Two from Stanford named 2018 SIAM Fellows

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics has named MARGOT GERRITSEN, professor of energy resources engineering, and ALISON MARSDEN, associate professor of bioengineering and of pediatrics, 2018 SIAM Fellows.

Margot Gerritsen
Margot Gerritsen

The award recognizes exemplary research, as well as outstanding service to the community of professionals and academics in applied mathematics and computational science.

Gerritsen, who is also a senior associate dean in the Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth), was cited for her contributions to numerical methods for compositional and thermal fluid flow processes in porous media, ocean dynamics and digital stewardship. She is also director of the Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering (ICME) in the Stanford School of Engineering.

Marsden is being recognized for contributions to the development and clinical translation of cardiovascular patient-specific modeling, optimization, uncertainty and simulation methodology, and open source software development. She is also a member of ICME.

The 2018 Fellows will receive their awards during the SIAM Annual Meeting July 9-13 in Portland, Oregon.