Margaret Cheney: 2014 Rubin Lecture
Dr. Cheney also holds an appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University. After receiving her Ph.D. in 1982 from Indiana University, she was a postdoc Stanford University (1982-84), an assistant professor at Duke University (1984-88), and a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1988-2012) before moving to Colorado State in 2012.
Professor Cheney has served on the SIAM Board of Trustees and various other SIAM committees, and currently serves on the editorial boards of two journals. She has received various awards, including most recently an Honorary Doctor of Science from Oberlin College in 2011.
She is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and a Fellow of SIAM. Most of her work has been on the inverse problems that arise in acoustics and electromagnetic theory; since 2001, she has been working on radar imaging.
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