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Soraya presenting her AMATH 563 final project at the Physics Informed Machine Learning Workshop
August 1, 2019
By Soraya Terrab After an undergraduate in Physics, I completed an MS in Mechanical Engineering in 2015 and worked in industry. I started as a manufacturing engineer and later stepped into a quality manager role. Not before long, I was unsure where my career in engineering was heading and I became nostalgic for the classroom environment and the entrancing mathematical derivations that kept me hooked on assignments and projects for periods without end. From physics to engineering, I was... Read more
The view of the Andes mountains from my parents' apartment patio
August 1, 2019
By Matthew Lorig From late March to early June this year, I had the pleasure of working as a Visiting Professor at the University of Chile, which is located in Chile's largest city, Santiago. I moved to Santiago with my family when I was 12 and remained there until I graduated from high school. So, in addition to being a fantastic opportunity to work at a world-class institution, my recent visit to the University of Chile was a return home.  During my visit, I was hosted by Professor... Read more
Amath Masters Graduating Students 2018-2019
July 25, 2019
Congratulations to all of our graduates! Doctors of Philosophy Kathleen Champion Advisor: J. Nathan KutzFrom data to dynamics: discovering governing equations from data. Samuel Rudy Advisor: J. Nathan KutzComputational methods for system identification and data-driven forecastingPeng Zheng Advisor: Aleksandr AravkinRobust Modeling and Algorithm Design for Science and Engineering Master of Science... Read more
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June 24, 2019
SIAM UW AwardRecipient: Katherine OwensFor exceptional service to the University of Washington Chapter of SIAM for the 2017-2018 academic year. Joseph Hammack Endowment AwardRecipient: Yu-Chen ChengFor exemplary work by a student in the Department of Applied Mathematics. Tung Family Endowment AwardRecipient: Shane ShangFor exemplary work by a student in the... Read more
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June 20, 2019
The Department of Applied Mathematics has launched a YouTube channel, whose first videos include a selection of lectures from our recent conference,... Read more
Ivana Bozic
May 29, 2019
Originally featured in UW News, article can be found here. In patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the rate of disease growth varies widely. In a new study from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Washington, scientists report that CLL... Read more
Chris Bretherton
May 1, 2019
Originally published in UW News, article can be found here Chris Bretherton, a University of Washington professor, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Bretherton is one of 100 new members elected for their “distinguished... Read more
April 25, 2019
UW Applied Mathematics assistant professor Eli Shlizerman and fellow UW researchers created a framework to visualize and interact with a model of the C. elegans neuronal network in real-time. Their work was published as ... Read more
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April 10, 2019
Congratulations to UW Amath PhD student Tyler Chen, who has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. This brings the number of current UW Amath graduate students with external... Read more
March 8, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Tom Trogdon, currently at UC Irvine's Math Department, has accepted our offer to join the department, effective this autumn, as an Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics.  Dr. Trogdon is a PhD graduate (2013) of our department. He is interested in many topics, including Random Matrices, the probabilistic investigation of numerical algorithms, stochastic processes and partial differential equations. For more information, see  ... Read more