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...

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