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...

Dr. Osita Onyejekwe: Climate Change Study via the Centennial Trend of Climate Factors

May 15, 2020

This past week, Dr. Osita Onyejekwe had a paper published in Hydrology titled Climate Change Study via the Centennial Trend of Climate Factors . In this paper, Dr. Onyejekwe and his associate, Dr. Nezamoddin N. Kachouie of the Florida Institute of Technology, “utilized a novel approach to non-parametric analysis through...

Spring 2020 Applied Mathematics Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 13, 2020

In an effort to keep our community safe while preserving our great traditions, the Department of Applied Mathematics will hold a virtual commencement, and invite graduates from the Class of 2020 to return next spring when we can fully celebrate with special recognition events. The virtual commencement ceremony, PDF versions...

Kiera van der Sande: Sheryl R. Young Memorial Fellowship

April 28, 2020

The Applied Math Department would like to congratulate APPM graduate student Kiera van der Sande for being awarded the Sheryl R. Young Memorial Fellowship. This fellowship is given to a graduate student in the memory of Sheryl R. Young, who graduated with her Ph.D. in Psychology from CU in 1984...

Dr. Eric Vance: 2019 Journal of Statistics Education's Best Paper Award Winner

April 24, 2020

This past week, Associate Professor Eric Vance was informed that his collaborative paper, The ASCCR Frame for Learning Essential Collaboration Skills , was selected as the Journal of Statistics Education’s best paper published in 2019. Dr. Vance collaborated with Heather Smith of Cal Poly, who is a lecturer in their...