Whether you’re well into your engineering career or just beginning, the joint PhD in Engineering & Industrial Applied Mathematics broadens your understanding of the mathematical principles that underlie all engineering sub-disciplines and increases your professional value.

Combining the full resources of CGU’s Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the College of Engineering at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), this joint degree program integrates advanced techniques in mathematical analysis with the latest in engineering innovation, research, and coursework. You’ll draw upon the expertise of faculty at two leading universities and study at a pace that fits your busy professional life. Flexibly designed to meet your individual needs, the joint PhD program in Engineering & Industrial Applied Mathematics offers ideal training for careers in aerospace, artificial intelligence, transportation, logistics, and more.

Program Highlights

Thanks to its flexible scheduling, this career-oriented program attracts students from well-known engineering and research firms, including Boeing, Northrup Grumman, and Raytheon.

With a joint degree from the CSULB/CGU program, you’ll be prepared to build a career in the growing fields of:

  • Operations research
  • Statistics
  • Computer science
  • Computational sciences
  • Biomechanics
  • Energy sustainability

Program at a Glance

72 units

7 years maximum

Cost Per Unit 2017–2018: $1,902

Claremont, CA | Long Beach, CA

Fall | Spring

CGU Mathematics/CSULB Engineering

PhD in Engineering & Industrial Applied Mathematics

Featured Courses

EE 509
Network Theory (CSULB)

Examines network classifications and study of non-linear circuits; analysis of linear networks using topological and state-space techniques; and characterization of networks using scattering and other parameters.

MATH 294
Methods of Applied Mathematics

Studies derivation of classical equations of applied math including quasilinear hyperbolic equations, Laplace, Poisson and Helmholtz equations, among others, in various orthogonal curvilinear coordinate systems.

EE 505
Advanced Systems Engineering (CSULB)

Explores modeling and analysis, design of deterministic and stochastic systems, and the building blocks of engineering optimization models.


Industry Partnerships
Program faculty members from both institutions have working relationships with several leading organizations and companies, including:

Programmatic Partnerships
IMS partnerships expand your academic opportunities and include:


Claremont Center for the Mathematical Sciences
Through CCMS, you’ll have access to one of the largest mathematical science communities in California as well as workshops, conferences, and seminars, including:

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Faculty & Research

  • John Angus profile image

    John Angus

    Professor of Mathematics

    Research Interests

    Probability, Statistics, Computing, Algorithms, Navigation, Systems Engineering, Mathematical Finance

  • Marina Chugunova profile image

    Marina Chugunova

    Associate Professor of Mathematics
    Director, Institute of Mathematical Sciences
    Program Director, PhD in Engineering & Industrial Applied Mathematics

    Research Interests

    Surfactant-driven thin film flows in biomedical applications; Nonlinear parabolic equations; Stability problems in fluid dynamics; Scientific computations; Applied operator theory; Sturm-Liouville problems

  • Ellis Cumberbatch profile image

    Ellis Cumberbatch

    Professor of Mathematics Emeritus

    Research Interests

    Applied mathematics, Industrial modeling, Differential equations, Fluid mechanics, Wave propagation, Semi-conductors

  • Hrushikesh Mhaskar profile image

    Hrushikesh Mhaskar

    Research Professor of Mathematics

    Research Interests

    Approximation theory, Computational harmonic analysis, Mathematics of data, Query processing

  • Ali Nadim profile image

    Ali Nadim

    Professor of Mathematics
    Joseph H. Pengilly Chair in Mathematics

    Research Interests

    Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Modeling, Scientific Computing

  • Andrew Nguyen profile image

    Andrew Nguyen

    Adjunct Professor of Mathematics

    Research Interests

    Stochastic processes, Statistics, Risk management, Financial derivatives, Actuarial sciences, Statistical software

  • Qidi Peng profile image

    Qidi Peng

    Research Assistant Professor of Mathematics

    Research Interests

    Statistical inferences, Stochastic differential equations, Stochastic modeling, Simulation, Machine learning, Approximation theory, Graph theory

  • Allon Percus profile image

    Allon Percus

    Professor of Mathematics

    Research Interests

    Discrete optimization; Network models; Statistical physics; Random combinatorial structures

  • Claudia Rangel-Escareño profile image

    Claudia Rangel-Escareño

    Adjunct Professor of Mathematics

    Research Interests

    Probabilistic methods in computational biology, Statistical inference of genetic networks, Bioinformatics

  • Henry Schellhorn profile image

    Henry Schellhorn

    Associate Professor of Mathematics
    Academic Director, Financial Engineering Program

    Research Interests

    Financial engineering, Credit risk, Interest rate models

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