Roland Glowinski

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Roland Glowinski
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Glowinski in 2006
Born (1937-03-09) 9 March 1937 (age 79)
Paris, France
Fields Computational and Applied Mathematics, Computational Mechanics and Physics
Institutions University of Houston
Alma mater École Polytechnique
École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications
University of Paris VI
Doctoral advisor Jacques-Louis Lions
Doctoral students Fatiha Alabau-Boussouira
Luis DeLoura

Roland Glowinski (born 9 March 1937) is a French-American mathematician. He obtained his PhD in 1970 from Jacques-Louis Lions[1] and is known for his work in applied mathematics, in particular numerical solution and applications of partial differential equations and variational inequalities. He is member of the French Academy of Sciences and since 1985 has held an endowed chair at the University of Houston. Roland has written many books on the subject of mathematics. He is currently a resident of Houston. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[2]


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