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Spring 2019 Graduate Awards

March 22, 2019

On March 15th, the Outstanding Graduate award winners for the College of Engineering were announced. The Spring 2019 Graduate Award winners will be announced April 26, at the DEAA Banquet. The represented departments and programs have also been encouraged to recognize the award winners and nominees at their individual spring...

Applied Mathematics Department Celebrates its 30th Anniversary and Welcomes Prospective Graduate Students

March 11, 2019

Friday, March 8th, the Applied Mathematics Department celebrated its 30th anniversary and hosted a poster session to welcome prospective incoming graduate students. The anniversary celebration featured two speakers. One spoke about weather and weather modeling, and the other spoke about her time as a dean of a school in New...

Graduate Student, Shay Gilpin, Awarded Best Student Presentation

Feb. 15, 2019

Applied Mathematics graduate student, Shay Gilpin, was awarded Best Student Presentation at the 23rd Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) Conference at the 2019 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting for her presentation titled "Reducing Representativeness Errors during Radio Occultation-Radiosonde Comparisons." This year’s...

Graduate Applied Mathematics Student Awarded Figueroa Family Fellowship

Jan. 25, 2019

Graduate Applied Mathematics Student, Zofia Stanley, was recently awarded the Figueroa Family Fellowship- a $1,500 scholarship given to students that have shown outstanding commitment to creating a diverse student body and improving the state of the world and its people. The university has awarded Zofia Stanley this fellowship to express...

Welcome Assistant Professor, Nancy Rodriguez!

Nov. 7, 2018

Nancy Rodriguez was recently hired as an Assistant Professor in the Applied Mathematics department- this semester is her first semester here. Rodriguez has an impressive educational background; she attended graduate school at UCLA, did postdoctoral work at Standford, and was previously an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at UNC Chapel Hill...

Probably Novel Podcast is Back

Sept. 24, 2018

APPM student hosted podcast, Probably Novel , will be back on air this weekend, Sunday September 30 th , from 7:00-8:00pm on CU Radio 1190. This semester Grant Baker, Matthew Maierhofer, and Joe Castagneri (pictured in this order above) will host the show. Next semester Josh Jacobson will substitute for...

Anne Dougherty Receives Doug Faires Award

Sept. 24, 2018

Earlier this August, Anne Dougherty was presented with the Doug Faires award during the Mathematical Association of America’s (MCM) annual meeting- the 2018 MathFest. She received this award for her years of dedicated participation, recruitment, and coaching of teams in the MCM/ICM contest. The Doug Faires award is presented by...

Professor Ablowitz Receives Honorary Degree

Sept. 17, 2018

On July 19, 2018, Applied Mathematics professor, Mark Ablowitz (pictured on the left), received an honorary Doctor of Science degree, honoris causa, from the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. The honorary degree was awarded for Ablowitz’ “exceptional contributions to the science of nonlinear phenomena.” According to Ablowitz’ website , he...

Fall 2018 APPM Graduate Students Prepare for TA Positions

Sept. 10, 2018

On August 23 rd , the Applied Math Department’s first-year graduate students were busy learning and preparing for their new TA positions. During the meeting, each new TA presented a previously prepared and practiced five-minute mini-lecture to their fellow first-year graduate students. The topics presented covered trigonometry (how to use...

APPM Alum Speaks Highly of His Time at CU and How it Prepared Him for Graduate School

Sept. 8, 2018

Armeen Taeb graduated from CU Boulder four years ago (2013) with undergraduate degrees in both Electrical Engineering (EE) and Applied Mathematics. He has since been working toward his PhD at Caltech’s Electrical Engineering Department, and expects to graduate in June 2019. His research focuses on statistics, and developing statistical models...

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