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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

Last week, 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. The Applied Mathematics students who won awards, as well as a description of the awards,...

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...

In Memory of John Richard "Jack" Woodhull

Feb. 19, 2021

In January, the Department of Applied Mathematics recently learned of the passing of high impact alumnus, John Richard “Jack” Woodhull. Jack graduated from CU Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics in 1957 and in 1960, returned to CU to earn a master’s degree in Applied Mathematics after serving...

In Memory of Peter Teets

Jan. 27, 2021

In November, the University of Colorado lost Peter Teets, a distinguished alumnus of the original Applied Mathematics department on the Boulder campus. Teets graduated in 1963 with a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics and two years later, a Master of Science degree, also in applied mathematics, from the...

Fortino Garcia Awarded Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Jan. 22, 2021

Recently, Applied Mathematics graduate student Fortino Garcia was awarded an NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. Fortino proposed to investigate numerical methods for open quantum systems. Specifically, Fortino will analyze a Multilevel Monte Carlo (MLMC) method for a dimension-reducing quantum trajectory approach for open quantum systems. The MLMC quantum trajectory...

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