Roland W. Freund

University of California, Davis, USA

Roland W. Freund is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Davis, USA. Until July 2004, he was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in the Computing Sciences Research Center at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ, USA. Professor Freund's research interests are in scientific computing, numerical linear algebra, dimension reduction of dynamical systems, large-scale optimization, computational photonics, and algorithms for circuit simulation. He won the best-paper award in the category CAD at the Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference 1998 (with Peter Feldmann), the SIAM SIAG Best Linear Algebra Paper Prize in 1994 (with Noel Nachtigal), and the IEEE/ACM William J. McCalla ICCAD Best Paper Award in 2004. In 1989, he was awarded the Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz Prize for outstanding publications in applied mathematics. Professor Freund received his Ph.D. degree, summa cum laude, in mathematics from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany, in 1983.

Biography Updated on 23 November 2008

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