Jay Pantone

Assistant Professor
Marquette University

jay.pantone@marquette.edu


Math 6931 – Special Topics in Scientific Computing

Spring 2021, Marquette University

Foundational methods and techniques of scientific computing in the mathematical and statistical sciences. This course will cover fundamental computational algorithms aimed toward applications in science and engineering. Students will implement algorithms, and visualize and validate their outcomes. Further, students will be introduced to and implement best programming practices. Prereq: MATH 2450 or equiv. or consent of instructor; MATH 1700 or equiv. introductory statistics course or consent of instructor, and programming competency in a high-level language.

  • Lectures:
    M, W, F 12:00pm - 12:50pm
    Cudahy Hall 131
  • Office Hours:
    Monday, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Microsoft Teams Tuesday, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Thursday, 10:00am - 11:00am
    and by appointment

Course Information

The official syllabus is available here.

 
Announcements

Textbook

Important Dates
Mon, Jan 25 Classes begin
Tues, Feb 2 Last day to add/drop classes or request CR/NC option
Tues, Feb 9 Mental Health Day, no classes
Wed, Mar 10 Mental Health Day, no classes
Mon, Mar 15 — Fri, Mar 19 Midterm exams
Fri, Apr 2 Good Friday, no classes
Tues, Apr 20 Mental Health Day, no classes
Fri, Apr 23 Last day to withdraw from classes
Wed, May 5 Mental Health Day, no classes
Fri, May 7 Last day of classes
Thurs, May 13
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Math 1450 final exam

Daily Calendar
# Date Topics Ungraded Textbook HW
Week 1
1 Mon, Jan 25
2 Wed, Jan 27
3 Fri, Jan 29
Week 2
4 Mon, Feb 1
5 Wed, Feb 3
6 Fri, Feb 5
Week 3
7 Mon, Feb 8
8 Wed, Feb 10
9 Fri, Feb 12
Week 4
10 Mon, Feb 15
11 Wed, Feb 17
12 Fri, Feb 19
Week 5
13 Mon, Feb 22
14 Wed, Feb 24
15 Fri, Feb 26
Week 6
16 Mon, Mar 1
17 Wed, Mar 3
18 Fri, Mar 5
Week 7
19 Mon, Mar 8
Wed, Mar 10 Mental Health Day — No lecture or office hours.
20 Fri, Mar 12
Week 8
21 Mon, Mar 15
22 Wed, Mar 17
23 Fri, Mar 19
Week 9
24 Mon, Mar 22
25 Wed, Mar 24
26 Fri, Mar 26
Week 10
27 Mon, Mar 29
28 Wed, Mar 31
Fri, Apr 2 Good Friday — No lecture or office hours.
Week 11
29 Mon, Apr 5
30 Wed, Apr 7
31 Fri, Apr 9
Week 12
32 Mon, Apr 12
33 Wed, Apr 14
34 Fri, Apr 16
Week 13
35 Mon, Apr 19
36 Wed, Apr 21
37 Fri, Apr 23
Week 14
38 Mon, Apr 26
39 Wed, Apr 28
40 Fri, Apr 30
Week 15
41 Mon, May 3
Wed, May 5 Mental Health Day — No discussion or office hours.
42 Fri, May 7