Applied Mathematics Fall 2021 Faculty Promotions

Sept. 15, 2021

This fall, the Department of Applied Mathematics recognizes two successful promotion cases within the department. Dr. David Bortz has been promoted to Full Professor. Dr. Stephen Becker and Dr. Adrianna Gillman have been promoted to Associate Professors. Congratulations to Professor Bortz and Associate Professors Becker and Gillman on their new...

APPM in the News: Department Chair Keith Julien

Aug. 11, 2021

This week, APPM Department Chair Keith Julien and his team's work was highlighted in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine. Recent work that offers a solution to the "convective conundrum" from Professor Julien, University of Sydney's Geoffrey Vasil, and Southwest Research Institute's (SWRI) Nicholas Featherstone provides important insight that has...

2021 COMAP Modeling Competitions Results

May 25, 2021

In late April, the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) released the results of the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM). Each year, COMAP hosts modeling competitions that undergraduates from universities across the globe compete in. The COMAP web page explains that the MCM...

Mary Fentress: College of Arts & Sciences Employee of the Year

April 29, 2021

Applied Mathematics Program Manager, Mary Fentress, has been named a College of Arts & Sciences Employee of the Year! The A&S Dean's Staff Advisory Committee released a statement recognizing Mary's success: "Your leadership, innovative drive, and unfailing devotion to your team were qualities celebrated by your colleagues who nominated you...

2022 U.S. News & World Report Graduate Program Rankings

April 15, 2021

At the end of March, U.S. News & World Report released their graduate program rankings , which included improvements in the rankings of many graduatue programs at CU Boulder. The Applied Mathematics Department holds it's position from 2018 at 14th overall in the nation in applied math programs. The 2018...

Graduating Student College Awards - Spring 2021

April 12, 2021

In April, the College of Engineering and Applied Science released the winners of the 2021 graduate awards, which were revamped this year. These awards are given to outstanding undergraduate students graduating with their bachelor's degree. Two students who are graduating with applied mathematics degrees were recognized: Erica Landreth received the...

Kate Bubar: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awardee

April 5, 2021

Applied Mathematics graduate student Kate Bubar was recently awarded a fellowship through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The NSF GRFP was created to “help ensure the quality, vitality, and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports...

Applied Mathematics Graduate Student Applications: GRE Scores No Longer Required

April 1, 2021

The Department of Applied Mathematics has decided to permanently remove the GRE test (both general and subject) from our Ph.D. and Professional MS program applications. The GRE imposes undue financial stress on prospective students, especially those from low income backgrounds. Moreover, the GRE has been shown to be a poor...

Spring 2021 Applied Mathematics Virtual Graduation Ceremony

April 1, 2021

Join us as we will come together to recognize the many accomplishments of our graduates! In a continued effort to keep our community safe while preserving our great traditions, the Department of Applied Mathematics will present a prerecorded commencement ceremony to celebrate all our undergraduate and graduate students who are...

Assistant Professor Nancy Rodriguez receives NSF CAREER Award

Feb. 26, 2021

Applied Mathematics Assistant Professor Nancy Rodriguez won the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award, which is presented to junior faculty who show passion and excellence in both areas of research and education. This award comes with a grant that aims to support the research and educational...

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