Marta Lewicka, an associate professor in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Mathematics, has been named to the Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) Class of 2021. The AMS recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication and utilization of mathematics. Lewicka was chosen for contributions to partial differential equations, calculus of variations and continuum mechanics.
"It is a great pleasure to offer my sincere congratulations to the new AMS Fellows, honored for their notable contributions to mathematics and to the profession. We are grateful to the nominators and the members of the selection committee for helping the AMS recognize the achievements of their esteemed colleagues through this fellowship," said AMS President Jill C. Pipher.
Lewicka is one of 46 fellows inducted this year. AMS is a professional society advancing research and connecting the diverse global mathematical community through publications, meetings and conferences, MathSciNet, professional services, advocacy and awareness programs. Some 30,000 individuals and 570 institutions worldwide make up the society that has been founded in 1888. AMS supports the mathematical sciences by providing access to research, professional networking and a connection to a community passionate about mathematics and its relationship to other disciplines.