Education

Ph.D. in Fire Dynamics

THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING AND THE GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS INSTITUTE ARE NOW OFFERING A PH.D. IN FIRE DYNAMICS

This major involves mathematical modeling, fluid dynamics, and environmental factors dealing with wildland and prescribed fires.

  • Students are offered Elective Courses in Engineering, Geological Sciences, Mathematics, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physics, Statistics, and Scientific Computing.
  • Fire Dynamics students can work with our diverse faculty in GFDI (Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute), EOAS (Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences), and/or Scientific Computing.

Scientific Computing Faculty and Their Research Interests:

Dr. Gordon Erlebacher
(computational fluid dynamics, turbulent flow, data visualization)

Dr. Anke Meyer-Baese
(data mining, image analysis, data analytics)

Dr. Tomasz Plewa
(computational fluid dynamics, astrophysical plasma dynamics, data analytics)

Dr. Bryan Quaife
(hydrodynamics, fire dynamics, integral boundary methods)
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Graduate Application

Prospective graduate students - Welcome to the Department of Scientific Computing! We offer Master's and Ph.D. programs, open to students holding a bachelor's degree in the applied sciences, mathematics, computer science, computational science, or engineering.

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Careers

Our department staff are here to help you! Please do no hesitate to ask us about internships, fellowships, postdoc positions, and anything else career related. Contact our Administration Team today.

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Undergraduate Minor in Computational Science

The Minor in Computational Science offers a substantive programming and algorithmic knowledge base to non-Computational Science students. Students who minor in the discipline will develop critical computing and modeling skills that are marketable and attractive to potential employers.

The minor requires at least 14 hours of coursework, and students must make a C- or above in each class for the course to be accepted for minor credit.

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