Enrique Zuazua receives Humboldt professorship

The mathematician Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. Enrique Zuazua nominated by FAU has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt professorship. (from left): President of the Humboldt Foundation Prof. Dr. Hans-Christian Pape, Humboldt professor Enrique Zuazua, FAU President Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger(Image: Humboldt Foundation/David Ausserhofer). (Bild: Humboldt-Stiftung/David Ausserhofer)

FAU scientist wins award

The mathematician and FAU representative Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. Enrique Zuazua has been awarded a Humboldt professorship. The President of the Humboldt Foundation (AvH), Hans Christian Pape, awarded the prize during a ceremony on 9 May in Berlin. Zuazua is the fifth Humboldt professor at FAU. The award is Germany’s most prestigious prize for international researchers.

Prof. Dr. Enrique Zuazua, who comes from Spain, is one of the leading international researchers in Applied Mathematics. His research focuses, inter alia, on partial differential equations, control theory and numerics. As a Humboldt professor at FAU, Enrique Zuazua will be appointed Chair of Applied Mathematics. The Chair is intended to bridge the gap between theory and practice, driving innovative and interdisciplinary research projects.

Link to press release on FAU news

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