Professor and Yu Wu and Chaomei Chen Department Head, Fadil Santosa

Professor and Yu Wu and Chaomei Chen Department Head, Fadil Santosa
has been selected to receive the 2023 SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics awards this prize each year to an applied mathematician who has made distinguished contributions to the advancement of applied mathematics on a national or international level.

Fadil was chosen to receive the award “in recognition of his extraordinary dedication to bridging the gap between industry and academia,” for his leadership with the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications and the BIG Math Network, as well as his editorial contributions to the field.

His research interests include inverse problems, wave phenomena in complex media and in photonic devices, and optimal design. He is currently focusing his efforts on optimal experiment design for inverse problems and modeling of direct air capture of CO2.

He will receive the award at the 10th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics scheduled for August in Japan.