Principal Applied Mathematics Faculty


Nicholas Brummell

Professor

Pascale Garaud

Professor

Marcella Gomez

Associate Professor

Qi Gong

Professor

Abhishek Halder

Assistant Professor

Vanessa Jönsson

Assistant Professor

Dongwook Lee

Associate Professor

Daniele Venturi

Professor

Hongyun Wang

Professor

     

Current Students

Name Program Email Advisor
Adamzadeh, Maryam PhD aadamzad@ucsc.edu Wang
Burton, Evan PhD esburton@ucsc.edu Gong
Caluya, Kenneth PhD kcaluya@ucsc.edu Halder
Corcoran, Kevin Masters kecorcor@ucsc.edu Lee
DeGrendele, Christopher PhD cdegrend@ucsc.edu Lee
Dektor, Alec PhD adektor@ucsc.edu Venturi
Gianfortone, Lia PhD lgianfor@ucsc.edu  
Gonzalez, Aaron PhD aaegonza@ucsc.edu Wang
Haddad, Shadi PhD shhaddad@ucsc.edu Halder
Ho, Peter PhD trpeho@ucsc.edu Lee
Jaime-Yepez, Ulises PhD ujaimeye@ucsc.edu Wang
Johnson, Bethany PhD bejajohn@ucsc.edu Gomez
Kesapragada, Manasa PhD mkesapra@ucsc.edu Gomez
Kumar, Anuj PhD akumar43@ucsc.edu Garaud
Lambrianides, Panos PhD plambria@ucsc.edu Gong
Lee, Tyler PhD witlee@ucsc.edu Venturi
Lu, Long PhD lklu@ucsc.edu Gong
Marquez, Giovanny PhD giamarqu@ucsc.edu Gomez
Matranga, Juliana PhD jumatran@ucsc.edu Moore (OCEA)
May, Ian PhD imay1@ucsc.edu Lee
Nakamura-Zimmerer, Tenavi PhD tenakamu@ucsc.edu Gong
Noone-Wade, Jacob PhD jnoonewa@ucsc.edu Brummell
Ramirez, Cynthia PhD cymramir@ucsc.edu Gomez
Rodgers, Bram PhD akrodger@ucsc.edu Venturi
Rodriguez, Martin PhD mrodrig6@ucsc.edu Lee
Rondoni, Nicholas PhD nrondoni@ucsc.edu Gomez
Teter, Alexis Masters amteter@ucsc.edu Venturi
Tulekeyev, Arstanbek PhD atulekey@ucsc.edu Garaud
Wintz, Paul PhD pwintz@ucsc.edu Gong

 

Ph.D. Alumni

Name Year Dissertation Title Advisor Post-Graduation Placement
Youngjun Lee 2021 A Fast and Portable High-Order Temporal Solver for Computational Fluid Dynamics Lee Postdoctoral Researcher, Argonne National Lab
Bhishek Manek 2021 Magnetic Flux Tube Dynamics in the Deep Solar Interior Brummell  
Sara Nasab 2021 Preferential Concentration of Heavy Inertial Particles Using the Two-Fluid Equations Garaud  
Steven Reeves 2020 Gaussian Process Modeling for Upsampling Algorithms with Applications in Computer Vision and Computational Fluid Dynamics Lee Technical Staff, AMD
George Labaria linkedin 2019 Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of DNA Polymerase Kinetics Based on Observed Dwell Times Wang Data Science Fellow, Insight Data Science
Richard Shaffer linkedin 2019 Two Degree of Freedom Optimal Control for Nonlinear Systems with Parameter Uncertainty Gong R&D Applied Mathematician, JBT Automatic Guided Vehicles
Matthew Simms linkedin 2019 Modeling of Biochemical States of DNA Replication Using Hidden Markov Models Wang/Lee Data Scientist, Guardian Analytics
Yuanran Zhu 2019 Mori-Zwanzig Equation: Theory and Applications Venturi Assistant Professor, UC Merced
Lydia Korre linkedin 2018 Dynamics of Weakly Non-Boussinesq Convection, Convective Overshooting and Magnetic Field Confinement in a Spherical Shell Brummell/Garaud Hale Fellow, University of Colorado-Boulder
Harleigh Marsh linkedin 2018 Optimal Electrical Energy Slewing for Reaction Wheel Spacecraft Gong Research Associate, NPS
Ryan Moll linkedin 2016 The Dynamics of Layered and Non-Layered Oscillatory Double-Diffusive Convection Garaud Engineer, Matrix Research
Simone Chesi linkedin 2015 Attitude Control of Nanosatellites Using Shifting Masses Gong Senior Control Engineer, Lucid Motors
Juan Lopez Arriaza linkedin 2015 Unraveling Steelhead Life History Complexity through Mathematical Modeling Mangel Crop Management Modeling Lead, The Climate Corporation
Braden Soper linkedin 2015 Non-Zero-Sum, Adversarial Detection Games in Network Security Musacchio Data Scientist, LLNL
Claire Walton linkedin 2015 The Design and Implementation of Motion Planning Problems Given Parameter Uncertainty Gong Research Assistant Professor, NPS
Katelyn White linkedin 2015 Numerical Investigations of Spherical Boundary-Driven Dynamos Brummell Adjunct Lecturer, Math & Comp Sci Dept, Santa Clara University
Ross Anderson linkedin 2014 Uncertainty-Anticipating Stochastic Optimal Feedback Control of Autonomous Vehicle Models Milutinovic Senior Software Engineer, Waymo
Christopher Phelps linkedin 2014 Computational Optimal Control of Nonlinear Systems with Parameter Uncertainty Gong R&D Engineer, Google
Benjamin Byington linkedin 2013 Numerical Investigations of Novel Dynamos Brummell Staff Engineer, Pacific Biosciences
Luis Acevedo-Arreguín linkedin 2012 The Magnetohydrodynamics of the Solar Tachochline Garaud Lecturer, Monterey Peninsula College
Christopher Simon linkedin 2011 Statistical Analysis of Single Molecule Experiments Wang Senior Analyst, 1010 Data
Adrienne Traxler 2011 Double-Diffusive Convection at High and Low Pradtl Numbers Garaud Assistant Professor in Physics Education Research, Wright State University
Rishi Graham linkedin 2010 Information-Driven Cooperative Sampling Strategies for Spatial Estimation by Robotic Sensor Networks Cortés Postdoctoral Researcher, MBARI

M.S. Alumni

Name Year Capstone Project Title Advisor Post-Graduation Placement
Catherine Brennan 2020 Data-Driven Reduced-Order Modeling for Stochastic ODEs and PDEs Venturi  
Xingye He 2020 On a Seven-Wave HLL-Type Riemann Solver for MHD Equations Lee  
Yifan Hu 2020 Parallel Implementation of the USM-MEC Scheme Lee  
Jinxuan Jiang 2020 Comparisons of Performance of Different Boundary Value Problem Solvers Lee Technical Staff, Oracle Cloud
Zhiqing Shen 2020 A Comparison Study on Solving High-Dimensional Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equation using Deep Learning Gong  
Jianhong Chen 2019 A Pipeline of Data Mining and Modeling for Mouse Wound Healing Model in Microarrary Data Gomez  
Tianrui Guo linkedin 2019 Genetic Algorithm for CNN Hyperparameter Optimization Dong  
Adit Patel 2019 NASDAQ Transaction Data and Order Book Garaud  
Skylar Trigueiro linkedin 2019 The Jacobian-Free Newton-Krylov Method Lee Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz
Zhitao Zhang linkedin 2019 A Mathematical Analysis of Iraq War by Using Lanchester Model Wang  
Lauren Benezra linkedin 2018 A Modeling Approach to the Design of Genetic Networks Driving Spatial Patterning Gomez Associate Engineer, Memphis Meats
Jayashree Sridhar linkedin 2018 Sheared Fingering Convection in Stellar Interiors Garaud  
Daniel Arevalo linkedin 2017 The Robustness of Essentially Nonlinear Dynamos Venturi Scientific Programmer, DeVine Consulting Inc.
Jo Fawna Reali linkedin 2016 Layer Formation in Sedimentary Fingering Convection Garaud Professor of Mathematics, Merced College
Christina Findley linkedin 2016 The Effect of Helium's Settling Velocity and Double-Diffusive Convection for Jupiter Garaud  
David Jones linkedin 2016 Rise or Collapse of Twisted Magnetic Flux Tubes Nested in Magnetic Background Fields: Simulations Using FLASH Brummell Professor of Mathematics, College of the Sequoias
Aya Furutani linkedin 2015 High Peclet Stratified Parallel Shear Flows with Bursts of Turbulent Mixing Garaud  
Sebastian Laudenschlager linkedin 2015 The Rise of Twisted Magnetic Flux Tubes via Magnetic Buoyancy: Simulations using FLASH Brummell PhD Student, University of Colorado-Boulder
Nicole Beyer linkedin 2014 Shear Instabilities in Stratified Fluids Garaud Manager of Global Operations, Looker
Erez Galil linkedin 2014 Optimal Experimental Design for Nanopore Experiments Wang Software Engineer, Google
Lars Johnson 2013 Using Hidden Markov Models to Predict the Transition Rate Parameter in a Nanopore Experiment Brummell  
Daniel Ladd linkedin 2013 Mathematical and Econometric Modeling of Farm Labor Demand and Financial Risk Management Mangel Senior Analyst, Goldman Sachs
Veronica Pellegrini linkedin 2013 Multiscale Pseudospectral Optimal Control for Space Applications Gong Sr. Motion Planning and Control Engineer, Lucid Motors
Valerie Brown 2011 Implementing State-Dependent Models to Investigate Complex Life History Stages and Their Influence on Population Dynamics Mangel Assistant Specialist, CSTAR/UC Santa Cruz
Robert Curzon 2011 Estimating Rates of Natural Mortality for Fish Using Bayesian Linear Regression Methods: A Comprehensive Approach Mangel Senior Research Associate, CTB McGraw Hill
Daniel Hively 2011 Biological Modeling in Data Poor Scenarios Mangel Research Scientist, University of Washington
Jennifer Holt linkedin 2011 Magnetic Buoyancy Double-Diffusive Convection Brummell Senior Scientific Software Engineer, The Climate Corporation

Applied Mathematics Program Contacts

Dongwook Lee
Graduate Director

 

dlee79@ucsc.edu
831-502-7708
Baskin Engineering, Room 357C

 

René Marchington
Graduate Advisor

am-gradadvising@ucsc.edu
(831) 459-2438
Engineering 2, Suite 595

AM Advising:
In-Person Walk-In Advising: Tues-Thurs 1:30pm-4pm
Zoom Appointments: Wed 9:30am-11:30am **Schedule*