The 1994 recipient is Herbert B. Keller, California Institute of Technology.
Chair: Avner Friedman, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Herbert B. Keller, Applied Mathematics Division, California Institute of Technology
Herbert B. Keller has been a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology since 1967. Previously he was a Professor at the Courant Institute of New York University, from which he received his PhD in 1954. Professor Keller is a past president of SIAM (1975-76), a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Science, a Guggenheim Fellow, and he was the Distinguished Visiting Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, England in 1993-94. Currently he is Director of the Caltech branch of the NSF-sponsored Center for Research on Parallel Computation.
Professor Keller is an applied mathematician who specializes in numerical analysis and scientific computing. His recent work is concerned with numerical methods for continuation and path following, bifurcation theory, homotopy methods and computational fluid dynamics.