Symposium on Gene Golub's Legacy: Matrix Computations, Foundation, and FutureJanuary 14, 2008
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
This event is organized by Chen Greif and Dianne O'Leary to recognize Gene's many scientific contributions. It is jointly sponsored by Stanford's iCME and CS.
There will be no registration fee for this event. However, the organizers ask that participants in the March 1, 2008 symposium pre-register, in order that they may adequately plan for the space required, order enough coffee, etc. See the website above for more information.
Gene Golub served as SIAM President from 1985-86, and on the SIAM Board of Trustees from 1982-84. Before that, he served on the SIAM Council from 1974-81. Gene founded two of SIAM's journals, the SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and the SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing. He also initiated several of SIAM's prizes and numerous other activities. He passed away on Friday, November 16, 2007.