Thomas Anderson

  • Program Years: 2014-2018
  • Academic Institution: California Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Applied and Computational Mathematics
  • Academic Advisor: Oscar Bruno
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2016)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Applied Mathematics, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2014
    Ph.D. Applied & Computational Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, 2020

Current Status


(Various invited seminars and conferences)


Anderson, T. G., & Bruno, O. P. (2020). "Domain-of-dependence" Bounds and Time Decay of Solutions of the Wave Equation. arXiv preprint arXiv:2010.09002.

Anderson, T. G. (2020). "Hybrid Frequency-Time Analysis and Numerical Methods for Time-Dependent Wave Propagation." Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.

Anderson, T. G., Bruno, O. P., & Lyon, M. (2020). High-order, Dispersionless "Fast-Hybrid" Wave Equation Solver. Part I: O (1) Sampling Cost via Incident-Field Windowing and Recentering. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 42(2), A1348-A1379.

Thomas G. Anderson, Peter G. Petropoulos, et al. "Electric field stabilization of viscous liquid layers coating the underside of a surface" Phys. Rev. Fluids (2017)

Thomas G. Anderson, Lou Kondic, Linda J. Cummings. "Topological transitions in Poiseuille flow of nematic liquid crystal" International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics (2015).


AMS-Simons Travel Grant Award, American Mathematical Society, 2021
Caltech Ben P.C. Chou Doctoral Prize in Information, Science and Technology, 2021
DOE Howes Scholar in Computational Science award, 2021
DOD NDSEG Fellowship, 2014 (declined)
MAA Outstanding Poster award at the Joint Mathematics Meeting, 2014
NJIT Outstanding Honors College Graduate, 2014
NJIT Dean's List, 2010 - 2014 (all semesters)
NJIT Department of Mathematics Applied Math Scholarship, 2011-2013
NJIT Outstanding Undergraduate Student in the Mathematical Sciences, 2013