## Tony F. Chan

Tony Chan has his scientific background in mathematics, computer science, and engineering. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from California Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. degree from Stanford University, and taught at Yale University before joining the UCLA faculty in 1986. He became the Chair of the Department of Mathematics in 1997. He was one of the principal investigators who made the successful proposal to NSF to form the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics at UCLA, with a vision to promote collaborations between the mathematical sciences with the general scientific and engineering disciplines. He served as an IPAM's Director from 2000 to 2001. Since July 2001, he has been the Dean of Physical Sciences Division at UCLA. His current research interests include mathematical image processing and computer vision, VLSI physical design, and human brain mapping. He is an active Member of many scientific societies, including SIAM, AMS, and IEEE.

Biography Updated on 2 August 2005