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SAM Awards and Grants

In 2013
Dr. Klaus Körper Prize 2013 (GAMM)
Dr. Raphael Kruse was awarded the Dr. Klaus Körper Prize 2013 of GAMM: the best dissertation completed in the year 2012 in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics.
Further information:
https://www.gamm-ev.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=139&Itemid=216&lang=de


In 2013
GAMM Junior Fellow
Dr. Claudia Schillings was elected to GAMM Junior Fellow.
Further information:
http://gamm-ev.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=126&Itemid=202&lang=en


June 2013
ETH Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dr. Sonja Cox was awarded the ETH postdoctoral fellowship for the research on "Convergence rates for approximations of stochastic (partial) differential equations
with non-globally Lipschitz continuous coefficients".


June 2013
Stieltjes Prize 2012 - 2013
Dr. Sonja Cox was awarded the Stieltjes Prize for her thesis "Stochastic Differential Equations in Banach Spaces: Decoupling, Delay Equations and Approximations in Space and Time" defended at the Technical University of Delft on March 12th, 2012. Further information:
http://testweb.science.uu.nl/WONDER/prizes.html


2011 - 2012
HC Andersen Academy Guestprofessor 2011 - 2012
Prof. em. Dr. Rolf Jeltsch
Further information:
http://www.sdu.dk/en/Om_SDU/Institutter_centre/Imada_matematik_og_datalogi/Nyt_fra_IMADA/HCA+Academy+gæsteprofessor


In 2012

GAMM Junior Fellow
Christine Tobler was elected to GAMM Junior Fellow.
Further information:
http://gamm-ev.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=126&Itemid=202&lang=en

July 2012
ERC Starting Grant
Prof. Siddhartha Mishra was awarded one of the prestigious 5 year research grants by the European Research Council (ERC) for the project ''SPARCCLE" which is to start
on 01.12.2012.

June 2011
Householder Award

Dr. Bart Vandereycken has won the Householder Award. It is the most important prize in the field of Numerical Linear Algebra.
Further information:
https://outreach.scidac.gov/HH11/HouseholderAward.html


May 2011

Hong Kong Mathematical Society Best Thesis Award

Dr. Jingzhi Li was awarded the 2011 Hong Kong Mathematical Society Best Thesis Award for his high-quality and original research during his PhD study under the supervision of Prof. Jun Zou at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

December 2010
John Todd Award
Prof. Daniel Kressner was awarded the John Todd fellowship, which is awarded about every three years by the Oberwolfach Foundation and the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach to young excellent mathematicians working in numerical analysis.
Further information:
http://www.mfo.de/programme/todd


November 2010

Doctor Honoris Causa of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
Prof. Dr. Rolf Jeltsch was conferred the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology in a ceremony on 26 November 2010 in Hanoi.

September 2010
SIGMM Best PhD Thesis Award
Dr. Effrosyni Kokiopoulou
received the ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) Award for outstanding PhD thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications.
Further information:
http://www.sigmm.org/node/84

August 2010
NTNU Award
Eivind Fonn was granted the NTNU Award for best student of technology or architecture among the graduating class of 2009 at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology).
Further information:
http://www.universitetsavisa.no/student/article5591.ece


March 2010

EPFL Doctoral Award
Dr. Effrosyni Kokiopoulou received the 2009 EPFL Doctoral Award, the annual prize of EPFL for outstanding PhD dissertations.
Further information:
http://vpaa.epfl.ch/page14975.html

October 2009

ERC-Grants
Prof. Dr. Christoph Schwab was awarded the ERC Advanced Grant, AdG, by the European Research Council for his research project "Sparse Tensor Approximations of High-Dimensional and stochastic Partial Differential Equations".
16 projects have been granted in mathematics in total in 2009. With 3 approved AdG's in 2009 the mathematics department of ETH is the institution with the highest number of grants approved. Switzerland was the most successful country in mathematics in this call, as it received 4 grants.
Further information:
http://erc.europa.eu/
http://www.mediadesk.uzh.ch/articles/2009/

October 2009
NR Award
Eivind Fonn was granted the Norwegian Computing Center Award for best master thesis at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology).
Further information:
http://www.nr.no/pages/common/news

June 2009
ETH Fellowship
Dr. Xavier Claeys was awarded the ETH Fellowship for his research project “Asymptotics for Singular Geometrical Perturbation Problems”.

June 2009
ETH Fellowship
Dr. Carlos Jerez Hanckes was awarded the ETH Fellowship for his research project “Boundary Element Methods for Multi-Dielectric Electromagnetic Scattering.”

January 2009
SIAM - BGCE Student Prize
Gisela Widmer
was awarded the BGCE Student Prize, hosted by the SIAM Conference on
Computational Science and Engineering and sponsored by the Bavarian
Graduate School in Computational Engineering (BGSE).
Further information:
http://www.siam.org/news/news.php


2009
Polya Prize and Willi Studer Prize
Claude Jeffrey Gittelson was awarded the Willi Studer Prize 2009 and the Polya Prize 2009 for his accomplishments in the Master's program at ETH Zurich.

2009
Willi Studer Prize
Christine Tobler was awarded the Willi Studer Prize 2009 for best final mark in the Master's program in Computational Science and Engineering.
Further information:
http://www.math.ethz.ch/news_events/ehrungen

2 April 2008
Honorary degree from the University of Technology Helsinki, Otaniemi, Finland
Prof. Dr. Rolf Jeltsch
Further information:
http://www.tkk.fi/en/


October 2006

EURYI Award 2006
Prof. Dr. Manuel Torrilhon was granted the EURYI Award 2006 for his research project "Multi-Physics Scientific Computing". The European Young Investigator Awards, EURYI, was created by the European Heads of Research Councils and the European Science Foundation.
Further information:
http://www.math.ethz.ch/~matorril/
http://www.esf.org/activities/euryi/awards/2006/manuel-torrilhon.html

May 2003
ECCOMAS Award
Dr. Paul David Ledger received the ECCOMAS Award for the best PhD thesis 2002 on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering with the title "An hp-Adaptative Finite Element Procedure for Electromagnetic Scattering Problems".
Further information:
http://www.cimne.com/eccomas/html/docs/2002.doc

10 October 2002
Honorary degree from the North University of Baia Mare, Romania
Prof. Dr. Rolf Jeltsch
Further information:
http://www.ubm.ro/

15 April 2002
Foreign member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, Finland
Prof. Dr. Rolf Jeltsch
Further information:
http://www.acadsci.fi/frontpage.htm

27 July 2000
Fellow of the National Mathematical Centre, Abuja
Prof. Dr. Rolf Jeltsch
Fellow of the National Mathematical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria, Meritorious Service Award
Further information:
http://www.nmcabuja.org/

 

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