Arthur Taylor Winfree

(1942 May 15 - 2002 November 5)


1965 Bachelor of Engineering Physics, Cornell University
1970 Ph.D., Biology, Princeton University

Professional Experience:

1969-1972 Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
1972-1979 Associate Professor of Biological Science, Purdue University
1979-1986 Professor of Biological Science, Purdue University
1986-2002 Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
1989-2002 Regents Professor, University of Arizona


Honors and Awards:

1961 Westinghouse Science Talent Search Finalist
1982 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
1984 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Prize
1989 The Einthoven Award (Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences, InterUniversity Cardiology Institute, and Einthoven Foundation)
2000 AMS-SIAM Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics (shared with A. Chorin)
2001 Aisenstadt Chair Lecturer (Centre de Recherche Mathematiques, Universite de Montreal)


In Memoriam by Strogatz, S. H. (2003). Arthur Taylor Winfree. Physics Today, 56(6):74-75

In Memoriam by Strogatz, S. H. (2003). Arthur Taylor Winfree. SIAM News, 36(1)

In Memoriam by Tyson, J. J. and Glass, L. (2004). Arthur Taylor Winfree (1942-2002). J. Theor. Biol.,230(4Franck1971):433-439


Arthur Winfree on Wikipedia.


Winfree at the Bordeaux Meeting at the Rothschild Estate (1981)
Discussion Between Georgy Guria and Arthur Winfree in Pushchino, USSR, (1983)
Natasha Sedova, Gene Selkov, and Arthur Winfree (1983)
Aruthur Winfree and Georgy Guria (1994) 

Arthur Winfree (1942-05-15 - 2002-11-05) was an American scientist with broad areas of expertise. His major contribution to the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction was showing that a nonlinear reaction-diffusion partial differential equation could mathematically support the seemingly thermodynamic law defying Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction.