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Applied Mathematics

The Division of Applied Mathematics is devoted to research, education, and scholarship. Our faculty engages in research in a range of areas from applied and algorithmic problems to the study of fundamental mathematical questions. By its nature, our work is and always has been inter- and multi-disciplinary. Among the research areas represented in the Division are dynamical systems and partial differential equations, control theory, probability and stochastic processes, numerical analysis and scientific computing, fluid mechanics, computational biology, statistics, and pattern theory. Our graduate program in applied mathematics includes around 50 Ph.D. students, with many of them working on interdisciplinary projects. Joint research projects exist with faculty in various biology and life sciences departments and the departments of Chemistry, Computer Science, Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, and Neuroscience, as well as with faculty in the Brown Medical School.

Completion Requirements: Eight courses, of which at least six must be at the 2000 level, at least six must be applied mathematics courses, and at least six must be completed with a grade of B or better; preliminary oral examination; two semesters of teaching; dissertation and oral defense.

Admission Information
GRE General:
GRE Subject: Recommended
Application deadline: January 4