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General areas of research are in continuum mechanics, and numerical analysis/scientific computing. Other areas include control theory for ordinary and partial differential equations, modern mathematics of differential equations, and optimization theory needed in the study of problems relevant to engineering and science.
A network of SUN workstations is available to all graduate students. Information, Technology and Communication operates nine IBM RS/6000 Model 540 computers. Supercomputers are available at certain government laboratories for use on sponsored research projects.
A suitable background for admission to the graduate program is a Bachelor's degree in mathematics, engineering, physical science, or other disciplines with a strong mathematical emphasis. Applicants should have at least a B average in their undergraduate work and should take the Graduate Record Examination.
A one-course minor for the master's degree and a two-course minor for the Ph.D. is required. Suitable minor areas are computer science, applied mechanics, or other engineering or scientific disciplines.
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