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Engineering and Technology D-index 49 Citations 13,270 117 World Ranking 1557 National Ranking 655
Mathematics D-index 59 Citations 21,812 172 World Ranking 403 National Ranking 222

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Awards & Achievements

2009 - SIAM Fellow For contributions to the mathematical analysis of waves and pattern formation.

2006 - ACM Fellow For contributions to computer-based systems for people with disabilities.

2004 - John von Neumann Lecturer

1992 - US President's National Medal of Science "For his seminal contributions to the development of artificial intelligence, the theory of human cognition and the software and hardware of computational systems for complex information processing.", Presented by President Bush at a White House ceremony on June 23, 1992.

1976 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

1975 - A. M. Turing Award In joint scientific efforts extending over twenty years, initially in collaboration with J. C. Shaw at the RAND Corporation, and subsequentially with numerous faculty and student collegues at Carnegie-Mellon University, Newell and co-recipient Herbert A. Simon made basic contributions to artificial intelligence, the psychology of human cognition, and list processing.

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Mathematical analysis
  • Geometry

Alan C. Newell mostly deals with Mathematical analysis, Classical mechanics, Nonlinear system, Inverse scattering transform and Partial differential equation. His Mathematical analysis study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Eigenvalues and eigenvectors and Random waves. His study looks at the intersection of Classical mechanics and topics like Turbulence with Magnetohydrodynamics.

In general Nonlinear system, his work in Soliton is often linked to Interface linking many areas of study. His Inverse scattering transform research is within the category of Inverse scattering problem. His Inverse scattering problem research includes elements of Initial value problem, Conservation law and Scattering theory.

His most cited work include:

  • The Inverse scattering transform fourier analysis for nonlinear problems (2328 citations)
  • Finite bandwidth, finite amplitude convection (1024 citations)
  • Solitons in mathematics and physics (980 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Classical mechanics, Nonlinear system, Mathematical analysis, Optics and Turbulence. His work carried out in the field of Classical mechanics brings together such families of science as Phase space, Schrödinger equation, Lagrangian coherent structures, Hamiltonian and Optical bistability. Alan C. Newell combines subjects such as Wave propagation, Beam, Surface wave, Statistical physics and Scaling with his study of Nonlinear system.

His work on Partial differential equation and Inverse scattering transform as part of general Mathematical analysis study is frequently linked to Front, bridging the gap between disciplines. The subject of his Inverse scattering transform research is within the realm of Inverse scattering problem. His research in Turbulence tackles topics such as Spectral line which are related to areas like Quantum electrodynamics and Flux.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Classical mechanics (27.16%)
  • Nonlinear system (27.57%)
  • Mathematical analysis (24.69%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2004-2021)?

  • Classical mechanics (27.16%)
  • Phyllotaxis (4.12%)
  • Pattern formation (5.76%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Alan C. Newell focuses on Classical mechanics, Phyllotaxis, Pattern formation, Fibonacci number and Statistical physics. Alan C. Newell interconnects Turbulence, Wave turbulence, Nonlinear system, Homogeneous space and Quark in the investigation of issues within Classical mechanics. His Nonlinear system study frequently intersects with other fields, such as Schrödinger equation.

His Statistical physics study which covers Physical system that intersects with Symmetry and Spectrum. His Partial differential equation research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Amplitude and Metric. The concepts of his Universality study are interwoven with issues in Continuum, Mathematical analysis and Ordinary differential equation.

Between 2004 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Phyllotaxis: cooperation and competition between mechanical and biochemical processes. (83 citations)
  • Polygonal planforms and phyllotaxis on plants. (53 citations)
  • The role of the generalized Phillips' spectrum in wave turbulence (32 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Mathematical analysis
  • Geometry

His main research concerns Phyllotaxis, Wave turbulence, Classical mechanics, Pattern formation and Turbulence. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Space, Breaking wave, Homogeneous space and Wavenumber. His Classical mechanics research includes themes of Symmetry, Optics, Energy flux, Nonlinear system and Signal.

His research in Turbulence intersects with topics in Instability, Attractor, Spectrum and Flux. His studies deal with areas such as Partial differential equation, Mathematical analysis, Continuum, Amplitude and Ordinary differential equation as well as Universality. Mathematical analysis is closely attributed to Statistical physics in his research.

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Best Publications

The Inverse scattering transform fourier analysis for nonlinear problems

Mark J. Ablowitz;David J. Kaup;Alan C. Newell;Harvey Segur.
Studies in Applied Mathematics (1974)

3400 Citations

The Inverse scattering transform fourier analysis for nonlinear problems

Mark J. Ablowitz;David J. Kaup;Alan C. Newell;Harvey Segur.
Studies in Applied Mathematics (1974)

3400 Citations

Solitons in mathematics and physics

Alan C. Newell.
(1987)

1917 Citations

Solitons in mathematics and physics

Alan C. Newell.
(1987)

1917 Citations

Finite bandwidth, finite amplitude convection

Alan C. Newell;J. A. Whitehead.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (1969)

1792 Citations

Finite bandwidth, finite amplitude convection

Alan C. Newell;J. A. Whitehead.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics (1969)

1792 Citations

An exact solution for a derivative nonlinear Schrödinger equation

David J. Kaup;Alan C. Newell.
Journal of Mathematical Physics (1978)

1317 Citations

An exact solution for a derivative nonlinear Schrödinger equation

David J. Kaup;Alan C. Newell.
Journal of Mathematical Physics (1978)

1317 Citations

Nonlinear-evolution equations of physical significance

Mark J. Ablowitz;David J. Kaup;Alan C. Newell;Harvey Segur.
Physical Review Letters (1973)

1128 Citations

Nonlinear-evolution equations of physical significance

Mark J. Ablowitz;David J. Kaup;Alan C. Newell;Harvey Segur.
Physical Review Letters (1973)

1128 Citations

Editorial Boards

Applied Mathematics Letters
(Impact Factor: 4.294)

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