I am a MathCEP Assistant Professor in the School of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota. This is a postdoctoral position, teaching courses offered through UMTYMP as well as departmental courses. Prior to this position, I completed my graduate studies in applied math through the Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics at Northwestern University.
My current research is in climate dynamics and nonsmooth systems. I am an active member of the Mathematics and Climate Research Network. Contact: Email: hillk <at> umn.eduOffice: Vincent 8Mail: University of Minnesota206 Church St. SE Minneapolis, MN 55455 |

Recent news:

- Jan 12, 2018 : Co-organized the Joint Math Meetings Project NExT session on Incorporating Social Justice Projects into the College Mathematics Curriculum. Slides and resources available here.
- Jun 19-30, 2017 : Co-directed the UMTYMP Math Modeling camp; helped run the UMTYMP Summer enrichment program in Minneapolis
- April 22, 2017 : Helped run the "Climate, Math, Ice Cores, and You: Hands-On Data from Planet Earth" at the National Math Festival in Washington, D.C..
- Jan 6, 2017 : "Most Outstanding Graduate Student Research Poster" award at the Association for Women in Mathematics workshop at the Joint Mathematics Meetings
- Sept 12, 2016 : Spoke to high school students in the Chicago-based Schuler Scholars program about applied math with Applied Math in Action