Dr. Eli Shlizerman joins AMATH faculty as Assistant Professor

June 23, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Eli Shlizerman who has accepted our offer of a tenure-track assistant professor position starting this July! The appointment is joint with the Department of Electrical Engineering.
Eli has been in the department for a while, most recently as an Assistant Professor WOT. This position ensures Eli will be around for decades to come. We look forward to Eli’s continued research program development in the department!


Frederic Wan Honored in Conference Room Dedication Ceremony

May 12, 2015

On May 5, 2015, the conference room in Lewis Hall was dedicated as the Frederic Wan Conference Room to acknowledge the great service and contributions to the department of former chair Frederic Wan.
Professor Frederic Wan was the chair of Applied Mathematics from 1983 to 1988 before becoming the Divisional Dean for the Natural Sciences from 1988 to 1992. He is currently on the faculties of Mathematics, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California […]


Dr. Aleksandr (Sasha) Aravkin joins faculty as Assistant Professor

April 3, 2015

We are extremely pleased that Dr. Aleksandr (Sasha) Aravkin has accepted our offer to start as an Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics, starting in Autumn 2015.
Sasha will join us through a joint initiative with the e-Science Institute, bringing his expertise in data science, optimization, statistics and many other fields to the campus, and applying them to a wealth of application areas.
We’re looking very much forward to Sasha’s arrival in the fall!

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Online masters degree tops online Applied Mathematics programs

July 29, 2013

onlinecollege.org selects the University of Washington Department of Applied Mathematics as a top choice for online schools with programs in Applied Mathematics. The full article can be found here. An excerpt from this article is shown below.
Find out more about our online masters degree here.

Editor’s Picks: Online Schools for Applied Mathematics
The University of Washington was chosen as the best online master’s degree in applied mathematics for value. This public four-year institution located in Seattle has a […]

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UW Applied Mathematics Tied with Princeton for the Top Spot in NRC Ranking

September 28, 2010

The National Research Council (NRC) just released its long-awaited ranking of over 5000 PhD programs in the US. It ranks academic programs broadly on 20 categories. The scores are then synthesized in a statistical Regression (multiple linear regression to infer the 20 attributes of a successful program) to come up with a set of weights to apply to the individual scores. This yields a final program score (the R-ranking score), which is actually a range. The top two programs in […]