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Applied Mathematics Graduate Student Applications: GRE Scores No Longer Required

April 1, 2021

The Department of Applied Mathematics has decided to permanently remove the GRE test (both general and subject) from our Ph.D. and Professional MS program applications. The GRE imposes undue financial stress on prospective students, especially those from low income backgrounds. Moreover, the GRE has been shown to be a poor...

Spring 2021 Applied Mathematics Virtual Graduation Ceremony

April 1, 2021

Join us as we will come together to recognize the many accomplishments of our graduates! In a continued effort to keep our community safe while preserving our great traditions, the Department of Applied Mathematics will present a prerecorded commencement ceremony to celebrate all our undergraduate and graduate students who are...

Assistant Professor Nancy Rodriguez receives NSF CAREER Award

Feb. 26, 2021

Applied Mathematics Assistant Professor Nancy Rodriguez won the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award, which is presented to junior faculty who show passion and excellence in both areas of research and education. This award comes with a grant that aims to support the research and educational...

In Memory of John Richard "Jack" Woodhull

Feb. 19, 2021

In January, the Department of Applied Mathematics recently learned of the passing of high impact alumnus, John Richard “Jack” Woodhull. Jack graduated from CU Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics in 1957 and in 1960, returned to CU to earn a master’s degree in Applied Mathematics after serving...

In Memory of Peter Teets

Jan. 27, 2021

In November, the University of Colorado lost Peter Teets, a distinguished alumnus of the original Applied Mathematics department on the Boulder campus. Teets graduated in 1963 with a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics and two years later, a Master of Science degree, also in applied mathematics, from the...

Fortino Garcia Awarded Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Jan. 22, 2021

Recently, Applied Mathematics graduate student Fortino Garcia was awarded an NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. Fortino proposed to investigate numerical methods for open quantum systems. Specifically, Fortino will analyze a Multilevel Monte Carlo (MLMC) method for a dimension-reducing quantum trajectory approach for open quantum systems. The MLMC quantum trajectory...

PMD Information Session Slides

Jan. 22, 2021

The slides for our PMD information session can be found here . Learn more about pursuing a Professional Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics at CU Boulder.

James Meiss and Natasha Flyer: Building Artificial Intelligence to Study the Sun

Dec. 15, 2020

Recently, a grant to study solar weather using machine learning was funded, and among those working on the project, the Applied Math Department's own Professor James Meiss and Affiliate Dr. Natasha Flyer are highlighted. In an article released by the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences titled Building artifical intelligence...

Winter 2020 Applied Mathematics Commencement

Dec. 11, 2020

In the wake of continued campus guidelines to protect the greater community, the Department of Applied Mathematics is celebrating their winter graduation by posting a Winter 2020 Commencement Program . In addition, the Department Chair, Professor Keith Julien, would like to extend his congratulations to the graduating class: “On behalf...

Research Highlight: The Effect of Heterogeneity on Hypergraph Contagion Models

Nov. 25, 2020

Recently, Associate Professor Juan G. Restrepo and Applied Math PhD student Nicholas Landry published their work titled “The effect of heterogeneity on hypergraph contagion models” along with a press release . Nicholas, who has been studying the dynamics of networks, and Prof. Restrepo wanted to look at the effects of...

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