Curriculum Vitae of Joseph B. Keller
   
Address, Personal Data
Professor of Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus
Stanford University, Department of Mathematics, Stanford, CA 94305-2125
Date of Birth: July 31, 1923   Birthplace: Paterson, NJ
 

Education
Ph.D., 1948, New York University, New York, NY
M.S., 1946, New York University, New York, NY
B.A., 1943, New York University, New York, NY

 
Positions
Stanford University
  Visiting Professor of Mathematics, 1969-1970, 1976-1978
  Professor of Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering, 1978-Present
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
  Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of Mathematics 1948-1979
  Chairman, Department of Mathematics, University College, School of Engineering and Science, and
    Graduate School of Engineering and Science, New York University, 1967-1973
  Director, Division of Wave Propagation and Applied Mathematics, 1967-1979
Office of Naval Research
  Washington DC Head, Mathematics Branch, September 1953-September 1954
Columbia University
  Research Assistant, March 1944-October 1945
Princeton University
  Instructor in Physics, July 1943-February 1944

 

Selected Honors

1997 Wolf Prize, Wolf Foundation, Jerusalem, Israel
1996 Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in Mathematics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1995 Honorary Doctor of Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
1995 Boeing Chair, Applied Mathematics Department, University of Washington
1995 National Academy of Sciences Award in Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis
1993–1994 Professorship Carlos III, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
1993 Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, University of Crete
1993 Rouse Ball Lecturer, University of Cambridge
1990 Lewis M. Terman Professor and Scholar, Stanford University
1989–1993 Honorary Professor of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge
1988 National Medal of Science
1988 Doctor of Science, Northwestern University
1984 Timoshenko Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
1983 von Neumann Lecturer, Society of Industrial and Applied Mechanics
1981 Eringen Medal, Society of Engineering Sciences
1979 von Karman Prize, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
1979 Doctor Technices Honoris Causa, Technical University of Denmark
1977 Gibbs Lecturer, American Mathematical Society
1977 Hedrick Lecturer of Mathematical Association of America
1977 Lester R. Ford Award of the Mathematical Association of America for outstanding expository writing,
  "The Feynman Integral"  
1976 Lester R. Ford Award of the Mathematical Association of America for outstanding writing,
  "Inverse Problems''  
 

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