The School of Computational Science at Florida State University

  • Gordon Erlebacher
  • Janet Peterson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3992)


Florida State University has recently launched a new program in Computational Science. In this paper, we describe the need for computational science, how we defined computational science, and explain the rational behind our computational science curriculum.


Degree Program Computational Science Additional Credit Computational Track Computational Finite Element 
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  1. 1.
    Computational Science Graduate Programs,
  2. 2.
    PITAC Report to the President on Computational Science: Ensuring America’s Competitiveness (June 2005),

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gordon Erlebacher
    • 1
  • Janet Peterson
    • 1
  1. 1.Florida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA

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