UCI Mathematics Faculty Honors and Awards

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*denotes current Professor Emeritus status (retired faculty)

Memberships in Academies

  • Peter Li*: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2007).
  • Qing Nie: Fellow of the American Association of the Advancement of Science (2013). Fellow of the American Physical Society (2014).
  • Donald Saari: Member of the National Academy of Sciences (2001). Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2001). Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2004).
  • Richard Schoen: Member of the National Academy of Sciences (1991). Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1988). Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1995).
  • Frederic Wan: Fellow of American Academy of Mechanics (1982). Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1988). Fellow of the American Association of the Advancement of Science (1994). Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (1999).

AMS Fellows

  • Michael Fried* 
  • Abel Klein
  • Peter Li*
  • Zhiqin Lu
  • Richard Palais
  • Karl Rubin
  • Donald Saari
  • Richard Schoen
  • Alice Silverberg
  • Ronald Stern*
  • Chuu-Lian Terng
  • Edriss Titi*
  • Jack Xin

SIAM Fellows

  • Donald Saari (2009)
  • Edriss Titi (2012)*
  • Frederic Wan (2010)

Prizes

  • Svetlana Jitomirskaya: AMS Satter Prize (2005).
  • Natalia Komarova: Prize for Promise (2002).
  • Song-Ying Li: ISAAC Award (1999).
  • Karl Rubin: AMS Cole Prize in Number Theory (1992). Humboldt Foundation Research Award (1999).
  • Donald Saari: Lester R. Ford Award, MAA (1985). Duncan Black Research Award, Public Choice Society (1991). Allendoerfer Award, MAA (1999). Chauvenet Prize, MAA (1999).
  • Richard Schoen: MacArthur Fellowship (1983). AMS Bôcher Prize (1989).
  • Chuu-Lian Terng: Humboldt Research Award (1996).
  • Edriss Titi*: Humboldt Research Award (2009). SIAM Prize on Best Paper in Partial Differential Equations, 2009.
  • Daqin Wan: Morningside Silver Medal of Mathematics, ICCM II (2001).
  • Hongkai Zhao: Feng Kang Prize (2007).

Fellowships

  • Vladimir Baranovsky: Clay Mathematics Institute Liftoff Fellowship (2000).
  • Jack Xin: Swedish Natural Science Research Fellowship, Institut Mittag-Leffler (1994).
  • Alice Silverberg: IBM Junior Faculty Research Fellowship (1988-1989). Bunting Fellowship (1997-1998). Humboldt Research Fellowship (1999-2000).

International Congress of Mathematicians Lectures

  • Matthew Foreman (1998)
  • Svetlana Jitomirskaya (2002)
  • Peter Li* (2002)
  • Karl Rubin (2002)
  • Richard Schoen (1982, Plenary address 1986, Plenary address 2010).
  • Chuu-Lian Terng (2006)

Hour Plenary Invited Address at Annual Meeting of a Major Professional Society

  • Matthew Foreman: AMS-ASL Annual Meeting (2004, 2007).
  • Svetlana Jitomirskaya: International Congress on Mathematical Physics (2006). Joint AMS-MAA Meeting (2006).
  • Abel Klein: International Congress on Mathematical Physics (2006).
  • Natalia Komarova: Society for Mathematical Biology (2008).
  • Peter Li*: Joint American Mathematical Society and Mexican Mathematical Society Meeting (2010).
  • Karl Rubin:MAA Distinguished Lecture (2008).
  • Martin Schechter: Keynote speaker, World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts (2004).
  • Alice Silverberg: Australian Mathematical Society (1989). MathFest (2009). MAA Distinguished Lecture (2010).
  • Chuu-Lian Terng: Math Fest (1984), Joint Meetings AMS-MAA-SIAM (1999), Math Fest (1999), Joint Meetings AMS-MAA-SIAM (2011)
  • Edriss Titi*: SIAM Annual Meeting (2006). AMS-MAA-SIAM Joint Mathematics Meeting (2012). IUTAM Symposium (2012). Royal Meteorological Society (2000). Canadian Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (2012).
  • Jack Xin: 1011th meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska (2005). 

Guggenheim Fellowships

  • Peter Li* (1989)
  • Karl Rubin (1994)
  • Donald Saari (1988)
  • Richard Schoen (1996)
  • Jack Xin (2003)

Sloan Research Fellowships

  • Vladimir Baranovsky (2006)
  • Svetlana Jitomirskaya (1996)
  • Natalia Komarova (2005)
  • Peter Li* (1982)
  • John Lowengrub (1995)
  • Zhiqin Lu (2003)
  • Karl Rubin (1985)
  • Richard Schoen (1979)
  • Alice Silverberg (1990)
  • Knut Solna (2004)
  • Jeff Streets (2013)
  • Chuu-Lian Terng (1980)
  • Hongkai Zhao (2002)

Presidential Young Investigator/ NSF Career Award

  • Zhiqin Lu: NSF Career Award (2004-2009)
  • Karl Rubin: NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award (1988)
  • Yifeng Yu: NSF Career Award (2012-2017)
  • Jun Allard: NSF Career Award (2015-2020)
  • Jeffrey Streets: NSF Career Award (2015-2020)

Honorary Degrees

  • Donald Saari: Doctorat Honoris Causa, Purdue University (Applied Mathematics and Economics) (1989). Doctorat Honoris Causa, Universitè de Caen, Caen, France (1998). Doctorat Honoris Causa, Michigan Technological University (1999).

Honorable Professional Positions

  • Zhiqin Lu: MSRI Research Professorship (2003-2004).
  • Martin Schechter: Institute for Advanced Study Residency (1965-66).
  • Alice Silverberg: MSRI Research Professorship (1992-1993, 2011). Honorary Visiting Fellow, University of Wollongong, School of Information Technology and Computer Science (2001).
  • Edriss Titi*: Fellow of the Institute of Physics, UK. Stanislaw M. Ulam Distinguished Visiting Scholar, The Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory (2002-2003). Orson Anderson Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Los Alamos National Laboratory (1998-1999). Fellow of the Center of Smart Interfaces, Technische Universität Darmstadt.
  • Jack Xin: Foreign Visiting Fellow, Meme Media Laboratory, Hokkaido University (2000).
  • Hongkai Zhao: Changjian Guest Professor, Peking University (2009).

Other Recognitions

  • Sarah Eichhorn: MAA Alder Award (2011).
  • Matthew Foreman: Fields Institute: Distinguished Lecture Series (2012)
  • Richard Palais: First prize, NSF Science Magazine Visualization Challenge (2006, 2009). Lester R. Ford Award (2010).
  • Donald Saari: Laureate, Theta Tau, Professional Engineering Fraternity, National Hall of Fame (2006).
  • Frederic Wan: The Arthur Beaumont Distinguished Service Award, Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (1991).
  • Mark Finkelstein*: MAA Distinguished Teaching Award (2003).