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Prizes, Awards, and Honors

A list of notable awards for the Math Group, limited to current members.

  • International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge, Science and NSF, Honorable Mention: R. Saye and J.A. Sethian, 2014
  • Bernard Friedman Memorial Prize: R. Saye, 2013
  • National Academy of Sciences: J.A. Sethian, 2013
  • American Mathematical Society Fellow:  J.A. Sethian, 2012
  • Einstein Fellowship Prize, Berlin Einstein Stiftung:  J.A. Sethian, 2011 and 2012
  • Invited Plenary Addresses: "The Voronoi Implicit Interface Method", The Fourteenth International
    Conference on Hyperbolic Problems: Theory, Numerics, Applications (HYP2012):  J.A. Sethian, 2012
  • Cozzarelli Prize, National Academy of Sciences: R. Saye and J.A. Sethian 2011
  • Pollak Prize, Technion, Israel: J.A. Sethian, 2011
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship: A. Lieb, 2011
  • Pioneer Prize, International Council on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), Vancouver Canada: J.A. Sethian, 2011
  • Lagrange Prize, International Council on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) , Vancouver, Canada: A.J. Chorin 2011
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship: B. Preskill, 2010
  • Sir Keith Murdoch American Australian Association Fellowship: R. Saye, 2010
  • James H. Simon Chair in Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley: J.A. Sethian, 2011
  • Air Force Young Investigator Award: P.O. Persson, 2011
  • Sloan Foundation Fellowship: P.O. Persson, 2011
  • Lighthill Prize, University of Florida: A.J. Chorin, 2010
  • DOE CGSF Fellow: J. Donatelli, 2010
  • NSF Career Award: J. Wilkening, 2010
  • Richard von Mises Lecture, 200th Anniversary Celebration of Humboldt University, Berlin: J.A. Sethian, 2010
  • Honorary Fellow, International Congress on Fracture: G.I. Barenblatt, 2009
  • Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), initial class of Fellows: J.A. Sethian, 2009
  • Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), initial class of Fellows: A.J. Chorin, 2009
  • Sarlo Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award, UC Berkeley: A.J. Chorin, 2008
  • National Academy of Engineering: J.A. Sethian, 2008
  • D.Sc.(Hon.), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne: A.J. Chorin, 2005
  • S.P. Timoshenko Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers: G.I. Barenblatt, 2005
  • Doctor of Civil Engineering Honoris Causa at the Torino Polytechnic Institute, Italy: G.I. Barenblatt, 2005
  • Norbert Wiener Prize of the American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: J.A. Sethian, 2004
  • Honorary Professor, Institute of Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing: A.J. Chorin, 2004
  • Sackler Lectures, Technion, Israel: A.J. Chorin, 2003
  • DOE Fredric Howes Scholar in Computational Science: J. Wilkening, 2003
  • D.Sc.(Hon.), the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology: A.J. Chorin, 2003
  • Invited Lecture, International Congress of Mathematicians, Beijing: J.A. Sethian, 2002
  • Norbert Wiener Prize of the American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: A.J. Chorin, 2000
  • Foreign Member, Royal Society of London: G.I. Barenblatt, 2000
  • I.E. Block Community Lecture Prize, SIAM, Puerto Rico: J.A. Sethian, 2000
  • Plenary Lecture, International Congress of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Edinburgh: J.A. Sethian, 1999.
  • G.I. Taylor Medal, U.S. Society of Engineering Science: G.I. Barenblatt, 1999
  • J.C. Maxwell Medal and Prize, International Congress for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM): G.I. Barenblatt, 1999
  • Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Sciences: G.I. Barenblatt, 1997
  • Robert Noyce Distinguished Teaching Prize: J.A. Sethian, 1995
  • Modesto Panetti Prize and Gold Medal: G.I. Barenblatt, 1995
  • Lagrange Medal, Accademia Nazzionale dei Lincei: G.I. Barenblatt, 1995
  • Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: A.J. Chorin, 1994
  • Fellow, Cambridge Philosophical Society: G.I. Barenblatt, 1993
  • Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Engineering: G.I. Barenblatt, 1992
  • Medal, College de France: A.J. Chorin, 1991
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: A.J. Chorin, 1991
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences: A.J. Chorin, 1991
  • National Academy of Sciences Award in Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis: A.J. Chorin, 1989
  • Doctor of Technology Honoris Causa at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden: G.I. Barenblatt, 1989
  • Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science
  • John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow: A.J. Chorin, 1987-1988
  • Plenary Lecture, International Congress of Mathematicians, Berkeley: A.J. Chorin
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow: J.A. Sethian, 1986-1988

Here are a list of notable awards for the Math Group, limited to people currently in group.

  • Cozzarelli Prize, National Academy of Sciences: R. Saye and J.A. Sethian
  • Pollak Prize, Technion, Israel: J.A. Sethian, 2011
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship: A. Lieb, 2011
  • Pioneer Prize, International Council on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), Vancouver Canada: J.A. Sethian, 2011
  • Lagrange Prize, International Council on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) , Vancouver, Canada: A.J. Chorin 2011
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship: B. Preskill, 2010
  • Australia-America Fellowship: R. Saye, 2010
  • James H. Simon Chair in Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley: J.A. Sethian, 2011
  • Air Force Young Investigator Award: P.O. Persson, 2011
  • Sloan Foundation Fellowship: P.O. Persson, 2011
  • Lighthill Prize, University of Florida: A.J. Chorin, 2010
  • DOE CGSF Fellow: J. Donatelli, 2010
  • NSF Career Award: J. Wilkening, 2010
  • Richard von Mises Lecture, 200th Anniversary Celebration of Humboldt University, Berlin: J.A. Sethian, 2010
  • Honorary Fellow, International Congress on Fracture: G.I. Barenblatt, 2009
  • Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), initial class of Fellows: J.A. Sethian, 2009
  • Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), initial class of Fellows: A.J. Chorin, 2009
  • Sarlo Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award, UC Berkeley: A.J. Chorin, 2008
  • National Academy of Engineering: J.A. Sethian, 2008
  • D.Sc.(Hon.), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne: A.J. Chorin, 2005
  • S.P. Timoshenko Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers: G.I. Barenblatt, 2005
  • Doctor of Civil Engineering Honoris Causa at the Torino Polytechnic Institute, Italy: G.I. Barenblatt, 2005
  • Norbert Wiener Prize of the American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: J.A. Sethian, 2004
  • Honorary Professor, Institute of Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing: A.J. Chorin, 2004
  • Sackler Lectures, Technion, Israel: A.J. Chorin, 2003
  • DOE Fredric Howes Scholar in Computational Science: J. Wilkening, 2003
  • D.Sc.(Hon.), the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology: A.J. Chorin, 2003
  • Invited Lecture, International Congress of Mathematicians, Beijing: J.A. Sethian, 2002
  • Norbert Wiener Prize of the American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: A.J. Chorin, 2000
  • Foreign Member, Royal Society of London: G.I. Barenblatt, 2000
  • I.E. Block Community Lecture Prize, SIAM, Puerto Rico: J.A. Sethian, 2000
  • Plenary Lecture, International Congress of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Edinburgh: J.A. Sethian, 1999.
  • G.I. Taylor Medal, U.S. Society of Engineering Science: G.I. Barenblatt, 1999
  • J.C. Maxwell Medal and Prize, International Congress for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM): G.I. Barenblatt, 1999
  • Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Sciences: G.I. Barenblatt, 1997
  • Robert Noyce Distinguished Teaching Prize: J.A. Sethian, 1995
  • Modesto Panetti Prize and Gold Medal: G.I. Barenblatt, 1995
  • Lagrange Medal, Accademia Nazzionale dei Lincei: G.I. Barenblatt, 1995
  • Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: A.J. Chorin, 1994
  • Fellow, Cambridge Philosophical Society: G.I. Barenblatt, 1993
  • Foreign Associate, U.S. National Academy of Engineering: G.I. Barenblatt, 1992
  • Medal, College de France: A.J. Chorin, 1991
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: A.J. Chorin, 1991
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences: A.J. Chorin, 1991
  • National Academy of Sciences Award in Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis: A.J. Chorin, 1989
  • Doctor of Technology Honoris Causa at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden: G.I. Barenblatt, 1989
  • Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation: J.A. Sethian, 1987.
  • John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow: A.J. Chorin, 1987-1988
  • Plenary Lecture, International Congress of Mathematicians, Berkeley: A.J. Chorin
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow: J.A. Sethian, 1986-1988

 

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