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Brian Zaharatos receives invitation to join ASSETT Faculty Fellows Program

Jan. 3, 2017

Brian Zaharatos, an Applied Mathematics instructor, has been invited to join the ASSETT (Arts and Science Support of Education through Technology) Faculty Fellowship Program. Since ASSETT began in 2008, the organization has aimed to “support the use of technology in advancing the teaching and learning mission of the College of... Read more »

The Dispersive Hydrodynamics Laboratory reflects on 2016

Dec. 30, 2016

As the year comes to an end, the Dispersive Hydrodynamics Laboratory reflects on a successful 2016. The lab was involved in Applied Mathematics’ first CU Wizards show, a 30+ year CU tradition. CU Wizards is a monthly, interactive show for children. The program brings the “magic of science” to kids... Read more »

Professor Eric Vance Opens Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis

Dec. 2, 2016

Professor Eric Vance, a new APPM faculty member as of Fall 2016, has opened the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis , otherwise known as LISA. The foundation for LISA began at Virginia Tech in 1948 to assist agricultural researchers. When the program was revamped in 2008, Professor Vance became the... Read more »

Senior math wiz lands prestigious scholarship to study in the UK

Dec. 2, 2016

For as long as he can remember, Matthew Hurst has viewed the world around him in terms of angles and calculations, eyeing everything from the paper airplanes he crafted as a child to the spacecraft he still dreams of flying with one question in mind: How can mathematics be used... Read more »

Meet Our Visiting Scholars: Imran Khan

Nov. 14, 2016

Q: Where are you from? A: I am from the Kashmir region of the Indian state Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). J&K is a state in northern India and is located mostly in the Himalayan Mountains. Kashmir is arguably one of the most beautiful places of India that experiences a captivating... Read more »

Graduate Student Research: Daniel Poll

Oct. 27, 2016

Daniel Poll , a Ph.D. student, is an up and coming researcher in the world of mathematical biology. He received a B.S. in Mathematics from his local college, the University of Anchorage, Alaska, and continued on to complete a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Houston. He... Read more »

Professor William Kleiber Receives Prestigious Awards

Sept. 26, 2016

It has been a triumphant year for Professor William Kleiber. The Lebesgue Center in western France has elected Professor Kleiber as the 2016 Junior Chair. The Lebesgue Center is a mathematics training and research organization that spans many areas of mathematics, but maintains a focus on disciplines connected to the... Read more »

Meet Our New Graduate Students

Sept. 20, 2016

Each year, the Applied Mathematics department at CU Boulder (APPM) attracts incredible graduate students from around the nation. In 2010, the National Research Council ranked APPM as the sixth top program in the country, and the department continues to score highly across many organizations and criteria. The city of Boulder... Read more »

Meet our New Faculty

Sept. 8, 2016

This semester, the Applied Math Department (APPM) welcomes a new associate professor, two new assistant professors, two new full-time instructors, two new instructors/research associates, and two new lecturers. These faculty members have diverse academic and professional backgrounds, from degrees earned here at CU Boulder to degrees earned as far away... Read more »

CU Boulder Students Compete at the Mathematical Contest in Modeling and the Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling

June 17, 2016

Each year, the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) holds the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and the Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM). Sixty CU Boulder undergraduate students divided into twenty teams participated in the 2016 MCM and ICM. Students representing many majors partake in the competitions, which results... Read more »

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