Spring 2016: AMSC 664/MATH 664 Advanced Scientific Computation (II)


Howard Elman
  • Email: elman at
  • Office: CS (AV Williams Building) 3125; Phone 301 405 2694
Radu Balan
  • Email: rvbalan at
  • Office: MATH (Math building) 2308 ; Phone: 301 405 5492
  • Office: CSCAMM (CSIC building) 4131 ; Phone: 301 405 1217

Lectures: 9.30am-10:45am on Tue., Thr., in CSIC 4122.

Description: AMSC 664/CMSC 664 is a project course intended for AMSC graduate students as a core requirement for their PhD degree. It is the continuation of AMSC 663/CMSC 663 course.


  • Students are required a 25-minute oral presentation before the spring break detailing the status of their project.
  • Project Final Presentation: By the end of the second semester, each student must give a 30 minute seminar and a complete written report on his or her project, explain how the software has been developed, tested and validated, document the software and how it is used, show results of its use, detail how his or her vision of the finished product has evolved over the course of the project. The student's advisor's presence is required.