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Applied Mathematics

Applied mathematics is a discipline devoted to the use of mathematical methods and reasoning to solve real-world problems of a scientific or decision-making nature in a wide variety of subjects, principally (but not exclusively) in engineering, medicine, the physical and biological sciences, and the social sciences. Applied mathematical modeling often involves the use of systems of (partial) differential equations to describe and predict the behavior of complex real-world systems that unfold dynamically in time. 


Pascale Garaud

Two UCSC professors elected Fellows of American Physical Society

David Williams, adjunct professor of physics at UC Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics (SCIPP), and Pascale Garaud, professor of applied mathematics in the Baskin School of Engineering, have been elected Fellows of the American Physical Society (APS) in recognition of their... Read More

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

CITRIS announces UCSC recipients of its inaugural seed funding round

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Santa Cruz is pleased to announce the award recipients of their inaugural Campus Seed Funding Program. The new program encourages multi-disciplinary teams from across campus to collaborate on projects that address social challenges through the use of... Read More

New grant supports students in Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics

The Next Generation Scholars in Applied Mathematics program will provide students interested in completing a MS degree in Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics with several important resources. This includes financial support (up to $20,000 in scholarships),... Read More