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SIAM names 2014 Class of Fellows

Each year, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) designates as Fellows of the society members who have made outstanding contributions to fields served by SIAM.

This year, SIAM is happy to recognize 32 members of the community for this honor. Fellows are nominated by peers for their distinguished contributions to the fields of applied mathematics and computational science and related disciplines.

The Class of 2014 Fellows, listed below in alphabetical order, will be recognized at the 2014 SIAM Annual Meeting to be held in Chicago in July.

Mark Ainsworth, Brown University

John S. Baras, University of Maryland, College Park

Lorenz T. Biegler, Carnegie Mellon University

Åke Björck, Linköping University, Emeritus

Alfred M. Bruckstein, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Suncica Canic, University of Houston

Inderjit S. Dhillon, The University of Texas at Austin

Vladimir L. Druskin, Schlumberger-Doll Research

Leah Edelstein-Keshet, University of British Columbia

Donald Estep, Colorado State University

Bengt Fornberg, University of Colorado Boulder

Omar Ghattas, The University of Texas at Austin

Philip E. Gill, University of California, San Diego

Solomon W. Golomb, University of Southern California

Jan S. Hesthaven, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Dorit S. Hochbaum, University of California, Berkeley

Masakazu Kojima, Tokyo Institute of Technology and JST CREST

Jeffrey C. Lagarias, University of Michigan

Jean B. Lasserre, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Institute of Mathematics, University of Toulouse

Tai-Ping Liu, Academia Sinica

Mitchell B. Luskin, University of Minnesota

Nancy K. Nichols, University of Reading

Peter J. Olver, University of Minnesota

Yuriko Yamamuro Renardy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

L. Ridgway Scott, University of Chicago

Mikhail Shashkov, Los Alamos National Laboratory, X-Computational Physics Division

Christine A. Shoemaker, Cornell University

Valeria Simoncini, Università di Bologna

Zdeněk Strakoš, Charles University in Prague

Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley

Jorge X. Velasco-Hernandez, Instituto de Matemáticas UNAM

Michael S. Vogelius, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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