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Carlos Castillo-Chavez

Institution: Arizona State University

Affiliation: Simon A Levin, Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center

Department: School of Human Evolution and Social Change

City: Tempe

State: Arizona

Country: USA

Carlos Castillo-Chavez is a Regents Professor and a Joaquin Bustoz Jr. Professor of Mathematical Biology at Arizona State University, the founding director of the Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center, and has co-authored over 200 publications at the interface of the life, social and mathematical sciences. He has had 33 Ph.D. students, a group that includes 19 individuals from underrepresented groups. Recognitions to his work include: three White House Awards (1992,1997, and 2011), the 2010 American Mathematical Society Distinguished Public Service Award and the 2007 AAAS Mentor award. He is a fellow of the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science), SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics), AMS (American Mathematical Society), and ACE (American College of Epidemiology). He has held honorary Professorships from Xi’an Jiatong University in China and Universidad de Belgrano in Argentina. Past appointments include a Stanislaw M. Ulam Distinguished Scholar at Los Alamos National Laboratory, a Cátedra Patrimonial at UNAM in México, and a Martin Luther King Jr. Professorship at MIT. He is a member of the Board of Higher Education at the National Academy of Sciences (2009-2016) and serves in President Barack Obama Committee on the National Medal of Science (2010-2015). He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Mathematical Society, the American College of Epidemiology and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

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