Recent Applied Math PhD graduate, Wilten Nicola, is one of two co-winners of this year's CAIMS Doctoral Dissertation Award.
The award was announced at the CAIMS Annual General Meeting on June 28, 2016 at the University of Alberta.
The citation for Wilten's award reads:
In his thesis work, Wilten Nicola uses a creative integration of tools from different areas of applied mathematics to obtain a wide range of contributions to the study of the dynamics of large scale neural models. The work combines rigorous mathematical analysis with careful computations to provide insights into challenging applications in neuroscience.