Assistant Professor of Computational Mathematics

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.  He received an NSF CAREER Award and an AFOSR Young Investigator Award.
     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.


Data Sciences

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

Sparse Models

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

Math Modeling

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

Imaging Sciences

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

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