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APPM Welcomes New Graduate Student Coordinator

Feb. 3, 2015

Trina was born in the UK but moved to Indiana when she was six, where she grew up. She has a degree in psychology from Purdue University and a degree in general studies from Iowa University. In 2007 she joined the National Guard and was a combat medic until 2010,...

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Assistant Professor Mark Hoefer Continues Work with His NSF Career Award

Feb. 3, 2015

Hoefer received in 2013 and continues to receive funding. Thus far, three publications have been produced as a result of the research. Hoefer said that, “I received the Career award in 2013 to study nonlinear wave dynamics theoretically and experimentally. The grant led to the formation of the Dispersive Hydrodynamics...

SIAM Front Range Student Conference

Jan. 7, 2015

The SIAM student chapters of Colorado are hosting their 11th annual regional student conference on applied mathematics for all schools along the Front Range on February 28th. This event will allow students from different universities in the area to see what is being done in this field and promote interest...

Chang’s Colorado Math Circle hosts Puzzlepalooza Competition and Competes in Nationwide Math Contest

Dec. 15, 2014

Silva Chang’s Colorado Math Circle recently hosted a Puzzlepalooza competition at the University of Colorado Boulder on December 7. The Colorado Math Circle is an organization directed by Silva Chang for high school and middle school students that hosts events such as math talks and problem solving sessions. The events...

Professor Adam Norris wins BFA Faculty Recognition Award

Nov. 21, 2014

Applied Math Professor Adam Norris has been awarded a BFA Faculty Recognition Award. The Faculty Recognition Award is given to faculty members who demonstrate continued support of the CU community through their service activities. Professor Rolf Norgaard said that “Adam has been involved in many endeavors across campus including service...

Graduating Seniors Ilana Trumble and Rees McNally Have Won College of Engineering and Applied Science’s Outstanding Graduate Awards

Nov. 21, 2014

Two Applied Math undergraduates have won the College of Engineering and Applied Science’s outstanding graduate awards for this semester’s December graduating class. Ilana Trumble has won the Outstanding Graduate of the College award. She has done research at the Anschutz Medical Campus with University of Colorado Cancer Center surveying mutation...

APPM Authors well represented in SIAM

Nov. 10, 2014

The Applied Math Department is filled with many talented individuals. Two of those, Professor Tom Manteuffel and Professor Emeritus Steve McCormick, are two of the most prolific SIAM authors. Manteuffel has authored the most articles, with 73 published from 1977 to today, according to Zentralblatt Math, the premiere pure and...

Silva Chang Named NSPE-CO 2014 Educator Of The Year

Aug. 12, 2014

Applied Math lecturer Silva Chang has been named the 2014 Educator of the Year by the Colorado chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE-CO) for her outreach work. Ms. Chang is the founder and director of the Colorado Math Circle which provides math enrichment to advanced high school...

Boulder Dynamics Conference in Honor of Jim Meiss' 60th Birthday

July 21, 2014

Friends and colleagues of Professor James Meiss have organized a conference in honor of his 60th birthday, sponsored by the Department of Applied Mathematics. Jim received a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1980. He then moved to Austin Texas to join the Institute for...

Adrianna Gillman Accepts Tenure-track Position At Rice University

July 14, 2014

APPM graduate Adrianna Gillman, Ph.D. 2011, will begin a tenure-track position at Rice University in the Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics in August 2014. Dr. Gillman completed her undergraduate work at Cal State Northridge, where she earned bachelor¹s and master¹s degrees in mathematics. After completing her dissertation, "Fast Direct...