Carlos Castillo-Chavez - President, Yachay Tech University, Ecuador

Dr. Castillo-Chavez received the award during his tenure at Cornell University. He is currently Rector (President) of Yachay Tech University in Ecuador. Castillo-Chavez will also hold the title of co-director and founding director of the Simon A. Levin Mathematical and Computational Modeling Sciences Center at Arizona State University. He is also former Executive Director of the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute at Arizona State University.In addition, the Center for Mathematical Modeling at Francisco Gavidia University in El Salvador has been named for him.