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Steve Ruuth is currently a Professor of Mathematics in the Applied and Computational Mathematics Group at Simon Fraser University. He completed his PhD at the University of British Columbia in 1996. This was followed by a position at UCLA as an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor (1996 -1999). He was the winner of the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics (CAIMS) Doctoral Dissertation Award in 1996. In 2011, he was awarded the Germund Dahlquist Prize from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) for his research contributions to the development and understanding of the numerical solution of initial value problems for ordinary and partial differential equations.