Alan C. Newell

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Alan C. Newell
Born (1941-11-05) 5 November 1941 (age 76)
Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Citizenship Ireland and United States
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin
Awards Guggenheim Fellow (1976)
Humboldt Research Award 1988
John von Neumann Lecture (2004)
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Fellow 2009
Scientific career
Institutions Clarkson University
University of Arizona
University of Warwick
Thesis The transfer of spectral energy in non-linear dispersive systems (1965)
Doctoral advisor David Benney

Alan C. Newell (born 5 November 1941 in Dublin[1]) is an Irish/American mathematician and Regents Professor at the University of Arizona. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1976[2] and in 2004 the John von Neumann Lecture for the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.[3] He was a Senior Scientist Humboldt Fellow in 1988-1989 and was elected a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics in 2009.[4]


  1. ^ Alan C. Newell page at the University of Arizona
  2. ^ John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
  3. ^ SIAM
  4. ^ Newell, Alan C. (1 December 2013). "How Mother Nature forms her patterns". Arizona Daily Star. Retrieved 10 July 2017. 
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