Applied Mathematics

Applied Mathematics

Our faculty engages in research in a range of areas from applied and algorithmic problems to the study of fundamental mathematical questions. By its nature, our work is and always has been inter- and multi-disciplinary. Among the research areas represented in the Division are dynamical systems and partial differential equations, control theory, probability and stochastic processes, numerical analysis and scientific computing, fluid mechanics, computational molecular biology, statistics, and pattern theory.

Applied Mathematics is an inherently interdisciplinary subject which applies to many problems that arise in the physical, life and social sciences as well as in engineering.
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Our graduate program provides training and research activities in a broad spectrum of applied mathematics.
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Recent News

Professor George Karniadakis has been selected as one of the nine distinguished faculty scientists for the 2022 Class of Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellows. This Fellowship is the DOD's most prestigious award, as it recognizes research that can lead to "extraordinary outcomes." One area of research seeks to develop generalized neural networks that can learn nonlinear multi-operators and that can solve problems at a high level of abstraction. The goal of this work is is to develop new algorithms for biologically-inspired neural operators.
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Presenting at the International Congress of Mathematicians can for many, be a career-defining moment. This year ICM 2022 will take place from July 6 to the 14th. Three Brown faculty members will have the honor of presenting their work. Kavita Ramanan, Professor of Applied Mathematics, will speak on "Interacting Processes on Sparse Random Graphs." For more information please visit https://www.brown.edu/news/2022-07-06/icm-2022.
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Professor Hongjie Dong is a recipient of a mid-Career Research Achievement Award. Professor Dong is a leading expert in the field of partial differential equations which help to analyze the laws of physics and engineering. He has developed novel tools to analyze elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations, and applies his expertise to the theories of composite materials, fluid dynamics and kinetic theory.
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