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Computational and Applied Mathematics

caamchange01Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics

Matthias Heinkenschloss, Chair

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Research Areas

Applied analysis and computation are essential to research in virtually every field of science and engineering. Computational and applied mathematics (CAAM) is the fundamental discipline that underlies practice and intellectual advancement in mathematical modeling, applied analysis, the development and analysis of numerical algorithms, and the implementation and dissemination of mathematical software. CAAM encompasses a broad spectrum of mathematical fields and computational methods, including:

  • numerical analysis
  • operations research
  • optimization
  • differential equations and 
  • scientific computation.

Degrees offered



Bachelor of Arts
Master of Arts
Master of Computational and Applied Mathematics
Master of Computational Science and Engineering
Joint MBA/Master of Science in Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy