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Academic information, Prizes and Awards

Degrees Obtained:

B.A. (Honours Math) 1971, University of Western Ontario

M. Sc. 1972, Oxford University (Jesus College)

D. Phil. 1974, Oxford University (Jesus College)

Areas of Research: Optimization, Functional Analysis, Analysis, Number Theory, Computation and Collaboration.

Title of M. Sc. Thesis: Monotone Operators and Non-Linear Functional Analysis

Title of D. Phil. Thesis: Optimization with Respect to Partial Orderings

Scholarships, Prizes and Awards:

Timkins International Fund Scholarship 1968

Albert O. Jeffrey Scholarship 1969

Kingston Gold Medal for Honours Mathematics 1971

U.W.O. Faculty Association Scholarship 1971

Ontario Rhodes Scholarship (Jesus College) 1971-74

Coxeter-James Prize Lecture (Canadian Mathematical Society) 1987

APICS/Fraser Medal for Research Excellence 1988

[Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Natural or Applied Science: for scientists under 40 working at any organization in Atlantic Canada]

Chauvenet Prize of the Mathematical Association of America 1993

for the ``outstanding survey or expository mathematics paper'' published in a North American Journal: J.M. Borwein, P.B. Borwein, and D.H. Bailey, ``Ramanujan, modular equations and pi or how to compute a billion digits of pi,'' MAA Monthly, 96 (1989), 201-219.

Merten M. Hasse Prize Mathematical Association of America 1993

for a ``noteworthy expository paper in an Association Journal one of whose authors is younger than forty'' for J.M. Borwein, P.B. Borwein, and D.H. Bailey, ``Ramanujan, modular equations and pi...''.

Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (Academy of Science) 1994

British Columbia/CUFA Academic of the Year 1996

BC Confederation of University Faculty Associations, jointly with P. Borwein

Doctorat Honoris Causa University of Limoges, September 22, 1999

and accompanying AMS-CMS Proceedings on Constructive, Experimental and Nonlinear Analysis, Michel Thera ed., AMS, 2000, 289 pp., Softcover, ISBN 0-8218-2167-9

National Alumini Award of Merit University of Western Ontario (Western Family Citation) October 1, 1999

HPL/MSRI Special Visiting Professor Hewlett Packard, MSRI and Lawrence Berkeley (declined) Spring 2001

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), September 2001.

``A Member whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished may, by virtue of such meritorious contributions, be elected a Fellow by the Council."

Identified as one of ``25 Power Thinkers. Some of B.C.'s best and brightest." BC Business, June 2002.

Highly Cited Researchers Database (ISI)
http://isihighlycited.com, March 2003.
As one of the roughly 200 most cited mathematicians of period 1980-1999 (only Canadian)

Foreign Member Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, elected July 2003.

Maclaurin Fellowship, New Zealand Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (NZIMA), February 2005 (deferred).

Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World; various other listings. 2005

ISI Hot Paper in Math, ``Maximal Monotonicity via Convex Analysis," J. Conv. Anal, 13, (2006), 561-586. May 2008 http://sciencewatch.com/sciencewatch/dr/nhp/2008/08maynhp/08maynhpBorwein/


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