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Stephen Becker is an associate professor of applied mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder. Previously he was a Herman Goldstine Postdoctoral fellow in Mathematical Sciences at IBM Research in Yorktown Heights, NY, and a postdoctoral fellow via the Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris at Paris 6. He received his PhD in 2011 from Caltech under Emmanuel Candès.

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News! Now hiring for a postdoc position

As part of the new DOE-funded CHaRMNET center for plasma modeling, Professors David Bortz and Stephen Becker are hiring a postdoc to start as early as January 2023. We’re looking for an applicant with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

Details at the official job posting.

CU press release on the plasma project. MSU press release as well.

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