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Perform high-impact research with faculty in application areas such as energy, sustainability, hazards, mathematical biology, and health care delivery.
PhD students in computational applied mathematics at Rice University gain knowledge in understanding of physical phenomena and in making complex decisions. The experience involves intensive course study in small classes, close interaction with professors and immediate opportunities to participate in seminars and to engage in research projects.
PhD students work closely with Rice CAAM faculty across a broad spectrum of mathematical fields and computational methods, including Numerical analysis; Operations research; Optimization; Differential equations; Scientific computation.
Rice University's location in Houston helps provide faculty and students with endless opportunities for collaboration outside the campus. It is the center of the oil and gas industry, the home of the Texas Medical Center, and NASA’s Johnson Space Center is just down the road. Living in Houston means employment opportunities throughout the region, parks, professional sports teams, world-class dining, and other attractions make it a great place to call home.
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