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Programs Of Study

Climate Modeling

Ph.D. track CompGeo M.S. in Climate Modeling (5 quarters)

Autumn Quarter (total 10 units)

  • EARTHSCI 310: Computational Geoscience Seminar (1)
  • CEE 262A: Hydrodynamics(3)
  • CME 302: Numerical Linear Algebra (3)
  • CME 303: Partial Differential Equations of Applied Mathematics (3)

Winter Quarter (total 9 units)

  • CME/ENERGY 212: Introduction to Large-Scale Computing in Engineer (3)
  • EESS 246A: Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Dynamics: The Atmospheric Circulation (3)
  • EARTHSCI 311: Computational Geoscience Models (3)

Spring Quarter (total 9 units)

  • CME 213: Intro. to Parallel Computing Using MPI, openMP, and CUDA (3)
  • EESS 246B: Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Dynamics: the Ocean Circulation (3)
  • EARTHSCI 312: Integrative Modeling and Inversion in Earth Sciences (2)

Summer Quarter (total 3 units)

  • EARTHSYS 250: Master's Research (3)

Fall Quarter (total 8 units)

  • CEE 263B: Numerical Weather Predictions (3)
  • EARTHSYS 299: M.S. Thesis (3)
  • EESS 211: Fundamentals of Modeling (3)

Winter Quarter (total 9 units)

  • CME 304: Numerical Optimization (3)
  • CEE 262B: Transport in Surface Water Flows (3)
  • CME 305: Discrete Mathematics and Algorithms (3)

Computational Exploration Geophysics

Professional track CompGeo M.S. in Computational Exploration Geophysics (3 quarters)

Autumn Quarter (total 13 units)

  • EARTHSCI 310: Computational Geoscience Seminar (1)
  • GEOPHYS 210: Basic Earth Imaging (3)
  • GEOPHYS 262: Rock Physics (3)
  • CME 302: Numerical Linear Algebra (3)
  • CME 303: Partial Differential Equations of Applied Mathematics (3)

Winter Quarter (total 15 units)

  • CME/ENERGY 212: Introduction to Large-Scale Computing in Engineer (3)
  • CME 304: Numerical Optimization (3)
  • GEOPHYS 280: 3D Seismic Imaging (3)
  • GEOPHYS 257: Introduction to Computational Earth Sciences (3)
  • EARTHSCI 311: Computational Geoscience Models (3)

Spring Quarter (total 14 units)

  • CME 213: Intro. to Parallel Computing Using MPI, openMP, and CUDA (3)
  • CME 306: Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations (3)
  • GEOPHYS 241A: Geostatistics for Spatial Phenomena (3)
  • GEOPHYS 287: Earthquake Siesmology (3)
  • EARTHSCI 312: Integrative Modeling and Inversion in Earth Sciences (2)

Summer Quarter (total 3 units)

  • GEOPHYS 255: Report on Energy Industry Training (3)

Energy Resources Engineering

Professional track CompGeo M.S. Energy Resources Engineering (3 quarters)

Autumn Quarter (total 13 units)

  • EARTHSCI 310: Computational Geoscience Seminar (1)
  • CME/EARTHSCI 211: C/C++ Programming for Scientists and Engineers (3)
  • GEOPHYS 210: Basic Earth Imaging (3)
  • CME 302: Numerical Linear Algebra (3)
  • CME 303: Partial Differential Equations of Applied Mathematics (3)

Winter Quarter (total 15 units)

  • CME/ENERGY 212: Introduction to Large-Scale Computing in Engineer (3)
  • CME 304: Numerical Optimization (3)
  • ENERGY 223: Reservoir Simulations (3)
  • ENERGY 281: Applied Mathematics in Reservoir Engineering (3)
  • EARTHSCI 311: Computational Geoscience Models (3)

Spring Quarter (total 9 units)

  • CME 213: Intro. to Parallel Computing Using MPI, openMP, and CUDA (3)
  • CME 306: Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations (3)
  • ENERGY 290: Numerical Modeling of Fluid Flow in Heterogeneous Porous Media (3)
  • GEOPHYS 200: Fluids and Flow in the Earth: Computational Methods (3)
  • EARTHSCI 312: Integrative Modeling and Inversion in Earth Sciences (2)

Summer Quarter (total 3 units)

  • ENERGY 255: Internship (3)

Geophysical Modeling and Data Analysis

Ph.D. track CompGeo M.S. in Geophysical Modeling and Data Analysis (5 quarters)

Autumn Quarter (total 10 units)

  • EARTHSCI 310: Computational Geoscience Seminar (1)
  • GEOPHYS 211: Environmental Sounding Image Estimation (3)
  • CME 302: Numerical Linear Algebra (3)
  • CME 303: Partial Differential Equations of Applied Mathematics (3)

Winter Quarter (total 9 units)

  • CME/ENERGY 212: Introduction to Large-Scale Computing in Engineer (3)
  • CME 304: Numerical Optimization (3)
  • GEOPHYS 200: Fluids and Flow in the Earth: Computational Methods (3)

Spring Quarter (total 9 units)

  • CME 213: Intro. to Parallel Computing Using MPI, openMP, and CUDA (3)
  • CME 306: Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations (3)
  • GEOPHYS 287: Earthquake Seismology (3)

Summer Quarter (total 3 units)

  • GEOPHYS 400: Research in Geophysics (3)

Fall Quarter (total 8 units)

  • EARTHSCI 311: Integrative Modeling and Inversion in Earth Sciences (2)
  • GEOPHYS 251: Structural Geology and Rock Mechanics (4)
  • GEOPHYS 400: Research in Geophysics (3)

Winter Quarter (total 9 units)

  • GEOPHYS 257: Introduction to Computational Earth Sciences (3)
  • GEOPHYS 258: Scientific Data Processing (3)
  • EARTHSCI 312: Computational Geoscience Models (3)

ICME Computational Geoscience

Ph.D. track CompGeo M.S. in ICME (5 quarters)

Autumn Quarter (total 10 units)

  • EARTHSCI 310: Computational Geoscience Seminar (1)
  • ENERGY 284: Optimization and Inverse Modeling(3)
  • CME 302: Numerical Linear Algebra (3)
  • CME 303: Partial Differential Equations of Applied Mathematics (3)

Winter Quarter (total 9 units)

  • CME/ENERGY 212: Introduction to Large-Scale Computing in Engineer (3)
  • CME 305: Discrete Mathematics and Algorithms (3)
  • EARTHSCI 311: Computational Geoscience Models (3)

Spring Quarter (total 11 units)

  • CME 213: Intro. to Parallel Computing Using MPI, openMP, and CUDA (3)
  • CME 306: Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations (3)
  • CME 308: Stochastic Methods in Engineering (3)
  • EARTHSCI 312: Integrative Modeling and Inversion in Earth Sciences (2)

Summer Quarter (total 3 units)

  • CME 390: Curricular Practical Training (3)

Fall Quarter (total 8 units)

  • CME 302: Numerical Linear Algebra (3)
  • GEOPHYS 262: Rock Physics (3)
  • CME 291: Master’s Research

Winter Quarter (total 9 units)

  • CME 304: Numerical Optimization (3)
  • GES 240: Geostatistics for Spatial Phenomena (3)
  • ENERGY 252: Chemical Kinetics and Modeling (3)