Bruce Boghosian, Ph.D.

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Bruce Boghosian, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Mathematics

Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

Adjunct Professor, Department of Physics

Bruce Boghosian is a Professor of Mathematics at Tufts University, with secondary appointments in the Departments of Computer Science and Physics.  His research interests include mathematical fluid dynamics and kinetic theory, and, more recently, the application of these disciplines to problems of inequality and wealth distribution.  He has been a fellow of the American Physical Society since 2000, and a recipient of Tufts University’s Distinguished Scholar Award in 2010.  He has held numerous visiting academic positions throughout the world, and is a member of the editorial boards of three scientific journals.

Prior to coming to Tufts University, Boghosian was a Research Associate Professor at the Center for Computational Science at Boston University (1994-2000), a Senior Scientist at Thinking Machines Corporation (1986-1994), and a staff scientist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1978-1986).  He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from MIT, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis.