Jonathan Weare Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 251 Mercer Street New York, NY 100121185 weare [AT] cims [DOT] nyu [DOT] edu 
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Current Research interests I make use of tools from probability theory, the theory of partial differential equations, and numerical analysis, to analyze interesting physical phenomena and to design, analyze, and apply new computational techniques to study challenging problems arising in the physical sciences and engineering. A major focus in my work is the development of stochastic algorithms. These computational techniques use randomness to represent either unresolved physical degrees of freedom, or unresolved components of much more expensive deterministic numerical schemes. My current application areas of interest include problems in computational chemistry and biochemistry, extreme climate and weather events, and data assimilation problems across a wide range of scientific domains. Recent History I am currently an associate professor of mathematics in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. Previously I held faculty positions in the statistics and mathematics departements and in the James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago. Before moving to Chicago I was a Courant Instructor of mathematics at NYU and a PhD student in mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley. 