Co-Director, Center for Quantitative Sciences in Biomedicine, October 2007-present
Distinguished University Professor, North Carolina State University, January 2007-present
Associate Director, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI), RTP, July 2002 - June 2005
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 2000 - present
University Professor, Drexel Professor of Mathematics
and Director Center for Research in Scientific Computation
NCSU, 1992 - present
Professor, Founder and First Director Center for Applied
University of Southern California, 1989 - 1992
Research Associate, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor,
Professor Division of Applied Mathematics
Brown University, 1967-1989.
Dr. Banks has published over 400 papers in applied mathematics and
has graduated 35 Ph.D. students, has directed more than 36 postdocs, has written four books, and edited several
others. He served
two terms (1979-1981; 1986-1989) as Managing Editor of the SIAM J. Control and Optimization
two terms (1982-1985) as
SIAM Vice President - Publications.
He served two terms (1997-2002) on the SIAM Board of Trustees, and served four years as Chair of that Board. Between 1980 and 2000, he has served as Editor for the Journal of Mathematical Biology, as well as on numerous national advisory panels.
From 1980 to 2002, he served as Scientific Consultant to the
Institute of Computer
Applications in Science and Engineering (ICASE), at NASA Langley
Center and was
named Associate Member of ICASE in 1985. During the past 20 years,
funding from ARO, AFOSR and NSF and served as a consultant to industrial
Dr. Banks received his Ph. D. in Applied Mathematics, under the direction
Berkovitz, from Purdue University in 1967. He joined the faculty
at University of Southern California
after serving 22
years in the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University.
At University of Southern California
he was the
founder and first Director of the Center for Applied Mathematical
1992, he accepted his current position at North Carolina State University. In 1994, he founded the NCSU Industrial Applied Mathematics Program.
He has held
visiting or honorary professorships at universities in France, Austria
States. He currently serves on the editorial board of Quarterly
International Journal of Mathematical
Matematica Aplicada e Computacional, Applied Mathematics Letters, Inverse Problems, Journal of Inverse and Ill-posed Problems, Journal of Computation and Numerical Analysis and Applications, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Comm. in Applied Analysis, and also Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering. He is a
Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics. Among numerous honors, he was the recipient of the 1996 IEEE-CSS Control Systems Technology Award, Purdue University Distinguished Alumni Award (1998), and the W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize in Applied Mathematics (2002).
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