Mathematician Christopher Jones of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Mathematician Christopher Jones of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Jones, Ph.D., is the Bill Guthridge Distinguished Professor of Mathematics in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences.

The society named 34 academics and professionals as fellows for their outstanding contributions to applied mathematics and computational science through research and service to the larger community.

Jones was recognized for research in a variety of fields, including dynamical systems, nonlinear partial differential equations and applications in nonlinear optics, ocean dynamics and neuroscience.

He is principal investigator of a new National Science Foundation-funded project, the Mathematics and Climate Change Network, which is tackling mathematical problems related to climate change research.

For details, visit http://connect.siam.org/?p=597.

**College of Arts and Sciences contact:** Kim Spurr, (919) 962-4093, spurrk@email.unc.edu