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Philadelphia, PA, March 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is pleased to announce the 2019 Class of SIAM Fellows. These distinguished members were nominated for their exemplary research as well as outstanding service to the community. Through their contributions, SIAM Fellows help advance the fields of applied mathematics and computational science.
SIAM congratulates these 28 esteemed members of the community, listed below in alphabetical order:
Mihai Anitescu, Argonne National Laboratory & University of Chicago, is being recognized for contributions to the modeling, theory, and practice of optimization.
David A. Bader, Georgia Institute of Technology, is being recognized for contributions in high-performance algorithms and streaming analytics and for leadership in the field of computational science.
Francesco Bullo, University of California Santa Barbara, is being recognized for contributions to geometric control, distributed control, and network systems with application to robotic coordination, power grids, and social networks.
José Antonio Carrillo de la Plata, Imperial College London, is being recognized for his outstanding contributions to applied mathematics in complex particle dynamics and service to the Applied Mathematics Community of the European Mathematical Society.
Stephen Jonathan Chapman, University of Oxford, is being recognized for his outstanding contributions to physical and biological modeling as well as for his asymptotic methods development in applied mathematics.
Pierre Comon, CNRS, is being recognized for pioneering and groundbreaking contributions to signal processing, tensor decompositions, and his instrumental role in creating independent component analysis.
Wolfgang A. Dahmen, University of South Carolina Columbia, is being recognized for contributions to numerical methods for partial differential equations, signal processing, and learning.
Jesus Antonio De Loera, University of California Davis, is being recognized for contributions to discrete geometry and optimization, polynomial algebra, and mathematical software.
Froilán Dopico, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, is being recognized for contributions in numerical linear algebra and the solution of polynomial and rational eigenvalue problems via linearizations.
Ernesto Estrada, University of Zaragoza & ARAID Foundation, is being recognized for outstanding contributions to mathematical chemistry and network science.
Fariba Fahroo, Air Force Research Lamboratory, is being recognized for outstanding scientific leadership while managing AFOSR and DARPA programs in dynamics and control and computational mathematics, and fundamental research accomplishments in computational optimal control.
Andreas Frommer, Universität Wuppertal, is being recognized for contributions in numerical linear algebra and the solution of problems in quantum chromodynamics.
Roger G. Ghanem, University of Southern California, is being recognized for his seminal contributions to the mathematical foundations of uncertainty quantification methods.
Sigal Gottlieb, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is being recognized for her contribution to strong-stability-preserving time discretizations and other schemes for hyperbolic equations, and for her professional services including those to SIAM and women in mathematics.
Michael Allen Heroux, Sandia National Laboratories, is being recognized for research, leadership, and community building in software and algorithms for scientific and high-performance computing.
Misha Kilmer, Tufts University, is being recognized for her fundamental contributions to numerical linear algebra and scientific computing, including ill-posed problems, tensor decompositions, and iterative methods.
Ron Kimmel, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, is being recognized for contributions to shape reconstruction, image processing, and geometric analysis.
Gitta Kutyniok, Technische Universitat Berlin, is being recognized for contributions to applied harmonic analysis, compressed sensing, and imaging sciences.
Irena Lasiecka, University of Memphis, is being recognized for fundamental contributions to control theory of partial differential equations and their dissemination through numerous invited talks, administrative positions in professional societies, and the mentoring of many PhD students and postdoctoral associates.
Juan C. Meza, University of California Merced, is being recognized for contributions to optimization methods and software applied to challenging real-world problems, technical leadership, and service to the SIAM community.
Jill C. Pipher, Brown University, is being recognized for her profound contributions in analysis and partial differential equations, groundbreaking work in public key cryptography, and outstanding scientific leadership.
Mason A. Porter, University of California Los Angeles, is being recognized for contributions to diverse problems and applications in networks, complex systems, and nonlinear systems.
Sebastian Reich, Universität Potsdam, is being recognized for incisive contributions to the field of computational differential equations, and applications in molecular dynamics and data assimilation.
Carla D. Savage, North Carolina State University, is being recognized for outstanding research in algorithms of discrete mathematics and in computer science applications, alongside exemplary service to mathematics.
Zuowei Shen, National University of Singapore, is being recognized for contributions to approximation theory, wavelet theory, and image processing.
Joel A. Tropp, California Institute of Technology, is being recognized for contributions to signal processing, data analysis and randomized linear algebra.
Yin Zhang, Rice University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, is being recognized for pioneering and current algorithmic and theoretical contributions in the areas of linear and nonlinear optimization and remote sensing.
Jun Zou, Chinese University of Hong Kong, is being recognized for contributions to numerical methods and analyses of direct and inverse problems of partial differential equations.
In addition to raising the visibility of applied mathematics and computational science, the SIAM Fellows Program helps makes SIAM members more competitive for awards and honors as well as leadership positions in the broader society.
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