Chu Honored at ACAA 20th Anniversary Gala
C.K. Chu, Fu Foundation Professor Emeritus of Applied Mathematics, was recognized by the Asian Columbia Alumni Association (ACAA) at their 20th Anniversary Gala on Saturday April 30, 2016 in Low Library.
Prof. Chu is a pioneer in computational mathematics. His work in fluid dynamics, magnetohydrodynamics, and shock waves has garnered him international recognition while his zeal for his life’s work prompted him to work tirelessly to create a home for applied mathematics at Columbia. He is one of only seven mathematicians to receive an Honorary Doctor of Science Degree in Columbia’s 252-year history.