Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

In the Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department at Mines we tie together foundational research and teaching of Computational and Applied Mathematics as well as Statistics with interdisciplinary applications in the areas of Bio, Geo, Data, and Risk.

Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics


Welcome to the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences!

Mathematics plays a vital role in the education of all students at Colorado School of Mines, both through the advanced training of its own majors and graduate students and through the support it provides to all the engineering and science disciplines.

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics takes pride in its teaching innovations, its contributions to research across campus, and in the quality of excellence in applied mathematics and statistics among its alumni.


Two AMS Students Rank in Top 500 on Putnam Math Exam

AMS had its best team placement and individual placement in school history on the 2017 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the preeminent undergraduate mathematics competition in the United States and Canada. Sam Reinehr, a junior majoring in mathematics...

Diniz Behn receives NIH grant

Title: Sensitivity of the Circadian Clock to Light in Early Childhood Dr. Behn is working with Dr. Monique LeBourgeois  (CU-Boulder)

Leiderman receives grant from Army Research Office

Dr. Karin Leiderman: Army Research Office Title: Incorporating uncertainty to improve accuracy in mathematical modeling of coagulation This award is in collaboration with Suzanne Sindi (UC Merced) and Dougald Monroe (UNC Chapel Hill) Full...