Re-election of the Director at the Institute of Applied & Computational Mathematics, FORTH
Charalambos Makridakis, Professor of Numerical Analysis at the University of Creteand Professor of Mathematics at the University of Sussex, was re-elected Director of the Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics of FORTH, on June 3, 2021.
The election was made by a seven-member Evaluation Committee appointed by the Ministry of Development and Investments chaired by Constantinos Daskalakis, Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, of the MassachusettsInstitute of Technology (MIT), USA.
His official appointment is expected in the next few weeks.
Charalambos Makridakis holds the post of Professor of Numerical Analysis at the University of Crete and of Professor of Mathematics at the University of Sussex (on leave). He was founding member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and of the Archimedes Center for Modelling, Analysis and Computation in Crete. He had active role in leading European network grants related to Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and their Applications funded by the European Commission. He received his PhD from the University of Crete in 1990; subsequently he was a post-doc at the University of Maryland, College Park and at the University of Tennessee. He held short term visiting posts at several universities and centres, including, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics at UCLA, University of Oxford, École Normale Superieure-Paris, CIRM-France, Institut Mittag-Leffler-Sweden and University of Rennes. Professor Makridakis is member of the Editorial Board of IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis and coordinator of the International Network 'Modelling and Computations for Shocks and Interfaces’.