Degrees, Honors, Experience

DEGREE HISTORY

B.S. (1959) Memphis State University (Mathematics)

M.S. (1962) University of California at Los Angeles (Mathematics)

Ph.D. (1963) University of California at Los Angeles (Mathematics)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Summer 1963 Instructor in Mathematics, Tulane University

1963-64 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Washington

Summer 1964 Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles

1964-1965 Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Florida

1965-1972 Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University (tenure awarded with associate professorship)

1967-1969 Visiting Professor of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Spring 1969 Sussman Professor of Mathematics, Technion: the Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa

Summer 1969 Visiting Member, Mathematische Centrum, Amsterdam

1972-1984 Professor of Mathematics and Chairman, Department of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Memphis

1984-present, Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Memphis

1985-present Co-director, Institute for Intelligent Systems, The University of Memphis

2000-2003 Dunavant Professor of Computer Science, The University of Memphis

2004-present W. Harry Feinstone Interdisciplinary Professor, The University of Memphis

 

HONORS

  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Washington, (1963-1964).
  • Who’s Who in America, since 1982.
  • American Men and Women of Science.
  • SPUR award from the University of Memphis, 1989-90.
  • SPUR award from the University of Memphis, 1991-92.
  • Meritorious Faculty Award-College of Arts and Sciences, University of Memphis, September 1994
  • Board of Visitors Eminent Faculty Award, University of Memphis, May 1997
  • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Millenium Edition, 2000
  • Who’s Who in the World, Since 2000
  • Dunavant Professorship
  • Feinstone Professorship