Stan Osher Awarded 2016 CityU’s William Benter Prize

Posted on 5/31/16 in News

IPAM Director of Special Projects, Stan Osher (UCLA), was awarded the 2016 CityU’s William Benter Prize “for his significant contributions to applying mathematics to solving real world problems.” Adding to an already impressive and noteworthy list of achievements, this prize recognizes his life’s work in areas such as high-resolution numerical schemes for shock capturing which has been highly influential in computational mechanics. He has also created pioneering algorithms for image processing, and his work on capturing moving interfaces using implicit representation has brought about breakthroughs in movie animation. For more details on Osher’s accomplishments and his most recent prize, please click here.