NASA features Jan Mandel’s research

Sept. 25, 2019

For the last few years, Professor of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Jan Mandel (with his colleague Adam Kochanski from the University of Utah ) have been developing the WRF-SFIRE model, which assimilates satellite observations to produce forecasts for fire, weather and smoke . WRF-SFIRE is a "coupled" fire-atmosphere model, which...

Christina Ebben receives Fulbright award

Sept. 10, 2019

Christina Ebben, Graduate student in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sceinces, was recently informed that she will be receiving a Fulbright US Student Program award to Brazil. Ebben will conduct research at the University of Campinas as part of a project to apply optimization methods to improve the Molecular...

Mathematical and Statistical Sciences represented CU Denver at summer Joint Statistical Meeting

Aug. 13, 2019

Last month, North America’s largest gathering of statisticians and data scientists came together at the Joint Statistical Meeting in Denver, where several students and faculty from the University of Colorado Denver presented their innovative research alongside some of the industry’s most brilliant minds. “In terms of application, the industry is...

Downtown Campus is hosting a Data Science Symposium, August 30th

Aug. 13, 2019

The CU Denver Data Science Symposium will bring together data science communities from CU Denver, whether they be the communities that pursue research in core data science, applications of data science in various fields of research, or education programs in data science. Participants will learn about data science research, education...

Stephanie Santorico and students publish on vitiligo onset

Aug. 13, 2019

New journal articles by Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Professor Stephanie Santorico and colleagues indicate that both genetic and environmental factors play significant roles in the onset of vitiligo, an autoimmune disease that results in the loss of color in blotches of skin . The findings also show that while the...

Joshua French receives new NSF funding

July 23, 2019

Joshua French, Associate Professor of Mathematical and Statistical Science, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation research award of $80,000 over a three-year timeframe (August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2022). The title of the proposal is ``Collaborative Research: Spectral Functional Principal Components on Abelian Groups with Applications to Spatial...

Recommended NSF Award for Florian Pfender

June 18, 2019

Associate of Mathimatical and Statistical Sciences Florian Pfender’s joint proposal with Iowa State University (PI Bernard Lidický) “Collaborative Research: Flag Algebra Methods” (submitted in September 2018) in the combinatorics program has been finalized and recommended for an award.

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In Memoriam: Roland Andrew Sweet – March 14, 1940 – April 15, 2019

April 23, 2019

Roland Andrew Sweet was one of the leaders of the Computational Mathematics Group in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences from 1970 to 1996. Sweet was a beloved husband, father and grandfather, born in St. Petersburg, Florida, the youngest of Fred and Blanche (Aubin) Sweet’s five sons. After graduating...

Knyazev named to AMS Fellows

Nov. 15, 2018

Professor Emeritus Andrew Knyazev has been named as part of the 2019 Class of American Mathematic Society Fellows , " for contributions to numerical partial differential equations, computational mathematics and linear algebra, with industrial applications ." The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to...

New NSF Funding for Math Faculty

Oct. 18, 2018

The Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Department is proud to announce new funding from NSF for Michael Jacobson (Principal Investigator), Gary Olson (Co-Principal Investigator), Michael Ferrara (Co-Principal Investigator) and RaKissa Manzanares (Co-Principal Investigator) for the project Collaborative Research: Promoting Success in Undergraduate Mathematics through Graduate Teaching Assistant Training . This project...