Awards & Winners

Cathleen Synge Morawetz

Date of Birth 05-May-1923
Place of Birth Toronto
(Ontario, Canada)
Nationality Canada, United States of America
Also know as Cathleen S. Morawetz
Profession Mathematician, Editor, Scientist, Educator
Cathleen Synge Morawetz is a mathematician. Morawetz's research was mainly in the study of the partial differential equations governing fluid flow, particularly those of mixed type occurring in transonic flow. She is Professor Emerita at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at the New York University, where she has also served as director from 1984 to 1988.

Awards by Cathleen Synge Morawetz

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National Medal of Science for Mathematics and Computer Science
(For her many pioneering contributions to the theory of partial differential equations and wave propagation, that resulted in applications in aerodynamics, acoustics, and optics. Her research accomplishments are matched by her leadership and inspiration, judgment and vision, and knowledge and generosity to colleagues and collaborators.)