CU Team Receives EPA Funding To Study Cookstove Pollution

July 9, 2014

Mike Hannigan, an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Vanja Dukic, an Associate Professor of Applied Math, along with colleagues from NCAR and NHRC have recently received funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to study the effects of cookstove pollution on human health, regional air quality, and climate. To read...

Gunnar Martinsson to give CBMS Lecture Series

June 23, 2014

Prof. Gunnar Martinsson has been invited to present a series of 10 lectures at Dartmouth College on June 23-29, 2014. The lectures will be the main feature of a meeting sponsored by the Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences (CBMS) and the National Science Foundation, and will survey a body of...

Prof. Vanja Dukic and Yanwei Zhang Win 2014 CAS ARIA Award

June 4, 2014

Prof. Vanja Dukic and Yanwei Zhang have won the 2014 Casualty Actuarial Society ARIA Award for the paper "Predicting Multivariate Insurance Loss Payments Under the Bayesian Copula Framework." From the CAS website: "This prize, established in 1997, is made to the author of a paper published by the American Risk...

Magnetic Solitions Interactions Publication

May 20, 2014

Publication with L. Bookman and M. Maid en in Ph ys Rev B on magnetic soliton interactions. Click here for PDF

Jay Stotsky Wins Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

April 9, 2014

Jay Stotsky is a first year graduate student in the Applied Math and has just won a four-year Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship. Jay began his studies at the University of Colorado last Fall and began working with professor David Bortz on a project to model and simulate...

Eric Kightley Wins National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

April 9, 2014

Eric Kightley is a first year Applied Mathematics student in the Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology graduate program who has just won a three-year National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. He has a background in ecology, mathematics and physics and his research with Professor David Bortz deals with microbial aggregate ecology. Microbial...

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.