Margaret H. Wright
Margaret H. Wright is Silver Professor of
Computer Science and Mathematics and chair of the Computer Science
Department in the Courant Institute, New York University. From 1988-2001
she was with the Computing Sciences Research Center at Bell Laboratories,
She received her B.S. in Mathematics, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science, from Stanford University. Her research interests include optimization, linear algebra, numerical and scientific computing, and scientific and engineering applications.
She was elected to the US National Academy
of Engineering in 1997 and to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in
2001. During 1995-1996 she served as president of the
Wright is Editor-in-Chief of SIAM Review, as well as an associate editor of the SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, the SIAM Journal on Optimization, and Mathematical Programming.