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

  • Status: Assistant Professor, CMOR @ Rice University
  • Research Area: Applied and Computational Mathematics


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University of Michigan Honored Instructor, 2023
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