Professor Saad named 2010 AAAS Fellow

January 20, 2011

Professor Yousef Saad was one of three University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering professors who have been named fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Saad was elevated to this rank because of his efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished. Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

Saad was selected for distinguished contributions in numerical linear algebra, particularly in developing and analyzing iterative methods for solving large sparse linear systems and eigenvalue problems.

Also selected were Douglas N. Arnold from the School of Mathematics and Mostafa Kaveh from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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