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H. Thomas Banks

Leroy B. Martin Jr. Distinguished Professor, Associate 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