Michael Vogelius of Rutgers University has been named as the next Division Director for Mathematical Sciences (DMS), at the U.S. National Science Foundation, with term set to begin in January 2014. Vogelius replaces Sastry Pantula who is due to depart NSF in August 2013. Fleming Crim, Associate Director for Math and Physical Sciences (MPS) at NSF, who oversees DMS, issued this letter today, Monday, August 12:
I am pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Vogelius will join MPS as the Division Director for the Division of Mathematical Sciences in January 2014. Dr. Vogelius is currently a Board of Governors Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Rutgers University, where he has been since 1989, and where he served as the Department Chair from 2009-2013. Dr. Vogelius was previously on the faculty of the University of Maryland and has held visiting appointments at Stanford University, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, and the University of Copenhagen. Dr. Vogelius earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1980, and his research interests include mathematical analysis, partial differential equations, and numerical analysis. He has published over 90 articles and is a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, a Foreign Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, and a recipient of a Sloan Research Fellowship. Dr. Vogelius is also an Associate Editor of the SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis and serves on the Editorial Boards of several other mathematical journals.
Please join me in welcoming Dr. Vogelius to MPS!