Stephen Pankavich, Ph.D.

Stephen Pankavich

Professor
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Contact

Stratton Hall 223
303.273.3584
pankavic AT mines DOT edu

Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Stephen Pankavich headshot

Education

  • Zorn Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University
  • Ph.D. Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.S. Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.S. Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

Research

  • Partial Differential Equations and Kinetic Theory
  • Lagrangian Methods in Computational Hydrology

  • Multiscale Methods in Computational Biophysics and Virology

  • Mathematical Biology and in-host Disease Modeling

  • Mathematical and Computational Epidemiology

Awards & Honors

  • W.M. Keck Mentorship Award for the Mentoring of Graduate Students, Colorado School of Mines, 2021.

  • Visiting Professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden; funded by grant from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, with S. Calogero, 2019-2020.

  • Visiting Professor, Cardiff University, UK; funded by Research in Pairs grant (Scheme 4) from London Mathematical Society, with J. Ben-Artzi, 2019

  • Colorado Mathematics Award for Outstanding Service to Students, Colorado Mathematics Awards: 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2017-2018, 2018-2019.

  • Alumni Teaching Award,  Colorado School of Mines, 2016-2017.

  • Colorado School of Mines Outstanding Faculty Award, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 2014-2015.

  • Nominee and Finalist, Sixth Annual University of Texas at Arlington Honors College Outstanding Faculty Award, 2010. 

Professional Appointments & Service

  • Editor – SIAM Undergraduate Research Online (SIURO), AIMS Molecular Science
  • GRE Mathematics Subject Test Committee
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 2017-2019