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College of Sciences

Department of Mathematics

H. Thomas Banks

Leroy B. Martin Jr. Distinguished Professor, Director of CRSC

Cox Hall 506B


Areas of Expertise

Control and parameter estimation for delay and partial differential equations; computational methods; statistical and mathematical methods for inverse problems; modeling in biological and physical problems.

Research Groups


PhD, Purdue University, (1967)

Honors and Awards

  • Professeur Honoraire, Universite Compeigne, France
  • Editorial Board, 14 journals in Applied Math and Biomath
  • SIAM W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize
  • IEEE Fellow
  • Institute of Physics Fellow
  • SIAM Fellow
  • AAAS Fellow
  • NCSU Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor
  • NCSU Alumni Outstanding Research Award
  • Drexel Professor
  • NCSU Distinguished Scholarly Achievement Award
  • IEEE-CSS Control Systems Technology Award
  • Purdue University Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Elected Chair, SIAM Board of Trustees (4 terms)
  • ASME Best Paper Award
  • Amer. Chem. Soc Rubber Division Best Paper Award
  • Distinguished University Professor
  • Turkish's Governor's Medal of Honor Award
  • AFOSR Research Highlight
  • President, NCSU Sigma Xi Society