The Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences program is an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in the Graduate College of the University of Iowa. It cooperates with the Departments of Mathematics, and other mathematically-oriented departments. The administrative offices are located in Room 14 of MacLean Hall. The current program chair is Professor Weimin Han. Follow the links to obtain further information or application materials.

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Recent Graduates

  • August, 2018Gregory Tanner
    Thesis title: Generalized Additive Runge-Kutta Methods for Stiff Differential Equations
    Supervisor:
    Professor Laurent Jay (Department of Mathematics)
    Position: Instructor, Department of Mathematics, Dakota Wesleyan University, SD
  • May, 2018HanQin Cai
    Thesis title: Accelerating Truncated Singular-Value Decomposition: A fast and Provable Method for Robust Principal Component Analysis
    Supervisors:
    Professor Jianfeng Cai (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
    Professor Weiyu Xu (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
    Position: Post-doc, UCLA
  • May, 2018Cole Stiegler
    Thesis title: Efficient Local Optimization for Low-Rank Large-Scale Instances of the Quadratic Assignment Problem
    Supervisor:
    Professor David Stewart (Mathematics)
    Position: Senior Data Scientist, Target in Minneapolis
  • May, 2018Tianming Wang
    Thesis title: Non-Convex Methods for Spectrally Sparse Signal Reconstruction via Low-Rank Hankel Matrix Completion
    Supervisors:
    Professor Jianfeng Cai (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
    Professor Weiyu Xu (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
    Position: Post-doc, Institute for Computational Engineering & Sciences, University of Texas at Austin