[http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/30-majid-arabgol Majid Arabgol:] | [http://vv811a.math.wisc.edu/persepolis/index.php/members/10-members/30-majid-arabgol Majid Arabgol:] | ||

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− | [ | + | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/grad-students Max Bacharach:] Student of Sébastian Roch. |

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+ | [https://www.physics.wisc.edu/directory/bonner-gage/ Gage Bonner:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault and Benedek Valko. | ||

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+ | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/grad-students Carrie Hongfei Chen] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. | ||

− | [ | + | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/grad-students Jeffrey Covington:] Student of Nan Chen. |

− | [ | + | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/grad-students Enkhzaya Enkhtaivan:] Student of Amy Cochran. |

− | [ | + | [https://sites.google.com/wisc.edu/yufeng-webpage/home Yu Feng:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. |

[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jhao8/ Jing Hao:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~jhao8/ Jing Hao:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. | ||

− | [ | + | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/grad-students Xiao Hou:] Student of Nan Chen. |

− | [ | + | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/grad-students Tianhong Huang:] Student of Samuel Stechmann. |

− | Liu Liu: Student of Shi Jin | + | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/grad-students Yuchen Li:] Student of Nan Chen. |

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+ | [https://sites.google.com/wisc.edu/yingdali Yingda Li:] Student of Nan Chen. | ||

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+ | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/grad-students Liu Liu:] Student of Shi Jin. | ||

[https://www.physics.wisc.edu/people/wilson-bennettlough Wilson Lough:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie. | [https://www.physics.wisc.edu/people/wilson-bennettlough Wilson Lough:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie. | ||

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[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~tamorrell/ Thomas Morrell:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie and Jean-Luc Thiffeault. | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~tamorrell/ Thomas Morrell:] Student of Saverio Spagnolie and Jean-Luc Thiffeault. | ||

− | [ | + | [https://sites.google.com/wisc.edu/nair-anjali/home Anjali Nair:] Student of Qin Li and Samuel Stechmann. |

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− | [ | + | [https://www.math.wisc.edu/~boakley/ Bryan Oakley:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. |

− | [ | + | [https://jasonltorchinsky.github.io/ Jason Torchinsky:] Student of Samuel Stechmann. |

[http://www.math.wisc.edu/~wen/ Huanyu Wen:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. | [http://www.math.wisc.edu/~wen/ Huanyu Wen:] Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault. | ||

− | [ | + | [https://sites.google.com/view/pollyyu Polly Yu:] Student of Gheorghe Craciun. |

− | + | [ Shuqi Yu:] Student of Sébastian Roch. | |

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## Revision as of 15:52, 18 March 2021

**Applied and Computational Mathematics at UW-Madison**

Welcome to the Applied and Computational 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.

To pursue graduate studies in Applied and Computational Mathematics, see the Mathematics Graduate Program.

## News and opportunities

**Leonardo Andrés Zepeda-Núñez**has joined the department (Fall 2019).

**Amy Cochran**has joined the department (Fall 2019).

**Jason Torchinsky**(Ph.D. student of Sam Stechmann) has been awarded a Computational Science Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Energy (Spring 2019).

**Nan Chen**has joined the department (Fall 2018).

**Will Mitchell**(former Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie) has accepted a faculty position at Macalester College to begin in Fall 2019.

**Lei Li**(former Ph.D. student of Saverio Spagnolie) has accepted a faculty position at Shanghai Jiao Tong University to begin in Fall 2018.

**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

**Scott Hottovy**(former postdoc of Sam Stechmann) has accepted a faculty position at the US Naval Academy to begin in Fall 2016.

**Reed Ogrosky**(former postdoc of Sam Stechmann) has accepted a faculty position at Virginia Commonwealth University to begin in Fall 2016.

## Workshops

- Mathematical Fluids, Materials & Biology Ann Arbor, MI, June 12-15, 2019
- 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)
- 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.

Nan Chen: (Courant, 2016) contemporary applied mathematics, geophysics, applied stochastics, algorithms and data science.

Amy Cochran: (Cornell, 2013) population health science, computational psychiatry.

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.

Qin Li: (Wisconsin, 2012) applied & computational mathematics.

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

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) applied math, stochastic modeling, 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.

Leonardo Andrés Zepeda-Núñez: (MIT, 2015) machine learning, numerical analysis, wave propagation, inverse problems.

## 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)

Arthur Evans: (UCSD, 2011) soft matter, complex fluids

Prerna Gera: (Buffalo, 2018) fluid-structure interactions

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

## Current Graduate Students

Max Bacharach: Student of Sébastian Roch.

Gage Bonner: Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault and Benedek Valko.

Carrie Hongfei Chen Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Jeffrey Covington: Student of Nan Chen.

Enkhzaya Enkhtaivan: Student of Amy Cochran.

Yu Feng: Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Jing Hao: Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Xiao Hou: Student of Nan Chen.

Tianhong Huang: Student of Samuel Stechmann.

Yuchen Li: Student of Nan Chen.

Yingda Li: Student of Nan Chen.

Liu Liu: Student of Shi Jin.

Wilson Lough: Student of Saverio Spagnolie.

Thomas Morrell: Student of Saverio Spagnolie and Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Anjali Nair: Student of Qin Li and Samuel Stechmann.

Bryan Oakley: Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Jason Torchinsky: Student of Samuel Stechmann.

Huanyu Wen: Student of Jean-Luc Thiffeault.

Polly Yu: Student of Gheorghe Craciun.

[ Shuqi Yu:] Student of Sébastian Roch.

## Graduate course offerings

### Fall 2019

- Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (David Anderson, Timo Seppalainen, Benedek Valko)
- Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I (Saverio Spagnolie)
- Math 705: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics (Leslie Smith)
- Math 714: Methods of Computational Math I (Sam Stechmann)

### Spring 2020

- Math 632: Introduction to Stochastic Processes (TBA)
- Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II (TBA)
- Math 715: Methods of Computational Math II (TBA)

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