Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Modeling

Professional area: 
4.5. Mathematics
Master of Science
MIA232113 Applied Mathematics
Master's programme: 
Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Modeling
Form of education: 
Duration of full-time training (in semesters): 
Professional qualification: 
MSC in Applied Mathematics - Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Modeling
Language of Instruction: 
Master's programme director: 
Chief assistant Tihomir Ivanov, PhD

Focus, educational goals

This Program aims to provide the students with solid theoretical knowledge and practical skills for solving mathematical problems in one of the following areas:

  • classical and contemporary fields of Approximation theory and its applications;
  • creation and study of mathematical models of processes in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Ecology and Engineering;
  • development and study of effective numerical methods and algorithms for solving the mathematical problems obtained through the modeling;
  • use of available software for scientific computations.

Training (knowledge and skills)

The aim of this Master Program is to prepare students to work in interdisciplinary research teams, which do research on current practical problems, to do research in the fields mentioned above, as well as to work on applications of Mathematics in natural sciences and engineering. The Program aims to provide students with a solid education in the fields of contemporary numerical methods, high-performance computing systems, development and use of software for mathematical modeling in at least one domain of science and engineering.

Professional competence

The students who have graduated from this program will be able to work in applied-scientific sections and industrial companies, which develop and use software for research on the basis of mathematical models; in scientific institutes and centers; in universities. The Master Program facilitates a further PhD degree study on the same subject.

Highly skilled specialists from the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and from abroad teach the students in the Master Program. The Master Program is well provided with computer laboratories, libraries and software products.

Professional realization

The Master program complies nicely with the branch Technomathematics of the ECMI Model Master Program in Industrial Mathematics. The latter is created on the basis of the best practices in Europe, realized after setting up The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI) in 1986. FMI is a member of ECMI since 2010 and an Educational teaching centre of ECMI since 2014. For our master students this provides possibilities to attend Summer Schools and Mathematical Modelling Seminars, organized by ECMI, to study at other ECMI teaching centers, to award ECMI certificate.

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