The University of Utah


New, highly tunable composite materials—with a twist, EurekAlert!,,, SciTechDaily, June 2022

Inaugural Presidential Societal Impact Scholar Award, University of Utah, May 2022


Counting on Mathematicians to Help Save the Planet, in the BBC series Unlocking Science, December 2021

University of Utah Frontiers of Science Lecture Introduction Video, February 2021


Modeling Sea Ice, Golden et al., Notices of the American Mathematical Society, November 2020

From Magnets to Melt Ponds, Golden et al., SIAM News, November 2020


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


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


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

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

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

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

Professor Ken Golden

Kenneth M. Golden

Distinguished Professor of Mathematics
Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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