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Dr. Eric Vance: 2019 Journal of Statistics Education's Best Paper Award Winner

April 24, 2020

This past week, Associate Professor Eric Vance was informed that his collaborative paper, The ASCCR Frame for Learning Essential Collaboration Skills , was selected as the Journal of Statistics Education’s best paper published in 2019. Dr. Vance collaborated with Heather Smith of Cal Poly, who is a lecturer in their...

Graduate Student Sabina Altus Awarded Fellowship

April 22, 2020

This past week, Sabina Altus, one of our PhD Students in the Department, was awarded a summer dissertation fellowship by the Graduate School. This summer, Sabina will be given funding to work on her thesis with her advisor, Associate Professor David Bortz in our department. Sabina described that the “fellowship...

Decision Making: Dr. Zachary Kilpatrick

April 18, 2020

In a recent article published in CU Boulder Today, our very own Dr. Zachary Kilpatrick ’s work on decision making was highlighted in the context of electoral decision making. In the article, Dr. Kilpatrick’s ongoing research project on how people make decisions , such as voting, is discussed to understand...

Mark Hoefer Receives SIAM’s 2020 T. Brooke Benjamin Prize

April 16, 2020

Recently, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) awarded the Department's Dr. Mark Hoefer with the 2020 T. Brooke Benjamin Prize. In a letter from the Department Chair, Dr. Keith Julien expressed that "The SIAM Activity Group on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (SIAG/NWCS) awards the T. Brooke Benjamin...

Keith Julien Earns Kirk Distinguished Fellowship

March 2, 2020

Professor Keith Julien, the chair of the Department of Applied Mathematics, has received a Kirk Distinguished Fellowship from the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, England, UK. As part of the upcoming Fall program, Professor Julien will be a member of the program on Frontiers in Dynamo Theory: From...

Kumar Thurimella Awarded Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

Feb. 26, 2020

University of Colorado Boulder Applied Math alumnus Kumar Thurimella has received the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship. This prestigious award, given to 80 people out of 5,500 applicants worldwide, is presented to students with outstanding leadership and academic skills who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree from the University of Cambridge. This $250,000...

Probably Novel Podcast - Jason Silver

Feb. 24, 2020

Join Spas Angelov, Maria Marquez, and Perrin Ruth on another show about exciting STEM research conducted at the University of Colorado. Participate by e-mailing a question to probablynovel@gmail.com . This week's guest is Jason Silver who will be talking about how skeletal muscle stiffness influences muscle generation. Live Signal Link:...

Silva Chang Wins Excellence Award in Leadership and Service

Feb. 19, 2020

Professor Silva Chang has recently been given the Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) Excellence Award in Leadership and Service. According to the BFA , this Excellence Award is given for “professional activities other than teaching and research that are performed by faculty members as part of their University responsibilities or as...

Probably Novel Podcast - Gabriel Andrade

Feb. 17, 2020

Join Spas Angelov, Maria Marquez, and Perrin Ruth on another show about exciting STEM research conducted at the University of Colorado. Participate by e-mailing a question to probablynovel@gmail.com . This week's guest is Gabriel Andrade who will be talking about embedding economic models in networks, how this influences equilibrium concepts,...

Mark Hoefer Wins College Scholar Award

Feb. 8, 2020

Dr. Mark Hoefer has recently received a College Scholar Award from the College of Arts and Sciences. Along with the recognition, Dr. Hoefer will also receive a year-long sabbatical at full salary during which he will spend the first six months at the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge, England engaging...

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