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Tim Kelley

Areas of Expertise

Nonlinear equations, multilevel methods, large-scale and multi-model optimization, flow in porous media, nano-scale electronics and sensing, radiative and neutron transfer, optimal control, integral equations, partial differential equations.

Research Groups


PhD, Applied Mathematics, Purdue University (1976)

Honors and Awards

  • Drexel Professor of Mathematics
  • SIAM Fellow
  • Editor-in-chief SIAM J. Optimization (2000-2004)
  • SIAM Vice President for Publications (2006-2009)
  • Editor-in-chief, SIAM Review (2011 -- 2016)
  • SIAM Board of Trustees (2011 -- present, Chair 2012 -- present)
  • AAAS Fellow