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August 28, 2017
Daniel Hanson is a Teaching Associate within the department, responsible for graduate-level courses offered by the Computational Finance and Risk Management program.  He joined the program full-time last year following a career of over 20 years in quantitative finance, and several years as a part-time instructor.  His primary areas of interest are quantitative development in C++, financial modeling in R, and applications of theory to derivatives pricing, risk management, and... Read more
August 25, 2017
I wasn’t really sure what was going to happen after I graduated with my 4 year degree. School was all I knew. Imagining my life post-academics was like imagining next year’s Christmas on December 26. Nonetheless, the day came when I completed my B.S. in applied math. My academic career was over and I now had my professional career to contend with. I thought I would feel liberated. Instead, I felt like I had just finished a marathon and now I was expected to cycle the Tour de France. Resumes,... Read more
August 25, 2017
By Alan Perry For those who don’t often come in to Lewis Hall, I worked as the front desk Office Assistant for Applied Mathematics from 2015 to 2017. In between tending to the various perplexities involved with issues natural to an older building, I had many great experiences in the department that left me with lifelong impressions. I will be attending graduate school myself this fall, in far-off Chicago, and I think my experiences and the friendships forged at Lewis Hall have... Read more
August 25, 2017
Recently everyone I know has been asking me how my new job is going. And while I'm flattered that they care, I tend to get weird looks when I tell them that it feels like starting graduate school all over again. But, like, in a good way.  As a graduate student I worked with Professor David Masiello in the chemistry department, and I can't say enough about how amazing an experience it was. With his group, I studied how light, heat, and charge can be manipulated and controlled on the nanoscale... Read more
August 25, 2017
By Tim Leung Last summer, I joined UW Applied Math as an Associate Professor and became the Director of the Computational Finance & Risk Management (CFRM) Program. Previously, I had been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at Columbia University in New York City (2011-2016) and in the Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics at Johns Hopkins University (2008-2011),... Read more
August 25, 2017
Prof. Chris Bretherton spent his sabbatical year visiting three powerhouses of atmospheric and cloud modeling, the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science at MIT, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, and the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI) in Hamburg, Germany. In Sept.-Dec. 2016, while at MIT, Chris was a Houghton Lecturer hosted by his doctoral advisor Prof. Kerry Emanuel, a world expert on hurricanes and cumulus clouds.  He gave a... Read more
August 25, 2017
By Ivana Bozic Hello everyone! My name is Ivana Bozic (pronounced as “Bozhich”) and I am a new Assistant Professor in the Applied Mathematics department. I received my bachelors and masters degrees in pure mathematics from the University of Belgrade in Serbia, where I am from. After obtaining my masters, and realizing that I am more interested in applied than pure math, I moved to the US to do my PhD in mathematical modeling of cancer. I received my PhD degree in Mathematics from... Read more
Hidden Figures Talk Detail
July 26, 2017
Date/Location: Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., GUG 220 Speaker: Rudy L. Horne, PhDAssociate Professor of MathematicsMath Consultant for Hidden FiguresMorehouse College, Atlanta, GA Abstract:In January 2017, the movie Hidden Figures was released by 20th Century Fox studios. The movie tells the story of three African-American women... Read more
Dan Hanson, Laurie Feldman
July 26, 2017
UW online program ranks high in affordability and industry collaboration "UW’s online master’s in Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) program has been ranked as one of the top 16 most affordable online master’s in finance programs by Grad School Hub. The online CFRM degree is part of a unique and collaborative graduate program that brings together academics, industry professionals, and students to enable a financial application of mathematical methods and skillsets. It also... Read more
Professor Tung at 2017 graduation
June 26, 2017
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