HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Accomplishments at UH earn spot in French Academy of Sciences for professor

One of the world's leading researchers in applied mathematics and scientific computing, University of Houston Professor Roland Glowinski, was recently elected a member of the French Academy of Sciences.

Elected to membership on the same day as Yves Chauvin, one of the three 2005 Nobel Prize Laureates in Chemistry, Glowinski joins some of the most prominent French scholars in this organization and officially will be presented with the honor in a ceremony June 7 in France. Academy membership is a notable honor that is offered to scientists of renowned accomplishment and caliber and has as one of its missions to form associations with foreign scholars to develop scientific knowledge and education. Glowinski, who holds a Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Professorship in Mathematics, is also a mechanical engineering professor.

"Roland Glowinski is one of the world's foremost computational scientists," said Jeff Morgan, professor and chair of the mathematics department. "He has played a major role in the development of the department of mathematics, as well as the development of computational sciences on the UH campus. I had the privilege to meet him and learn from him when I was a graduate student, and I feel fortunate to call him a friend and colleague."

Much of Glowinski's work involves computer simulations to describe scientific, medical and engineering problems mathematically. He is well known for his research on new mathematic models of particular flow and for the application of mathematical and computational methods to the design of a new class of heart valves.

Since coming to UH in 1985, Glowinski has received numerous honors, including being elected to the French National Academy of Technology, inducted as a chevalier in the Lgion d'Honneur of France and elected a member of the Academia Europaea. He also received the Esther Farfel Award, the highest honor accorded to a UH faculty member, and the Theodore von Krmn Priz
'"/>

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston
21-Feb-2006


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Leprosy genome tells story of human migrations, French researchers report in Science
2. Heading to Siberia: UH signs agreement with Russian Academy of Sciences
3. National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine report calls for more dairy foods at school
4. Annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences
5. Springer and the Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland enter into publishing partnership
6. American Academy of Family Physicians Scientific Assembly to convene in Washington, D.C.
7. Two UCSF faculty named fellows of the American Academy of Nursing
8. Rutgers College of Nursing professor elected Academy of Emergency Nursing Fellow
9. Two NYU faculty named to the National Academy of Sciences
10. American Academy of Neurology 58th Annual Meeting scientific highlights
11. American Academy of Neurology names Advocate of the Year at leadership forum

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/30/2021)... , ... March 29, 2021 , ... ... the 21st Century , A Virtual Workshop Presented by WCG FDAnews and Cerulean ... 4:30 pm EDT, https://wcg.swoogo.com/modern-sop-and-quality-systems , Are one’s SOPs written for the ...
(Date:3/30/2021)... ... March 29, 2021 , ... According to data released ... reproductive age (13-44) in need of publicly funded contraception live in counties impacted by ... Colorado’s 64 counties have lost some of their Title X resources. , The ...
(Date:3/30/2021)... ... March 29, 2021 , ... Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), a ... confusion due to low health literacy today announces a new partnership with the ... work with ACAP’s member Safety Net Health Plans, those that provide comprehensive health ...
(Date:3/30/2021)... ... ... Dr. Colin Campbell is proud to announce the 1 year anniversary in their new state ... internal medicine and is a primary care specialist who has been practicing for 23 years. ... keep South Jersey healthy one patient at a time. , “Over the past year, Dr. ...
(Date:3/30/2021)... ... March 30, 2021 , ... The COVID-19 ... and survivors; their families; and their caregivers. Crossroads4Hope is addressing the needs of ... emotional support system, MyGo2Support, which meets needs of people impacted by cancer, no ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/30/2021)... ... March 29, 2021 , ... The University of Texas Health Science Center ... San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, a destination center for research and treatment of ... In a nod to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was held virtually. , William ...
(Date:3/30/2021)... ... March 29, 2021 , ... Iora Health ... primary care, has partnered with Devoted Health , one of the fastest-growing ... across Maricopa County and provides seniors with the highest-quality care and experience possible, ...
(Date:3/30/2021)... CITY (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2021 , ... ... has joined the Vaccine Credential Initiative (VCI), a group bringing together leading health ... record of vaccination status, based on open, interoperable standards. By joining the VCI ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: