Phil Holmes to Receive Honorary Doctorate

PACM professor Phil Holmes is set to receive an honorary degree (doctor honoris causa) from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Prof. Holmes is a scientist of outstanding authority and influence in applied mechanics and mathematics. He is a key figure of the field worldwide, and a foreign member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences who has been in close connection with Hungarian scientists for three decades. Congratuations Prof. Holmes!

About PACM

PACM (the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics) is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental program that provides a home for people from many fields and directions, who share a passion for mathematics and its applications.

Our core faculty is presently constituted by 12 core faculty members who hold a joint appointment between their home department and PACM; the faculty also function as an executive committee for PACM in all its important decisions.

Drawing from a wide range of departments, from the physical sciences and engineering to the human sciences, PACM counts 51 Princeton faculty members among its associate faculty; they provide mentoring and advising to our students interested in their fields of expertise. We have both a graduate program and an undergraduate certificate program. Currently for the 2013-14 academic year, we have 25 graduate students enrolled and 45 undergraduate certificate students.

The Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Princeton University, Fine Hall
Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544-1000 USA
Phone: 609-258-3703; Fax: 609-258-1735