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Lauren M. Childs


Lauren M. Childs
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Office: 436 McBryde Hall
Email: lchilds [at] vt [dot] edu
Phone: 540-231-8265





AMS Mathematics Research Community, Summer 2021:

Dynamics of Infectious Diseases: Ecological Models Across Multiple Scales
Postponed to May 30 - June 5, 2021 Originally May 31 - June 6, 2020

Undergraduate Conference at Virginia Tech, Fall 2020:

MORE 2020 - Mathematics - Opportunities in Research and Education
MORE September 26, 2020 (Details forthcoming)
1st Annual MORE Occurred: October 26-27, 2019


Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
    • August 2016 - present
  • Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology, Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Harvard Chan School of Public Health
    • November 2015 - August 2016
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Williams College
    • January 2016 - June 2016
  • MIDAS Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Harvard Chan School of Public Health
    • November 2012 - November 2015
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Mathematics and School of Biology, Georgia Tech
    • September 2010 - October 2012

Education

  • Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Cornell University, May 2010
  • Masters in Applied Mathematics, Cornell University, May 2007
  • B.S. in Mathematics and Chemistry, Duke University, May 2004

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