CIVE 202 - Numerical Modeling and Optimization

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Fundamentals of programming and application to numerical modeling and optimization of civil and environmental engineering systems.


CIVE 103 (Engineering Graphics and Computing) and MATH 159 (One Year Calculus IB (GT-MA1) (may be taken concurrently)) or MATH 160 (Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1) (may be taken concurrently)).


Peter Nelson

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Peter Nelson joined the faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the fall of 2012. Originally from Spokane, Washington, Dr. Nelson received his B.S.E. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Princeton University in 2003, his Ph.D. in Earth and Planetary Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 2010, and he was a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow at the University of Genoa (Italy) from 2011-2012. Dr. Nelson and his students use computational modeling, physical experiments, analytical theory, and field observations to address fundamental questions about geomorphology, sediment transport, hydrology, hydraulics, and morphodynamics.