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Applied Mathematics PhD Overview & Student Panel

Nov. 9, 2021

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM Mountain Standard Time Do you want to learn more about CU Boulder’s Applied Mathematics PhD Program, ranked in the top 15 programs nationwide (US News & World Report, 2022)? Our program intersects Applied Mathematics with many areas of physical, biological,...

2021 Rudy Horne Memorial Fellowship Recipient: April Tran

Oct. 15, 2021

This last month, the Department of Applied Mathematics announced the recipient of the Rudy Horne Memorial Fellowship: graduate student Chi “April” Tran! April is a first year student in the Applied Mathematics graduate program who previously graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics along with Computer Science from Augustana College...

Applied Math Graduate Spotlight: Dr. Zofia Stanley

Sept. 17, 2021

In the fall of 2017, the Applied Mathematics Department welcomed Zofia Stanley to the PhD program, and 4 years later, Dr. Stanley is now starting a position as a research scientist with CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences) / NOAA PSL (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Physical Sciences...

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...

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