Congratulations to Alfio Quarteroni for winning the 2024 Blaise Pascal Medal in Mathematics

The message from the European Academy of Sciences reads:

We are excited to announce that Professor Alfio Quarteroni has been awarded the esteemed 2024 Blaise Pascal Medal in Mathematics for his outstanding contributions to the field, particularly in applied mathematics!
Over three decades, Professor Quarteroni has emerged as a global leader in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, offering both theoretical advancements and practical solutions to real-world challenges.
His notable achievements include designing a winning sailing boat for the Swiss team Alinghi, securing victory in the America's Cup twice, showcasing his adeptness at applying mathematics to engineering challenges. Furthermore, his groundbreaking work on modeling the human heart has transformed medical treatment strategies. By creating comprehensive mathematical models that encompass fluid dynamics, muscle mechanics, and the electrical heart system, he provides invaluable insights for physicians, enhancing cardiac diagnosis and treatment accuracy.

Beyond academia, Professor Quarteroni's influence extends to various sectors, from sports engineering to medical diagnostics, demonstrating his commitment to bridging theory and practice.
These contributions have earned him widespread recognition as a distinguished member of the mathematical community and a worthy recipient of the Blaise Pascal Medal.
Congratulations, Professor Alfio Quarteroni, on this well-deserved recognition of your exceptional contributions to mathematics and its practical applications!