The University of Utah

Recent Highlights:

Magnet and Neuron Model Also Predicts Arctic Sea Ice Melt, Scientific American, July 2019

A Nearly 100-Year-Old Physics Model Replicates Modern Arctic Ice Melt, EOS, August 2019

When is Arctic ice like a magnet?, PhysicsWorld, July 2019

Magnetic Materials Help Explain How Arctic Ice Melts, Wired, July 2019


SIAM Video: Math Behind Sea Ice and our Changing Planet, September 2017

NSF Discoveries Video: On Golden's Melt Pond (Bringing Mathematics to Sea Ice Research), November 2015

NSF Science Nation Video on Sea Ice Math, January 2014

NBC/NSF Video on "Science of Ice" in series on Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, January 2014


Faculty Spotlight, Aftermath Newsletter, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah, Fall 2017

Arctic melt ponds form when meltwater clogs ice pores, EurekAlert (AAAS), newswise, ScienceDaily, January 2017

Q&A: What is a mathematical physicist doing out in the cold?, Physics Today, March 2016

Polar Ice May Hold Secrets of Futuristic Materials, YahooNews, November 2015

U Mathematician Named to Explorers Club, U of Utah Press Release, November 2014

Meet Ken Golden: Arctic Adventurer and Mathematician, Loyola Phoenix, October 2014

Mathematical Patterns in Sea Ice Reveal Melt Dynamics, Scientific American, March 2014

Doing the Math on Polar Sea Ice Melt, livescience, March 2014

Melting at the microscale: Studying sea ice close-up may improve climate models, Science News, June 2010

Cold Equations: Profile of Ken Golden, Science, April 2009

Professor Ken Golden

Kenneth M. Golden

Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering

Office: LCB 328
Office Phone: (801) 581-6176
Dept. Phone: (801) 581-6851

University of Utah
Department of Mathematics
155 S. 1400 E. RM 233
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0090 USA