B.A. (Honours Math) 1971, University of Western Ontario
M. Sc. 1972, Oxford University (Jesus College)
D. Phil. 1974, Oxford University (Jesus College)
Areas of Research: Optimization, Functional Analysis, Analysis, Number Theory, Computation and Collaboration
Title of M. Sc. Thesis: Monotone Operators and Non-Linear Functional Analysis
Title of D. Phil. Thesis: Optimization with Respect to Partial Orderings
Scholarships, Prizes and Awards:
Timkins International Fund Scholarship 1968
Albert O. Jeffrey Scholarship 1969
Kingston Gold Medal for Honours Mathematics 1971
U.W.O. Faculty Association Scholarship 1971
Ontario Rhodes Scholarship (Jesus College) 1971-74
Coxeter-James Lecture (Canadian Mathematical Society) 1987
APICS/Fraser Medal for Research Excellence 1988
[Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Natural or Applied Science: for scientists under 40 working at any organization in Atlantic Canada]
Chauvenet Prize of the Mathematical Association of America 1993
for the ``outstanding survey or expository mathematics paper'' published in a North American Journal: J.M. Borwein, P.B. Borwein, and D.H. Bailey, ``Ramanujan, modular equations and pi or how to compute a billion digits of pi,'' MAA Monthly, 96 (1989), 201-219.
Merten M. Hasse Prize Mathematical Association of America 1993
for a ``noteworthy expository paper in an Association Journal one of whose authors is younger than forty'' for J.M. Borwein, P.B. Borwein, and D.H. Bailey, ``Ramanujan, modular equations and pi...''.
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (Academy of Science), elected 1994
British Columbia/CUFA Academic of the Year 1996
BC Confederation of University Faculty Associations, jointly with P. Borwein
Doctorat Honoris Causa University of Limoges, September 22, 1999
and accompanying AMS-CMS Proceedings on Constructive, Experimental and Nonlinear Analysis, Michel Thera ed., AMS, 2000, 289 pp., Softcover, ISBN 0-8218-2167-9
National Alumini Award of Merit University of Western Ontario (Western Family Citation) October 1, 1999
HPL/MSRI Special Visiting Professor Hewlett Packard, MSRI and Lawrence Berkeley (declined) Spring 2001
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), elected Sept 2001
``A Member whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished may, by virtue of such meritorious contributions, be elected a Fellow by the Council."
Identified as one of ``25 Power Thinkers. Some of B.C.'s best and brightest." BC Business, June 2002.
Highly Cited Researchers Database (ISI)
http://isihighlycited.com, March 2003
As one of the roughly 200 most cited mathematicians of period 1980-1999 (only Canadian)
Foreign Member Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, elected July 2003
Maclaurin Fellowship, New Zealand Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (NZIMA), February 2005 (deferred)
Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World; various other listings. 2005
ISI Hot Paper in Math, ``Maximal Monotonicity via Convex Analysis," J. Conv. Anal, 13, (2006), 561-586. May 2008 http://sciencewatch.com/sciencewatch/dr/nhp/2008/08maynhp/08maynhpBorwein/
Apple Consulting Scientist, appointed February 2009
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, elected March 2010
``[F]or experimental mathematics in a number of disciplines including optimisation, number and computation theory."
JonFest 2011, Computational and Analytical Mathematics Conference in honor of JMB's 60th birthday, IRMACS. May 16-20 2011.
JonFest Down Under 2011, Computational and Analytical Mathematics Conference in honor of JMB's 60th birthday, CARMA Nov 29-Dec 1 2011.
Outstanding Academic Title for 2011, for Convex Functions, by the American Library Association academic library book review journal "Choice": http://www.ala.org/acrl/choice/currentissue#oat. 2011
Finalist in NSF International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge 2012 (SciVis) as one of the top 10 in the visualization category (https://nsf-scivis.skild.com/skild2/nsf2012/viewEntryVoting.action) for a 100 billion step Walk on Pi, seehttp://carma.newcastle.edu.au/walks/ 2012.
2013 Mathematical Programming Special Issue: in honour of 60th birthday. Computational and Analytical Mathematics, Volume 139, Issue 1-2, June 2013. ISSN: 0025-5610 (Print) 1436-4646 (Online). See http://link.springer.com/journal/10107/139/1/page/1. (19 articles) June 2013.
2013 JonFest Volume, Computational and Analytical Mathematics: In Honor of Jonathan Borweinâs 60th Birthday (Editors: David H. Bailey, Heinz H. Bauschke, Peter Borwein, Frank Garvan, Michel Théra, Jon Vanderwerff, Henry Wolkowicz), Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, volume 50. August 2013.
2014 G. de B. Robinson Prize of the CMS for J. Borwein, A. Straub, J. Wan and W. Zudilin, with an Appendix by Don Zagier, ``Densities of short uniform random walks." Canadian. J. Math. 64 (5), (2012), 961-990. For the best paper in the CJM in 2011 or 2012.
2014 Inaugural Member IMU Circle The members of the IMU Circle are mathematicians who have given sustained and distinguished contributions to the International Mathematical Union (IMU). Their nomination to the IMU Circle is a recognition of their commitment to IMU and a token of appreciation by IMU for their valuable service, support and advice.
2015 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, announced November 2014.
``For contributions to nonsmooth analysis and classical analysis as well as experimental mathematics and visualization of mathematics."
See more at: http://www.ams.org/profession/ams-fellows/new-fellows#sthash.WhdqY8nV.dpu
Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW, elected June 2015.
Western University Distinguished Scholar in Residence for 2016 April-August 2016.