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PhD Candidate Subekshya Bidari Earns $20,000 Fellowship

Sept. 12, 2019

PhD candidate Subekshya Bidari is the recipient of a $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women , enabling her to continue research into collective decision-making among honeybees. Bidari, who’s studying applied math with Assistant Professor Zachary Kilpatrick , is originally from Nepal and attended Trinity College in Connecticut...

Eric Vance: ASA Statistical Consulting Section's Outstanding Mentorship Award

July 22, 2019

Associate Professor Eric Vance recently received the American Statistical Association’s (ASA) Statistical Consulting Section’s Outstanding Mentorship Award! ASA explained that Eric is “being recognized for his incredible dedication to mentoring others particularly in the area of statistical consulting. He has mentored students in the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA)...

Associate Professor Bortz: Graduate Mentor Award Winner

July 1, 2019

Associate Professor David Bortz was recently nominated and awarded one of five University wide Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards in recognition for his graduate mentoring work here in the Department of Applied Mathematics. Joining the Applied Mathematics Department in 2006, Dr. Bortz has since “demonstrated an outstanding commitment to our graduate...

2019 Applied Mathematics Graduation

May 13, 2019

Congratulations to all of the hardworking 2019 Applied Math graduates, which included 51 bachelors (BS), 3 masters (MS), 8 BS/MS, and 6 doctorate (PhD) graduates! All of the students who graduated on May 9 worked hard on their degrees and deserved the ceremony and reception that followed. The graduates are...

2019 Math Contest in Modeling Results

May 12, 2019

Every year, the Applied Mathematics Department supports undergraduate teams of students to compete in the international Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM). In 4 days (January 24-28 this year), a team of 3 students picks one problem out of 6 to research, model, and report on. In essence, each team conducts...

Ellen Considine: Goldwater Scholarship

April 26, 2019

Congratulations to Ellen Considine for receiving a Goldwater Scholarship award for the 2019 – 2020 academic year! According to the Barry Goldwater scholarship website, Ellen, who is studying Mathematical Sciences, is striving to “advance the application of data science methods in environmental health monitoring, evaluation, and public policy implementation.” Ellen...

Chancellor Recognition Award Winners

April 22, 2019

The Applied Math Department would like to recognize and congratulate William Barham and Mingxuan Zhang for their achievements in receiving the Chancellor’s Recognition Award. This award is saved for graduating students who have received a perfect 4.0 GPA over the span of their career in college. Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano...

In Remembrance of Joseph Evans (July 28, 1998 – October 15, 2018)

April 22, 2019

Joseph “Joey” Evans, was a friend, tutor, son, grandson, brother and CU student who died tragically on Monday, October 15, 2018. At 20, Joey was a senior in the Applied Mathematics Department working towards a dual degree in math and computer science. Since high school, Joey was known for his...

Professor Ablowitz Receives Distinguished Fellowship from the Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

April 15, 2019

Professor Ablowitz recently received a Rothschild Distinguished Fellowship from the Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge England, UK. Part of the upcoming summer and fall Ablowitz will be a member of the program on Complex Analysis: techniques, applications, and computations. During the program he will give a keynote lecture and...

Associate Professor Appelo Chosen by Knut and Alice Wallenbergs Foundation to be Visiting Professor at Top Swedish University

April 1, 2019

Associate Professor Daniel Appelo is one of four researchers chosen by the Knut and Alice Wallenbergs Foundation to be a visiting professor at a University in Sweden. The Knut and Alice Wallenbergs Foundation started a research program in mathematics in 2014. They created this program because, according to the chairman,...

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