Carnegie Mellon University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

office: Wean Hall 8206

tel: 412-268-3420

e-mail: schaeffer cmu edu

Hayden Schaeffer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at CMU and a faculty member in the Center for Nonlinear Analysis (CNA). Previously, he was an NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow, a von Karmen Instructor at Caltech, a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Irvine, and a Collegium of University Teaching Fellow at UCLA. His education includes a Ph.D. and Masters in mathematics from UCLA and a B.A. from Cornell University.

Integrating machine learning, data sciences, and partial differential equations for new methods and solvers.

Leveraging sparsity and optimization for learning and exploiting data and structure.

Developing efficient solvers for nonlinear PDE, evolution equations, and geometric equations.

Utilizing and creating variational models for problems in imaging and information sciences.

APPLICATIONS

Solving complex computational problems for applications in science and engineering.

Constructing models for problems in mathematical, physical, and information sciences.

Computing solutions to problems in homogenization, material sciences, and physics.

Analyzing and processing data related to defense, security, crime, sciences, and medicine.

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