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HKBU Associate Vice-President and Dean of Science Tang Tao named 2012 SIAM Fellow


Professor Tang Tao is the only Asian to be named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) this year.

Professor Tang Tao, Associate Vice-President, Dean of Science and Chair Professor of the Department of Mathematics, was named Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) which announced its Class of 2012 Fellows last Friday (30 March). Professor Tang is the only Asian Fellow this year.

The Fellowship will be conferred on Professor Tang in recognition of his contribution to computational fluid dynamics, particularly to the development of adaptive algorithms. Expressing his thanks to SIAM for the honour, Professor Tang said, “This international recognition serves as a driving force for me to continue to strive for excellence.”

Academics and professionals from the fields of applied mathematics and computational science are being recognised for their exemplary research as well as their outstanding contributions to the community. The 2012 Class includes 35 academics and professionals nominated by the SIAM community.

A conferment ceremony for the Class of 2012 Fellows will be held at the SIAM Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, in July.

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