Center for Stochastic Dynamics & Computation
Research Activities
1. Data science inspired by dynamical systems
2. Data-driven predictive modeling and simulation
3. Stochastic dynamical systems & stochastic partial differential equations
4. Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics and quantum mechanics
5. Numerical methods for nonlocal PDEs, computational fluid dynamics, computational materials science, computational acoustics, boundary elements method
6. Numerical methods for non-equilibrium systems, interfacial instabilities, morphologies, pattern formation, crystal growth and nanostructure patterning in thin films
7. Computational & stochastic modeling for geophysical systems and biophysical systems
8. Nonlinear dynamical systems and applications
9. Data assimilation and predicting dynamical behaviors
Research Funding
1. NSF/CBMS Regional Conference in the Mathematical Sciences (Supported by NSF) Nonlocal Dynamics: Theory, Computation and Applications, Jinqiao Duan & Xiaofan Li, 2016--2020
2. NSF NSF-DMS 1620449 "Theoretical and Numerical Studies of Nonlocal Equations Derived from Stochastic Differential Equations with Levy Noises". Xiaofan Li & Jinqiao Duan, 2016--2020.
2. Zoom Seminars: Fridays at 8am, Chicago Time (Central Standard Time). Zoom ID: 909 254 0355
Professor Ludwig Arnold
Professor Jinqiao Duan
Professor Shuwang Li
Professor Xiaofan Li
Professor Romit Maulik
Professor Stephen Wiggins
Visiting Professors
Professor Bjorn Schmalfuss, Jena University, Germany
Dr. Zhuan Chan, Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, Senior Researcher in Chicago Stochastic Dynamical Systems and Computing Laboratory.
Professor Wei Yan, Henan Normal University, China
Professor Hongjun Gao, Nanjing Normal University, China
Graduate & Undergraduate Students
1. William (Jake) McClure
2. Alex Negron
3. Stanley Nicholson
4. Qi Zhang
Jessica Xie
Computing Resources
PCs and Sun Workstations are available in this Center and in other university computer laboratories
Beowulf Linux Cluster "Menger" is a computer cluster consisting of one master node and eight slave nodes. Each node is equipped with dual 1.7 GHz Pentium 4 Xeon processors and 2GB RDRAM. All nodes are connected to each other via fast ehternet switch.