Applied Mathematics

Professor Chi-Wang Shu was awarded the 2021 John von Neumann Prize

Professor Chi-Wang Shu was awarded the 2021 John von Neumann Prize and will deliver the 2021 John von Neumann Lecture at the 2021 SIAM Annual Meeting (AN21) scheduled for July 19-23, 2021, in Spokane, Washington.

SIAM awards the John von Neumann Prize every year to an individual for outstanding and distinguished contributions to the field of applied mathematics and for the effective communication of these ideas to the community. It is one of SIAM's most distinguished prizes as well as an important lecture at the SIAM Annual Meeting.  Chi-Wang Shu was awarded this prize to recognize his fundamental contributions to the numerical solution of partial differential equations.  His work on finite difference essentially non-oscillatory (ENO) methods, weighted ENO (WENO) methods, finite element discontinuous Galerkin methods, and spectral methods has had a major impact on scientific computing.