Solve Real World Problems.
From the precise mechanics of the inner workings of living cells, to predicting how fluids and structures interact, Rensselaer mathematicians are continuing an establish tradition of harnessing mathematics to support engineering and scientific pursuits for the good of our 21st-century world.
Faculty in the Math Department are actively engaged in the research areas below. Their work is supported by students and the following postdoctoral fellows:
Michael Jenkinson (Ph.D.: Columbia University; PDEs, Linear and Nonlinear waves, Computational Optics in Complex Media)
Joe Klobusicky (Ph.D.: Brown University; Stochastic Differential Equations, Mathematical Biology, Material Science)
Derek Olson (Ph.D.: University of Minnesota; Multiscale Problems, Materials Modeling, Numerical Analysis)
Qi Tang (Ph.D.: Michigan State University; Computational Fluid Dynamics, Fluid-structure Interaction and Plasma Simulations)
David Wells (Ph.D.: Virginia Tech.; Scientific Computing, Finite Elements, Model Reduction)