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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,...

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...

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