Simon Tavener

Dr. Simon Tavener

Interim Dean, College of Natural Sciences
Professor, Department of Mathematics
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Phone (970) 491-6645
Fax (970) 491-6639
Email tavener@math.colostate.edu
Office 117 Statistics Building


Data Science







(I) The BS degree in Data Science has five concentrations .

  1. Computer Science
  2. Economics
  3. Mathematics
  4. Neuroscience
  5. Statistics
Gabby Diaz-Portalatin is the Academic Success Coordinators for all concentrations.

(II) Data Science concentrations within other degree programs

(II) Graduate programs










  1. Inference for differential equation models of biological systems
  2. Nonlinear hydrodynamic stability


  1. A posteriori error analysis for parallel solution of PDEs
  2. A posteriori error analysis for the time to threshold events in PDEs
  3. Weak Galerkin finite element methods


  1. Fluid mechanics (particularly hydrodynamic stability)
  2. Numerical bifurcation methods for continuum mechanics
  3. Deformation and flow in poroelastic materials








Currently in full time study to become an effective interim Dean


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