Stewart Awarded Bauer Prize
G.W. (Pete) Stewart, a faculty appointee in ITL's Mathematical and
Computational Sciences Division has been awarded the F. L. Bauer prize from the
Technical University of Munich. The award of 50,000 German Marks is in honor
of Fritz Bauer, a computer scientist and numerical analyst who was a major
player in the in establishing computer science as a discipline in Germany.
Stewart, who is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, is
being honored for his lifetime achievements in the field of numerical linear
algebra. He will be presented the award during Mathematics Day at the
Technical University of Munich on July 16, 1998, and will deliver a lecture
entitled "After Householder and Wilkinson: 30 Years of Matrix Computations".
Previous winners of the Bauer prize include Zohar Manna (Stanford) and Robin