May 1, 2018 - Homer Walker, professor of mathematical sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and an ICERM consulting associate director, has been elected a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), an international organization that fosters the development of the applied mathematics and computational methodologies used in a variety of areas, including science and engineering.

An internationally recognized applied mathematician, Walker is honored for his work on nonlinear systems and optimization and their applications in scientific computation.

He will be one of 28 new fellows honored at the SIAM annual meeting in Portland, Ore., in July.