Professor Françoise Tisseur appointed SIAM Fellow
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has announced the election of Professor Françoise Tisseur as one of its 2016 SIAM Fellows. SIAM Fellows are designated each year to recognize members of the community for their distinguished contributions to the disciplines of applied mathematics, computational science and related fields. The Fellows Selection Committee selects Fellows based on nominations by SIAM members.
Françoise, a Professor of Numerical Analysis, is also currently the Director of the Manchester Institute for Mathematical Sciences (MIMS). She is a SIAM author many times over and serves on the Editorial Board for the SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications. Françoise has previously held the positions of Program Director of the SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra and Vice-President of the SIAM United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Section. She is being recognized for contributions to numerical linear algebra, especially numerical methods for eigenvalue problems.
Along with the new Class of Fellows (a full list can be found here), Françoise will be honoured on 12th July 2016 at the SIAM Business Meeting during the SUAM Annual Meeting in Boston.