Larry Schumaker Selected as Fellow of the AMS
Stevenson Professor Larry Schumaker has been selected as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2018. Schumaker was recognized for his contributions to spline theory, approximation theory, and numerical analysis, and for his service to the profession.
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.
In 2013, Schumaker was also named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
Nine other current Department of Mathematics faculty members have previously been named AMS Fellows. They are Akram Aldroubi, Dietmar Bisch, Mark N. Ellingham, Vaughan F.R. Jones, Ralph McKenzie, Alexander Olshanskii, Edward Saff, Mark Sapir, and Glenn Webb.
A description of the AMS Fellows program is at http://www.ams.org/profession/ams-fellows.