Alan C. Newell

Alan C. Newell (born 5 November 1941 in Dublin[1]) is an Irish/American mathematician and Regents Professor at the University of Arizona. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1976[2] and in 2004 the John von Neumann Lecture for the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.[3] He was a Senior Scientist Humboldt Fellow in 1988-1989 and was elected a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics in 2009.[4]

Alan C. Newell
Born (1941-11-05) 5 November 1941
Dublin, Ireland
CitizenshipIreland and United States
Alma materTrinity College, Dublin
AwardsGuggenheim Fellow (1976)
Humboldt Research Award 1988
John von Neumann Lecture (2004)
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Fellow 2009
Scientific career
InstitutionsClarkson University
University of Arizona
University of Warwick
ThesisThe transfer of spectral energy in non-linear dispersive systems (1965)
Doctoral advisorDavid Benney


  1. Alan C. Newell page at the University of Arizona
  2. "John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation". Archived from the original on 2013-02-03. Retrieved 2013-02-11.
  3. "SIAM". Archived from the original on 2014-07-07. Retrieved 2013-02-11.
  4. Newell, Alan C. (1 December 2013). "How Mother Nature forms her patterns". Arizona Daily Star. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
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