Susanne C. Brenner

Nicholson Professor

Research interests include: numerical analysis, finite element methods, multigrid methods, domain decomposition methods.

Susanne C. Brenner is the Nicholson Professor at Louisiana State University. She holds a joint appointment with the Department of Mathematics and Center for Computation and Technology (CCT). At CCT she is also serving as the Associate Director for Academic Affairs since 2008.

In 2005 she was awarded a Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. In 2011 she was awarded the AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture. She is a SIAM Fellow (Class of 2010), AMS Fellow (Inaugural Class 2012) and AAAS Fellow (2012).

Currently she serves as Managing Editor of Mathematics of Computation. She also serves on the editorial boards of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, Numerische Mathematik, Numerical Algorithms, Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis, Journal of Numerical Mathematics and the SIAM Classics in Applied Mathematics. She serves on the Scientific Council of the Center International de Mathematiques Pures et Appliquees (CIMPA, since 2009) and the AMS Council (since 2012). In addition, she is a member of the Electorate Nominating Committee for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Section A (since 2013), the SIAM Fellows Selection Committee (since 2014) and a member of the Scientific Council of the Societe de Mathematiques Appliqeues et Industrielles (SMAI, since 2014). She is a past SIAM Vice President for Publications and served on the SIAM Council.


 Department of Mathematics
 and Center for Computation & Technology
 303 Lockett Hall
 Louisiana State University
 Baton Rouge, LA 70803


268 Lockett Hall and 2073 Digital Media Center


brenner AT math dot lsu dot edu

Telephone Numbers

(225) 578-1678 (math office), (225) 578-8108 (CCT office)


Humboldt Research Award

Member, Editorial Boards:

Mathematics of Computation (1993-present; Editor, 2006-present, Managing Editor 2012-present)

SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis (1997-2002, 2005-present)

Numerische Mathematik (1998-present)

Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis (2000-present)

Notices of the American Mathematical Society (2001-present)

Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics (Principal Editor, 2007-2010, Member Editorial Board 2010-present)

Applied Numerical Analysis and Computational Mathematics (2003-2006)

International Journal of Numerical Analysis and Modeling, Series B, 2010-present

SIAM Classics in Applied Mathematics, 2011-present

Numerical Algorithms, 2012-present

Journal of Numerical Mathematics, 2013-present

Journal of Numerical Analysis, Industrial and Applied Mathematics (2006-2012)

Advances in Numerical Analysis, 2008-2012

International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 2009-2012