Emeritus professor Bert Peletier receives a Royal Honor
Emeritus Professor in Mathematics Prof. Dr. Ir. Bert Peletier received a Royal Honor in the church ‘Hooglandse Kerk’ in Leiden on 26 April 2013. He was a pioneer in the field of mathematics and in particular in the field of non-linear analysis.
Peletier inspired his students and supervised PhD students, some of which are now renowned professors. Peletier has been an active member of the Academia Europea and the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences. He held various managerial positions and visiting professorships, national and international. He was co-founder of the Lorentz Centre in Leiden, found to organize Interactive workshops in the Sciences. He was engaged in mathematical research for the development of new drugs that not only treat symptoms, at the research school ‘Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research (LACDR)’. After his retirement Peletier remained active in national and international cooperation in Mathematics.