Steven L. Brunton

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics

Data Science Fellow, eScience Institute

University of Washington, Seattle

Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,

Princeton University, 2012

B.S. in Mathematics and minor in control and dynamical systems,

California Institute of Technology (Caltech), 2006

Current Members

Moore Sloan Postdoctoral Fellow

(2016-present, with J. Nathan Kutz)

PhD 2015, Fluid Dynamics, Universite de Poitiers (Advisor: Bernd Noack)

Thesis: Cluster-based reduced order models

Selected publications:

(2019-present, with Richard Semaan)

Website: www.benjaminherrmann.com

PhD 2018, Fluid Dynamics, University of Chile (Advisor: Williams R. Calderon Munoz)

Modeling synchronization in forced turbulent oscillator flows
Benjamin Herrmann, Philipp Oswald, Richard Semaan, Steven L. Brunton
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.12000

To appear in Communications Physics, 2020.

Henning Lange

Postdoctoral Fellow

(2019-present, with J. Nathan Kutz)

PhD 2019, Advanced Infrastructure Systems, Carnegie Mellon (Advisor: Mario Bergés)

Thesis: Variational Methods for Energy Systems

Selected publications:

Postdoctoral Fellow

(2019-present, with Nathan Kutz)

PhD 2019, Mathematics, University of California Davis (Advisor: Raissa D’Souza)

Brian de Silva

Postdoctoral Fellow

(2020, with J. Nathan Kutz)

PhD 2020, Applied Mathematics, University of Washington (Advisors: Steven Brunton and Nathan Kutz)

Thesis: Data-driven discovery and model reduction of complex systems

Selected publications:

PySINDy: A Python package for the sparse identification of nonlinear dynamical systems from data (de Silva, Champion, Quade, Loiseau, Kutz, Brunton)

Discovery of Physics from Data: Universal Laws and Discrepancy Models (de Silva, Higdon, Brunton, Kutz)

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Graduate Students

Ariana Mendible

PhD student (2017-present), co-advised with Nathan Kutz

Isabel Scherl

PhD student (2017-present), co-advised with Brian Polagye

Kadierdan Kaheman

PhD student (2018-present)

Yuying Liu

PhD student (2018-present), co-advised with Nathan Kutz

Michelle Hickner

PhD student (2019-present) co-advised with Bing Brunton

Dan Shea

PhD student (2018-present) co-advised with Nathan Kutz

Kartik Krishna

PhD student (2019-present)

Emma Hansen

Graduate student (2020), co-advised with Zhuoyuan Song

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High School Students

Christina Yao

Interlake High School, Bellevue, WA

2019-present

Eric Chen

Interlake High School, Bellevue, WA

2019-present

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Alumni

Former Postdocs