Darinka Dentcheva is an expert in optimization, risk analysis and decision making under uncertainty.
Both established companies and startups are actively seeking experts in applied mathematics who can help deconstruct and solve problems on a global scale. Get on their recruiting radar with an applied mathematics master’s degree from Stevens.
Here, you’ll gain skills in a curriculum deeply rooted in mathematical foundations like differential equations, nonlinear optimization, statistics and computational mathematics. Those courses are complemented by Stevens’ nationally recognized offerings in engineering, science and business. In addition, you’ll pursue research activities that provide both real-world value and assets for your portfolio, setting you apart on the job market. Stevens’ applied mathematics master’s graduates go on to pursue a range of career paths, including as data scientists, investment analysts and R&D engineers. They work at large companies like Facebook and Honeywell, as well as leading universities such as Yale and the University of North Carolina.
Stevens’ Hoboken, N.J., location places students just across the river from Manhattan, home to the corporate headquarters for many large companies and a thriving tech startup community. From financial services to pharmaceuticals to next-generation tech, these employers constantly seek highly skilled talent and often turn to Stevens as a source for new hires.