Lloyd Nicholas Trefethen#


Lloyd Nicholas Trefethen
Email:trefethen 'at' maths.ox.ac.uk
Membership Number:5023
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:ltrefethen
Elected:2019
ORCID:0000-0003-2504-1709
Homepage: http://people.maths.ox.ac.uk/trefethen



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1997 - present Professor of Numerical Analysis and Fellow of Balliol College, University of Oxford
  • 2017 - 2018 Visiting Researcher, ENS-Lyon
  • 2013 - 2019 Global Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, New York University
  • 2010 Von Neumann Professor, TU Munich
  • 2010 Matheon Professor, TU Berlin
  • 1991 - 1997 Associate and Full Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University
  • 1984 - 1991 Assistant and Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1982 - 1984 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Courant Institute, New York University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Numerical analysis
  • Applied mathematics
  • Approximation theory

Honours and Awards
  • 2020 invited lecture, 8th European Congress of Mathematics, Slovenia
  • 2019 Honorary doctorate, Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
  • 2019 Honorary doctorate, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
  • 2017 Pólya Prize for Mathematical Exposition, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (USA)
  • 2013 Naylor Prize, London Mathematical Society (UK)
  • 2012 - 2017 ERC Advanced Grant
  • 2011 Gold Medal, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (UK)
  • 2007 National Academy of Engineering (USA)
  • 2005 Fellowship of the Royal Society (UK)
  • 1998 invited lecture, International Congress of Mathematicians, Berlin
  • 1995 invited lecture, International Congress on Applied and Industrial Mathematics, Hamburg
  • 1986 - 1991 NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award (USA)
  • 1986 - 1988 IBM Faculty Development Award (USA)
  • 1985 First Prize, Fox Competition in Numerical Analysis (UK)
  • 1982 - 1984 NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship (USA)
  • 1980 - 1982 Hertz Foundation Fellowship (USA)
  • 1977 - 1980 NSF Graduate Fellowship (USA)
  • 1975 Phi Beta Kappa: 1(elected as a Junior at Harvard College)

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