Professors Howard Elman and Dianne O'Leary and Distinguished University Professor Pete Stewart have been selected as Fellows of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Fellowship honors SIAM members who have made outstanding contributions to the fields served by SIAM, and they are among the distinguished members of SIAM in the initial class of Fellows.
In honor of Emeritus Professor Jack Minker's many scientific contributions and his 80th birthday, many of Professor Minker's colleagues and academic descendants recently published a special festschrift volume of the Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence (Vo. 51, Nos. 2-4, 2008). V.S. Subrahmanian was the guest editor for this issue.
<p><a href="http://www.springerlink.com/content/r0117k674778/">Special Issue in honor of Professor Jack Minker's 80th birthday</a></p>