Enrique Zuazua Iriondo (Basque Country – Spain, 1961) holds the Chair of Dynamics, Control, Machine Learning and Numerics – Alexander von Humboldt Professorship at FAU- Friedrich–Alexander University, Erlangen–Nürnberg (Germany), and secondary appointments at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain.

His research in Applied Mathematics covers topics in Partial Differential Equations, Systems Control, Numerical Analysis and Machine Learning.

He holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of the Basque Country, and a dual PhD degree from the same university (1987) and the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (1988). 

He has been awarded the Euskadi (Basque Country) Prize for Science and Technology 2006, the Spanish National Julio Rey Pastor Prize 2007, the Advanced Grants NUMERIWAVES in 2010, DyCon in 2016 and CoDeFeL in 2023 of the European Research Council (ERC) and the SIAM W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize 2022.

He is an honorary member of the of Academia Europaea and Doctor Honoris Causa from the Université de Lorraine in France and Ambassador of the Friedrisch-Alexandre University in Erlangen-Nurenberg, Germany.

He was an invited speaker at ICM2006 in the section on Control and Optimization.