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Matkowsky Named 2011 SIAM Fellow

McCormick professor recognized for outstanding research contributions

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April 15, 2011 | by Amy Weiss

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Bernard J. Matkowsky, John Evans Professor of Applied Mathematics and professor of mathematics and mechanical engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named a 2011 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Fellow.

Matkowsky was awarded the fellowship for his research contributions to the fields of asymptotic and perturbation methods, bifurcation theory, nonlinear dynamics, pattern formation, stochastic dynamical systems and combustion theory. 

He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Physical Society, as well as a Guggenheim Fellow. He has received numerous additional honors throughout his career. He is a highly cited researcher and has published hundreds of articles and studies. 

SIAM Fellowships recognize outstanding achievements in research, education and industry. Society members are nominated by their peers and chosen by a select group of current fellows.