(Ablowitz, Mark J - 2022) -- Hazel Barnes Prize uri icon



  • Distinguished Professor Mark Ablowitz, known for prolific contributions to applied mathematics, teaching and mentorship, has been named the 2022 recipient of the Hazel Barnes Prize—the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from CU Boulder. Since 1992, the Hazel Barnes Prize has been awarded each year to a CU Boulder faculty member who exemplifies the enriching relationship between teaching and research, and whose work has had a significant impact on students, faculty, colleagues and the university. Noted in nomination materials for his far-reaching contributions at CU Boulder, Ablowitz is a distinguished professor of applied mathematics and established the Applied Mathematics department, “a world-renowned research powerhouse.” In his internationally known research, Ablowitz is recognized as revolutionizing the mathematical understanding of nonlinear waves, such as water waves.

year awarded

  • 2022