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Nathaniel Whitaker Named to 2024 Class of SIAM Fellows

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Nathaniel Whitaker

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has announced that Nathaniel Whitaker, professor and head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been named to the 2024 class of SIAM Fellows, in recognition of his “significant achievements in broadening participation in mathematics and important contributions to multiple fields in applied mathematics, especially fluid mechanics.”

Whitaker is one of 26 distinguished SIAM members who were nominated in recognition of their outstanding research and service to the community. Through their various contributions, SIAM Fellows form a crucial group of individuals helping to advance the fields of applied mathematics, computational science, and data science.

SIAM, incorporated in 1952 as a nonprofit organization to convey useful mathematical knowledge to other professionals who could implement mathematical theory for practical, industrial, or scientific use, is an international community of over 14,000 individual members. The organization also boasts almost 500 academic, manufacturing, research and development, service and consulting organizations, government, and military organizations worldwide serving as institutional members.

More information about SIAM and a full list of the 2024 SIAM Fellows can be found at SIAM.org.