Curriculum Vitae of
Joseph B. Keller



Address,
Personal Data
Professor of Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering,
Emeritus 
Stanford University, Department of Mathematics, Stanford,
CA 943052125 
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, 19691970, 19761978 

Professor of Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering,
1978Present 
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York
University 

Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of Mathematics
19481979 

Chairman, Department of Mathematics, University College,
School of Engineering and Science, and 


Graduate School of Engineering and Science, New York
University, 19671973 

Director, Division of Wave Propagation and Applied Mathematics,
19671979 
Office of Naval Research 

Washington DC Head, Mathematics Branch, September
1953September 1954 
Columbia University 

Research Assistant, March 1944October 1945 
Princeton University 

Instructor in Physics, July 1943February 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'' 




