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Welcome to Applied Mathematics

The Department of Applied Mathematics has 25 faculty members and over 70 graduate students. We offer undergraduate plans in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics that attract outstanding students. The wide range of interdisciplinary research being undertaken in the department provides a stimulating environment for our graduate program.

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Please take a look at the short video below highlighting some of the department's research in mathematical medicine/biology and fluid mechanics.

  1. June 27, 2017Applied Math Professor Receives Best Paper Prize

    Applied Math Professor Jun Liu received the Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems Paper Prize, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of hybrid systems documented in a paper published in the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Journal Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems. At each IFAC World Congress the prize is awarded to the authors of two selected papers published in the journal in the three years preceding the IFAC World Congress. 

  2. June 21, 2017Spring Convocation: June 16, 2017Spring 2017 graduates Subasha Wickramarachchi, Demetri Pananos, along with David Harmsworth, Francis Poulin & Marek Stastna

    Spring 2017 graduates Subasha Wickramarachchi, Demetri Pananos, along with David Harmsworth, Francis Poulin & Marek Stastna

    ​Twelve graduate degrees in Applied Mathematics were awarded at the 2017 spring convocation.


  3. June 9, 2017Graduate Students Win Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards

    Three graduate students in Applied Math have received Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards. Hanzhe Chen, Brendon Phillips, and Paul Tiede each received at least two outstanding TA nominations for their work in the Spring 2016, Fall 2016, and Winter 2017 terms. They will each receive a $200 UW gift card. Congratulations!

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