SIAM News editorial board member Chris Budd was made Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his efforts toward science and math education. Budd received the honor from Queen Elizabeth at a ceremony at Windsor Castle. He is one of the founders of “Bath Taps into Science,” an annual hands-on science festival that aims to promote science and math to the public. Budd has been an active member of SIAM for many years.
SIAM News editorial board member Chris Budd with (from left) his wife Sue, his daughter Byrony, and his mother Jillian. His son Jeremy was unable to attend the ceremony.