Don Estep is a professor, department head, University Distinguished Professor and University Interdisciplinary Research Scholar in the Department of Statistics. His research focuses on numerical error estimation, inverse problems, uncertainty quantification, sensitivity analysis, multiscale and operator decomposition methods, and adaptive discretization for multiphysics and multiscale problems.
Estep has received several awards, including the Computational and Mathematical Methods in Sciences and Engineering Prize in 2005, the Oliver P. Pennock Distinguished Service Award in 2009, and the Colorado State University Scholarship Impact Award in 2011. He has been the director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Mathematics and Statistics since 2006.
Estep earned his B.A. from Columbia University in 1981 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the University of Michigan in 1987. He was awarded a Jubilee Professorship in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden in 2013.