Enrique Zuazua (Eibar, Basque Country – Spain, 1961) holds an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship at the Friedrich–Alexander University (FAU), Erlangen–Nürnberg (Germany). He is also the Director of the Chair of Computational Mathematics at Deusto Foundation, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao (Basque Country-Spain) where he leads the research team funded by the ERC – European Research Council Advanced Grant . He is also a Professor of Applied Mathematics since 2001 in the of the UAM - Autonomous University of Madrid where he holds a Strategic Chair.
His fields of expertise in the area of Applied Mathematics cover topics related with Partial Differential Equations, Systems Control and Numerical Analysis. His work in the interface between Control Systems Theory and Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing has led to some fruitful collaboration with different industrial sectors such as the optimal shape design in aeronautics and the management of electrical and water distribution networks.
- He is the editor in chief of the , the coordinator of the and member of the editorial committee on many Journals and scientific committees
- He is also a member of the Scientific Council if a number of international research institutions such as in Toulouse, France.
- Alexander von Humboldt Professorship (2019 - today) at FAU - Friedrich–Alexander University, Erlangen–Nürnberg, Germany
- Strategic Chair, Professor of Applied Mathematics (2001 - today) in the at UAM - Autonomous University of Madrid
- Professor of Applied Mathematics (1990 - 2001), Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
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Enrique Zuazua holds an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship at the Friedrich–Alexander University (FAU), Erlangen–Nürnberg (Germany).
On January 3rd., 2020 he awarded the Txopitea eta Pakea, the maximum recognition of the city of Eibar, Basque Country - Spain.
With over 200 articles published, his work has had an important impact (h-index = 33) and he was recognized as a “Highly Cited Researcher” by the ISI Institute (Thomson) in 2004, also he has supervised 24 PhD students and over 25 postdoctoral researchers.
He has been awarded the Euskadi (Basque Country) Prize for Science and Technology 2006 and the National Julio Rey Pastor Prize 2007 in Mathematics and Information and Communication Technology and the Advanced Grants of the European research Council (ERC) NUMERIWAVES in 2010 and in 2016.
He is an Honorary Member of the of and , the Basque Academy of Sciences, Letters and Humanities, Visiting Professor of the of the “Université Pierre et Marie Curie” in Paris and in ChengduChina and Doctor Honoris Causa from the in France, France, Member and Ambassador of the in Erlangen-Nurenberg, Germany.
From 1999 to 2002 he was the first Scientific Manager of the Panel for Mathematics within the Spanish National Research Plan. From 2008 to 2012 he was the Founding Scientific Director of the , where he was the leader of the research group on “PDE, Control and Numerics”, until 2015, in his condition of Distinguished Ikerbasque Professor.