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October 1, 2018
The Department of Applied Mathematics is currently accepting applications for a faculty position with a focus on numerical analysis or scientific computing. Candidates may apply for the position via MathJobs.
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December 6, 2018
Speaker: Raphael Stuhlmeier, University of Plymouth Date: December 6, 2018 Title: Abstract:
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November 8, 2018
Speaker: Deniz Billman, University of Michigan Date: November 8, 2018 Title: Abstract:
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October 25, 2018
Speaker: Zhijun Qiao, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Date: October 25, 2018 Title: Integrable systems with peakon and cuspon solutions Abstract: In my talk, I will introduce integrable peakon and cuspon equations and present a basic approach how to get peakon solutions. Those equations include the well-known Camassa-Holm (CH), the Degasperis-Procesi (DP), and other new peakon equations with M/W-shape solutions. I take... Read more
Chris Bretherton
August 1, 2018
Professor Chris Bretherton has been named the 2019 Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecturer "for fundamental advances in understanding cloud processes across scales from turbulence and convection to atmospheric waves and large-scale circulations." He will receive the award at the upcoming 99th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona in January, 2019.
Ka-Kit Tung
July 19, 2018
Professor KK Tung's research on global warming was published July 18 in Nature. The findings were summarized in a BBC article, as well as a ... Read more
Natalie Sheils
June 1, 2018
Amath PhD alum Natalie Sheils, who graduated from the department in 2015 and is currently a visiting assistant professor in the School of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota, has received the SIAM Science Policy Fellowship and is now serving as a fellow on the SIAM Committee on Science Policy. You can read about her recent trip to Washington, D.C., for the biannual meeting of the Committee on Science Policy as well as some of her thoughts on advocacy for science policy and diversity... Read more
April 30, 2018
For the second year, the UW Department of Sustainability has awarded Amath with Gold Level Certification in recognition of our green office practices. Amath scored high for efforts in paper conservation, green meetings, and recycling, compost and waste reduction. Other areas recognized in the certification process include publications and marketing communications, purchasing, waste diversion, transportation, and more.  Green... Read more
April 26, 2018
The Department of Applied Mathematics is pleased to host this series of colloquium lectures, funded in part by a generous gift from the Boeing Company. This series will bring to campus prominent applied mathematicians from around the world. Due to the limited amount of seats, we are asking that guests register with the link below for the event.  Register for this Event... Read more
Kelsey Maass
April 9, 2018
PhD student Kelsey Maass won the poster competition at UW's Data Science Summit with "Modeling nonconvex dose-volume constraints for radiation therapy". The poster discusses Kelsey's joint work with her PhD advisor Prof. Sasha Aravkin and Prof. Minsum Kim, from the Department of Radiation Oncology...