Brennan Coffey Wins Goldwater Scholarship

April 7, 2014

Brennan Coffey is a junior studying applied math and chemical engineering, and currently works in Daniel Schwartz's lab on polymer diffusion at a solid-liquid interface. He has also worked for three summers at Caltech's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on various aspects of OCO, which is a satellite designed to measure the...

Dr. Anne Dougherty Receives Burton W. Jones Distinguished Teaching Award and Marinus Smith Award

April 2, 2014

Dr. Anne Dougherty, Associate Chair of Applied Mathematics, received two awards during the spring 2014 term. The Burton W. Jones Distinguished Teaching Award was established in 1991 by Board of Governors of the Mathematical Association of America to recognize "extraordinarily successful teachers of mathematics at the post-secondary level." Dr. Dougherty...

Professor Bengt Fornberg Wins BFA Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Work and selected as 2014 SIAM Fellow

March 11, 2014

The Boulder Faculty Assembly has announced the 2014 recipients of the BFA Excellence Awards. These are the highest awards given by the BFA and recognize faculty for efforts in teaching, research and creative work, and service and leadership. Awardees are nominated by their peers and have demonstrated continued excellence in...

Stephen Kissler Wins Gates Scholarship

Feb. 11, 2014

Stephen Kissler is a concurrent Bachelor's-Master's degree student in Applied Mathematics, set to graduate in May 2014. See the full campus news release here.

Questions for James Meiss

Jan. 24, 2014

Professor Meiss recently gave a lecture, "Breakup of invariant tori in volume-preserving maps," by invitation at Dynamics Days U.S . in Atlanta, and also presented to Applied Math graduate students in last week’s Introduction to Research seminar. ABSTRACT: Invariant tori are prominent features of Hamiltonian and symplectic dynamical systems that...

Ashar Ali is awarded the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) 2013

Dec. 6, 2013

NASA's Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) program solicits graduate fellowship proposals to fulfill the NASA Science Mission Directorate to "Understand the Sun and its effects on Earth and the solar system". This prestigious $30,000/yr fellowship is awarded initially for a year with maximum two more renewals contingent on satisfactory...

Interview with Stephen Kissler

Oct. 1, 2013

Stephen Kissler was recently interviewed by, a consumer finance website with a focus on data analysis. Stephen is a student in his final year of the concurrent B.S./M.S. degree program in Applied Mathematics. He is currently working on a project with Dr. David Bortz modeling glucose and insulin dynamics...

Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Weekend

Oct. 1, 2013

The Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Weekend provides an opportunity for underrepresented students to preview the doctoral programs of EBIO and other CU Boulder Science, Technology, Engineering and Math departments. This year's program will take place Thursday, October 24 to Saturday, October 26, 2013, with the option to stay on until...

Galanthay wins Teaching Excellence Award

July 21, 2013

Theodore Galanthay receives the 2012-2013 Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award from the Gradutate School. It comes with a $500 award.

Paper by Ablowitz and Baldwin featured in SIAM News

June 3, 2013

Mark Ablowitz and Douglas Baldwin's latest Physical Review E article, Nonlinear shallow ocean-wave soliton interactions on flat beaches , was featured in SIAM News June issue. It was also picked up by Amazing Planet New syndication,, science news, a major newspaper in Netherlands (Dutch national daily NRC Handelsblad), science...