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Applied Mathematics

Real world applications have steered research in mathematics for centuries, and at McMaster applications involving differential equations are a central theme of active research. There are research groups in Applied Partial Differential Equation (nonlinear optics, phase boundary motion in materials, superconductivity, viscous flow, and water waves), Dynamical Systems (KAM theorems, bifurcation theory), Mathematical Biology (population ecology, epidemiology, neural networks), Mathematical Finance, and Numerical Analysis (wavelets and spectral methods).

Faculty in Applied Mathematics:
  • Stanley Alama - Nonlinear partial differential equations, mathematical physics
  • Ben Bolker - Epidemiology, ecology, applied statistics
  • Lia Bronsard - Nonlinear partial differential equations, interface dynamics
  • Walter Craig - Nonlinear partial differential equations and dynamical systems
  • David Earn - Epidemiology, ecology, evolutionary game theory
  • Nicholas Kevlahan - Applied mathematics, turbulent fluid flow, wavelet methods
  • Dmitry Pelinovsky - Partial differential equations, nonlinear optics, solitons
  • Bartosz Protas - Applied mathematics, fluids & turbulence
  • Gail S.K. Wolkowicz - Dynamical systems, bifurcation theory, population dynamics, mathematical ecology and epidemiology
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McMaster University - Faculty of Science

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Department of Mathematics & Statistics
McMaster University

Hamilton Hall, Room 218
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.27034
Undergrad Email Inquiries:
undergrad@math.mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Department of Mathematics & Statistics
McMaster University

Hamilton Hall, Room 218
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.27034
Undergrad Email Inquiries:
undergrad@math.mcmaster.ca