Akram Aldroubi Named a Fellow of the AMS
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Akram Aldroubi has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2014, the program's second year. The society recognized Aldroubi for contributions to modern harmonic analysis and its applications, and for building bridges between mathematics and other areas of science and engineering.
The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. Among the goals of the program are to create an enlarged class of mathematicians recognized by their peers as distinguished for their contributions to the profession and to honor excellence.
Aldroubi is the eighth Department of Mathematics faculty member to be named an AMS Fellow. The others are Professors Dietmar Bisch, Mark N. Ellingham, Edward Saff, and Glenn Webb; Distinguished Professor Emeritus Bjarni Jónsson; Stevenson Distinguished Professor Vaughan F.R. Jones; and Centennial Professor Mark Sapir.
A description of the Fellows program is at http://www.ams.org/profession/ams-fellows.