James Curry

James Curry

Room number: ECOT 242

James H. Curry: PhD-Mathematics, Univ. of California, Berkeley with Oscar Lanford. Professor Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, since 1989; President's Teaching Scholar since 1993; J. R. Woodhull/Logicon Teaching Professor:  1999 to 2012; Chair, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, 2003 to 2012. Program Director NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS): 2012 to 2014. Professor at University of Colorado-Boulder: 1989 to Present.

Previous Academic Appointments:  Howard Univ.; Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ed. Lorenz), l978-80, University of Minnesota1981 (Richard McGehee).  IHES (France).

Professional Highlights: NAM Claytor Lecture:1995, David Blackwell Lecture, Math Fest 2003; Vietnam Education Graduate Selection Committee, 2005 and 2007, in Vietnam. Marjorie Lee Brown Lecture, University of Michigan, 2012. Editorial Board: MAA Math Monthly; Education Committee, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM); Committee on Exemplary Mathematics Depts., and Morgan Prize Committee for Outstanding Undergraduate Research, and Committee on the Profession of the American Mathematical Society. Electorate Nominating Committee, Section on Mathematics, 1995-98 (AAAS activities). SIAM Membership Committee (November 2014-October 2017). Member National Academies Board on Mathematical Sciences and Analytics (BMSA) (July 2017-June 2020).

Various Academic Committee Assignments: Various selection Committees; Every University of Colorado-Boulder Personnel Committee for Tenure and Promotion.

Research interests: 

  • Computational Mathematics
  • Nonlinear Phenomena