News & Events


  • Congratulations to Isaiah Stevens for winning first prize in the Comparative Medicine Institute Summer Interdisciplinary Research Initiative poster session! (August 2023)
  • Congratulations to Justen Geddes for winning the Winston-Rose Research Award and Franke-Norris-Griggs Teaching Award! (April 2023)
  • Congratulations to Dr. Justen Geddes for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation (April 2023)! Click here for a picture of him and his co-chairs after his presentation.
  • Congratulations to Justen Geddes for accepting a position as a post-doctoral scholar at Duke University starting in June 2023!
  • Congratulations to Kristen Windoloski, Justen Geddes, Alyssa Taylor-LaPole, and Tess Jones for presenting at JMM! (January 2023)


  • Congratulations to Dr. Amanda Colunga for successfully defending her Ph.D. dissertation! (December 2022)
  • Congratulations to Kristen Windoloski for completing an internship during summer 2022 at Axcella Therapeutics in Cambridge, MA!
  • Congratulations to Kristen Windoloski for winning the SIAM Annual Meeting AWM Poster Session! (July 2022)
  • Congratulations to Dr. Megan Chambers for successfully defending her Ph.D. dissertation titled Analyzing the structural properties of pulmonary arterial networks (April 2022). Click here for a picture of her after her presentation!
  • Congratulations to Kristen Windoloski for winning the Griggs-Franke-Norris Teaching Award (April 2022).
  • Congratulations to Michelle Bartolo for being accepted to NCSU's Preparing the Professoriate program (March 2022).
  • Congratulations to Amanda Colunga for being awarded the NCSU Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant (January 2022).


  • Congratulations to Michelle Bartolo for winning third prize for Best PhD Oral Presentation at the 5th Soft Tissue Modeling Workshop (June 2021).
  • Congratulations to Mitchel Colebank for being awarded the Winton-Rose Research Award (May 2021).
  • Congratulations to Mitchel Colebank for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation titled Computational Modeling of Patient Specific Pulmonary Hemodynamics (March 2021). Click here to view a recording of his defense!
  • Congratulations to Alyssa Taylor for being awarded a 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF).
  • Congratulations to Chris Schell for being awarded for being awarded the 2020-2021 Outstanding Research Award in the Mathematics Department for graduating seniors.
  • Click here to watch Mette Olufsen present her recent publication Modeling the Inflammatory-Thermal-Pain-Cardiovascular Interactions During an Endotoxin Challenge at the Physiology Society's Virtual Journal Club (March 2021)
  • Mathematics Summer 2021 REU, May 23 - July 31, 2021. The Mathematics Department of North Carolina State University is holding its Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Click here for more information on the 2021 program!
  • Conference Presentations: Come See Us!
  • Congratulations to our 2020 undergraduate REU students for receiving Honorable Mention at JMM 2021 for their poster Topological Data Analysis of Pulmonary Hypertension Using Dynamical Modeling.


  • Mathematics Summer 2020 REU, May 25 - August 1. The Mathematics Department of North Carolina State University Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program concentrates on research projects that integrate concepts traditionally considered “pure” with serious application areas.
    • Click here to see presentations by the REU students at the Math REU Conference held by Clemson University on July 27, 2020
  • SIAM LS Virtual Symposium 2020, June 2. Analysis of physiological data (Part I-III - MS62,MS73,MS83). Confirmed online speakers:
    • MS 62
      • Analysis of Time-Series Data for Diagnosis of POTSJusten Geddes, North Carolina State University, U.S. (abstract)
      • What Can We Learn from 1.7 Million Blood Pressure Measurements? Adam Mahdi, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (abstract)
      • Wearable Devices, Spontaneous Physiological Fluctuations, and Wellness PredictionKun Hu, Harvard Medical School, U.S. (abstract)
    • MS 73
      • Cardiovascular Function in Heart Transplant PatientsAmanda L. Colunga, North Carolina State University, U.S. (abstract) 
      • Shape Analysis in Congenital Heart DiseaseSachin Govil, University of California, San Diego, U.S. (abstract)
      • From the Right Heart to the Pulmonary Arteries: a Multiscale Approach to Understanding Pulmonary Arterial HypertensionDaniela Valdez-Jasso, University of California, San Diego, U.S. (abstract)
    • MS 83
      • Neurovascular Coupling: A Balance of PowerTim David, University of Canterbury, New Zealand (abstract)
      • Structural and hemodynamic properties in murine pulmonary arterial networks in control and hypertensionMette S. Olufsen, North Carolina State University, U.S. (abstract)
      • Development of a Robust Structural Vessel Wall Model and Pressure-Area Relation for Pulmonary Cardiovascular Networks in the Presence of HypertensionMansoor A. Haider, North Carolina State University, U.S (abstract)