Awards and Honors
2014 Fellow of the Explorers Club (see University of Utah press release).
2013 Inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
2013 Guest of Honor, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHÉS) Gala, Mathematics: Mind of the Earth, hosted by the French Ambassador to the US, Pierre Hotel, New York City.
2013 AMS-MAA-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego.
2012 Distinguished Scholarly & Creative Research Award, University of Utah, $10,000, University's highest faculty award for research (see the award citation).
2012 Myriad Faculty Award for Research Excellence, University of Utah, College of Science, $20,000. The award recognizes efforts to foster undergraduate research and provide learning experiences for students.
2011 Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics for "extraordinary interdisciplinary work on the mathematics of sea ice."
2009 Houghton Lecturer, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT.
2009 SIAM Invited Address, Joint Math Meetings (AMS-MAA-SIAM), Washington D.C.
2007 University Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Utah's highest teaching award (see the award citation).
Presented my research on sea ice and climate change in the US Congress three times:  6/2003, on behalf of the American Mathematical Society as the AMS Exhibitor at the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Exhibition and Reception.  11/2007, only speaker at a Congressional Luncheon Briefing on behalf of the AMS.  5/2011, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Exhibitor at the CNSF Exhibition and Reception.
1996 Member of the Electromagnetics Academy - for “scholarly accomplishments and significant contributions to the field of electromagnetics and its various applications.”
1994 Faculty Fellow Award, University of Utah.
1989 Excellence in Teaching Award, Princeton Engineering Council, Princeton University.
1981-84 Hertz Foundation Fellow, Courant Institute, New York University.