Steffen Borgwardt Receives Award to Research Circuit Walks in Optimization

July 22, 2020

Associate Professor of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Steffen Borgwardt was recently awarded a $233,560, 4-year, National Science Foundation award for researching Circuit Walks in Optimization . Borgwardt is working to design, study, and implement algorithms for optimal gradual transitions between solutions of a mathematical program. The ability to efficiently construct...

Campus-wide Effort Led by Jan Mandel Results in an NSF Grant to Build a State-of-the-Art Computing Resource

July 22, 2020

A group of researchers and educators at University of Colorado Denver, led by PI and Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Professor Jan Mandel, will be building a state-of-the-art computing resource on the downtown campus thanks to a $400,000 National Science Foundation Award (#2019089) .The new facility will provide the first campus-wide,...

Julien Langou Awarded New NSF Grant

May 14, 2020

Julien Langou has been awarded NSF award for a proposal that was submitted in collaboration with the University of Tennessee and the University of California, Berkeley. Starting next moth and running through 2024, the project `` Collaborative Research: Frameworks: Basic Algebra LIbraries for Sustainable Technology with Interdisciplinary Collaboration (BALLISTIC)” ,...

Exciting new Coursera offering from Stephanie Santorico

Jan. 21, 2020

Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Professor, Director of Statistical Programs, and Co-director of Graduate Programs of Stephanie A. Santorico has developed a Coursera course on the topic of “Genetic Epidemiology Methods for Medicine and Public Health” (along with Todd Edwards, from Vanderbilt University, and in conjunction with the International Genetic Epidemiology...

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...

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