Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation

AMSC Program Overview

The Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation (AMSC) Program promotes training in interdisciplinary research. Our progra m allows students great flexibility in pursuing their diverse research interests.

AMSC is sponsored by MATH, CSCAMM, and IPST and has nearly 140 faculty from 28 different departments at the University of Maryland.

Our program is ranked #10 in the nation.

AMSC is involved in collaborative research with major federal research institutes in the Washington, D.C. area:


New AMSC student Stephanie Allen has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 INFORMS Undergraduate OR Paper Competition! Well done!

Congratulations to John Baras who received the 2017 Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award of the American Automatic Control Council (AACC) at the 2017 American Control Conference (ACC)!

Congratulations 2016-2017 Graduates

David Levermore Receives 2016 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award

David Bedrossian and Maria Cameron Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Edward Ott and James Yorke Named 2016 Thomson Reuters Citation Laureates in Physics

Graduate Deadlines

Special Courses

Special Course Offerings

MATH858: Stochastic Methods with Applications (Spring 2017)

BMGT 838E: Stochastic Optimization (Spring 2017)

Research Opportunities

Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computation


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