Fellow: Hector D. Ceniceros
Citation: For contributions to numerical analysis, fluid mechanics, and soft materials and for professional leadership, outreach and guidance of postdoctoral, graduate and undergraduate students.
Fellow: Zhenghan Wang
Citation: For contributions to quantum computing and topological quantum field theory.
Hector and Zhenghan join 14 previously named fellows in the UC Santa Barbara Mathematics Department, including 4 Emeritus Professors and 10 (now 12) current faculty members.
AMS press release:
AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY NAMES 2019 CLASS OF FELLOWS OF THE AMS
Providence, RI - Sixty five mathematical scientists from around the world have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2019, the program's seventh year.
The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. The AMS is pleased to present the class of 2019 Fellows who are being recognized by their peers for their contributions to the profession, and also to honor excellence.
"This year's class of AMS Fellows has been selected from a large and deep pool of superb candidates. It is my pleasure and honor as AMS President to congratulate the new Fellows for their diverse contributions to the mathematical sciences and to the mathematics profession." says AMS President Kenneth A. Ribet.