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Kevrekidis named Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Engineering

Professor Yannis G. Kevrekidis has been named the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Engineering. Professor Kevrekidis joined Princeton's chemical engineering faculty in 1986, and also is a Senior Faculty member in the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics and an associate faculty member in the Department of Mathematics. Professor Kevrekidis's research involves studies of the nonlinear dynamics and instabilities of physicochemical processes, as well as the computational study of complex / multiscale systems. He is the author of more than 200 journal articles in these areas, and has been honored with the Colburn award from the AIChE, the Crawford Prize from SIAM, a Humboldt Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship.