College of Science

Center for Simulation and Modeling
(formerly known as Computational Materials Science Center)

Graduate Courses of Interest

Several members of the center provide teaching of doctoral courses within the emphases of the Computational Sciences and Informatics PhD (CSI), the Computational Science MS (COMP), and the Data Science Graduate Certificate administered by the Department of Computational and Data Sciences:

  • CSI 685 Fundamentals of Materials Science (Howard Sheng)
  • BINF 690 Numerical Methods in Bioinformatics (Dmitri Klimov)
  • CSI 690 Numerical Methods (Estela Blaisten-Barojas, Maria Emelianenko, Igor Griva)
  • CSI 702 High Performance Computing (James Glasbrenner)
  • CSI 740/MATH 625 Numerical Linear Algebra (Tim Sauer)
  • CSI 747 Non-linear Optimization (Igor Griva)
  • CSI 758 Visualization and Modeling of Complex System  (Jason Kinser)
  • CSI 780 Principles of Modeling and Simulation in Science (Estela Blaisten-Barojas)
  • CSI 782 Statistical Mechanics for Modeling and Simulation(Estela Blaisten-Barojas)
  • CSI 783 Computational Quantum Mechanics (Estela Blaisten-Barojas)
  • CSI 786 Molecular Dynamics Modeling (Estela Blaisten-Barojas)
  • CSI 787 Computational Materials Science (Dimitris Papaconstantopoulos)
  • CSI 873 Computational Learning and Discovery  (Igor Griva)
  • CSI 898 Research Colloquium: Computational Materials Science
  • CSI 986 Topics in Large Scale Simulations (Estela Blaisten-Barojas)
  • Dissertation research:

  • Several members of the center are directing CSI PhD dissertations with subjects related to the center's activities and they are members of the dissertation committees of numerous students in this doctoral program. By alphabetic order, they are: Estela Blaisten, Daniel Carr, Maria Emilianenko, James Glasbrenner, Igor Griva, Jason Kinser, Dmitri Klimov, Dimitris Papaconstantopoulos, Howard Sheng
  • CSI 998 Dissertation Preparation
  • CSI 999 Dissertation
  • Other members of the Center provide the teaching and dissertation direction of courses and students in the doctoral programs in Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics administered by different departments across two colleges. Examples are:

  • BINF 630 Bioinformatics Methods and BINF 731 Protein Structure Analysis (Iosif Vaisman)
  • BINF 741 (Dmitri Klimov)
  • ECE 565 Introduction to Optical Electronics and ECE 685 Nanoelectronics (Dimitris Ioannou)
  • ECE 684 MOS Device Electronics (V. Rao Mulpuri)