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LISA 2020 Symposium

Oct. 15, 2020

This upcoming Tuesday (Oct. 20), the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA), who our very own Dr. Eric Vance directs, will be celebrating LISA 2020 Day alongside the World Statistics Day and the International Year of Women in Statistics (#IYWSDS) and Data Science via a symposium. In a statement, LISA...

Alec Dunton: IEEE HPEC GraphChallenge Winner

Oct. 1, 2020

Recently, Applied Mathematics graduate student Alec Dunton and his team won the Graph Challenge as a part of his summer internship at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The GraphChallenge, as explained on the challenge’s website , is a curated and open scalable graph analysis competition which “encourages community approaches to developing...

2020 Rudy Horne Fellowship Recipient: Serena DiLeonardo

Sept. 24, 2020

This past week, the Department of Applied Mathematics announced the recipient of the Rudy Horne Memorial Fellowship: graduate student Serena DiLeonardo! Serena is a first year student in the Applied Mathematics graduate program who previously graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics along with a Master’s Degree in Environmental...

Rachel Robey: Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Recipient

Sept. 21, 2020

This week, Applied Mathematics doctoral candidate Rachel Robey received a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, DOE CSGF for short. Rachel, who is a member of Daniel Appelö’s research group, was one of 26 doctoral researchers who were given the award to support and further their research in the...

Applied Mathematics Fall 2020 Promotions

Sept. 4, 2020

This fall, the Department of Applied Mathematics recognizes two successful promotion cases within the department. Dr. Mark Hoefer has been promoted to Full Professor, while Dr. Zachary Zilpatrick has been promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations to Professor Hoefer and Associate Professor Kilpatrick on well deserved promotions!

Judith Law Joins Professional Masters Program

Aug. 18, 2020

This fall, the Professional Master’s Program in Applied Mathematics will welcome Dr. Judith Law to the Program as the Associate Director! On top of serving as the Associate Director, Dr. Law will join the Applied Mathematics faculty as an Instructor. As a researcher, Dr. Law is interested primarily in hierarchical...

Applied Mathematics Graduate Student Applications: GRE Scores Not Required for 2021 Application Cycle

July 31, 2020

Recently, the Applied Mathematics Graduate Committee voted to waive the requirement for prospective graduate students to submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores for the 2021 application cycle. This decision, driven by the Department’s continued pursuit of educational equity, impacts the applications of Professional MS applicants for Spring 2021 and Fall...

Remote Learning: The Challenges and Successes

June 2, 2020

The Spring 2020 semester was an unprecedented semester with many challenges, roadblocks, and unexpected turns that led to an equally fulfilling and successful semester after rising to the occasion given the COVID-19 pandemic. The Applied Mathematics Department underwent critical changes after the announcement from the Chancellor , which directed the...

Associate Professor David Bortz: COVID Modeling

May 25, 2020

Update (6/15/20): This week, an article written in CU Boulder Today about Dr. Bortz's contributions to the Colorado COVID Modeling Team became their top news story. Original Article (5/25/20): In March, an interdisciplinary team was assembled by the state of Colorado to develop a model to help inform policy decisions...

Professor James Meiss: Solar Flares

May 21, 2020

This week, Applied Mathematics Professor James Meiss had his interdisciplinary work on solar flares highlighted in a College of Engineering & Applied Science article . Along with Thomas Berger , the director of the Space Weather Technology, Research and Education Center, Professor Meiss assisted Professor Elizabeth Bradley from the Computer...

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