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

  • 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
  • December, 2017Gordon Aiello
    Thesis title: The Classical Moment Problem and Scattering Asymptotic in Euclidean Relativistic Quantum Theory
    Supervisors:
    Professor Wayne Polyzou (Physics and Astronomy)
    Professor Palle Jorgensen (Mathematics)
  • December, 2017Christine Caples
    Thesis title: A Tabulation of Tangle Families
    Supervisor:
    Professor Isabel Darcy (Mathematics)
    Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Southern New Hampshire University
  • December, 2017Kenneth Czuprynski
    Thesis title: Numerical Analysis in Energy Dependent Radiative Transfer
    Supervisor:
    Professor Weimin Han (Mathematics)
    Position: Computational Scientist, Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, PA
  • August, 2017Minli Bao
    Thesis title: A Moving-window Penalization Method and its Applications
    Supervisor:
    Professor Kai Wang (Biostatistics)
    Position: Research Engineer, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, Shanghai
  • August, 2017Patrick Seton Rhomberg
    Thesis title: On the Parallelization of Network Diffusion Models
    Supervisor:
    Professor Alberto Segre (Computer Science)
    Position: Software Engineer, Pivotal Software, Inc., OR