Bin Cheng has been appointed to a Lectureship in Mathematics at the University of Surrey starting 2nd January 2012. Bin received his PhD from the University of Maryland in 2007, supervised by Eitan Tadmor. He was a Postdoctoral Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan from 2007-2010, and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Arizona State University from 2010-2012. Bin works in the area of analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations, most recently working on the Euler equations on a rotating sphere. In October he was co-organizer of a Special Session on Mathematical Fluid Dynamics and its Application in Geosciences, at the American Mathematical Society Section Meeting held at the University of Arizona, 27-28 October. His Arizona State Unversity website can be seen here .