The Division of Applied Mathematics


The mission of the Division of Applied Mathematics rests on research, education, and scholarship. We focus our research and teaching on a wide range of areas from applied and algorithmic problems to the study of fundamental mathematical questions. In particular, we explore the connections between mathematics and its applications in biology, chemistry, engineering, geosciences, neuroscience, physics and other disciplines at the research and educational levels. Our educational efforts are realized primarily through our graduate PhD program and our four undergraduate concentrations.  

Largest NSF grant in university history

The National Science Foundation has awarded the largest grant in university history to renew ICERM, Brown's math institute.  ICERM's unique mission is to bring about new technologies in the realm of computation and experimentaton into pure and applied mathematics.  The institute brings together renowned mathematicians and researchers, as well as students, from around the world.  (Read more


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Yin-Ting Liao awarded the Government Scholarship to Study Abroad

Yin-Ting Liao was awarded the prestigious Government Scholarship to Study Abroad (GSSA) from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, for his research project “High-dimensional phenomena and large deviations” under the supervision of Professor Kavita Ramanan. GSSA is a two-year scholarship from Taiwan established in 2003 to encourage students pursuing graduate degrees in universities abroad.  Applicants are selected based on their research proposal and the ranking of their PhD program.