Each year the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, which is one of the top-ranked universities in Europe and in the top 200 in the world, awards honorary doctorates “to committed scientists who transcend the boundaries of their own disciplines and to personalities that have been at the frontiers of societal change.” These include world leaders, faculty and other distinguished members from across the globe that are nominated by the universities or the different colleges. The list of last round of recipients can be found at http://www.vub.ac.be/en/honorary-doctorates#doctor-honoris-causa and the list of past awardees over the years can be found at http://www.vub.ac.be/en/honorary-doctorates#archive.
We are thrilled to announce that the Math Alliance’s Associate Director for Applied Mathematics Padmanabhan Seshaiyer is among this year’s honorees.
Prof. Seshaiyer has been selected from the United States for scientific excellence and will receive this honor along with other distinguished recipients from the world. Please join us in congratulating him!