Sofia Martinez-Castillo
Mathematics & Economics


Sofia Martinez-Castillo is a first-generation college student from Colorado. She is studying mathematics and economics. She is also working as a learning assistant in

math for the Student Academic Success Center. She plans on attending Colorado School of Mines in the fall for a PhD in Applied Mathematics.


Her research interests lie within mathematical biology and computational mathematics. My recent project was working on the SIR model for COVID-19 with Dr. Divya Vernerey.

Research Faculty Mentor:

Dr. Divya Vernerey, Associate Professor, Mathematics

Sofia's McNair Scholars mentor was Sage Shaw